Literary Events

The Bollywood Affair

Book Launch at the Times Literature Fest, nationwide: Times Lit Fest Bangalore, Times Lit Fest Kolkata, Times Lit Fest Delhi

September 15, 2021

From TimesLitFest Bangalore insta/social media Click on image to enlarge

Meet The Author Session

Toastmasters Turramurra, Australia, December 1st 2021
In conversation with a global audience online,
on The Bollywood Affair
Bombay Gymkhana Library Online, September 16, 2021

Meet The Author Session

Kathiwada City House, October 7, 2021


From Harper Insta - character coverage (click to enlarge each picture)

Drop Dead Gorgeous

'Meet The Author' Session

Bombay Gymkhana, March 22, 2019

'Talk at the Otter's club library, Mumbai

September 20, 2019


Dog-Send - The Story Of Simba

The Garud Prophecies - Sitara's Story

Launch of The Garud Prophecies - Sitara's Story

Crossword Kemps Corner August 29, 2015

Literary Festivals

Times Lit Fest 2021 (Times Lit Fest Bangalore/Kolkata/Delhi)

Invited on the panel 'Thrill to Kill' - Women and Murder Mysteries

Tata Literature Live 2020

Chairing the session 'Can there be light relief in dark times'

In a world ravaged by Covid, climate issues and collapsing economies, can books bring perspective/relief? Discussion with eminent authors, #acrosstimezones - Britain's Gill Hornby, U.S. based Amitava Kumar and Pak origin, U.K. based Moni Mohsin

Chairing the session 'Lockdown Chronicles', in Literature Live's 'Brightness of Books' series

In distinguished company, with former diplomat and author Amit Dasgupta, bureaucrat and author Sumit Mullick and political analyst and author Anita Anand

Tata Literature Live 2019

Chairing the session Mere Paas Na Hai

(on acceptances vs rejection from publishing houses) with Penguin Random House's Milee Ashwarya, Afghanistan born author Nemat Sadat and Ukrainian author Andrei Kurkov November 17, 2019

Chairing the session Cafe Culture,

on the relationship between coffee and literature, with Mexico's eminent author Cosme Alvarez, Iran born academician Nader Fekri and one of India's Tata supremos,author Harish Bhat November 16, 2019

At the Tata Literature Live Curtain Raiser

October 12, 2019

Tata Literature Live 2015

From The Tata Literature Live Blog

Other Events

'Drop Dead Gorgeous' in Harper Collins' Award Winning film

April 2020
Chairing the session 'Deconstructing an Author's Life', at the Bombay Gym Library anniversary, in conversation with author and columnist Shobhaa De
July 20, 2019
Introducing author Sreemoyee Piu Kundu's book to Mumbai
April 13, 2019
Chairing the panel session 'Journey of a Woman', featuring Sangita Jindal, Urmila Kanoria and author Shobhaa De
August 23, 2019
Talk on 'Becoming an Author' with women entrepreneurs, RK House of Entrepreneurs
April 27, 2019
On the panel for session on Popular vs Literary Fiction with authors
Prayaag Akbar, Jugal Hansraj and bookstore owner Atul Sud at the BG Lit Fest 2018

Invitations to Educational Institutions

Addressing Literature students at Jai Hind, workshop on the Art of Writing, September 2017
Guest of Honour at Lilavatibai Podar, ISC Honours Day June 2017

For a cause

Invited to conduct workshop on the joy of storytelling ('The world around us') with younger children, Gurukul style in the open air, on the lawns and surrounding green of Mumbai's iconic Dr Bhau Daji Lad museum, with leading NGOs at fest Storyxpress, and the Akshara Children's Library, February 2018
Invited in 2010, 2011 and 2018 as Author and Editor/Journalist, to walk the ramp at politician and designer Shaina NC's prestigious charity fundraiser,the annual CPAA show in aid of cancer patients which invites leaders/ achievers across professions to walk for a cause.