Anvita Sudarshan - Bangalore Literature Festival (BLF)


Day 1
4:30 pm

Writing First Books

Anvita Sudarshan and Manisha Mohan Puri with Shalaka Kulkarni

Day 1
5:15 pm

A Woman’s Work: The Personal and The Professional

Anvita Sudarshan, Aparna Devagiri, Anupamaa V, Manisha Mohan Puri with Sajita Nair


Anvita Sudarshan is a writer and filmmaker, who spent her early days in pageantry and modelling. She won the ‘Miss India Kuwait’ title in 2011 and was the first runner-up of Miss India Worldwide 2012, besides being a finalist in ‘I Am She: Miss India Universe 2011’ and ‘Femina Miss India South 2010’. She served as a judge for ‘Miss India New York 2013’ and ‘Miss India USA 2013’. She has also modelled extensively in the Mumbai fashion industry. Anvita hopes to build an institutional framework for pageantry in India, especially for the aspirants to pursue a systematic path. Today she lives in Mysore dividing her time between organic farming and running a bookstore.