A celebrated dancer and tireless activist,a global Indian in the business of counselling and advising some of the worlds most influential corporations and institutions,and possibly Indias finest public intellectual today this is the company a select audience will keep for a few hours on Wednesday evening.
Mallika Sarabhai,McKinsey & Co India chairman Adil Zainulbhai and the president of Centre for Policy Research Pratap Bhanu Mehta will be guests at Express Adda in Delhi.
They will take questions from,and interact with,the cream of thinking Delhi on a range of subjects. They will state,analyse and interpret ideas and opinions that are top of the mind in this especially riveting time in the country. The informal,intelligent conversation will be moderated by Shekhar Gupta,Editor-in-Chief of The Express Group.
The Adda series began over two years ago,and has provided a unique platform for a range of interactions with a glittering range of news- and opinion-makers from India and abroad.
Now a keenly awaited fixture on the social calendar of Delhi and Mumbai,Adda has featured politicians Kapil Sibal and Arun Jaitley,superstars Amitabh Bachchan,Shah Rukh Khan and Aamir Khan,cutting edge filmmakers Anurag Kashyap and Dibakar Banerjee,sportspersons Saina Nehwal,Viswanathan Anand and Virat Kohli,and intellectuals Thomas Friedman,Martin Wolf and Fareed Zakaria,among others.
Wednesdays session will also see a discussion around India: Unlocking the Potential of Asias Next Superpower,a collection of 60 essays edited by McKinsey and Co.,on what the world needs to know about the future of India.