Charlie Chaplin in Mumbai

Raleigh Addington
editor at Chartwell Speakers

Good luck to our friends at Editorial Intelligence, who are heading off to India today to launch Names not Numbers in Mumbai.

Yesterday I went along to a showing of Deepak Verma’s Mumbai Charlie in Somerset House. A young businessman, uncomfortably thrust into a senior role in the family business, has a car crash en route to a make-or-break business meeting. Dazed and confused, he is rescued by a cult of Charlie Chaplin worshippers who help him find his true (anti-corporate) self. “Greed has poisoned men’s souls” reads a cult member from Chaplin’s closing speech in The Great Dictator. The theme for Names not Numbers Mumbai is ‘the individual’, and they have a brilliant line up of local and international speakers.

 

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