BBC 4 to tell heroine's story.

Diverse is making a one-off film for digital channel BBC 4 about the Booker prize-winning novelist Arundhati Roy who was sentenced to prison and fined 2,000 rupees ($42) after being found guilty of contempt of court last week, writes Penny Hughes.

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