Sunil Gangopadhyay Biography

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Name: Sunil Gangopadhyay
Born: 7 September 1934
Faridpur, Bengal, British India (now Bangladesh)
Died: 23 October 2012 (aged 78) Kolkata (Calcutta), India
Occupation : Writer ,Poet, Novelist
Language: Bengali
Nationality: Indian
Education: Master of Arts (Bengali) University of Calcutta (1954)
Notable works:Those Days (Sei Somoy), First Light (Prathama Alo), East and West (Poorba Pashchim)
Notable awards: Ananda Puraskar (1972, 1989)
Sahitya Akademi Award (1985)
Spouse: Swati Bandopadhyay

Sunil Gangopadhyay Biography

Sunil Gangopadhyay was born on 7’th September 1934. He was a talent writer in bengali language at the end of two thousand century. He was a pioneer writer in bengali literature of last four decades of his dead. He was a poet, novelist, short story writer, editor, journalist and columnist. He was a modern poet in bangla poem after Jibonananda Das. He was also romantic. People memorized all of his poems. His pen name was Nillohit, Sanaton Patok and Nil Upadhyay. Sunil was born in Madaripur district, Bangladesh. When he was four he came to Kolkata. In 1953 He started composing a poem called krittibas in a newspaper. His first book eka ebong koiakjon was published in 1958 and in 1966 his first novel atmaprakash was published. His remarkable books are ami ki rokom vane beche achi, yugolbondhi, hotath nirar jonno, ordek ratri, prothom alo, sei somoi etc. He has popular spy series kakababu which is for children. He was the president of literature Academy and West Bengal Children Academy until death.

Sunil Gangopadhyay Primary Life:

Though he was born in Bangladesh, he raised in West Bengal. He studied in Kolkata University. His father was a school teacher. After completing study he worked in an office. Later he moved to journalism profession. That time he met with an American person called Mr. Pollen. Then he went to USA for study and worked as a sub librarian. He married Swati Banerjee and they have a son, Souvik who is now staying Boston, USA.

Sunil Gangopadhyay Literary Career:

Sunil wrote over 200 books. He wrote when he was very small. That time he translated english writers book. His major works are given below:

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