Welcome to Fun Zone
 
Member Login
Email Id:
Password:
Remember me  
Lost your password?
Not a member yet? Sign Up!
Name::
Email Id::
Password:
 
 
India Fun Zone
 
»Writer Celebrities Celebrity Details
ARUNDHATI ROY
Date of Birth 24-11-1961
Nationality Indian
Sunsign Sagittarius
Fans Visit Fan Club | Join Fan club
 

Born: November 24, 1961
Achievement: Won the Booker Prize in 1997 for her first novel "The God of Small Things"; Awarded Sydney Peace Prize in 2004. Arundhati Roy is a famous Indian novelist and social activist. Arundhati Roy came into limelight in 1997 when she won the Booker Prize for her first novel "The God of Small Things". She was awarded Sydney Peace Prize in 2004. Arundhati Roy was born November 24, 1961 in Assam. Her mother was a Keralite Christian and her father was a Bengali Hindu. Their marriage was not successful and Arundhati Roy spent her childhood years in Aymanam, Kerala with her mother. Arundhati's mother, who was a prominent social activist, founded an independent school and taught her daughter informally.
At age of sixteen Arundhati left home, and eventually enrolled at the Delhi School of Architecture. There she met her first husband, Gerard Da Cunha, a fellow architecture student. Their marriage lasted four years. Both of them did not have great love for architecture, so they quit their profession and went off to Goa. They used to make cake and sell it on the beach to make living. This continued for seven months after which Arundhati returned back to Delhi.She took a job at the National Institute of Urban Affairs, rented a barsati near the dargah at Nizamuddin and hired a bicycle. One day film director Pradeep Krishen saw her cycling down a street and offered her a small role of tribal girl in the film "Massey Saab". Arundhati Roy accepted the role after initial reservations. She later on married Pradeep Krishen. Meanwhile, Arundhati got a scholarship to go to Italy for eight months to study the restoration of monuments.After returning from Italy Arundhati Roy linked with her husband to planned a 26 episode television serial for Doordarshan called the Banyan Tree. The serial was later scrapped. She wrote screenplays for a couple of TV films - "In Which Annie Gives It Those Ones" and "Electric Moon". Arundhati Roy also wrote screenplay for Shekhar Kapur's controversial film 'Bandit Queen'. The controversy escalated into a court case, after which Arundhati Roy retired to private life to concentrate on her writing, which eventually resulted in "The God of Small Things".

Add Video
Top Stories
Parineeti says drama queen a positive word for her
Kareena pushing rubbish pregnancy rumours
Parineeti says Priyanka is not my role model
Controversy king Akshay Kumar Controversial stories
Home remedy to kill bad breath
कैटरीना ने ठुकराया रणबीर का शादी का प्रस्ताव
प्रेम विवाह में अड़चन हो तो जपें यह मंत्र
नौकरी नहीं मिल रही तो आजमाएं यह उपाय
Bollywood Celebrities then and now
Scientists' one step closer to magic bullet against cancer caused by asbestos
Good night's sleep may lower prostate cancer risk
China reports new H7N9 death
skin during winters revealed
Other News
Technology News
Sports News
Remedies
Politics Review
Movies
Miscellaneous
Love And Relationship
Inspirational Stories
Horoscope
Health Care
Global News
Entertainment
Education
Business News
HCAM DAy at the Capitol celebrates healthcare volunteers
ST. PAUL — Bev Moberg, Karen Sandberg and Rozann Prich from Fairview Range Medical Center in Hibbing, joined more than 75 other health care volunteers and staff at the State Capitol on Wednesday, April 9, to meet with legislators and advocate for h...
Read More
Tiger Shroff is the king of the (Twitter) jungle
Twitter is overflowing with jokes on Tiger Shroff, who is yet to make his Bollywood debut with 'Heropanti'...
Read More
Sonakshi Sinha on getting slim: I have stopped being lazy
Sonakshi Sinha has been displaying a much slimmer avatar now....
Read More
Celebrities
Arundhati Roy 
Umar Akmal 
Mohammad Ashraful 
Fidel Edwards 
Vivian Dsena 
Abdur Razzak 
Mamta Banerjee 
More Celebrities...
Entertainment
Remedies
Movies
Health Care
Inspirational Stories
Love And Relationship
Restaurants Festivals
Name of 1st Person
Name of 2nd Person

Mobile Ringtones

Mobile Themes

Mobile Wallpapers

comments
Comment
 
Name:
Email:
Comment:
 
Latest News
रोज खाएं एक गाजर
Bollywood Celebrities then and now
Scientists' one step closer to magic bullet against cancer caused by asbestos
How to remain comfortable while exercising in cold weather
Breathing Trouble... 7 Signs Your Lungs Are in the Danger Zone
नौकरी नहीं मिल रही तो आजमाएं यह उपाय
Good night's sleep may lower prostate cancer risk
सलमान खान के खिलाफ हो रही बड़ी साजिश
China reports new H7N9 death
Hrithik Roshan says Sussanne is and will always be the love of my life
Short Actresses Who Carry Themselves with Oomph
Taking a break help your Relationship
Khiladi 786
Celebrities

Sara Khan

Shammi Kapoor

Zaheer Khan

Rithvik Dhanjani

Emraan Anwar Hashmi

James Cameron

Priyanka Chopra

Jesse Ryder
Today's Birthday
 
Novak Djokovic
22,May
Send Wishes
Birthdays of Current Month
 
SMS Collection

'Dad you are never wrong
The only time you are wrong
is when you think,
I forgot about you.
Love you Dad!
Have a grand Father’s Day!'

When you realize you've made a mistake, make amends immediately. It's easier to eat crow while it's still warm.
More Text
Send Greetings
 
More Greetings   
Services Our Policies About India Fun Zone Share Us
Games Celebrities
Wallpapers Love Calculator
Texts Sharing Stuffs 
E Greetings Photo Gallery
News Classifieds
Restaurants Essays
Privacy Policy
Terms & Conditions
Home
About Us
Contact Us
facebook linkedin twitter youtube
Copyright © India Fun Zone. All Rights Reserved.
Site By: www.rpgwebsolutions.com