Taslima Nasrin: Wiki, Bio, Age, Bibliography, Awards, Net Worth

Taslima Nasrin: Wiki, Bio, Age, Bibliography, Awards, Net Worth, Controversy, Apollo Hospital, Autobiography, Books, Poetry, Novels, Essays, Family, Husband, Children: Taslima Nasrin is a well-known Bangladeshi-Swedish writer. Besides this, she is also a physician, feminist, activist, and secular humanist. She was born on August 25, 1962, and is 60 years old at present. She works for women’s equality, freedom of speech, human rights, etc. Since 2004, she has been living in India on a resident permit. The celebrated author often creates controversies for her views. Recently, she was in the news when she accused Appollo Hospital of forcing her for a hip replacement surgery.

Taslima Nasrin

Taslima Nasrin Birth and Family

The well-known author was born to Dr. Rajab Ali and Edul Ara on August 25, 1962. She took birth in Mymensingh in East Pakistan which is present-day Bangladesh. In 1982, she married Rudra Mohammad Shahidullah but divorced him in 1986. Then she again got married to Nayeemul Islam Khan in 1990 and took divorce a year later in 1991. In the same year, she married Minar Mahmud and divorced him in 1992.

All her life, Nasrin has raised her voice for issues related to women. She proudly calls herself a Secular Humanist, Atheist, Feminist, and Human Rights Defender. In 1994, she went into exile for ten years. In the meantime, she lived in Sweden, Germany, France, and the United States. In 2004, she returned to Kolkata and lived there until 2007, when she was forced to leave the city due to ongoing protests against her. At present, she is single and living in New Delhi.

Taslima Nasrin Education

In terms of her educational qualifications, Taslima went to the Rajbari, Vidyamoyee, Residential Model School. There, she completed her SSC in 1976 and HSC in 1978. Afterward, she Mymensingh Medical College and received her MBBS degree there in 1984.

Nasrin and her husband

Taslima Nasrin Career

Nasrin started writing poetry during her college days. When she became a physician, she started a family planning clinic and then worked at Mitford hospital in the gynecology department and then at the Dhaka Medical College hospital in the anesthesia department.

Her poetry work includes Shikore Bipul Khudha, Amar Kichu Jay Ashe Ne, Jolpodyo, Khali Khali Lage, Golpo, and many more. Most of them were based on female oppression. Her poetry collections include SeNjuti (1986) and Nirbashito Bahire Ontore (1989). She has also written columns and essays for various newspapers, and magazines

After publishing two novels before,  her popular novel Lajja was published in 1993. In 2002, another famous novel written by Taslima was published. It was titled ‘French Lover’. Some of her other novels include Shodh, Phera, and Beshorom. Her first short story Dukkoboty Meye was published in 1994 and the other one Minu was published in 2007.

Between 2002 to 2008, she published her autobiography in seven parts. They were named ‘Amar Meyebela’, ‘Utal Hawa’, ‘Ka’, ‘Sei Sob Ondhokar’, ‘Ami Bhalo nei tumi bhalo theko priyo desh’, ‘Nei Kichu nei’, and ‘Nirbasan’. As of now, she has a total of 30 books published in her name which includes all her literary works. She has often created controversies for her views and her works have been adapted for music and television series.

Contoversial Bangladeshi Writer

Taslima Nasrin Bibliography


  • Oporpokkho (1992)
  • Shodh (1992)
  • Nimontron (1993)
  • Phera (1993)
  • Lajja (1993)
  • Bhromor Koio Gia (1994)
  • Forashi Premik (2002)
  • Brahmaputrer pare (2013)
  • Beshorom (2019)


  • Shikore Bipul Khudha (1982)
  • Nirbashito Bahire Ontore (1989)
  • Amar Kichu Jay Ashe Ne (1990)
  • Atole Ontorin (1991)
  • Balikar Gollachut (1992)
  • Behula Eka Bhashiyechilo Bhela (1993)
  • Ay Kosto Jhepe, Jibon Debo Mepe (1994)
  • Nirbashito Narir Kobita (1996)
  • Jolpodyo (2000)
  • Khali Khali Lage (2004)
  • Kicchukhan Thako (2005)
  • Bhalobaso? Cchai baso (2007)
  • Bondini (2008)
  • Golpo (2018)


  • Amar Meyebela (1997)
  • Utal Hawa (2002)
  • Ka (2003)
  • Sei Sob Andhokar (2004)
  • Ami Bhalo Nei, Tumi Bhalo Theko Priyo Desh (2006)
  • Nei, Kichu Nei (2010)
  • Nirbasan (2012)


  • Nirbachito Column (1990)
  • Jabo na keno? jabo (1991)
  • Noshto meyer noshto goddo (1992)
  • ChoTo choTo dukkho kotha (1994)
  • Narir Kono Desh Nei (2007)
  • Nishiddho (2014)
  • Taslima Nasreener Godyo Podyo (2015)
  • Amar protibader bhasha (2016)
  • Sakal Griho Haralo Jar (2017)
  • Bhabnaguli (2018)
  • Bhinnomot (2019)

Short Stories

  • Dukkhoboty Meye (1994)
  • Minu (2007)

Author of Lajja with her

Taslima Nasrin Awards and Achievements

  • Ananda Award or Ananda Puraskar from West Bengal, India (1992 and 2000) 
  • Sakharov Prize for freedom of thoughts from European Parliament (1994)
  • Simone de Beauvoir Prize (2008)
  • Feminist of the Year from Feminist Majority Foundation, US (1994)
  • Scholarship from the German Academic Exchange Service, Germany (1995)
  • Honorary Doctorate from Ghent University, Belgium (1995)
  • Distinguished Humanist Award from International Humanist and Ethical Union Great Britain (1996)
  • Erwin Fischer Award, International League of non-religious and atheists (IBKA), Germany (2002)
  • Freethought Heroine Award, Freedom From Religion Foundation, US (2002)
  • Fellowship at Carr Centre for Human Rights Policy, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, US (2003)
  • UNESCO-Madanjeet Singh Prize for the promotion of tolerance and non-violence (2004)
  • Honorary doctorate from American University of Paris (2005)
  • Grand Prix International Condorcet-Aron (2005)
  • Woodrow Wilson Fellowship, US (2009)
  • Feminist Press award, US (2009)
  • Honorary doctorate from Universite Catholique de Louvain, Belgium (2011)
  • Honorary citizenship from Esch, Luxembourg (2011)
  • Honorary citizenship from Metz, France (2011)
  • Honorary citizenship from Thionville, France (2011)
  • Honorary doctorate from Paris Diderot University, Paris, France (2011)
  • Universal Citizenship Passport. From Paris, France (2013)
  • Academy Award from the Royal Academy of Arts, Science, and Literature, Belgium (2013)
  • Honorary Associate of the National Secular Society

Bangladeshi-Swedish Writer

Taslima Nasrin’s allegations against Appollo Hospital

Nasrin through a series of tweets that she made on January 31, 2023, accused the well-known Appollo Hospital in New Delhi of forcing her to a Hip replacement Surgery. As per her tweets, she went to the hospital for her knee pain. After the X-Ray and scans, the doctors told her she needs to have total hip replacement surgery which she thinks was not needed. Although the hospital denied all her claims and issued a statement regarding the same, the news spread rapidly across the web.

Taslima Social Media

As of January 2023, she has 7625 thousand followers with 38 posts on her Instagram account. Additionally, she follows 41 people. On her Twitter account, she follows 324 people and has 388 thousand followers with 54.2 thousand tweets. Additionally, she has a verified Facebook page where she often posts updates regarding her.


Here is the full bio/wiki of Taslima Nasrin his family,  mother, father, name, age, height in feet, weight, body measurements, interests/hobbies, family, address, hometown, ethnicity, birthplace, parents, achievements, school, net worth, birthday, zodiac sign, education, caste, religion, Instagram, Twitter, Bibliography, Awards, Controversy, Apollo Hospital, Autobiography, Books, Poetry, Novels, Essays, Family, Husband, Children and more.

Taslima Nasrin Information Table

Name   Taslima Nasrin
Known as   Taslima Nasrin
Gender   Female
Profession   Physician, Author, and Activist 
Height (approx.)   in centimeters – Not Known

meters – Not Known

feet inches – Not Known

Weight (approx.)   in kilograms – Not Known

in pounds – Not Known

Figure Measurements   Not Known
Eye Colour   Black
Hair Colour   Black
Date of Birth   August 25, 1962
Age (as of 2022)   60 years
Birth Place   Mymensingh, East Pakistan (Bangladesh)
Zodiac sign/Sun sign   Virgo
Nationality   Swedish
Hometown   Not Known 
School   Rajbari, Vidyamoyee, Residential Model School
College/University   Mymensingh Medical College 
Educational Qualification   MBBS 
Religion   Not Known
Ethnicity   Not Known
Caste   Not Known
Address   Not Known 
Hobbies/Interests   Not Known
Marital Status   Divorced
Affairs/Boyfriends/Girlfriends   Not Known
Sexuality   Not Known
Parents   Father: Dr. Rajab Ali

Mother: Edul Ara

Siblings   Sister: Maumi Yasmin
Husband/Spouse   Rudra Mohammad Shahidullah (1982-1991)

Nayeemul Islam Khan (1990-1991)

Minar Mahmud (1991-1992)

Children   Not Known
Net Worth   Between $1 to $5 Million

Taslima Social Media Accounts




Some Lesser Known Facts About Taslima

  • She married thrice but later divorced all her ex-husbands.
  • Taslima is a Swedish national and is living in India on a resident permit since 2004.
  • She also has a website taslimanasrin.com where details about her are mentioned.
  • Taslima has an estimated net worth of between $1 to $5 Million.
  • Nasrin has spent ten years of her life in exile. She lived in Sweden, Germany, France, and the United States during that time.


1. Who is Taslima Nasrin?

She is a well-known Author, Activist, and Physician.

2. How old is Taslima?

As of January 2023, she is 60 years old.

3. What nationality does Taslima have?

She is a Swedish national residing in India on a residency permit.

4. When was Taslima born?

Nasrin was born on August 25, 1982.

5. What is the name of Taslima’s autobiography?

Talsima published her autobiography in seven parts namely, ‘Amar Meyebela’, ‘Utal Hawa’, ‘Ka’, ‘Sei Sob Ondhokar’, ‘Ami Bhalo nei tumi bhalo theko priyo desh’, ‘Nei Kichu nei’, and ‘Nirbasan’.

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