Sunil Gangopadhyay Passes Away

Sunil Gangopadhyay Passes Away

Sunil Gangopadhyay or Sunil Ganguly (Bengali: সুনীল গঙ্গোপাধ্যায় Shunil Gônggopaddhae), (7 September 1934 – 23 October 2012) was an Indianpoet and novelist. Born in Faridpur, Bangladesh, Gangopadhyay obtained his Master’s degree in Bengali from the University of Calcutta, In 1953 he with few of his friends started a Bengali poetry magazine Krittibas. Later he wrote for many different publications.

Ganguly created the Bengali fictional character Kakababu and wrote a series of novels on this character which became legendary in Indian children’s literature. In 1982 he received Sahitya Akademi award in 1985 for his novel Those Days (Sey Samaya). Gangopadhyay used the pen names Nil LohitSanatan Pathak, and Nil Upadhyay.

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Posted on October 25, 2012, in Bangla Movie Actors, Bangladeshi Celebs, Bengali Celebs, Indian Celebrities, Indian TV Celeb, Media Personalities and tagged , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

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