Vikram Seth Age, Girlfriend, Height, Wife & More Facts

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

Vikram Seth was brought into the world on 20-06-1952 in Kolkata in the territory of West Bengal, India. He is an Indian Novelist, Poet and Writer.

Vikram Seth Complete Bio and Career

Vikram Seth is an Indian artist and writer. He had finished his tutoring from St Michael's High School and The Doon School. He additionally learned at St Xavier's High School. Subsequent to contemplating from The Doon he went to Tonbridge School, England. He then, at that point, went to understand Politics, Economics and Philosophy from the Corpus Christi College, Oxford. He likewise has Ph.D. in Economics from Stanford University.

Seth's first sonnet was the Mappings in 1980. In 1993 his clever A Suitable Boy won the WH Smith Literary Award. His clever An Equal Music manages the disturbed existence of the violin player. His other remarkable works are The Golden Boy, A Suitable Girl, Arion and the Dolphin. He additionally has composed numerous sonnets 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 substantially more. Seth has additionally composed a youngsters' book named Beastly Tales from Here and There.Vikram Seth got many honors 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

Different Relations
He comes from Kolkata. His dad PremNath Seth was the leader in Liberty Shoes. His mom Leila Seth was the primary female Chief Justice of the Delhi High Court.
Vikram Seth Biography/Wiki
Profession(s)Poet & Novelist
Vikram Seth Physical Stats & More
Height in centimeters- 160 cm
in meters- 1.60 m
in feet & inches- 5' 3"
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Vikram Seth Career
Famous WorksFirst Book of Poetry: Mappings (1980)

First Novel: The Golden Gate (1986)

Other Famous Works
• From Heaven Lake: Travels through Sinkiang and Tibet (1983)
• The Humble Administrator's Garden (1985)
• A Suitable Boy (1993)
• An Equal Music (1999)
• Two Lives (2005)
Awards, Honours, Achievements • 1983: Thomas Cook Travel Book Award for ‘From Heaven Lake: Travels Through Sinkiang and Tibet'
• 1985: Commonwealth Poetry Prize (Asia) for ‘The Humble Administrator's Garden'
• 1988: Sahitya Akademi Award for ‘The Golden Gate'
• 1994: Commonwealth Writers Prize for ‘A Suitable Boy'
• 1994: WH Smith Literary Award for ‘A Suitable Boy'
• 1999: Crossword Book Award for ‘An Equal Music'
• 2001: Order of the British Empire, Officer
• 2005: Pravasi Bharatiya Samman

• 2009: Padma Shri
Vikram Seth Personal Life
Date of Birth20 June 1952 (Friday)
Age (as in 2019) 67 Years
BirthplaceCalcutta ( now, Kolkata)
Zodiac signGemini
HometownDelhi, India
School• St. Michael's High School, Patna
• St. Xavier's High School, Patna
• The Doon School, Dehradun
• Welham Boys' School, Dehradun
• Tonbridge School, England
College/University• Corpus Christi College, Oxford, England
• Stanford University, California
• Nanjing University, China
Educational Qualification(s)• PPE (Philosophy, Politics, and Economics) from Corpus Christi College, Oxford, England in 1975
• Master's in Economics from Stanford University, California in 1979
ReligionHe belongs to a Hindu Family. However, while talking about religion and country, Vikram says-
"I have said it before and am saying it again that any Indian who demeans another Indian on the basis of the food he eats and on the basis of the god he prays to or on the basis of the person he loves is not worthy to be an Indian leader."
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian
HobbiesReading, Writing, Listening to Music, Swimming, Singing
Controversies• In 2006, Vikram became a key figure of the campaign against Section 377 (unnatural sex) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), which was recriminalised by the Supreme Court of India. He even slammed the Section 377 at a function organized at the Rashtrapati Bhawan by a TV Channel.

• In 2015, Vikram was trolled for accepting the Pravasi Bharatiya Samman from Jagdish Tytler in 2005. The same Jagdish Tytler who is often accused of his alleged involvement in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots in Delhi. When the news of Jagdish's involvement in the riots broke, Barkha Dutt asked whether Vikram would return his award, which he had received from his hands. Vikram replied-
"I will also return my award if Sahitya Akademi remains mealy mouthed."
Vikram Seth Relationships & More
Sexual OrientationBisexual
Marital StatusIn an interview given to a magazine, Vikram confessed that he had been in a monogamous relationship once.
Affairs• Gabrielle
• Philippe Honorι (French; Violinist)
Vikram Seth Family
ParentsFather- Prem Nath Seth (Executive of Bata Shoes)

Mother- Leila Seth (Justice; died on 5 May 2017)
SiblingsBrother- Shantum Seth (Buddhist Teacher)

Sister- Aradhana Seth (Filmmaker & Scenographer)
Vikram Seth Favourite Things
Food Chapli Kabab, Shamli Kabab, Awadhi Biryani, Konkani Biryani, Hyderabadi Biryani
Poets(s)Timothy Steele, Donald Davie
Novelist(s)Jane Austen, George Eliot, R. K. Narayan
Book"Eugene Onegin" by Alexander Pushkin
Musician(s)Johann Sebastian Bach, Franz Schubert
WineVilla Maria
Vikram Seth Style Quotient
Assets/Properties• He keeps on shifting his base from England to Delhi and vice versa.
• Bemerton Rectory in Salisbury, England (former house of the poet George Herbert)
Vikram Seth Money Factor
Royalty (approx.)He was paid Rs. 2.3 crores for his bestselling novel "A Suitable Boy" and Rs. 13 crores for his novel "Two Lives"

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