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Jhumpa Lahiri


Jhumpa Lahiri was born in 1967 in London, England as Nilanjana Sudheshna Lahiri. She is a writer and actress, known for The Namesake (2006), Italy Italy (2017) and In Treatment (2008). She has been married to Alberto Vourvoulias since January 15, 2001. They have two children. See full bio »

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Known For

The Namesake Writer
(2006)
Italy Italy Writer
(2017)
In Treatment Writer
(2010)
MTVU Stand In Herself
(2006)

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 2017 Italy Italy (novel)
 2010 In Treatment (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Sunil: Week One (2010) ... (story)
 2006 The Namesake (novel)
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 2006 The Namesake
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 2010 In Treatment (TV Series) (cultural consultant - 1 episode)
- Sunil: Week Seven (2010) ... (cultural consultant)
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 2017 Adventures in Moviegoing with Jhumpa Lahiri (Documentary short)
Herself
 2014 Efter Tio (TV Series)
Herself
- Episode dated 23 April 2014 (2014) ... Herself
 2014 De wereld draait door (TV Series)
Herself
 2007 Charlie Rose (TV Series)
Herself - Guest
- Episode dated 19 March 2007 (2007) ... Herself - Guest
 2006 MTVU Stand In (TV Series)
Herself
- Jhumpa Lahiri (2006) ... Herself
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Other Works:

(story collection) "Interpreter of Maladies". New York: Houghton Mifflin, 2000. ISBN 0618101365 See more »

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I want to protect my Italian, which I hold in my arms like a newborn. I want to coddle it. It has to sleep, eat, grow. Compared with Italian, my English is like a hairy, smelly teenager. Go away, I want to say to it. Don't bother your little brother, he's sleeping. He's not a creature who can run around and play. He's not a carefree, strong, independent kid like you.

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Winner of the 2000 Pulitzer Prize in fiction, for her collection of stories titled "Interpreter of Maladies". See more »

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