Ritu Menon




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A compelling biography of the glorious, feisty and never-say-die Zohra Sehgal, who began her performing career as a dancer with the legendary Uday Shankar in the 1930s, switched to theatre in the 1950s, working with another legend, Prithviraj Kapoor, and late in life—into her late nineties—became a celebrated character actor in Indian and English cinema.

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Ritu Menon

Ritu Menon is a publisher and writer, and co-founder of the feminist press, Kali for Women. Among her many published books are the ground-breaking Borders & Boundaries: Women in India’s Partition and Out of Line: A Literary and Political Biography of Nayantara Sahgal. She has also edited several anthologies of fiction and non-fiction writing by […]

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