Kiran Nagarkar

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Kiran Nagarkar (born 1942) is an Indian novelist, playwright, film and drama critic and screenwriter both in Marathi and English, and is one of the most significant writers of postcolonial India.

Amongst his most known works are Saat Sakkam Trechalis (Seven Sixes Are Forty Three) (1974), Ravan and Eddie (1994), and the epic novel, Cuckold (book) (1997) for which he was awarded the 2001 Sahitya Akademi Award in English by the Sahitya Akademi, India’s National Academy of Letters.

Nagarkar’s latest Novel, The Extras, released in late Jan 2012, is a sequel to Ravan and Eddie and traces the adult lives of Ravan and Eddie as extras in bollywood.