Nirpal Singh Dhaliwal

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Nirpal Singh Dhaliwal (born 1974) is a British journalist and writer.

Early life[edit]

Dhaliwal was born in Greenford, London and his parents were first-generation Punjabi immigrants. Dhaliwal was raised a non-practising Sikh and state-school educated before going on to Nottingham University to read English and American literature.[1]

Personal life[edit]

In 2000, while working as a radio journalist for the BBC, Dhaliwal was sent to interview Liz Jones, then editor of Marie Claire. They married in 2002 and divorced in 2007.

Career[edit]

Dhaliwal's first novel Tourism was published in 2006 and received mixed reviews. Described as 'brilliant'[2] in The Daily Telegraph, Julie Burchill thought it was 'touched with genius'[3].

Dhaliwal currently works as a freelance journalist, based in London, having resided for a while in New Delhi. He writes for The Times, The Guardian, Daily Mail, and the Evening Standard and extensively for the Indian and international press.

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