Akbar Hussain

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Akbar Hussain
Native name আকবর হোসেন
Born (1917-10-01)October 1, 1917
Kaya village, Kumarkhali Upazila, Kushtia District, Bengal Presidency, British India
Died June 2, 1981(1981-06-02) (aged 63)
Nationality Bangladeshi
Occupation Novelist

Akbar Hussain (1 October 1917 – 2 June 1981) was a Bengali language novelist of Bangladesh. He was born in the village of Kaya in Kumarkhali under Kushtia district. His father's and mother's name is Hazi Abdul Ali and Majeda begum. His wife was Hashna Banu. Hussain is principally known for his novel Abancchita.

Career[edit]

After receiving a Bachelor of Arts (1941), he started writing. At that time he wrote in Sondhani, Shikkha, Daily Azad and Nabajug. His first novel Abanchita gains huge popularity. After huge success of Abanchita, he writes accordingly ki Paini, Du diner Khelaghore and Mohmukti etc.

Writings[edit]

Novels[edit]

  • Abanchita (1950)
  • Ki Paini (1952)
  • Mohmukti (1953)
  • Dheau Jage (1961)
  • Alo Chhaya (Golpogrontho,1964)
  • Du diner Khelaghore (1965)
  • Megh-Bijli-Badal (1968)
  • Natun Prithibi (1974)
  • Dostokhoto (1989)
  • Ava O Tar Prothom Porush (1988)

References[edit]

Further readings[edit]

  • Dr. Rakibul Hassan: Panchasher shahitye jonopriya Juboraj (Shomachaar, Dhaka, 2015) (in Bengali)
  • Dr. Rakibul Hassan: Akbar Hussainer kathashahitya; Rupolok o Shilposhiddhi (Akkhar Prokashoni, Dhaka, 2013) (in Bengali)
  • Dr. Rakibul Hassan: Bangla Janapriya Uponesher Dhara;Mir Mosharraf Hossain theke Akbar Hussain (Adorn Publication, Dhaka, 2011) (in Bengali)
  • Dr. Rakibul Hassan: Kayai Rabindranath, Bagha Jatin ebong Praggojon (Botomul, Dhaka, 2008) (in Bengali)
  • Dr. Rakibul Hassan: Gorai Nadir Paar (Adorn Publication, Dhaka, 2012) (in Bengali)