country of citizenship:
India, British Raj
language of expression: English
educated at: Elphinstone College
occupation: writer, novelist, journalist, short story writer, children's writer
award received: Sahitya Akademi Award, Padma Shri in literature & education
Shashi Deshpande (born 1938) is an Indian novelist. She is a recipient of the Sahitya Akademi Award.
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