HE Ahmed Al Ameri, Chairman of SBA,during his speechImage Credit: HE Ahmed Al Ameri, Chairman of SBA,during his speech Ahmed Ramzan/Gulf News ArchivesVisitors, during the 35th edition of Sharjah International Book Fair, at Sharj Sharjah: Leading international celebrities and authors including Pakistani cricket icon Waseem Akram and legendary Indian poet and filmmaker Gulzar will attend the 36th Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF) that will be held from November 1 to 11 this year. World Cup winning cricketer Akram is expected to launch a book, while Academy Award-winning lyricist, filmmaker and Urdu poet Gulzar will address his fans during the 11-day event. Themed ‘A World inside My Book,’ the world’s third largest book fair and the region’s biggest will also feature 393 celebrities and dignitaries including 200 leading authors and poets speaking and interacting with the visitors at the Expo Centre Sharjah. In a celebration of literature, knowledge and culture, visitors will be enlightened by a host of celebrities like Syrian actor Gassan Masood, British historian Peter Frankopan, Booker Price-winning writer-activist Arundhati Roy, Indian actor R. Madhavan, journalist and author Rajdeep Sardesai, activist and writer Burhan Sonmez, novelist Ali Ghadeer, veteran Indian actress Hema Malini and many more. Details of […]

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