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

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Sooni Taraporevala

Photographer, Screenwriter & Film-maker, India

Sooni  Taraporevala is a photographer, screenwriter and filmmaker, best known for her screenplays of Mississippi Masala and the Oscar-nominated Salaam Bombay. The first film she wrote and directed, Little Zizou,  won an Indian national award. She has written and directed the Netflix Original feature film Yeh Ballet. She has published two books of her photographs, on the Parsi community and Bombay/Mumbai. Sooni’s photographs are in the permanent collections of NGMA, New Delhi and the Met, New York. She has been awarded the Padma Shri by the Government of India. She is a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences.

Photo Credits: Supriya Kantak


Book In Focus

  • 20th November
  • 4:15 pm - 5:15 pm

Ravan & Eddie
Abodh Aras, Karthika VK, Kunal Vijayakar, Sooni Taraporevala
Chair: Hrishi K

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