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

Sudha Murty

Author & Philanthropist, India

Sudha Murty is an author, philanthropist, engineer and former teacher. Through the Murty Trust, she is dedicated to preserving art, cultural and scientific heritage, books, manuscripts and knowledge systems born out of India. Through the Infosys Foundation, she has established schools, hospitals and orphanages across India. Sudha Murty is also a prolific author for children, writing in both English and Kannada.

She is the recipient of prestigious awards including the Padma Bhushan, India’s third highest civilian award and Bal Sahitya Puraskar, the R.K. Narayan Award for Literature, the Lal Bahadur Shastri National Award and two awards for excellence in Kannada literature.



  • 29th October
  • 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

A glimpse of North Karnataka through its ordinary people and their characteristics
Straight talk by Sudha Murty followed by a conversation with Ishita Thakur
Presented by: Kotak

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