Vesim Literati Fest – VESIM Auditorium, Mumbai
Vesim Literati Fest is an initiative brought onto board by Dr. Satish Modh, Festival Chairperson & Prof Swati Singh, Festival Director leading to its successful conduct for the four seasons since its inception in the year 2016.
Literati festival is not only about books and words, it is an attempt by the college to imbibe a deeper understanding and unveiling of our culture, roots and ethos. This fest is an opportunity for the students to explore and present their creative approach to things.
Till date the fest has hosted 50+ panel discussions with 200+ authors, entrepreneurs, corporates, politicians and celebrities gracing the stage. The fest also saw numerous book launches and workshops. Every session is designed to cover various arenas of life like women, social issues, government, youth etc. to provide the audience with a holistic learning platform.
To increase fest awareness various events are conducted like ‘Mobile Film Festival’, ‘Young Writer’s Contest’ are also held under this banner. For audience engagement various contest are also held during festival days like ‘Web Series Ka Badshah’ & ‘Karle Juggad Karle’.
To name a few, the fest hosted some of the renowned personalities like Ashish Kumar Chauhan (MD & CEO- BSE), Manoj Muntashir (Lyricist & Writer in Bollywood), Prabhu Chawla (Political journalist), Madhu kishwar (Journalist), Jaya Jaitley (Politician), Madhushree Bhattacharya (Bollywood Singer), Neeta Lulla (Fashion Designer), Nina Lekhi (CEO- Baggit), Vinay Sahasrabuddhe (Rajya Sabha MP), Abhijeet Bhattacharya (Singer), Yaakov Finkelstein (Israel Consul General),Sonal Mansingh (Dancer), Major Gaurav Arya (TV anchor), Anand Neelakanthan (Author) & Ashwin Sanghi (Author).
Along with this, every year saw Gala evenings, fun filled educative festivities, 5000+ audience at venue and 8,000+ audience engagement through online media which has helped it reach pinnacle of glory.