Video: Madhur Jaffrey, Mohsin Hamid Share Stories Behind Their Writing at Mumbai Lit Fest

ASIC convenes diverse group for informal 'Meet the Authors' dinner

Mohsin Hamid, author of "The Reluctant Fundamentalist"

MUMBAI, December 2, 2011 — As part of the celebrations for Mumbai Fully Booked: Times of India Literary Carnival, participating authors joined Asia Society India Centre for a Meet the Authors dinner.

From Pakistan's Fatima Bhutto, author of the memoir Songs of Blood and Sword, to Mumbai's own Amish Tripathi, author of the fantasy bestseller The Immortals of Meluha, writers across genres and regions came together for an evening of drinks, connections and exchanges.

Watch video highlights, below, in which iconic actress and author Madhur Jaffrey; Mohsin Hamid, author of The Reluctant Fundamentalist; and Nina Godiwalla, author of Suits: A Woman on Wall Street, share some of the sources of inspiration, and other stories behind their writing, in an informal, conversational setting.

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