Javed Akhtar, Anupam Kher to attend literature fest in capital

New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) Celebrities like writer-lyricist Javed Akhtar, veteran actor Anupam Kher and filmmaker Anurag Kashyap will attend the first edition of Sahitya Aaj Tak, a two-day literature festival to be held here November 12-13.

Other speakers at the event — scheduled at the Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts here — are Kumar Vishwas, Prasoon Joshi, Piyush Pandey, Chetan Bhagat, Hans Raj Hans, Manoj Tiwari, Swanand Kirkire and Kapil Sibal. The entry for the event is complimentary on registrations.

The festival will not just showcase cultural events and theatre, but also promises to give budding writers an audience to narrate their scripts to.