Anil Dharker was 'indefatigable and utterly inspiring, as he worked round the year to provide a platform to voices not always in sync with his liberal thinking,' Shobhaa De observed.
Tata Literature Live! Literary Awards 2020: Deepa Anappara, Annie Zaidi and TM Krishna among winners
Sunil Kant Munjal and Taran N Khan also took home awards, with Penguin Random House bagging the 'Publisher of the Year' title
Tata Literature Live! 2020: Ruskin Bond conferred with Lifetime Achievement Award for his prolific literary career, 'childlike wisdom and clarity'
The online ceremony was followed by a dialogue between festival director Anil Dharker, Bond and Bhardwaj in which the speakers tackled several topics including the writer's creative process, the filmmaker's adaptations of Bond's works and how a short story unfurls as a full length feature film.
'I only feel as good as the last page I've written,' says Ian McEwan at Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai Litfest.
Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai LitFest 2020: Ian McEwan to Shashi Tharoor, writers to look out for on Day 1
The festival will be inaugurated on the evening of 16 November, and will host eighty-three sessions, six performances, and multiple workshops.
Anil Dharker writes on staging Tata Literature Live virtually in COVID-19 era: 'Where there’s a will, there’s a litfest'
A literary festival is, above all, a gathering of people; where lovers of books and writers of books get together. How on earth, at least in this coronavirus infected world, could that happen?
Tata Literature Live! 2019: Shanta Gokhale to be honoured with Lifetime Achievement Award; K Satchidananda is Poet Laureate
Gokhale and Satchidananda will be awarded for their work which has made a significant impact in the Indian literary field.
Girish Karnad was invited to the Tata LitLive! Mumbai Litfest in 2012 to deliver a talk on his journey in theatre. Festival director Anil Dharker recounts how the talk was delivered — after a twist.
Prannoy Roy, Dohrab Sopariwala to discuss their book on Indian elections with Anil Dharker at launch event by LitLive!
At the launch, authors Prannoy Roy and Dohrab Sopariwala will discuss the workings of the Indian elections with Anil Dharker, the Founder and Festival Director of Literature Live!
Pavan K Varma on his book about Adi Shankaracharya and the shrinking scope for debate in today's world
Former diplomat and author Pavan K Varma's latest book on the sage Adi Shakaracharya was launched by Gulzar
Tata Literature Live 2017: From Shashi Tharoor-Peter Frankopan's 'slugfest' to 'nanny state' debate, Day 1 highlights
from Shashi Tharoor and Peter Frankopan's discussion to a debate over whether or not India has become a 'nanny state' — the highlights from Day 1 of the Tata Literature Live Mumbai LitFest
64-year-old actor Naseeruddin Shah launched his memoir called the 'And one day.' Shyam Benegal, Anil Dharker released the book, wife Ratna Pathak Shah and friend Satish Shah were among many present.