Vikram Seth was born in Calcutta on June 1952. He is an accomplished writer who enjoys a wide range of genres. He has made a name for himself in the English language as a writer of Indian origin. An Indian poet, Novelist, and travel writer, Vikram Seth is known for his verse novel The Golden Gate (1986) and his epic novel A Suitable Boy (1993). His parents were businessmen and judges, and he spent most of his childhood in London and India.