Cate Blanchett to speak at summit in India in Nov

Shabana Azmi shared on Twitter that the Oscar-winning actor will be speaking at the Women in the World summit later this year.
Oscar-winning actor Cate Blanchett will be in India in November.
Oscar-winning actor Cate Blanchett will be in India in November.
Updated on Oct 01, 2015 12:24 PM IST
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IANS | By, Mumbai

Come November, Oscar-winning actor Cate Blanchett will head to India to share her story of success in the world of showbiz, as part of the Women in the World Summit, reveals Indian actress Shabana Azmi.

The Hollywood actor, best known for Blue Jasmine and Elizabeth, will be here on November 29. Shabana shared the news of Blanchett’s plans to come to India on Twitter. The Bollywood’s veteran star will co-host the event with well known television journalist Barkha Dutt and businesswoman Nita Ambani.

Cate Blanchett coming to New Delhi on 20th November for Women in the World summit hosted by Tina Brown. Nita Ambani, Barkha Dutt and I are co-hosts,” Shabana tweeted on Thursday.

The convention, presented by renowned journalist and author Tina Brown, will bring forward some extraordinary and inspiring stories of women from different sections of the society. They will narrate how they fought against the obstacles and emerged as winners.

Read: Cate Blanchett says her relationships with women were not sexual

The three-day summit will salute the struggles and triumphs of women and girls around the globe. Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan had advocated the need to redefine masculinity in India at the summit in New York in April earlier this year.

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