Fatima Shaik, American writer traces her Bengal roots, says India existed as the bright star

Asha Bajaj
5 min readFeb 6, 2023

IBNS: Fatima Shaik, award-winning American writer, was till recently teaching in a college in New York. In search of her roots, a few years back she came to Kolkata, from where her grandfather had migrated to the US. This forms the core of a documentary The Bengali. In a tete- a- tete with Ranjita Biswas, Shaik talks about her work

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