Pagla Dashu

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Pagla Dashu
Pagla Dashu character
Created by Sukumar Ray
Information
Gender Male
Religion Hinduism
Nationality Indian

Pagla Dashu (Bengali: পাগলা দাশু; Crazy Dashu) is a fictional character created by Sukumar Ray.[1]

Characteristics[edit]

Pagla Dashu is a character appearing in several prominent works of Bengali literature from the early 20th century, most notably Pagla Dashu (1940). He is a school boy, famous for his crazy ideas and often inexplicable acts that carry subtle, comedic satire. Pagla Dashu is mainly a children's story which is fun to read and creative.

Pagla Dashu has become one of the very popular characters of Bengali literature, like many other characters created by Sukumar Ray, a popular Bengali author of nonsense poetry.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Amaresh Datta (1987). Encyclopaedia of Indian Literature: A-Devo. Sahitya Akademi. pp. 694–. ISBN 978-81-260-1803-1. Retrieved 3 October 2012. 

External links[edit]