Nasira Sharma

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Nasira Sharma
Born1948 (age 71–72)
Allahabad

Nasira Sharma (born 1948) is an Indian writer who writes in Hindi.[1] She has published 10 Hindi-language novels. Some of the books are- Parijat, Mere Priya Kahaniyaan, Ajnabi Jajira, Patthar Gali and Aurat Ke Liye Aurat.

Early life and education[edit]

She was born in Allahabad.

Awards[edit]

She won a Sahitya Akademi Award for her novel Paarijat.[2]

She won Vyas Samman for her novel Kagaz ki naav in 2019.

She was the only woman from South Asia to interview Ruhollah Khomeini after he came into power.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nasira Sharma". Hindi Urdu Flagship. University of Texas at Austin. Retrieved 11 January 2017.
  2. ^ "24 writers including Nasira Sharma, Jerry Pinto get Sahitya Akademi awards". Deccan Chronicle. 21 December 2016. Retrieved 11 January 2017.
  3. ^ "Meeting Ayatollah Khomeini and the mystery behind Iran's Child Soldiers".