This year, veteran superstar Amitabh Bachchan will join the ranks of some of the world’s most respected leaders, thinkers and writers who have delivered the Annual Penguin Lectures all over the world.
Being one of the first annual lectures to be organized by a publishing house in India, Annual Penguin Lecture is one of the most prestigious cultural events. This time, the 7th Annual Penguin Lecture will host our Big B. The previous 6 lectures were given by journalist and writer Thomas Friedman in 2007, diplomat and writer Chris Patten in 2008, Nobel Prize-winning economist Amartya Sen in 2009, eminent historian Ramachandra Guha in 2010, renowned spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama in 2011, and former president of India and Bharat Ratna awardee scientist A.P.J. Abdul Kalam in 2012.
The luminaries speak on a topic of their choice and keeping up with that, Amitabh Bachchan will be talking about cinema.