Mohsin Hamid

  • Jaipur Literature Festival: Cyrus Mistry wins DSC Prize for 'Chronicle of a Corpse Bearer' 18-01-2014 09:02 PM

    Cyrus Mistry won the DSC Prize for South Asian Literature for his novel "Chronicle of a Corpse Bearer", in Jaipur on Saturday at the ongoing Jaipur Literature Festival. His novel deals with the less-known life of corpse bearers, a microscopic community within the Parsi clan. Their job is to cleanse...
  • My new film's a coming-of-age story in a complex world: Mira Nair 17-05-2013 06:24 PM

    Acclaimed filmmaker Mira Nair's 'The Reluctant Fundamentalist' is based on a novel of the same name by Mohsin Hamid, and stars Riz Ahmed and Kate Hudson in the pivotal roles. Shabana Azmi and Om Puri will also be seen in the film. The film is about the meteoric rise and...
  • Reading Mohsin Hamid; Slumdog Millionaire meets The White Tiger? 17-04-2013 01:00 PM

    Mohsin Hamid is a gifted writer and a wonderful story-teller, so it is totally to his credit that his latest novel "How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia" is gripping. In fact, it left me wanting to finish the book, and I did so in one sitting or two....
  • Minorities are being frightened and terrified in Pakistan: Mohsin Hamid 12-04-2013 01:39 PM

    Pakistani Author Mohsin Hamid, whose new book 'How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia' recently released and who is working with Mira Nair on her movie based on his book 'The Reluctant Fundamentalist', spoke to CNN-IBN's Suhasini Haidar about living in Pakistan. He said, "Minorities are being targeted in...
  • Book Review: Noon 13-09-2011 11:24 AM

    'Noon' is the story of Rehan Tabassum and his discovery of an India he is not familiar and comfortable with and a Pakistan he did not know. As a young boy, Rehan comes to India with his Punjabi mother Udaya, after his Pakistani father Sahil abandons them in London. Udaya...
  • Book review: Reluctant Fundamentalist 17-05-2007 03:04 PM

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  • Talking with novelist Mohsin Hamid 10-05-2007 02:55 AM

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