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Hanif Kureishi

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Hanif KUREISHI, British author. winner, Thames TV Playwright Awad for first full-length play The Mother Country 1980; winner of Evening Standard Best Film Award 1986 and New York Critics' Best Screenplay Award 1987).

Background

Kureishi, Hanif was born on December 5, 1954 in Bromley, Kent, England. Son of Rafiushan Kureishi and Audrey Buss.

Education

Bachelor, King's College, London.

Career

Worked as typist at Riverside Studios. Writer-in-residence, Royal Court Theatre, London 1981. Works for theatre include Birds of Passage (Hampstead), Outskirts (RSC), B.

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Interests

  • Other Interests

    Cricket, jazz.