November, 2016

Literature festival soon in Lucknow

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Credits : Tornos News

The times of India and NavBharat Times is shaking hands with Uttar Pradesh Tourism department to celebrate the fourth edition of Lucknow Literary Festival (LLF). This festival is to be celebrated between 18-20 November, to embrace the Gandhian ideology and marking heritage of Lucknow. This fest will have youth speakers of literary and cultural personalities from English, Hindi and Urdu.

The main speakers in the festivals would be Tushar Gandhi (great grandson of Mahatma Gandhi), Javad Akhtar (lyricist), Rajat Kapoor (actor, writer and director), Krishnamachari Srikkanth (former Indian cricket team captain), Varun Grover (stand-up comedian), Urvashi Butalia (feminist and publisher), Piyush Mishra (actor and musician), and Juhi Chaturvedi (bollywood writer-‘Piku’), Sam Miller (International journalist), Madhu Kishwar (writer), Shehla Rashid and Anirban Bhattacharya (former student union members of JNU), Amit Mishra (bollywood singer).