Shrabani Basu





Shrabani Basu


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Calcutta, India
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Shrabani Basu graduated in History from St Stephen’s College, Delhi and completed her Masters from Delhi University. In 1983, she began her career as a trainee journalist in the bustling offices of The Times of India in Bombay.

Since 1987, Basu has been the London correspondent of Ananda Bazar Patrika group --writing for "Sunday, Ananda Bazar Patrika, "and "The Telegraph."

Basu has appeared on radio and TV in the UK and founded the Noor Inayat Khan Memorial Trust for a memorial for the Second World War heroine which was unveiled in 2012. She is the author of "Curry: The Story of the Nation's Favourite Dish," "Spy Princess: The Life of Noor Inayat Khan," and "Victoria & Abdul: The True Story of the Queen's Closest Confidant."

Average rating: 3.81 · 528 ratings · 87 reviews · 6 distinct works · Similar authors
Spy Princess: The Life Of N...

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Victoria And Abdul: The Tru...

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For King and Another Countr...

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Curry: The Story of the Nat...

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Re-Imagine: India-UK Cultur...

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