Haridwar Literature Festival aims at bringing together a diverse mix of the artists, writers, teachers, thinkers, speakers and entertainers on one stage to express and engage in thoughtful addresses, presentations, performances, galleries based on literature, film, theatre, music, painting, photography etc with a view to promoting culture and addressing social issues.

Gurukula Kangri Vishwavidyalaya and Antahpravah Society, Haridwar invite artists, writers, teachers, thinkers, speakers and entertainers to take part in the three-day programme set against the backdrop of the Himalayas and the Holy River, Ganga in Gurukula Kangri Vishwavidyalaya, Haridwar, the seat of Indian Intellectual Tradition.


Tripurari Sharma


Prof. Tripurari Sharma is a graduate in English from Delhi University and a diploma holder in direction from the National School of Drama. She has written and directed many plays, and has been associated with several theatre groups throughout the country and abroad.

Deepti Naval

Indian actress

Deepti Naval is an Indian actress mostly active in Hindi cinema, as well as a director, writer.Her major contribution has been in the area of art cinema, winning critical acclaim for her sensitive and ‘close to life’ characters that emphasized the changing roles of women in India.

Kapil Kapoor

Professor Indian scholar of linguistics

Prof. Kapil Kapoor, is an Indian scholar of linguistics and literature and an authority on Indian intellectual traditions. He is currently serving as Chairman, IIAS, Shimla. Hs is former Chancellor, International Hindi University, Wardha. He is former Pro-Vice-Chancellor of JNU.

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