February 09, 2023

Ashok Banker Biography, Age, Height, Weight, Family, Wife, Children, Facts, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : February 7, 2023

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Short Biography

Ashok Banker was born on 7th February 1964 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.  He is an Indian Author, Screenwriter, Novelist, Essayist, Literary Critic, Journalist & Writer. He is well known for his writing in mythological and thriller.

Ashok Banker Complete Bio & Career

Ashok Banker grew in an Anglo-Indian Christian Atmosphere. He was given a choice by his mother to choose a religion of his own but instead, he chooses to stay human. He was raised in an environment which was lacking racial identity, caste, religion and it usually resulted in taunt from the society he lived in.
 
After completion of his studies, he started working as a freelance columnist and journalist for several years and became highly successful. He also served as a productive commentator and reviewer of Indian literature. He has also been associated with Outlook Magazine, Delhi and The Times of India, Mumbai.
 
Banker was best known for his crime thrillers and mythological writing. His most noted book was A trilogy billed as “India’s first crime novels in English”. His retellings of Hindu mythological epics made him a very famous writer of modern-day. His globally praised ‘Ramayana Series’ in 8 volumes is most known work of this category and this work is responsible for bringing back mythological writing back on screen. 2 million units of his books have been sold. His books have been translated into 16 languages and are sold in over 58 countries. He is arguably one of the best modern-day writers from India.
 
Banker has written the screenplay of India’s first English-language television series, A Mouthful of Sky. This series was telecast worldwide in 30 countries. Many known directors and producers have already signed him to write the screenplay for them.
 
Now, he has joined the prestigious list of top Indian Thinkers.

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Ashok Banker Family, Relatives and Other Relations

Father Sudhir
Mother Sheila Ray
Siblings None
Wife Bithika Banker
Sons Ayush Banker, Yashka Banker

He was born to Sudhir and Sheila Ray. He is married to Bithika Banker since 1987. Together the couple is blessed with two sons named Ayush Banker and Yashka Banker.

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Ashok Banker Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

59 years, 0month, 2 days old age Ashok Banker will turn 60 on 07 February, 2024. Only 11 months, 28 days, 17 hours,29 minutes has left for his next birthday.

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