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

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  • Tamal Bandyopadhyay

    Author & Columnist, India

    Tamal Bandhopadhyay is a best selling author and columnist on matters of banking and finance. He has won several awards for his books,  and for excellence in journalism. He is regarded as one of the most influential voices in his field.

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  • Tanushree Podder

    Author, India

    Tanushree Podder has written fifteen novels, twelve best-selling non-fiction books, and over five hundred travel tales.

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  • Thomas Homer-Dixon

    Political Scientist, Canada

    Thomas Homer-Dixon is a political scientist whose research focuses on the many ​complex​ threats to  global security in the 21st century. His most recent publication is Commanding Hope: The Power We Have to Renew a World in Peril. 

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  • Tilottama Shome

    Writer & Translator, India

    Tilottama Shome is a writer and a translator from Bengali and English. She is an architect by training and calls herself “a wanderer by profession”. 

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  • Varun Grover

    Screenwriter, Lyricist & Comedian, India

    Varun Grover  is a screenwriter, lyricist and stand-up comedian based in Mumbai. 

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  • Vasantha Surya

    Translator & Writer, India

    Vasantha Surya is an eminent translator between English and Tamil. She has written a novel for children which has been published in both English and Tamil. An articulate social commentator, she has written extensively on social change and education for major Indian publications.

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  • Veer Sharma

    Student, India

    Veer Sharma is a class 10 student from Mumbai and a voracious reader. Besides reading, his interests are sports and public speaking. 

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  • Vidya Dehejia

    Art Historian, USA

    Vidya Dehejia is Barbara Stoler Miller Professor Emerita of Indian Art at Columbia University, and author of a wide range of books on the history of Indian art, two of which have been published in 2021: The Thief Who Stole My Heart: The Material Life of Sacred Bronzes from Chola India, 855-1280 and India: A Story through 100 Objects. She is a recipient of the Padma Bhushan, one of the highest civilian awards in India.

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  • Vikram Oza

    Journalist & Media Consultant, India

    Vikram Oza is a media consultant advising on the formulation of content strategy across media platforms. He has also been a noted television producer, news anchor and broadcaster.

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  • Vivan Marwaha

    Writer & Researcher, India

    Vivan Marwaha is a user researcher who works on technology projects in emerging markets. He has written for several Indian and international publications. Being a millennial, he has written a book What Millennials Want.

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  • Yogita Limaye

    Journalist, India

    Yogita Limaye is a BBC correspondent who covers South Asia. She has been reporting for the BBC since 2012, and has done stints in the US, South Korea and the Middle East. In the past year she has covered the fall of Afghanistan to the Taliban, and the second wave of covid in India. 

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