Dibyendu Palit

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Dibyendu Palit (Bengali: দিব্যেন্দু পালিত) (born March 5, 1939 at Bhagalpur in Bihar, India) is a Bengali writer of poems, novels, and short stories. His first story Chandapatan was published in 1955 in the Sunday edition of Anandabazar Patrika.

Dibyendu Palit, born in Bhagalpur, Bihar is the Second eldest son of the Palit Family, and a brother of four sons and five daughter of Bagalacharan Palit and Niharbala Palit. He lost his father at a very young age, and took responsibility of his family. His struggling days were a source of inspiration for most of his writing. Later he did a Masters in Comparative Literature at Jadavpur University. He is the father of Amitendu Palit, an eminent IES officer and economist. Presently he resides in Meghmallar, Gariahat in Kolkata.

In 2005, Shyamanand Jalan directed film Eashwar Mime Co., an adaptation of Dibyendu Palit's story, Mukhabhinoy, by noted playwright Vijay Tendulkar. The film is story of a travelling mime company selling products and a writer's views upon its journey, it has two leads Ashish Vidyarthi playing the role mime company's owner while Pawan Malhotra did the role of the writer. Though it did not receive a commercial release it was screened at Durban International Film Festival, the 3 Continents Festival and the Kolkata Film Festival.[1]

Select bibliography[edit]

  • Sheet grismer smriti
  • Shindu barowa dheu
  • Samparka
  • Shahajodhha
  • Anubhab
  • Golpo-shongroho (collected stories)
  • Shreshto golpo {selected stories}
  • The Faces and Other Stories {selected stories} ISBN 81-87981-33-4
  • Nirbason noy,nirbachon
  • Sabdo Chai,Dao
  • Kichu Sriti kichu Apoman
  • Ahoto Arjun
  • Rajar Bari Onek Dure

Stories:

  • Mukhguli
  • Mukabhinoy
  • Sukresoni
  • Chilekotha
  • Alomer nijer Bari
  • Munnir songe kichukkhon
  • Ruth o onnanyo galpo

Novels:

  • Antordhan: had a powerful screen adaptation of Tapan Sinha
  • Aboidho
  • Anusaran
  • Swapner Bhitor
  • Dheu
  • Sahojhoddha
  • Sabuj Gandho
  • AEka
  • Bristir Pore
  • Binidro[2]
  • The Golden Life ISBN 81-291-0334-6 [3]

Awards and honors[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Special screening of Jalan's film". The Times of India. Sep 24, 2010. 
  2. ^ "Bagchee.com: The Faces and Other Stories: Books: Dibyendu Palit". www.bagchee.com. Retrieved 2009-02-21. [dead link]
  3. ^ "THE GOLDEN LIFE - Dibyendu Palit". www.rupapublications.co.in. Retrieved 2009-02-21. 

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