Shobha Tharoor Srinivasan - Bangalore Literature Festival (BLF)


Day 2
11:00 am
Malgudi (Lalit Gardens)

It’s Time to Rhyme

Shobha Tharoor Srinivasan (8y+)

Day 2
6:45 pm
Gandhada Gudi

India’s Maharajahs in the Age of Ravi Varma

Manu Pillai with Shobha Tharoor Srinivasan


Shobha Tharoor Srinivasan is an award-winning children’s author, poet, editor, and voice-over talent. She won the 68th National Film Awards for Best Narration Voiceover for the film Rhapsody of Rains- Monsoons of Kerala in 2022. She is also a former non-profit development professional who spent two decades as an advocate and fundraiser for persons with disabilities.

Shobha has recorded voice work for documentaries, educational programmes, journalistic initiatives, and audio books. She has published children’s books in India and the United States, including the award-winning Indi-Alphabet (Mango and Marigold) and Prince with a Paintbrush: The Story of Raja Ravi Varma (Westland), It’s Time to Rhyme (Aleph), Parvati the Elephant’s Very Important Day (Harper Collins) and A Treasure Trove of Timeless Tales (Red Panda/Westland). Shobha’s work has been anthologized by Tulika Books, Solstice, and Skipping Stones and is part of school curricula. Her first book for adults, Good Innings (Penguin), will soon be translated into Malayalam.