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

Shanta Gokhale

Author & Translator, India

Shanta Gokhale is a writer, translator, theatre critic, playwright, film script writer and cultural columnist based in Mumbai. She has written three novels in Marathi. Her books in English include Playwright at the Centre, Satyadev Dubey, The Theatre of Veenapani Chawla, The Scenes We Made, One Foot on the Ground and Shivaji Park. She has been a recipient of the Tata Literature Live! Lifetime Achievement Award. She has also received the Sangeet Natak Akademi, the Balkrishna Jambhekar Translation, and the Sahitya Akademi Translation Awards.



  • 28th October
  • 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

The launch of BEHOLD! THE WORD IS GOD followed by a discussion with the translators, interspersed by abhangs sung by Tejashree Ratankumar Ingawale
Jerry Pinto & Shanta Gokhale in conversation
Presented by: Kotak

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