The Fourteenth Edition of Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai Litfest
Wednesday, October 25th to Sunday, October 29th 2023


Online : 25 - 26 Oct
On ground : 27 - 29 Oct


  • Sunday, 29th Oct
  • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm IST
  • St Pauls Institute, Title Waves

Inspiring stories of two people who overcame personal adversity, not just to heal themselves but to help others overcome their physical issues and mental hurdles. Kamal Shah through the shock of renal failure, established a thriving network of dialysis centres in the country and Martina Esberger-Chowdhury’s two brain surgeries and a near death experience encouraged her to steer herself to normalcy and share her work on mindfulness with the world.


Kamal Shah

Kamal Shah is the Co-Founder of NephroPlus, India’s largest dialysis centre network, and the author of Silver Lining, about his experience with long term dialysis and setting up Nephro-Plus.

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Martina Esberger-Chowdhury

Born in Mumbai, mindfulness expert Martina Esberger-Chowdhury works and writes in Vienna.

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Sanjukta Sharma

Sanjukta Sharma is a writer, critic, columnist, and editor, with a special interest in wellness.

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Books In The Session

Silver Lining

  • Kamal Shah
  • Penguin

Calm The Monkey Mind

  • Martina Esberger-Chowdhury
  • Hay House India