Immigrated to England
Moved to Delhi after marrying architect C.S.H. Jhabvala
Made publishing debut with novel <i>To Whom She Will</i>; released in U.S. as <i>Amrita</i>
First met James Ivory and Ismail Merchant at her New Delhi home when they came to request permission to film her novel <i>The Householder</i>; adaptation was her first screenplay, released 1963
Received Man Booker Prize, Britain's highest literary honor for novel <i>Heat and Dust</i>
First Henry James adaptation, "The Europeans"
Made producing debut (with Merchant and Ivory) with documentary "The Courtesans of Bombay"
Adapted own novel to feature film "Heat and Dust" for Merchant Ivory
Scripted screen version of Henry James novel "The Bostonians"
Received Oscar for screenplay adaptation of E. M. Forster's "A Room with a View," a Merchant Ivory production
First screenplay not produced by Merchant Ivory team, "Madame Sousatzka"; co-wrote film with director John Schlesinger
Won second Academy Award for adapting Forster's "Howards End" for Merchant Ivory
Adapted "The Remains of the Day" from the novel by Kazuo Ishiguro
Wrote historical drama "Jefferson in Paris"
Penned screenplay for "A Soldier's Daughter Never Cries," adapted from Kaylie Jones' autobiographical novel
Third adaptation of Henry James, "The Golden Bowl"
With James Ivory, co-wrote screenplay for "Le divorce" based on Diane Johnson's novel
Final screenplay, "The City of Your Final Destination"; adapted from novel by Peter Cameron
Published last short-story collection <i>A Lovesong for India</i>