Sharmila Tagore to open Taj Literature Festival

Agra, Sep 1 : Actress Sharmila Tagore will inaugurate in December the second edition of the Taj Literature Festival that will focus on Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore and Soor Das, the sightless bard of Braj Bhasha, the organisers announced Sunday.

The festival will be held here Dec 12-14.

William Dalrymple, award winning British historian and writer, broadcaster and critic and one of the co-founders and co-directors of the annual Jaipur Literature Festival, will present a programme on his book the "White Mughals".

Actors Farooq Shaikh and Shabana Azmi will also join the festival and present their famous play "Tumhari Amrita".

--IANS (Posted on 01-09-2013)

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