Bits from literature festival

Bhaag-Milkha-BhaagThe Bangalore Literature Festival’s second edition took off with a bang, with close to two thousand people attending the fest, despite the venue being shifted to the outskirts of the city – Crowne Plaza, Electronic City. The sweltering heat notwithstanding, the crowds thronged the various tents, patiently listening to various panels, no complaints raised.

The panel that got the most attention was the Bhaag Milkha Bhaag team’s discussion on biopics and the movie itself. Farhan Akhtar walked on to the dais to hoots and cheers, with the crowd refusing to settle down.

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