Kailashey Kelenkari (novel)

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Kailashey Kelenkari
Author Satyajit Ray
Cover artist Satyajit Ray
Country India
Language Bengali
Genre Detective fiction
Publisher Ananda Publishers

Kailashey Kelenkari: A Scandal in Kailash is a 1974 Mystery novel by Satyajit Ray featuring the private detective Feluda.

Plot summary[edit]

Super Sleuth Feluda goes after a gang of smugglers - who steal and smuggle out the country's valuable treasure, the unique stone figures that adorn ancient temples of India. In the bait, he has to take up multiple disguises, encounter many shady characters, all in the land of Kailash Temple in Ellora. He does however get a little help from his able assistant & cousin Topshe and best friend Lalmohan Ganguly. He gets the culprits buy calling ooo ooo o ye baba which he heard while travelling around the temples.


The book adapted into a film based on the same plot directed by Sandip Ray, son of Satyajit Ray.

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