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About Arundhati Roy
Arundhati Roy is one of the celebrated authors to have originated from India. She’s probably known for her maiden novel titled “The God of Small Things”, which was published in 1997. She has also published other fiction and non-fiction books with a very prominent one being, “The Ministry of Utmost Happiness”.
Aside from writing, she is also known for being a staunch advocate of human rights. In addition, she’s a screenwriter and has been credited for writing a number of movies.
She was raised by her parents called Rajib and Mary Roy alongside her brother. She got married to Pradip Krishen, a filmmaker, whom she met in 1984.
In 1997, she received the ‘Man Booker Prize for Fiction’ award. Prior to that, she received the “Best Screenplay” accolade at the ‘National Film Award’ in 1989.
After winning her Booker award, she donated the cash prize, which was around US$30,000, to help promote human rights.
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Famous quotes by Arundhati Roy
Sometimes I think the world is divided into those who have a comfortable relationship with power and those who have a naturally adversarial relationship with power.Arundhati Roy
When you say things like, 'We have to wipe out the Taliban,' what does that mean? The Taliban is not a fixed number of people. The Taliban is an ideology that has sprung out of a history that, you know, America created anyway.Arundhati Roy
Arundhati Roy's Popularity
Arundhati Roy is a famous Indian author and activist, who was born on November 24, 1961. As a person born on this date, Arundhati Roy is listed in our database as the 42nd most popular celebrity for the day (November 24) and the 207th most popular for the year (1961).
People born on November 24 fall under the Zodiac sign of Sagittarius, the Archer. Arundhati Roy is the 1389th most popular Sagittarius.
Aside from information specific to Arundhati Roy's birthday, Arundhati Roy is the 433rd most famous Indian.
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