He's pretty classy offstage. I've hung out with him and Soha on a couple of occasions at the Gymkhana Club in Delhi.
Shaon is a tall and athletic girl from Dhanmandi. I think she lives in Milan now. Not the late author's wife.
"O people, we created you from the same male and female, and rendered you distinct peoples and tribes, that you may recognize one another. The best among you in the sight of GOD is the most righteous. GOD is Omniscient, Cognizant." (49:13)