Aruna Chakravarti

Aruna Chakravarti is the best-selling and critically acclaimed author of The Inheritors, Jorasanko and Daughters of Jorasanko. Her novel Suralakshmi Villa was adjudged ‘Novel of the Year (India 2020)’ by Indian Bibliography. Her translated works include an anthology of songs from Rabindranath Tagore’s Gitabitaan, Saratchandra Chattopadhyay’s Srikanta and Sunil Gangopadhyay’s Those Days, First Light and Primal Woman: Stories. Among the various awards she has received are Vaitalik Award, Sahitya Akademi Award and Sarat Puraskar.