Nirupama Kotru is an officer of the Indian Revenue Service. As Director (Films) in the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, she looked after the administration of media units such as NFDC, Films Division, National Film Archive and the Directorate of Film Festivals. She is currently posted as Joint Secretary in the Ministry of Culture, where she looks after iconic museums such as the National Museum and Victoria Memorial Hall and Museum as well as the Sahitya Akademi, National School of Drama, Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts, Sangeet Natak Akademi and Lalit Kala Akademi.
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
Anuvaad: Translating India
25th January, Friday 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM JBM Pavillion
Nirupama Kotru, Minakshi Thakur, Satyanand Nirupam, Kalpana Raina, Rita Chowdhury and Kannan Sundaram in conversation with Mini Krishnan