photo credits: English Wikipedia
Pakistani American authorwd:Q2020488
country of citizenship:
Pakistan, United States of America, British Raj
occupation: novelist, writer, screenwriter
Bapsi Sidhwa (Urdu: باپسا سادہوا; born August 11, 1938) is a Pakistani novelist of Gujarati Parsi descent who writes in English and is resident in the United States.
She is best known for her collaborative work with Indo-Canadian filmmaker Deepa Mehta: Sidhwa wrote both the 1991 novel Ice Candy Man which served as the basis for Mehta's 1998 film Earth as well as the 2006 novel Water: A Novel on which is based Mehta's 2005 film Water.
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