Kiran Nagarkar

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Kiran Nagarkar (1942 – 5 September 2019) was an Indian novelist, playwright, critic and screenwriter.[1] He was born in Mumbai. His best known works are Saat Sakkam Trechalis (tr. Seven Sixes Are Forty Three) (1974), Ravan and Eddie (1994), and the epic novel, Cuckold (1997) for which he was awarded the 2001 Sahitya Akademi Award.[1][2][3]

Nagarkar died on 5 September 2019 from a cerebral hemorrhage in Mumbai at the age of 77.[4]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Sanga, p. 177
  2. Sahitya Akademi Awards 1955–2007: English Archived 11 June 2010 at the Wayback Machine Sahitya Akademi Official website.
  3. "In Conversation: The artful storyteller". The Hindu. 5 March 2006.
  4. Author Kiran Nagarkar passes away at 77 in Mumbai