Category: Events

Shahjahanabad: Mapping a Mughal City Book Discussion at Kathika

Here is a glimpse of the delightful event for Shahjahanabad: Mapping a Mughal City, where Swapna Liddle and Professor Nilanjana Mukherjee engaged in an insightful conversation about the fascinating world of cartography and the awe-inspiring Mughal city of Shahjahanabad. The event took place in Old Delhi, set against the beautiful backdrop of Kathika.

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Roli Books at the Frankfurt Book Fair 2023

Roli Books was represented at the 75th Frankfurt Book Fair by Directors Kapil Kapoor and Priya Kapoor, Executive Editor and Rights Manager, Isha Maniar and Managing Editor, Neelam Narula. Take a look at some pictures from the Book Fair below.

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Book Launch: India Local by Sonal Ved

The book launch of Sonal Ved’s India Local on 16th September, 2023 was a delightful blend of flavours, stories, and laughter. Sonal Ved along with Kunal Vijaykar, and Orry engaged in a lively discussion about the book at the Bombay Sweet Shop, Byculla, while delectable snacks made their way around the room. With Sonal Ved’s culinary expertise and Karam Puri’s captivating street-style photography, India Local is

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Book signing of Ather Farouqui’s translated ‘Sawaneh-i Dehli’ at Delhi bookstores

On 19th May 2023, Ather Farouqui, the translator of Mirza Ahmad Akhtar Gorgani’s Sawaneh-i Dehli: Biography of Delhi signed his books at various bookstores in Delhi. The book is translated from Urdu and was written by Bahadur Shah Zafar’s grandson. Sawaneh-i Dehli is Farouqui’s second translated work after Munshi Faizuddin’s Bazm-i-Aakhir – The Last Gathering: A Vivid Portrait of Life in the Red Fort. Signed

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The author of ‘Shahjahanabad’ Swapna Liddle was in discussion with Eric Chopra

On Friday, 28th April 2023, we celebrated the release of Shahjahanabad: Mapping a Mughal City by Swapna Liddle. The author was in conversation with Eric Chopra, the founder of Itihasology, an educational page on Indian history. With a bookstore full of history enthusiasts, the discussion on Shahjahanabad became memorable. Watch the entire conversation here. Below are some photographs from the session. This illustrated book includes

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Book Discussion: Priya Kapoor in conversation with Syeda Imam and Sharmila Tagore

On March 18, we held a book discussion on Syeda Imam‘s Like Fine Wine: Nine Real, Rare Love Stories at CMYK and Eureka Bookstores. Priya Kapoor, Editorial Director of Roli Books, was in conversation with the author, Syeda Imam, and the actor, Sharmila Tagore. They discussed Imam and Tagore’s love and marriage and how there is a change in the definition of marriage at present.

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Book Launch: Like Fine Wine by Syeda Imam

On the evening of 3rd March 2023, we celebrated the release of Like Fine Wine: Nine Real, Rare Love Stories by Syeda Imam at Olive Bar & Kitchen, Delhi. The event was successfully attended by over 100 people listening to their elaborate dialogue on the nine rare examples of love that fascinate. The event was honoured by the presence of Meera Ali Kotwara and Dr.

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Moin Mir in conversation with Naseeruddin Shah and Supriya Nair at Quorum, Mumbai

On the evening of 18th January 2023, Moin Mir, Naseeruddin Shah, and Supriya Nair discussed the former’s book The Lost Fragrance of Infinity at The Quorum, Mumbai. The event was successfully attended by over 100 people listening to their elaborate dialogue on Sufism and Sufi literature.The book is a deeply passionate love story imbued with spirituality, acceptance, compassion, and redemption, and gives a much-deserved voice

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