Among those who will attend are Ashley Tellis, Nicholas Hytner, director of the National Theatre of England, Mariane Pearl, Lord Meghnad Desai, Mark Tully, Amitava Kumar, Pankaj Mishra and Peter James.

Sugata Bose from Harvard will launch his new translation of Gitanjali to mark the centenary of Rabindranath's Nobel Prize. Sudhir Kakar will release his new book, "Young Tagore".

The LitFest will present all four verticals of literature: fiction, non-fiction, poetry and plays in a manner that will appeal to the academic and lay readers.

Top artists like Amit Ambalal, Anjolie Ela Menon, Arpana Caur, Raghu Rai, Clare Arni, Desmond Lazaro, Gigi Scari and others shall take part.


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