Monday, Jan 30, 2023

Kiran Nagarkar


Writer who was a listener

September 07, 2019 11:44 am

Kiran Nagarkar’s oeuvre owes much to his interest in people and their stories

The bilingual bard of Bombay and Mumbai, Kiran Nagarkar gave Indian writing in English an electric charge

September 06, 2019 7:24 am

Nagarkar first novel, Saat Sakkam Trechalis, was written in Marathi in 1974; its urban, male angst could be traced to predecessors such as Bhalchandra Nemade’s Kosala (1963) but there was no mistaking this striking, new voice.

Novelist Kiran Nagarkar passes away at 77 in Mumbai

September 06, 2019 12:31 am

Nagarkar collapsed at a friend's place where he had gone for Ganpati festivities. He was rushed to Bombay hospital where he was declared dead. He was 77

Padmavati row: Don't know if I would've written 'Cuckold' now, says Kiran Nagarkar

November 26, 2017 4:36 pm

"I don't want to pretend that I am fearless, not even for a minute. No, I am not. I don't want to become a victim of people who can't even understand the value of literature or their past," Kiran Nagarkar said

'Rest in Peace' Book Review: Laugh, for the end is near

August 15, 2015 12:00 am

Kiran Nagarkar’s trilogy is a love letter to a city that no longer exists. In this last of the novels, chance makes fools of Ravan and Eddie yet again, but they remain characters who defy gravity.

Book review - Bedtime Story/Black Tulip: A Screenplay Story

May 16, 2015 12:00 am

Kiran Nagarkar’s play, censored for 17 years, belongs to a fine tradition of retelling the epics subversively.

Heist He Wrote

March 30, 2015 12:00 am

With Black Tulip, Kiran Nagarkar revives the personal touch and humour that’s intrinsic to a heist thriller.

Heist he wrote

March 28, 2015 1:02 am

Kiran Nagarkar revives the personal touch and humour that’s intrinsic to a heist thriller.

Life from Below

March 31, 2012 3:55 am

The personal,the impersonal and a Bollywood ending in Bombay