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)

Purva Naresh


Purva is a playwright and a theatre producer. She has ten full length plays, three shorts, three feature films and two web series as a writer, to her credit. She has collaborated with Bake House Australia and Curve Theatre, UK, on ‘Jatinga’ and ‘The Pink Saree Revolution’. Her other plays include, ‘Ok Tata Bye Bye’, ‘Aaj Rang Hai’, ‘Preth’, ‘Bandish’ and ‘Ladies Sangeet’. She received the Bismillah Khan Award from the Government of India and in 2012, the Ladli Media award for the best play on gender sensitisation.


Staging Life

Panel Discussions Sunday, 17th Nov 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Godrej Theatre - NCPA

Playwrights as anthropologists.

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    A C Grayling CBE, is the Master of the New College of the Humanities, London, and its Professor of Philosophy. He is also a Supernumerary Fellow of St Anne’s…

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    Amrita is the author of the novel ‘Milk Teeth’. Her writing has appeared in ‘Hindustan Times’, ‘Scroll’, ‘Himal Southasian’ and ‘Brown Paper Bag’. Amrita was trained as an aerospace…

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