Book Launch Why Can’t Elephants Be Red?

Vani Tripathi Tikoo
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A heartwarming collection of stories about Akku, a two-and-half-year-old little girl, Why Can’t Elephants be Red? is Vani Tripathi Tikoo’s first book.

Vani Tripathi Tikoo is a versatile theatre, television, and film actor with extensive teaching experience at the National School of Drama, Theatre in Education Company. She has specialized in Grips-Theatre, the renowned emancipatory children’s and youth theatre based out of Berlin where adults perform as children, with children, and for children. She has also pioneered the use of theatre as a mode of learning in schools and the practicing of performing arts as part of the curriculum in India. Keeping her work with children alive after having done theatre with kids for more than two decades and having written plays that turned into performances, she has finally forayed into writing for children. This is her first book as an author. Vani Tripathi Tikoo will be in conversation with Nayanika Mahtani who is an 'award-winning' author and screenwriter. Nayanika has also co-written a film script based on the extraordinary true story of the ‘Human Computer’, Shakuntala Devi, played by the very talented Vidya Balan.