The Twelfth Edition of Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai Litfest
Thursday, November 18th to Sunday, November 21st 2021

Literature Unmasked

Live on YouTube, Facebook,
Twitter & Instagram

Tokyo 2021

  • Tuesday, 17th Nov
  • 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm IST

India’s new Olympic and Paralympic dawn?


Private: Pullela Gopichand

Pullela Gopichand is one of the best badminton players in the world. He is the recipient of India’s highest sports and coaching honours. He runs a world-class badminton training centre, and is currently the Chief National Coach for the Indian badminton team.

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Private: Boria Majumdar

He’s a Rhodes Scholar, has a D.Phil. on the Social History of Indian Cricket from Oxford. One of India’s leading sports scholars and commentators, he is the author of many books on Indian sport and its history.

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Private: Nalin Mehta

Nalin Mehta is a veteran journalist, author and social scientist. He is an authority on media, sports and South Asian history and culture.

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Private: Deepthi Bopaiah

Deepthi  Bopaiah is Executive Director, GoSports Foundation, a non-profit venture working towards the development of some of India’s top talents in Olympic and Paralympic disciplines, through athlete scholarships and knowledge building programmes. She is a top level sportswoman, and  has represented her University and Karnataka State in tennis and basketball. She has an MBA in Marketing and Finance and a Master’s degree in Economics. She joined GoSports Foundation after working 6 years in banking as a wealth advisor and trainer, to pursue her long-standing interest in sport.

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Books In The Session

Dreams Of A Billion : India And The Olympic Games

  • Boria Majumdar & Nalin Mehta
  • HarperSport