“Bridget Jones May Come to India,” Says Helen Fielding at JLF
Helen Fielding, creator of Bridget Jones, is in the country to attend Jaipur Literature Festival. The author and columnist has been invited as a speaker at the prestigious event alongside Hamid Karzai, Rupi Kaur and others.
Speaking about what inspires her about India, Helen told The Quint’s Nishtha Gautam, “I first came here as a backpacker long time ago and that was hilarious. I can see her (Bridget) coming here on a trip.”
How exciting would that be?!
Helen is the the author of six novels chronicling the life of fictional character, Bridget Jones including Bridget Jones’s Diary, Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason, Bridget Jones’s Baby: The Diaries and Bridget Jones: Mad About the Boy. Helen’s novels have been made into two commercially successful international films starring starring Renée Zellweger as Bridget Jones, and Hugh Grant and Colin Firth as her love interests. Bridget Jones is the story of a thirtysomething single woman living in London.
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