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Congress MP Shashi Tharoor and filmmaker Aparna Sen (R) at the 7th Kolkata Literature Festival during 44th International Kolkata Book Fair at Salt Lake City near Kolkata.

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Nobel laureate Abhijit V Banerjee speaks during Tata Steel Kolkata Literary Meet 2020 at Victoria memorial in Kolkata.

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Nobel laureate Abhijit V Banerjee speaks during Tata Steel Kolkata Literary Meet 2020 at Victoria memorial in Kolkata.

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Bollywood actor Ayushmann Khurrana during Tata Steel Kolkata Literary Meet at Victoria Memorial in Kolkata.

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Author Elizabeth Gilbert in conversation with Bloomsbury Publishing editor-in-chief Alexandra Pringle during the Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF) 2020 at Diggi Palace, in Jaipur.

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Film Director Nandita Das speaks during the Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF) 2020 at Diggi Palace, in Jaipur.

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Bollywood actor Sonali Bendre and author Ashwin Sanghi launch a book during the Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF) 2020 at Diggi Palace, in Jaipur.

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BJP Rajya Sabha MP Swapan Dasgupta speaks on 'Awakening Bharat Mata' during 'Tata Steel Kolkata Literary meet 2020' at Victoria Memorial in Kolkata.

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Bollywood actor Sonali Bendre speaks during the Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF) 2020 at Diggi Palace, in Jaipur.

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Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) Chairperson, Prasoon Joshi speaks during the Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF) 2020 at Diggi Palace, in Jaipur.

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Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot during the inauguration of Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF) 2020 in Jaipur.

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Hindustani classical vocalist Shubha Mudgal (L) and Organiser Sanjay Roy during the Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF) 2020 at Diggi Palace, in Jaipur.

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A biker performs stunts during Military Literature Festival, aiming to raise awareness about India's military history, at Rajendra Park, in Chandigarh.

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Bollywood actor Gulshan Grover during an interactive session at Literature Festival 2019, in Bengaluru.

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In this file photo, Naseeruddin Shah and Girish Karnad at a session at Jaipur Literature Festival at Diggi Palace in Jaipur.

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Actor and playwriter Girish Karnad, left, in conversation with British playwriter David Hare during the Jaipur Literature Festival. Booker Prize-winning author Salman Rushdie cancelled plans to appear at the Indian literature festival Friday after protests from Muslim clerics and warnings that he could be targeted for assassination over his controversial 'The Satanic Verses'.

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Healed is a word we want to hear from anyone with cancer. And Manisha Koirala, 48, has healed. And Healed is what she wrote. She sealed, and signed, it with her melt-the-mountain smile at the JLF.

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Actress-writer-child rights activist Nandana Sen during Kolkata Literary meet, in Kolkata.

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Singer Usha Uthup speaks during a session at the Jaipur Literature Festival 2019, at Diggi Palace in Jaipur.

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Renowned lyricist writer Gulzar speaks during a session at the Jaipur Literature Festival 2019, at Diggi Palace in Jaipur.

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Rajasthan Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot speaks during a session at the Jaipur Literature Festival 2019, at Diggi Palace in Jaipur.

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