Bombaywaali

Bombaywaali: Tisca Chopra

Build. Empower. Inspire.

Bombaywaali is a celebration of women who built the city of Mumbai – intellectually, philosophically, financially, spiritually and literally.

Has Mumbai come to live up to its reputation as the maximum city? We celebrate the city’s stories and discuss its new challenges. What does a woman in Mumbai feel? Have women been embarrassed by the city’s discrimination on homes? It’s safe on one side but questions the freedom of single women?

Bombay’s women have been at the forefront of leadership. Whether it was the civil disobedience movement or restoring the cosmopolitan senses back when the city was under attack. In the 1930s the Rashtriya Stree Sangha under Sarojini Naidu supported female education and women’s emancipation. This spirit of the city to celebrate and empower its women makes this city what it is today.

Bombaywaali is the celebration of Mumbai past, present, and the future. Alive with new ideas, wit, inspirations, design and successes, we bring you engaging conversations with women who observe and storify this city.

Joining us for this session is “Tisca Chopra” an Indian film and stage actress known for her works in Hindi cinema, and Television. She will be in conversation with bestselling author and SheThePeople Ideas Editor, Kiran Manral.

Tisca Chopra has acted in over 45 feature films. Taare Zameen Par, her best-known feature film, was India’s official entry to the Academy Awards. Another feature film, Qissa, premiered at the Toronto Film Festival in 2013, and won the prestigious NETPAC Award for Best Asian Film. Her book Acting Smart (Harper Collins), is a bestseller and is being translated into Hindi. Her first film as a producer & writer “Chutney” has won the Filmfare 2017 award for the Best Short Film of 2016. Tisca also won the Best Actor (Female) for the short film “Chutney”. She is now working on a feature film script under her company “The Eastern Way”.

Join us at 5 pm on 27th April 2017 at The Title Waves Bookstore, Bandra West. Don’t miss. Register below.

Every Month. Cool Speakers. Great Conversations.

  • Exploration of Past, Present & Future

  • Society, Culture, Films, Pulse and Inspirations

  • Money, Madness, Dhandhaa and Celebrations

  • The Mega City of Mumbai. Its Architecture

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