Neelesh Misra is India’s most loved oral storyteller, reaching more than 100 million people every week across radio and digital platforms. He is also the founder of Gaon Connection, India’s biggest rural media platform. He has written five books and lyrics for more than 30 Hindi films. He is an award-winning journalist, formally Deputy Executive Editor of the Hindustan Times and South Asia correspondent for the Associated Press.
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24th January, Thursday 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM JBM Pavilion
Anish Chandy, Bobby Bedi, François Pernot, Leeladhar Mandloi, Neelesh Misra, Smriti Kiran, Vikrant Mathur and Yogesh Dashrath in conversation with Vani Tripathi Tikoo
Festival Directors’ Roundtable
25th January, Friday 11:15AM - 1:40PM JBM Pavilion
Ahdaf Soueif, Ajit Baral, Ajit Pradhan, Anant Vijay, Anvita Pradhan, Cherilyn Parsons, David McWilliams, Emmanuel Delloye, Geoffrey Taylor, Isabelle Delloye, Jane McCredie, Janhavi Prasada, Jayapriya Vasudevan, Juergen Boos, Marieke Hardy, Mary Therese Kurkalang, Meenakshi Alimchandani, Mita Kapur, Oliver Møystad, Omar Robert Hamilton, Pariksith Singh, Paul McVeigh, Pravin Sharma, Preeti Gill, Namita Devidayal, Namita Gokhale, Neelesh Misra, Nirupama Kotru, Sabin Iqbal, Sian Smyth, Smita Parikh, Vincent Montagne, Vikas Singh and Will Dawson, hosted by Sanjoy K. Roy