The Eleventh Edition of Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai Litfest
Monday, November 16th to Sunday, November 22nd 2020

Virtual Festival
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Swami Agnivesh


An activist based in New Delhi, India, he is a leader of Arya Samaj, and Former Board Member of KAICIID (King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz International Centre for Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue). He was awarded the Right Livelihood award, known as the Alternative Nobel, in 2004, for his work for social justice. He has been called ‘a cyclonic swami’, reflecting his dynamism and the diversity of his activism. He is a powerful communicator in Hindi and English, has worked on many social issues nationally and internationally and is a strong advocate of interfaith action for social justice.


The Killing Fields

Panel Discussions Saturday, 16th Nov 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Godrej Theatre - NCPA

Understanding the agrarian crisis in India.

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State Of Emergency

Panel Discussions Saturday, 16th Nov 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Title Waves - St Pauls Institute

How similar is 2019 to 1975?

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  • Abhinav Chandrachud


    Abhinav is an advocate who practices at the Bombay High Court. He graduated from the JSM and JSD programs at Stanford Law School where he was a Franklin Family…

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  • Ajit Ranade


    Ajit is Chief Economist of the Aditya Birla Group. His career has spanned both academia and corporate life. An engineer and MBA by training, he received the Distinguished Alumnus…

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  • Ambi Parameswaran


    Ambi is an independent brand strategist and founder of, a brand advisory. An ad industry veteran, Ambi is also the author of nine books on brands, advertising, consumer…

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  • Antoine Lewis


    Antoine Lewis is a Food & Wine writer and columnist. His love of good food is matched by his love for digging into the origins of dishes and the…

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