Slumdog Millionaire Author to receive honorary degree from University of Guelph

According to Swarup’s website he wrote Q&A “in two months when he was posted in London” in 2005 at the High commission of India

Slumdog Millionaire Author to receive honorary degree from University of Guelph
Berlin, 2015: Vikas Swarup, former Indian diplomat and author of the novel Q&A, which was adopted into the Oscar winning film Slumdog Millionaire met actor Dev Patel who had acted in that film in 2008. Photo courtesy: Facebook 

Vikas Swarup, former Indian diplomat and author of the novel Q&A, which was adopted into the Oscar winning film Slumdog Millionaire, will be awarded an honorary degree by University of Guelph, Ontario on June 16, 2022.

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Swarup was recognised by the University for Q&A, his debut novel that managed to win several international awards and was short-listed for the Best First Book by the Commonwealth Writer’s Prize and also for his work as diplomat in strengthening Indo-Canadian relations.