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

Virtual Festival
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Nalin Mehta

Social Scientist, Journalist & Author, India

Nalin Mehta is a veteran journalist, author and social scientist. He is the founding editor of the international journal South Asian History and Culture (Routledge) as well as the Routledge South Asian History and Culture book series. He has also written books on media and sports. His book  India on Television: How Satellite Channels Have Changed the Way We Think and Act, won the 2009 Asian Publishing Award for Best Book.  He has co-authored three books with sports historian Boria Majumdar, the latest being Dreams of a Billion: India and the Olympic Games which was published in January this year.

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Tokyo 2021

  • 17th November
  • 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

India’s new Olympic and Paralympic dawn?
A panel discussion with Nalin Mehta, Pullela Gopichand, Deepthi Bopaiah and Boria Majumdar as the chair.

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