Divya Marathi, flagship Marathi publication of Dainik Bhaskar to hold a three day Marathi Literature Festival in Nashik, Maharashtra. The festival will be held at Kusumagraj Pratishtan between 11th and 13th November, and will have select authors, social engineeers and cartoonists from across the country.
The festival’s theme is ‘Independent Thinking’, in sync with the ethos of threcently launched ‘Swatantra Vichaar’ campaign by Divya Marathi. The literature festival aims at bringing together all independent thinking personalities on a single platform to share their opinion on diverse themes.
First day of the festival will set the tone with Independent Author awards followed by a Supper theatrical play “Massage” by Rakesh Bedi. Two authors who have exhibited independent thinking in their writing will be felicitated with Reader’s choice and Jury choice awards. Second and third day of the festival will witness a series of plenary sessions on different themes centred on Independent Thinking.
The festival will see participation of thinkers and authors like Amish Tripathy, Ashutosh Gowariker, Prakash Jha, Savi Sharma, Ashwin Sanghi, Pushpesh Pant, Anjum Rajabali , Gen. V.K. Singh, Sai Paranjpe, Satish Alekar, Sharankumar Limbale ,Ajit Dalvi, Sheshrao More and Raj Thakre and cartoonists- Prashant Kulkarni, Irfan Khan and Triambak Sharma. Engrossing themes of the festival include Main bhi author, Power of Literature shifting to theatre/cinema, Shifting sands of time: Myth, Fact and Reality, Tolerance in India: Reel or Real, An art of political cartoons, Making of a great novel, From a book keeper to book writer, Biography of industrialist. At special session ‘Director’s cut’, Prakash Jha and Anjum Rajabali will discuss the finer portions of the movie ‘Aarakshan’.
Vinay Maheshwari, SVP-Sales and Market Development & Brand Marketing, Dainik Bhaskar Group said “As a responsible media group, we always strive to bring something refreshing for our readers. Marathi Literature Festival is also an attempt towards the same and is aimed at engaging our Marathi readers meaningfully”
To know more: www.marathiliteraturefestival.com