Falguni Roy

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Falguni Roy (1945–1981) was an anti-establishment Bengali poet. Along with Shakti Chattopadhyay, Malay Roy Choudhury, Samir Roychoudhury, Subimal Basak, Debi Roy (Haradhon Dhara), Utpal Kumar Basu, Binoy Majumdar, Sandipan Chattopadhyay, Basudeb Dasgupta, Roy was also associated with the Hungryalist movement.[1] Anti establishment poet Tushar Roy was his brother.

Film on Falguni[edit]

A short film about Roy, Ebang Falguni (The Lost Lines Of A Beauty Monster), was shown at festivals in 2004. It was produced by Subhankar Das and directed by Sharmi Pandey.[2]

Famous poems[edit]

He is famous for his book Nashto Atmar Television published on the Independence Day of 1973, a day considered to be the date signifying the end of Modernism in Bengali Poetry. Some of his poems published in the anthology Amar Rifel Amar Bible athoba Falguni Royer Falguni Roy are:

  • 'Amar Rifel amar Bible'
  • 'Manik Bandopadhayaer Chosma'
  • 'Krittim Saap'
  • 'Amader Swapno'
  • 'Kobita Bullet'
  • 'Biplober Gaan'
  • 'Ami Mara NMoton'
  • 'Manuser songe kono Birodh Nei'
  • 'Nashto Anttar Television'
  • 'Sesh Bibriti'
  • 'Baektigato Bichana'

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nostalgia nest, new notes". The Telegraph. 21 November 2004. Retrieved 14 February 2010. 
  2. ^ "Asian premiere of the experimental short Ebang Falguni.". XTVWorld.Com. 29 November 2004. Retrieved 14 February 2010. 

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