Manish Gaekwad - Bangalore Literature Festival (BLF)


Day 1
7:00 pm
Tennis Court

The Last Courtesan: Writing My Mother’s Memoir

Manish Gaekwad with Alka Pande

Day 2
12:15 pm

Main Character Energy: Writing for the Screen

Anand Neelakantan, Kanan Gill, Manish Gaekwad, Shubhra Gupta with Sidharth Jain


Manish Gaekwad has been a reporter, is a screenwriter and author. He recently worked as a senior script creative at Red Chillies Entertainment. He has co-written She on Netflix and was the script consultant for Badhaai Do. He has previously worked for, Mid-Day and freelanced for The Hindu. His recent memoir, The Last Courtesan, based on his mother’s life as a tawaif has been published by HarperCollins. They also published his 2018 novel Lean Days.