Aamir Khan celebrating Azad

Published: 19 December, 2013 11:13 IST | Asira Tarannum |

'Dhoom 3' actor to pay tribute to his great grand uncle Maulana Abul Kalam Azad at a literary fest

Aamir Khan will be paying tribute to his late grand father and also a legendary figure Maulana Abul Kalam Azad on his 125th birth anniversary at Apeejay Kolkata Literary Festival, 2014 (AKLF 2014) to be hosted in Kolkata from January 8th to 13th January, 2014.

Aamir Khan
Aamir Khan

The fifth edition of the Apeejay Kolkata Literary Festival, 2014 (AKLF 2014) which will be hosted in Kolkata.

Maulana Abul Kalam Azad
Maulana Abul Kalam Azad

Among other themes, AKLF 2014 will pay tribute to India’s first education minister, writer and scholar Maulana Abul Kalam Azad on his 125th birth anniversary.

A source close to Aamir said, "The inaugural event will be hosted in the grandeur of Victoria Memorial commencing with a tribute by Aamir Khan who will highlight the ideals and the values of the national scholar.”

Ustad Amjad Ali Khan, Farrukh Dhondy, Mrinal Pande, Mark Tully, Bachi Karkaria, Anita Nair, Nabaneeta Dev Sen, Amit Chauduri, Shankar, Syeda Hameed, Bina Ramani, Romesh Gunasekera are a few of other eminent personalities who will be part of the fifth edition of this literary festival.

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