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Vikram Seth Biography, Age, Height, Weight, Family, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : June 20, 2018

Short Biography

Vikram Seth was born on 20-06-1952 in Kolkata in the state of West Bengal, India. He is an Indian Novelist, Poet & Writer.

Other Professions: Poet Writer
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Vikram Seth Complete Bio & Career

Vikram Seth is an Indian poet and novelist. He had completed his schooling from St Michael’s High School and The Doon School. He also studied at St Xavier’s High School. After studying from The Doon he went to Tonbridge School, England. He then went to read Politics, Economics and Philosophy from the Corpus Christi College, Oxford. He also has Ph.D. in Economics from Stanford University.
Seth’s first poem was the Mappings in 1980. In 1993 his novel A Suitable Boy won the WH Smith Literary Award. His novel An Equal Music deals with the troubled life of the violinist. His other notable works are The Golden Boy, A Suitable Girl, Arion and the Dolphin. He also has written many poems like The Humble Administrator’s Garden, All You Who Sleep Tonight, Beastly Tales, Three Chinese Poets, At Evening, The Frog and the NIghtangle, The Louse and the Mosquito and much more. Seth has also written a children’s book named Beastly Tales from Here and There.

Honours & Awards

Padma Shri Civilian Award 2007 Literature and Education

Vikram Seth received many awards including Thomas Cook Travel Book Award, Commonwealth Poetry Prize, Irish Times International Fiction Prize, EMMA, SahityaAkademi Award, Commonwealth Writers Prize, WH Smith Literary Award, Crossword Book Award, Padma Shri.

Vikram Seth Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He comes from Kolkata. His father PremNath Seth was the executive in Liberty Shoes. His mother Leila Seth was the first female Chief Justice of the Delhi High Court.

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Body Measurements

Chest Size 42
Biceps Size 15
Waist Size 32
Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black

Vikram Seth Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

69 years, 5 months, 16 days old age Vikram Seth will turn 70 on 20 June, 2022. Only 6 months, 13 days, 13 hours, 25 minutes has left for his next birthday.

Birthdays Celebrated on Each Day of Week

Vikram Seth has celebrated the total number of 69 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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