Jaipur feels delight on hosting the festival of literature i.e. Jaipur Literature Festival. This year, it is 11th edition of Jaipur Literature Festival. Began from 25 January 2018, this is an event which attracts the authors, books lovers and artists across the world. In fact, JLF is a great platform where people share their experiences and ideas about several topics. This year, JLF has a lot of offer to people. Jaipurites desperately wait to hear their favourite people sharing their insights. As the two days of Jaipur Literature Festival 2018 are over, just know what the major highlights are till now.
JLF also held a session with filmmaker Anurag Kashyap titled The Hit Man: Anurag Kashyap. He shared that he values the content of the movie over the star. In this session, he talked about how he got the strength to fight the system through cinema.
Tabla maestro Zakir Hussain graced JLF 2018 with his presence. There was discussion on Nasreen Munni Kabir’s book Zakir Hussain: A Life In Music. He shared his relationship with Tabla and his father. There were also discussions on understanding the spirit of creative freedom and your bond with music.
There was a session entitled Manto: The Man and The Legend with veteran actors Nandita Das and Nawazuddin Siddiqui as speakers. In this session, they talked about the upcoming biopic based on life of writer. Nawazuddin shared that he is not like Manto as Manto only spoke the truth while he lies frequently and that was a challenge.
Other interesting highlights of JLF 2018 are sessions with filmmaker Mira Nair, music director and filmmaker Vishal Bharadwaj and several renowned names. The editor-in-chief of newspaper group Patrika Prof. Gulab Kothari has also unveiled his book ‘O MY MIND’.