Arundhati Roy Biography, Age, Height, Weight, Wiki, Husband, Net Worth and More

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Name - Arundhati Roy

Nick Name - Not Known

Real Name - Suzanna Arundhati Roy

Date of Birth - 24/11/1961

Age - 58 years (2019)

Birth Place - Shillong, Meghalaya, India

Profession - Indian Author, Writer, Activist

Father - Rajib Roy (A Bengali Hindu Tea Plantation Manager)

Mother - Mary Roy (A Malayali Syrian Christian Woman's Right Activist)

Brother - Lalit Kumar Christopher Roy

Sister - N/A

Nationality - Indian

Religion - Hindu / Christian

Ethnicity - Asian / Indian

School - Corpus Christi (Kottayam), Lawerence School (Lovedale, Nilgiris, TamilNadu)

College - School of Planning and Architecture, Delhi

Education - Degree in Architecture

Sun Sign / Zodiac Sign - Sagittarius


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Height - 5'4'' / 163 cm / 1.63 m

Weight - 55 Kg / 121 lbs

Body Measurements - Not Known

Hair Color - Salt & Pepper

Eye Color - Black

Sexual Orientation - Straight

Dress Size - 4 (US)

Shoe Size - Not Known

Affairs / Boyfriends - Gerard da Cunha (Architect), Pradip Krishen (Independent Filmmaker)

Marital Status - Divorced

Husband / Spouse - Gerard da Cunha (Architect), Pradip Krishen (Independent Filmmaker)

Son - Not Known

Daughter - Not Known

Hobbies - Cycling, Reading, Writing, Travelling

Net Worth - Not Known

Advocacy -
Arudhanti Roy is a spokeperson of the anti-globalization movement and a verement critic of neo-imperialism and U.S. policy. She opposes India's policies towards nuclear weapons as well as industrialization and economic growth.

1) Support for Kashmiri Separatism
2) Sardar Sarovar Project
3) US Foreign Policy, War in Afghanistan
4) India's Nuclear Weaponry
5) Anti-Zionism
6) 2001 Indian Parliament Attack
7) The Muthanga Incident
8) Comments on 2008 Mumbai attacks
9) Criticism on Sri Lankan Goverment
10) Views on the Naxalites
11) Sedition Charges
12) Criticism of Anna Hazare
13) Views on Narendra Modi


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Bibliography -

Fiction
The God of small Things (1997), The Ministry of Utmost Happiness (2017)

Non-fiction
The End of Imagination (1998), The Cost of Living (1999), The Greator Common God (1999), The Algebra of Infinite Justice (2002), Power Politics (2002), War Talk (2003), An Ordinary Person's Guide To Empire (2004), Public Power in the Age of Empire (2004), The Checkbook and the Cruise Missile: Conversations with Arundhati Roy (2004), The Shape of the Beast: Conversations with Arundhati Roy (2008), Listening to Grasshoppers: Field Notes on Democracy (2010), Broken Republic: Three Essays (2011), Walking with The Comrades (2011), Kashmir: The Case for Freedom (2011), The Hanging of Afzal Guru and the Strange Case of the attack on the Indian Parliament (2013), Capitalism: A Ghost Story (2014), Things That Can and cannot be said: Essays and Conversations (2016), The Doctor and the saint: Caste, Race, and Annihilation of Caste, the Debate Between B.R. Ambedkar and M.K. Gandhi (2017)

Awards -
Booker Prize (1997), National Film Award (1989), Lannan Foundation's Cultural Freedom Award (2002), Women of Peace at the Global Exchange Human Rights Awards (2003), Sydney Peace Prize (2004), Sahitya Akademi Award (2006, Declined to accept it), Norman Mailer Prize (2011), 100 Most Influential People in the World (2014)


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1) In 1984, Roy met Pradip Krishen who offered her a role as a goatherd in his award-winning movie 'Massey Sahib'.

2) She is a cousin of Prannoy Roy (The head of the leading Indian TV Media group NDTV).

3) Roy has also written a television serial 'The Banyan Tree' and the documentary "DAM/AGE: A Film with Arundhati Roy"(2002).

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