Articles about Vikram Seth

A recipient of Padma Shri, Stegner Fellowship, Guggenheim Fellowship, and Commonwealth Writers' Prize, Vikram Seth is an Indian novelist and poet. While in school, he was the editor-in-chief of his school's weekly magazine. Later, he moved to England to complete his A-levels. In 1980, Seth published his first book, 'Mappings', which was a book of poetry and was later adapted into a BBC television drama in 2020. In 1999, he published his second book 'An Equal Music', which was an account of the troubled love-life of a violinist. In the following years, he wrote many books and released his first children's book in 1992, 'Beastly Tales from Here and There', which consisted of 10 animal stories. In 2001, he was appointed the Commander of the Order of the British Empire. In 2006, the author gained much popularity after he led the campaign against the anti-homosexuality law, Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code.

Naseeruddin Shah's son Vivaan tests positive for COVID-19

03 Nov 2020

Entertainment
Naseeruddin Shah's son Vivaan tests positive for COVID-19

Veteran actor Naseeruddin Shah's younger son, actor Vivaan Shah has tested positive for COVID-19.

'A Suitable Boy' review: An unsuitable adaptation

28 Oct 2020

Entertainment
'A Suitable Boy' review: An unsuitable adaptation

It is pretty ironic that A Suitable Boy, directed by Mira Nair and now streaming on Netflix, feels exhausting and hurried in equal measure.

Netflix announces 17 new Indian movies, shows: Check list here

16 Jul 2020

Entertainment
Netflix announces 17 new Indian movies, shows: Check list here

After a bit of a wait-and-watch period, Netflix has announced a slew of Indian original movies and shows to be released in the coming months.

'A Suitable Boy' trailer: Tale of forbidden love and history

12 Jul 2020

Entertainment
'A Suitable Boy' trailer: Tale of forbidden love and history

The first trailer of Mira Nair-directed A Suitable Boy, starring Tabu and Ishaan Khatter, is now out.

Want to stay as ageless as Tabu? Follow her secrets

27 Aug 2019

Entertainment
Want to stay as ageless as Tabu? Follow her secrets

In three years time, she will be 50, yet Tabu looks almost the same as she did a decade back.

Justice Leila Seth: Glimpses through a legal luminary's life

07 May 2017

India
Justice Leila Seth: Glimpses through a legal luminary's life

Leila Seth, eminent jurist, India's first female Chief Justice of a High Court and mother of famous author Vikram Seth died from a cardiac arrest on Saturday night.

Karan Johar's 'Unsuitable Boy' released by SRK

17 Jan 2017

Entertainment
Karan Johar's 'Unsuitable Boy' released by SRK

Director Karan Johar's biography was released in Mumbai by his close friend and ace star Shah Rukh Khan.