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

Priya Purushothaman

Vocalist & Author, India

Priya Purushothaman is a Hindustani vocalist, educator and writer. She is a disciple of Vidushi Aditi Kaikini Upadhya and Pandit Sudhindra Bhaumik, and has received guidance from Smt Shashikala Kaikini and the late stalwart Pandit Dinkar Kaikini of the Agra gharana. She performs in India and abroad, conducts lecture-demonstrations, workshops, and teaches privately. She is the author of the book, “Living Music: Conversations with Pandit Dinkar Kaikini,” and has published writing on music in publications including The Hindu and Deccan Herald. In 2019, she was an Artist-in-Residence for the Bagh Sound Lab. She is a graduate of Columbia University.

sessions

Medley By The Sea

  • 22nd November
  • 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

Hindustani music in Mumbai.
A panel discussion with Aneesh Pradhan, Tejaswini Niranjana and Priya Purushothaman as the chair.

More speakers

  • Abhinandan Sekhri

    Writer, India

    Abhinandan Sekhri is a writer, director, producer and entrepreneur. Co-founder of Newslaundry (a news and news critique platform) and Small Screen (a communication, strategy and film/videos production company). In…

    More Info
  • Abraham Verghese

    Professor & Author, USA

    Abraham Verghese, MD, MACP, is Professor and Linda R. Meier and Joan F. Lane Provostial Professor, and Vice Chair for the Theory and Practice of Medicine at the School…

    More Info
  • Alan Friedman

    Author & Journalist, United Kingdom

    Alan Friedman is an award-winning journalist, documentarian and the author of several international best-selling books, including This Is Not America (published in India under the title Democracy in Peril,…

    More Info
  • Amish

    Author, India

    Amish is a diplomat, author and columnist. He has taken over as the Director of The Nehru Centre in London.
    Amish has been listed among the 50 most powerful Indians…

    More Info
View All Speakers