What Is It?

The Times LitFest Delhi 2016 is a festival of books and ideas. It brings together leading authors, thinkers and influencers from around India under one platform. With a host of panel discussions, keynote addresses, talks and performances, this is your chance to discover new insights about India, the world’s largest democracy.

Who Is It For?

Everyone looking for some inspiration and new outlook on diverse topics, with eminent political personalities {Amit Mitra, Arvind Subramanian,Jairam Ramesh, P. Chidambaram and Asaduddin Owaisi}, authors {William Dalrymple, Ruskin Bond, Ashwin Sanghi}, sports stars {Deepa Malik, Devendra Jhajharia} and entertainers {Raghu Rai, Radhika Vaz, Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra and Mallika Dua}.

Why Should I Go For It?

With a focus on the theme ‘Change Begins Here’the Times LitFest Delhi is sure to give you a whole new perspective about the growing challenges and stories across the country right now.

Besides understanding the evolution of our country over the last 70 years, this event will also help you gain insights on the future dynamics. How does cinema reflect India and how has it evolved through the generations? What has been the journey of Indian secularism? Is Indian nationalism inclusive? Has student rebellion come of age? Is stand-up comedy finally coming of age in India as a new form of satirical self-expression?

With conversations and discussions on similar topics and more, trust us, you are going to walk away with a whole new perspective about the country and its future. 

Anything Else?

There will be musical performance by Sonam Kalra and stand-up comedy by Amit Tandon, Anirban Dasgupta among others to keep you entertained.

So stop procrastinating, get off the couch, and go check this out. 

When: Nov 26 – 27
Timings: Timings vary for each day; see the complete schedule here

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