Farrukh Dhondy

British writer

Farrukh Dhondy (born in 1944) is an Indian-born British writer, playwright, screenwriter and left-wing activist.


  • Naipaul is essentially a writer of discovery. He tries on occasion to look into the past through the evidence of the present. That’s what he did in writing about the ruins of Vijayanagar in India: A Wounded Civilisation. He is not a professional historian, but his insights and perspectives on Indian history are unique and as startling in their accuracy as the observations of his travel.
    • Farrukh Dhondy, Does Willy Get It Wilfully Wrong?, Outlook India, Outlook India

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