Srijato
Srijato Bandopadhyay (born 21 December 1975 in Kolkata), is a popular poet of the Bengali younger generation. He won the Ananda Puroskar in 2004 for his book Udanta Sawb Joker: All Those Flying Joke...
Ananda Puraskar
The Ananda Puraskar (Bengali: আনন্দ পুরস্কার Anondo Puroshkar) (literally Ananda Award) is an award for Bengali literature awarded annually by the ABP Group to writers using Bengali, usually from ...
Ranajit Guha
Ranajit Guha (born Siddhakati, Backergunje, 23 May 1923) is a historian of South Asia who was greatly influential in the Subaltern Studies group, and was the editor of several of the group's early ant...
Sukumar Sen (linguist)
Prof. Sukumar Sen (Bengali: সুকুমার সেন; 16 January 1900 – 3 March 1992) was a famous Bengali linguist, who was also well versed in Pāli, Prakrit and Sanskrit.
Sen was born in 1900 to Harendra...
Sharadindu Bandyopadhyay
Sharadindu Bandyopadhyay (Bengali: শরদিন্দু বন্দোপাধ্যায়; 30 March 1899 – 22 September 1970) was a Bengali writer. He was also actively involved with Bengali cinema as well as Bollywood. His most...
Satinath Bhaduri
Satinath Bhaduri (27 September 1906 – 30 March 1965) was a Bengali Indian novelist and politician. He was known by his literary pseudonym, Chitra Gupta.
He was born on 27 September 1906 at Pu...
Premendra Mitra
Premendra Mitra (Bengali: প্রেমেন্দ্র মিত্র; 1904–1988) was a renowned Bengali poet, novelist, short story and thrillers writer and film director. He was also Bengal's most famous practitioners of...
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Moti Nandi
Moti Nandi (Bengali: মতি নন্দী; 10 July 1931 – 3 January 2010) was a Bengali writer based in Kolkata, India. He was born in Kolkata in 1931. He was an alumnus of the University of Calcutta. He die...
Sanjib Chattopadhyay
Sanjib Chattopadhyay (Bengali: সঞ্জীব চট্ট্যোপাধ্যায়) (born February 28, 1936 in Kolkata, India) is a Bengali novelist and writer of short stories. His style is characterized by use of short sati...
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Ashapoorna Devi
Ashapoorna Devi (Bengali: আশাপূর্ণা দেবী), also Ashapurna Debi or Asha Purna Devi, is a prominent Bengali novelist and poet. She was born in 8 January 1909. She has been widely honoured with a number ...
Rabindra Kumar Das Gupta
Rabindra Kumar Das Gupta (2 July 1915 – 3 February 2009) was a Bengali Indian scholar of Bengali and English literature and a social and cultural commentator. He was considered by his peers as one of ...
Rajshekhar Basu
Rajshekhar Basu (Bengali: রাজশেখর বসু), better known by the pen name Parashuram (পরশুরাম) (16 March 1880 – 27 April 1960) was a Bengali writer, chemist and lexicographer. He was chiefly known for ...
Annada Shankar Ray
Annada Shankar Ray (1904 in Dhenkanal, Orissa, India – October 28, 2002) was a Bengali poet and essayist. (May 15, 1905 – October 28, 2002) was a Bengali and Oriya author.He graduated in English from...
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Independence Day Award
The Independence Day Award (Bengali: স্বাধীনতা পদক), also termed Independence Award (Bengali: স্বাধীনতা পুরস্কার) and Swadhinata Padak, is the highest state award given by the government of B...
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Akhteruzzaman Elias
Akhteruzzaman Elias (Bengali: আখতারুজ্জামান ইলিয়াস; February 16, 1943 - January 4, 1997), born in Gaibandha District, was a Bangladeshi novelist and short story writer. Though he wrote only two n...
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Achintya Kumar Sengupta
Achintya Kumar Sengupta (Bengali: অচিন্ত্যকুমার সেনগুপ্ত) )(1903-1976), was a renowned Bengali author. He was born in Noakhali, now in Bangladesh.
At the age of 13, after his father's death, S...
Narayan Sanyal
Narayan Sanyal (Bengali: নারায়ণ সান্যাল; 26 April 1924) – 7 February 2005) was a well-known & versatile writer of modern Bengali literature as well as a civil engineer.
Narayan Sanyal was...
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Rabindra Puraskar
The Rabindra Puraskar (Bengali: রবীন্দ্র পুরস্কার) or the Rabindra Smriti Puraskar (Bengali: রবীন্দ্র স্মৃতি পুরস্কার) is the highest honorary literary award given in the Indian state of West ...
Samaresh Majumdar
Samaresh Majumdar (Bengali: সমরেশ মজুমদার; born 10 March 1942) is a well-known contemporary Bengali writer from West Bengal, India. He is known for creation of the detective character Arjun, who i...
Hasan Azizul Huq
Hasan Azizul Huq (Bengali: হাসান আজিজুল হক) is a Bangladeshi writer, reputed for his short stories. He was born on 2 February, 1939 in Jabgraam in Burdwan district of West Bengal, India. However, ...
Hasan Azizul Huq - Wikipedia
Bibhutibhushan Bandyopadhyay
Bibhutibhushan Bandyopadhyay (Bengali: বিভূতিভূষণ বন্দ্যোপাধ্যায়) ( listen ) (12 September 1894 – 1 November 1950) was an Indian Bengali author and one of the leading writers of modern ...
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Joy Goswami
Joy Goswami (Bengali: জয় গোস্বামী; born 1954) is an Indian poet. Goswami writes in Bengali and is widely considered as one of the most important Bengali poets of his generation.
Joy was born ...
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Syed Mujtaba Ali
Syed Mujtaba Ali (13 September 1904 – 11 February 1974) was a Bengali author, academician, scholar and linguist.
Ali was born in Karimganj in Sylhet district of Bengal Presidency (now in Assam). H...
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Bimal Kar
Bimal Kar (Bengali: বিমল কর)(19 September 1921 — 26 August 2003) was an eminent Bengali writer and novelist.He received 1975 Sahitya Akademi Award in Bengali, by Sahitya Akademi, India's National ...