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Jaipur Literature Fest: A riot of colour, ideas and moods

DNMUM381144 | 1/12/2017 | Author : Pratik Ghosh | WC :447 | Art & Culture


Mumbai: True to the spirit of the Jaipur Literature Festival, the Mumbai curtain raiser of one of the biggest literary conclaves of the world packed in music, song and poetry on Wednesday evening. Held at Essar House in Mahalaxmi, the event’s high point was an informal discussion between poet-lyricist filmmaker Gulzar and actor-poet-songwriter Swanand Kirkire on the former’s lasting influence on India’s literary landscape.
The four-day jamboree at Jaipur, beginning on January 19, will feature over 400 writers, musicians and artistes who will debate and discuss on issues ranging from gender identity and Bollywood to politics, Brexit, China and digital economy. This is the 10th year of the festival, and in keeping with
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