Timeri N. Murari was for many years a journalist writing for The Guardian, The Sunday Times, and Observer in London before he moved to New York, where he made documentary films for British television. He has written 18 books of fiction and non-fiction. His bestselling Taj: A Story of Mughal India (Aleph Book Co.) has been translated into 25 languages. The Taliban Cricket Club (HarperCollins) was published in the US, Canada, UK, Australia and translated into French, Norwegian, Dutch, Spanish, Romanian. He is also the writer and producer of the award winning film, "The Square Circle", which was voted as one of the "ten best films of the year " by Time Magazine in 1997. He adapted it for the stage and directed it as the Leicester Harmarket theatre with Parminder Nagra in the lead role. In 2002, he was presented with the R.K.Narayanan Award for his his contributions to writing, cinema and theatre.
Timeri Murari will speak on The Art of the Tale: Storytellers at Work in Chennai on February 17, 2013 at the Sir Mutha Venkatasubba Rao Concert Hall in Lady Andal School.
Entry is free for all sessions.
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