Arundhati Roy Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Husband, Famous Books, Net Worth

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Arundhati Roy (Suzanna Arundhati Roy)

Last Updated: 30 Sep, 2023 | Views: 767

Age: 61

Profession: Author

Other Profession(s): Writer, NoveList, Essayist, Activist

Famous For: Essays titled

Higher Education: Bachelor of Architecture

Net Worth: $4 Million

Arundhati Roy Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
24 Nov, 1961 (61 Years 10 Months 8 Days)
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Arundhati Roy Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography)

Suzanna Arundhati Roy is a popular author from India renowned for her 1997 novel The God of Small Things, which earned the Man Booker Prize for Fiction and was the best-selling book by a non-expat Indian author. She is also a political activist who works for human rights and the environment. Roy started attending Corpus Christi School in Kottayam before moving to the Lawrence School in Lovedale, Nilgiris, Tamil Nadu. She then moved to study architecture at Delhi's School of Planning and Architecture, where she faced architect Gerard da Cunha. They decided to marry in 1978 and lived together in Delhi and then Goa before divorcing in 1982.

Arundhati Roy Career

In 1989 – Arundhati authored the screenplays for "In Which Annie Gives It Those Ones," a film based on her perceptions as an architecture student in which she also acted.

In 1992 – She decided to work on her first novel, "The God of Small Things."

In 1996 – She completed her first novel, "The God of Small Things," which became a best-selling book.

In 2009 – Arundhati contributed to the book "We Are One: A Tribal Peoples Celebration."

In 2019 – Haymarket Books published a collection of her nonfiction, "My Seditious Heart."
Arundhati Roy received “45th European Essay Prize for lifetime achievement” for essays titled "Azadi" (2021)

Arundhati Roy Achievements and Awards

In 1997 – She won the Booker Prize for her book "The God of Small Things."

In 1989 – Arundhati received the National Film Award for Best Screenplay for the TV film "In Which Annie Gives It Those Ones."

In 2011 – She got the Norman Mailer Prize for prestigious Writing.

Arundhati Roy Unknown Facts

Arundhati played a minor role in her second husband's film Massey Saab with Pradeep Kishen. After writing for the TV series on India's independence movement, she wrote for two films, Annie and Electric Moon.

Until now, her "God of Small Things" has sold more than 6 million copies and been decoded into forty languages.

Arundhati Roy Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 163 cm
In Meters 1.63 m
In feet Inches 5'4"
Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 55 Kg
In Pounds 121 lbs
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Salt & Pepper

Arundhati Roy Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
Ranjit Roy
Mother's Name
Mary Roy
Gerard Da Cunha, Pradip Krishen
Lalit Kumar Christopher Roy
Mithva Krishen, Pia Krishen

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