Dr. Shashi Tharoor

Politician (Indian National Congress)
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Age : 66
Birthday : Mar 9th 1956
Starsign : Pisces
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Born : London, United Kingdom
Current Place : Trivandrum, Kerala
Last updated : Apr 16th 2022

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About Dr. Shashi Tharoor

Dr Shashi Tharoor is a politician, an author, and a former international civil servant. Currently, he is serving his third term as Lok Sabha MP representing the Thiruvananthapuram constituency.

Before turning to politics, he had a career as a diplomat at the United Nations for nearly three-decade. He served as a peacekeeper, refugee worker, and administrator at the highest levels, serving as Under-Secretary-General during Kofi Annan's leadership of the organisation.

Dr Tharoor is also an award-winning author of both fiction as well as non-fiction books. Since 1981 he has authored 19 books, most are centred on India and its history, culture, film, politics, society, foreign policy etc.

Family life

Dr Tharoor has had 3 marriages, his first wife was Tilottama Mukherji, they have twin sons together Ishaan and Kanishk. Tharoor was later married to Christa Giles, a Canadian diplomat from 2007 to 2010. After his second divorce in 2010, he married Late Smt. Sunanda P Tharoor (formerly Sunanda Pushkar), a businesswoman and philanthropist. She passed away in January 2014. They have a son together Shiv.

Fun fact

Besides Malayalam, he is fluent in French, English, and Hindi.

He is very famous for his command of the English language and his extraordinary vocabulary, in his book Tharoorosaurus he shares fifty-three examples from his vocabulary.

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