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

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Neena Gupta

Actor, Director & Producer, India

Neena Gupta is a two time National Award winning actor, an acclaimed director and producer.

She is a popular name in Indian commercial cinema, but it is her work with art filmmakers of India that gained her recognition as an actress. She hosted the Indian version of the television quiz show The Weakest Link, Kamzor Kadii Kaun. She directed Saans, a cult TV show in which she also played the main lead. In 2018, she won the Filmfare Award for Best Actress for her performance in the comedy-drama Badhaai Ho. She has two series, Panchayat and Masaba Masaba, on Amazon and Netflix respectively. 


Perchance To Dream

  • 21st November
  • 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm

How a generation of women fought their battles
Dolly Thakore, Neena Gupta
Chair : Arghya Lahiri

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    Actor & Columnist, India

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  • Janaki Sabesh

    Actor, Storyteller & Author, India

    Janaki Sabesh is  an actor whose body of work spans films in several South Indian languages. She is also a theatre practitioner, and a  voice-over artiste. She is the…

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  • Parna Pethe

    Actor, India

    Parna Pethe  is an actor and creator who has worked  predominantly for Marathi stage and theatre. She has been associated with the Experimental Theatre Scenario for around 10 years….

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  • Shivraj Waichal

    Painter, Actor & Director, India

    Shivraj Waichal is a trained painter, who has ventured into theatre, and cinema. He has been working as a writer, and director in these domains from 2013, with multiple…

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