The Fourteenth Edition of Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai Litfest
Wednesday, October 25th to Sunday, October 29th 2023

Online : 25 - 26 Oct
On ground : 27 - 29 Oct

Mahesh Elkunchwar

Playwright, India

Mahesh Elkunchwar taught English literature at University of Nagpur, until retiring as Head of Department. He was a guest professor of screen play-writing at the Film and Television Institute, Pune in 2000–2001. He also taught as a visiting professor at the National School of Drama, New Delhi. He is a playwright, screenplay writer with more than 20 plays to his name, in addition to his theoretical writings, critical works, and his active work in India’s Parallel Cinema as an actor. He is one of the most influential and progressive playwrights not just in Marathi theatre, but also in Indian theatre. He has been awarded the Sangeet Natak Akademi Fellowship, the highest honour in performing arts in India.


Space and Time in Art

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A writer’s perspective
A straight talk by Mahesh Elkunchwar

Mahesh Elkunchwar

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