Vaasanthi

Vaasanthi

Writer & Journalist

Vaasanthi is a writer and journalist who writes in both Tamil and English. She is the author of 30 novels, six short story collections and four volumes of articles. Her works have been translated into Malayalam, Hindi, Telugu, Kannada, English, Norwegian, Czech and Dutch. Two of her novels were made into Malayalam films. She is a recipient of several awards including the Uttar Pradesh Sahitya Sanstan Award and the Punjab Sahitya AKademi Award. Her latest book is a biography on the late politician Jayalalithaa titled Amma: A Journey From a Movie Star to a Political Queen.



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