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

Virtual Festival
Real Books

Live on YouTube, Facebook,
Twitter & Instagram

  • Noam Chomsky

    Intellectual, Philosopher & Author, USA

    Noam Chomsky is one of the world’s leading public intellectuals. He is a linguist, philosopher, political scientist and activist.

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  • Padma Priya DVL

    Journalist & Editor, India

    Padma Priya is the co-founder and editor of Suno India, a multilingual-multigenerational podcast platform for issues that matter.

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  • Pankajam Sridevi

    Banker, India

    Pankajam Sridevi is the Managing Director of Commonwealth Bank of Australia in India.

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  • Parmesh Shahani

    Author, India

    Parmesh Shahani is Vice President at Godrej Industries Ltd. He is a passionate advocate for LGBTQ inclusion in corporate India and has guided many of the country’s leading companies on their inclusion journeys.

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  • Pereena Lamba

    Writer, India

    Ever since she started writing in her secret diary aged 7, Pereena Lamba has had a love affair with words.

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  • Peter May

    Author, France

    Prescient author of a novel envisaging a global pandemic. Multi award-winning author of 27 serial and standalone novels translated in more than 30 countries and selling over 15 million copies worldwide.

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  • Peter Wilson

    Writer, Australia

    Peter Wilson is a Melbourne/Bali based writer, producer, director and puppeteer.

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  • Pragya Tiwari

    Journalist, India

    Pragya Tiwari is a journalist and culture consultant. She is currently the Director of Flint Asia, edits the Indian History Collective, and writes on politics and culture.

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  • Prashanth Nair

    Playwright & Theatremaker, India

    Prashanth Nair has had twelve years of diverse work in theatre. He is  the co-founder and artistic director of the Bangalore theatre company Tahattoa.

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  • Priya Purushothaman

    Vocalist & Author, India

    Priya Purushothaman is a Hindustani vocalist, educator and writer.

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  • Radha Rangarajan

    Writer, India

    Radha Rangarajan is usually found lost in either a forest or a book. A photographer and a writer, she also dabbles in filmmaking, art, and writing.

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  • Radha S. Menon

    Actor, Canada

    Recipient of the City of Hamilton 2020 Arts Innovation Award & 2016 Theatre Award, animal fanatic and multidisciplinary artist, Menon began performing in her youth.

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  • Raghuram Rajan

    Economist, USA

    Raghuram Rajan is the Katherine Dusak Miller Distinguished Service Professor of Finance at the University of Chicago’s Booth School. He was the Governor of the Reserve Bank of India between 2013 and 2016.

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  • Raja Sen

    Author & Film Critic, India

    Raja Sen is one of India’s most outspoken film and television critics. Sen’s first book, The Best Baker In The World, is an illustrated all-ages adaptation of The Godfather, written in limericks.

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  • Rajdeep Sardesai

    Journalist, India

    Rajdeep Sardesai is an award winning senior journalist, author, tv news presenter.

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  • Rajesh Parikh

    Doctor, India

    Dr Rajesh M. Parikh is Director of Medical Research and Honorary Neuropsychiatrist at the Jaslok Hospital and Research Centre.

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  • Rakhshanda Jalil

    Author, India

    Dr Rakhshanda Jalil is a multi-award-winning translator, writer, and literary historian. She has published over 25 books and written over 50 academic papers and essays.

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  • Ramachandra Guha

    Historian & Author, India

    Ramachandra Guha is an award winning author and historian based in Bengaluru.

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