The Eleventh Edition of Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai Litfest
Thu Nov 19, Fri Nov 20, Sat Nov 21, Sun Nov 22 2019

Panel Discussions
Book Launches

NCPA (South Mumbai)
St. Pauls Institute (Bandra)
Prithvi Theatre (Juhu)

Appupen (George Mathen)


George, also known as Appupen (loosely translated from Malayalam as grandfather), is a noted graphic novelist and artist from Bangalore. He is the creator of graphic novels ‘The Snake and the Lotus’, ‘Moonward’, ‘Legends of Halahala’, ‘Aspyrus’ and the super hero satire series ‘Rashtraman’. His almost wordless narratives are lightly buttressed with sarcasm and irony. He is the founder/editor of Brainded India.


Comic Sketches

Panel Discussions Sunday, 17th Nov 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Title Waves - St Pauls Institute

The graphic novel as a satirist.

Other Speakers :
Aarthi Parthasarathy, Dave McKean
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Freeze Frame

Panel Discussions Sunday, 17th Nov 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
SPICE (Alberione Hall) - St Pauls Institute

Infinity meets words.

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  • Chetan Sharma


    Chetan Sharma started illustrating and animating at the age of 15 and has since made 2 feature animation films, 6 short films, over a dozen books, innumerable ads winning…

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  • Dave McKean


    Dave has illustrated and designed over 80 ground breaking books and graphic novels including ‘The Magic of Reality’, ‘The Homecoming’, ‘The Savage’, ‘What’s Welsh for Zen’, ‘Arkham Asylum’, ‘Mr….

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