Speakers 2022 Edition

Radha Chakravarty

Radha Chakravarty

Writer, Critic and Translator

Radha Chakravarty is a writer, critic...

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Jerry Pinto

Jerry Pinto

Writer, Poet and Journalist

Jerry Pinto is a writer and translator...

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Siddhartha Gigoo

Siddhartha Gigoo

Writer and Film Maker

Siddhartha Gigoo’s books are The...

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Hindol Sengupta

Hindol Sengupta

Economist and Writer

Hindol Sengupta is an award win...

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Kiran Manral

Kiran Manral

Former Journalist and Writer

Kiran Manral was a journalist with...

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Sumant Batra

Sumant Batra

Lawyer, Author and Founder -Kumaon Literary Festival

A lawyer of international repute...

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Anant Vijay

Anant Vijay

Senior Journalist and Author

Anant Vijay, currently with Dainik Jagran, is a senior journalist...

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Pradip Routray

Pradip Kumar Routray

Veteran Sound Recordist

Praadip is a Sound Engineer (more specifically, Song Recordist)...

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Gautam Chintamani

Gautam Chintamani

Film Historian and Writer

Gautam Chintamani is a born cinep...

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Koral Dasgupta

Koral Dasgupta

Columnist and Writer

Koral is an author, academic...

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Milee Ashwarya

Milee Ashwarya

Publisher, Ebury Publishing and Vintage Publishing at Penguin Random House India

Milee Ashwarya is Publisher, Ebury Publishing and Vintage ...

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Saira Shah Halim

Saira Shah Halim

Social and Peace Activist,TedX Speaker

Saira is a social and peace activist, TedX Speaker...

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Vinod Anupam

Vinod Anupam

Author

Vinod Anupam is a national award winning author...

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Vikas Kumar Jha

Vikas Kumar Jha

Senior Journalist and Author

Vikas is an award winning author who has written many popular novels and books ...

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Venita Coelho

Venita Coelho

Author, Screenwriter and Adventurer

Venita Coelho is a screenwriter, novelist and artist who writes...

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Dhritiman Chaterji

Dhritiman Chaterji

Actor

Dhritiman Chaterji is an Indian actor. He began his acting career in 1970...

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HEMMA MYERS SOOD

Hemma Myers Sood

Author

Hema Myer Sood was born in New Delhi and studied in Bengaluru.She uses a pen ...

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Savia Viegas

Savia Viegas

Writer

Savia Viegas is an Indian academic and writer living in Carmona...

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Dilip Puri

Dilip Puri

Founder and CEO, Indian School of Hospitality

Dilip Puri is the Founder & CEO of Indian School of Hospitality (ISH)...

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Vinesh Pikale

Vinesh Pikale

Chartered Accountant

CA Vinesh Pikale completed his schooling from People High School ...

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Sachin Chatte

Sachin Chatte

Film Critic

Sachin Chatte is a film critic based on Goa and have been writing about ...

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Pradeep Champanerkar

Pradeep Champanerkar

Book Publisher

Pradeep Champanerkar is a book publisher by profession ...

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Tariq Thomas

Tariq Thomas, IAS

Chief Executive Officer, ESG

An IAS officer of the 2011 batch, Dr Thomas is also currently the Secretary ...

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Harini Srinivasan

Harini Srinivasan

Author and Editor

Harini Srinivasan is an author, editor and an experienced program management...

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Meenakshi Sharma

Meenakshi Sharma

Writer and Founder of the GLiterARTI Book Club

A trained journalist from the Indian Institute of Mass Communication...

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Remo Fernandes

Remo Fernandes

Musician and Author

Remo Fernandes is a self-taught musician from Goa...

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Sajla Chawla

Sajla Chawla

Writer

Sajla Chawla works in Goa, as the Vice President of a Bangalore ...

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Farha Naz

Farha Naz

Publisher and Writer

Farha Naz is the Director of Lab Academia Research and Publishing ...

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Sakshi Chanana

Sakshi Chanana

Academic and Writer

Dr Sakshi Chanana is an Assistant Professor, at the School of Liberal Studies...

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Manoj Rajan Tripathi

Manoj Rajan Tripati

Senior Journalist, Author and Dialogue Writer

Manoj Rajan Tripathi has been in journalism for almost thirty years...

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Asha Batra

Asha Batra

Co-Founder, Cinemaazi and Te Aroha, Lawyer

Asha is the co-founder of Indian Cinema Heritage Foundation, which manages Cinemaazi...

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Ashok Maheshwari

Ashok Maheshwari

Managing Director, Rajkamal Prakashan

Born on October 9, 1957 in Hapur, Uttar Pradesh in a middle-class family...

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Kanchana Banerjee

Kanchana Banerjee

Author

Kanchana has authored 3 books Forgotten Affair (2016)...

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Shri P.S. Sreedharan Pillai

P.S. Sreedharan Pillai

The Hon’ble Governor of the State of Goa

Shri P.S. Sreedharan Pillai is the Hon’ble Governor of the State of Goa...

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Divya Dutta

Divya Dutta

Actor and Writer

Dutta debuted in Hindi cinema in 1994 with the film Ishq Mein Jeena Ishq Mein Marna...

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Barun Chanda

Barun Chanda

Actor and Writer

After obtaining a master’s in English, Barun Chanda taught for a while in a college...

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Suhail Mathur

Suhail Mathur

Book Agent

Suhail Mathur is an award winning and bestselling author of the historical-mythological ...

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Gajra Kottary

Gajra Kottary

Author and Scriptwriter

Gajra Kottary is an author and scriptwriter who made a transition ...

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Sri Chanchalapathi Dasa

Sri Chanchalapathi Dasa

Senior Vice-President of ISKCON, Bangalore, Vice-Chairman of the Akshaya Patra Foundation

His Grace Sri Chanchalapathi Dasa (legal name Chandrashekar) was born in 1963 in Bengaluru...

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Shankar Iyer

Shankar Iyer

Co-Founder, Nostalgiaana

SShankar has been an enthusiastic music listener ...

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Rahul Rawail

Rahul Rawail

Film Director and Writer

SShankar has been an enthusiastic music listener ...

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K K Mohammed

K K Muhammed

Archeaologist and Historian

Shri Muhammed K.K, retired from the...

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Shantanu Ray Chaudhuri

Shantanu Ray Chaudhuri

Publisher

Shantanu Ray Chaudhuri is an editor...

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Amrit-Gangar

Amrit Gangar

Film Historian and Writer

Amrit Gangar is a Mumbai-based...

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Bibek Debroy

Bibek Debroy

Chairman, Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister of India

Padam Shri Dr.Bibek Debroy is a permanent member of NITI Aayog...

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Balaji Ramachandran

Balaji Ramachandran

Co-Founder, Nostalgiaana

Co-Founder of Nostalgiaana, Film music has been...

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Sanjay Hegde

Sanjay Hegde

Senior Advocate

Sanjay Hegde, the reputed Senior...

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Deep Belwal

Vikram Sampath

Historian and Writer

Bangalore based historian Vikram...

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