Bapsi Sidhwa

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Age 85
Birthday August 111938
Birth Sign Leo
City Pakistan
Country Pakistan
Profession Novelist

Bapsi Sidhwa is a famous Novelist, born on August 11, 1938 in Pakistan. As of December 2022, Bapsi Sidhwa’s net worth is $5 Million. She contracted polio at the age of two.

Parents Peshotan, Tehmina Bhandara
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Siblings Minocher Bhandara
Spouse Noshir R. Sidhwa
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Bapsi Sidhwa Biography

Famous for her novels Cracking India (1991) and Water (2006), she received her native country’s most prestigious arts honor, the Sitara-i-Imtiaz, as well as both the Premio Mondello and the Lila Wallace-Reader’s Digest Writers’ Award. .

Born into the Parsi Zoroastrian faith and religious community, she grew up in Karachi and Lahore, Pakistan, as the daughter of Tehmina and Peshotan Bhandara. During her brief first marriage, she lived in Bombay, India. With her second husband, Noshir, and her three children, she later settled in the United States and taught at Columbia, Rice, Brandeis, and several other American universities.

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Bapsi Sidhwa Net Worth

Bapsi is one of the richest Novelist & listed on most popular Novelist. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Bapsi Sidhwa‘s net worth $5 Million.

Net Worth $5 Million
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Source of Income Novelist
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House Living in own house.

Many years after earning her bachelor’s degree from the Kinnaird College for Women (in Lahore, Pakistan), she published her debut novel, The Crow Eaters (1978).

Who is Bapsi Sidhwa dating?

According to our records, Bapsi Sidhwa married to Noshir R. Sidhwa. As of May 2022, Bapsi Sidhwa’s is not dating anyone.

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Bapsi Ranked on the list of most popular Novelist. Also ranked in the elit list of famous celebrity born in Pakistan. Bapsi Sidhwa celebrates birthday on August 11 of every year.

Which was the first controversial novel of Sidhwa?

First editionAuthorBapsi Sidhwa
CountryUnited States

What kind of novel Cracking India is?


What does the title Ice Candy Man signify?

The Ice-candy-man of the title is the chief orchestrator of Shanta’s abduction. In committing such an atrocity he ‘avenges’ his long- thwarted desire for her and also enacts a ritual vengeance for the sexual mutilations, murders and violations of his female Muslim relatives by Hindus and Sikhs.

What is the story of Ice Candy Man?

The novel Ice Candy Man is narrated from the perspectives of the child narrator of eight-year-old-Lenny, who belongs to the Parsee community of Lahore. In this novel Sidhwa presents various shades and complexities related with a decision of political practicality through Lenny.

Why do I write by Bapsi Sidhwa?

Bapsi Sidhwa بیپسی سدھوا
Notable awardsSitara-i-Imtiaz (Star of Excellence) Award by the Government of Pakistan (1991)
You may read full biography about Bapsi Sidhwa from Wikipedia.
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