Meeti Shroff-Shah

Author • Writer •

After her award-winning career in advertising, Meeti Shroff-Shah ventured into writing full time with articles in India Today, The Mint and Conde Nast Traveller. Her first book was the well-received memoir, ‘Do You Know Any Good Boys?’. Her successive books were critically acclaimed - ‘A Mumbai Murder Mystery’ made it to longlist of CWA New Blood Dagger Award 2022, and ‘The Death of Kirti Kadakia’ was a part of the 2023 Times of India AutHer Awards shortlist.

3:45 pm - 4:45 pm

Saturday 11 May

Murder, Mystery, Misdirection: The Case of Indian Detective Fiction

Panel Discussion

Get ready to be swept away into the enchanting world of Indian detective fiction — a world where mysteries unfold against the vibrant backdrop of Indian cities and towns, and where local sleuths reign supreme! From the bustling streets of Kolkata to the serene landscapes of Kochi, discover how Indian cities and towns come alive as integral characters in these gripping tales. Uncover the influences that shape Indian writers' narratives and delve into what makes Indian detective fiction a genre like no other.