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

Farrukh Dhondy

Author & Columnist, United Kingdom

Farrukh Dhondy was born in Pune in 1944, went to school and college there and came to Britain on a scholarship to Cambridge. He is a writer of fiction, non-fiction, screenplays, stage plays, TV, a translator of sorts and even a journalist.

sessions

Spinning Tales For The Web : Creating Compelling Content

  • 20th November
  • 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Learn how to write a successful, long-running web series with Farrukh Dhondy.

SPEAKERS:
Farrukh Dhondy

Book In Focus

  • 21st November
  • 2:15 pm - 3:30 pm

“A Suitable Boy” by Vikram Seth.

There’s Always Room For Rumi

  • 22nd November
  • 2:45 pm - 3:45 pm

The launch of Rumi: A New Collection, followed by a discussion on why he is a poet for all humanity.
Farrukh Dhondy in conversation with Ranjit Hoskote and Arshia Sattar as the chair.

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