Eminent writers, academicians and filmmakers will attend in the ninth Apeejay Kolkata Literary Festival to be held here from January 11.
Among those to attend the four-day literary festival are Basharat Peer, Nayantara Sahgal, Mark Tully, Namita Gokhale, Manu Joseph, Lord Meghnad Desai, Shobhaa De and Ashis Nandy, the organisers said in a statement.
Besides, the festival would also have invitees from the film world such as Mira Nair, Vishal Bhardwaj, Naseeruddin Shah and Ratna Pathak Shah.
The literary festival will also host debutant author Soha Ali Khan for the launch of her book The Perils of Being Moderately Famous.
The festival, which will feature literary discussions and workshops, will be held at St Paul's Cathedral ground.