Author: Abdullah Khan

Abdullah Khan was born in a village near Motihari, Bihar, India, and he was initially educated in Madarsa (Islamic Seminary) and Urdu medium schools.  
His writings (Short stories, essays, memoir, book reviews etc.) have also appeared in Brooklyn Rail (New York), Wasafiri (London), The Hindu (India), Friday Times (Pakistan) and The Daily Star (Bangladesh) among others. Patna Blues is his first novel. He is also a screenwriter and his first movie in Hindi, Viraam, premiered at Cannes Film Festival this year. 


Rights sold: India and South Asia (Juggernaut Books) Culturally insightful with political undertones (tensions between Muslims and Hindu), Patna Blues is actually three stories in one. One is simply the story of a boy – Arif, the central character, who deals with love, lust and ambitions as he goes through […]

Patna Blues