Bibhutibhushan Mukhopadhyay

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Bibhutibhushan Mukhopadhyay
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Born(1894-10-24)24 October 1894
Darbhanga district, Bihar, British India
Died29 July 1987(1987-07-29) (aged 92)
India
OccupationPoet, novelist, playwright, essayist
LanguageBengali, English

Bibhutibhushan Mukhopadhyay (24 October 1894 – 29 July 1987) was a Bengali author.

Life[edit]

Bibhutibhushan Mukhopadhyay was born on 24 October 1894 in Pandoul, a village of the Mithila region of British India.[citation needed]

He received the Ananda Puraskar award in 1958, the Rabindra Puraskar in 1972 and the Sharatchandra Puraskar in 1978. He was also awarded the Jagattarini Puraskar from Calcutta University, a D.Litt degree from the University of Burdwan and Desikottama from the Visva-Bharati University of Shantiniketan.[citation needed]

Mukhopadhyay died on 29 July 1987 in Darbhanga at the age of 93, He never married.[citation needed]

Works[edit]

Bibhutibhushan Mukhopadhyay's first book, Ranur Prothom Vagh was published in 1934. His writings were included in the academic curricula in Bihar, Bengal and Bangladesh.[citation needed]

Novels[edit]

  • Nilanguriyo, later adapted for film
  • Swargadapi Gariyasee
  • Tomrai Bharasa
  • Uttarayan
  • Kanchan Mulya, later adapted for film
  • Dolgovinder Karacha
  • Rup Holo Abhisap
  • Nayan Bou
  • Panka Pallab
  • Kadam

The Ranu short stories[edit]

  • Ranur Prothom Vagh
  • Ranur Ditio Vagh
  • Ranur Tritio Vagh
  • Ranur Kothamala

Other short stories[edit]

  • Hathe Khari
  • Rel Ranga
  • Barjatri
  • Basar
  • Kokil Deke Chhilo

Travelogues[edit]

  • Kushi Panganer Chithi
  • Duar Hote Adure
  • Ajatar Joyjatra

Natak[edit]

  • Barjatri, later adapted for film and television
  • Tansil

Children's books[edit]

  • Ponur Chithi
  • Kilasher Patrani
  • Hese Jao (poetry)

References[edit]

  • Golpo Songroho (Collected Stories), the national textbook of B.A. (pass and subsidiary) course of Bangladesh, published by University of Dhaka in 1979 (reprint in 1986).
  • Bangla Sahitya (Bengali Literature), the national textbook of intermediate (college) level of Bangladesh published in 1996 by all educational boards
  • Golpo Sanchayan (Collected Stories), national textbook of ICSE second language Bengali.