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

Sifra Lentin

Author, India

Sifra Lentin is a Mumbai-based author and Bombay History Fellow at Gateway House: Indian Council on Global Relations, a foreign policy think tank in Mumbai. ‘Mercantile Bombay: a journey of trade, finance and enterprise’ is her first book on Bombay. Other books written by her are: ‘Our Legacy: the Dwarkadas family of Bombay’ (March 2018) on the 250-year-old history of the eminent Halai Bhatia Dwarkadas Khimji family of Mumbai, and the Indian Navy’s Western Fleet coffee table book ‘A Salute to The Sword Arm – A Photo Essay on The Western Fleet’ (April 2007).


Merchants of Bombay

  • 12th November
  • 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

The pioneering business communties that built the city
Sifra Lentin, Nadir Godrej
Chair: Simin Patel

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