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Your Guide to the Lit Fest

The inaugural address will be followed by events at multiple venues. You could listen to a panel on crime writing, Tipu Sultan or Bollywood. And yes, there is also a talk on \'intolerance\'

Published: 05th December 2015 05:23 AM  |   Last Updated: 05th December 2015 05:24 AM   |  A+A-

December 5

9.00-9.30 Inaugural: Chandrashekhara Kambara and Mohammad Zaman Azurdah

10.20-11.20

How to discover your own Gita?: Devdutt Pattanaik in conversation with Mani Rao

Poetic Readings: Kanaka Ha.Ma, Prajna Mattihalli, Shinie Antony, Subodh Sarkar and Tulasi Venugopal | Launch of Kavita Pania’s ‘Kavitanshu’

11.30-12.25

Upamanyu Chatterjee in conversation with Zac O’Yeah

12.30-1.25

The New Age Romantics: Durjoy Datta, Preeti Shenoy and Ravinder Singh |

Nandita Bose (M) War & Peace - In Verse: Anne-Marie Kenessey, Mani Rao, Neal Hall and Per Bloch

1.30-2.25

Sirigannada- Hindhe, Indhu, Mundhe; Kannada past, present and future: Chandrashekhara Kambara, Hampa Nagarajaiah, Kamala Hampana and Narahalli Balasubrahmanya | Harisha GB (M)

Confessions of a Biographer: Emily Holleman, Jaishree Misra, Manu Pillai and Yatindra Mishra | Sunil Sethi (M)

2.30-3.25

Ethnic identities in the midst of conflict: Haroon Khalid, Mohammad Zaman Azurdah and Padma Rao Sundarji | Maya Mirchandani

(M)Manto in times of intolerance - An interactive reading by Aakar Patel

3.30-4.25

Challenges facing Creative Writing in Sanskrit today:Radhavallabh Tripathi, Shankar Rajaraman and T S Vishwanathan | Dr. Shatavadhani R Ganesh (M)

4.30-5.25

It’s an Ad, Ad, Ad, Ad World: Piyush Pandey in conversation with Ganga Ganapathi 2) From Anna to AAP: Mass movement to political party to governance: Ashutosh, Ashwin Mahesh and Sambit Patra

5.30-6.30 Eight Threats to Freedom of Expression - Ramachandra Guha

6.30 7.15 The Atta Galatta -Bangalore Literature Festival Book Awards

7.15 8.30 Kurai Ondrum Illai: Remembering M.S. Subbulakshmi Carnatic Classical concert by M.S. Subbulakshmi’s great-granddaughter Aishwarya S and party

Sessions anchored by Vasanthi HariprakashSessions anchored by Tony Francis and Rachna Singh

DECEMBER 6

10.00-10.55

The Netaji Files: Anuj Dhar on the legacy of Subhash Chandra Bose

Mahakavi Subramania Bharati’s Poetry - An artistic presentation: Geetha Srikrishnan, Ramaa Venugopalan and Usha Rajagopalan

11.00-11.55

Tipu Sultan and the Re-fashioning of History: Dinesh Gundu Rao, Krishna Murthy Hanuru, Tejasvi Surya and Vikram Sampath | Maya Mirchandani (M)

Today’s cinema and children: Malavika Avinash, Prakash Belawadi and Ramya | Darius Sunawala (M)

12.00-12.55

Challenges to Modernity: MJ Akbar

The short and short of it: Writing short stories: Diwakar S, Kulpreet Yadav, Madhurantakam Narendra and Paramita Satpathy | Sundeep Bhutoria (M)

1:00-1:55

Are we speaking the same language: Where is Bhasha headed?: Mohammad Zaman Azurdah, Mridula Garg, Subodh Sarkar and Vaasanthi | Janaky Sreedharan (M)

Pangs of Separation - Partition tales: Aanchal Malhotra, Anam Zakaria and Venkat Dhulipala | Maya Mirchandani (M) 2.00-2.55

A World Undone: 100 years of World War 1: Elke Falat, Julia Tieke, Steffen Kopetzky and Vedica Kant | Sunil Sethi (M)

Creating your protagonist - The agony and ecstasy: Haroon Khalid, Manjiri Prabhu, Mona Verma and Poile Sengupta | Manju Jaidka (M)

3.00-3.55

Remaking Hindu Imagination - Fact and Fiction: Akshaya Mukul, Kavita Kane, Vamsee Juluri | V Raghunathan (M)

New perspectives in Bhasha: Dr. K N Ganeshaiah, Mohammad Zaman Azurdah, Subodh Sarkar and Yatindra Mishra | Paramita Satpathy (M)

4.00-4.55

A Little Girl in a Big City: Andaleeb Wajid, Asha Francis, Milan Vohra and Rupa Gulab | Rachna Singh (M)

Karnakavita: Hindi kavya sammelan: Deevas Gupta, Lovely Goswami, Mohit Kataria and Padmavathi Rao | Sourav Roy (M)

5.00-5.55

Who does the writer write for?: Mridula Garg, Shoba Narayan, Siddharth Dhanvant Shanghvi and Steffen Kopetzky | Sunil Sethi (M)

Out, damned spot! - On Crime Fiction: Manjiri Prabhu, Manju Jaidka, Sharath Komarraju and Zac O’Yeah | Mona Verma (M)

6.00-7.30

Are we heading towards an intolerant India today?: Aakar Patel, Dinesh Gundu Rao, Kiran Mazumdar Shaw, Madhu Kishwar, Padma Rao Sundarji, Saba Naqvi, Sambit Patra, Siddharth Dhanvant Shanghvi and Vikram Sampath | Barkha Dutt (M)



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