Shivnath Shastri

Shivnath Shastri   Shivnath Shastri, remembered as an eminent literary scholar, philanthropist and political organizer, was born on January 31, 1847 AD, in Mojilpur of the Twenty-four Parganas district. His father’s name is Harananda Bhattacharya.   First educated in Sanskrit Collegiate School and later in Sanskrit College. 1872 AD Sanskrit M. A. Passed and got …

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Satyajit Roy

Satyajit Roy   Literary, painter and internationally renowned filmmaker Satyajit Ray was born on May 2, 1921 AD in the Zamindar clan of Masua, Mymensingh. His father Sukumar Roy, mother Suprabhadevi, is a creator of Bengali children’s literature.   Like the Jorasanko Tagore family of Calcutta, the Roy Chowdhury family of Mosua is also remembered …

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Sukumar Roy

Sukumar Roy   Sukumar Roy, one of the greatest writers of Bengali children’s literature, was born on 30th October 1887 in Calcutta. His father Upendra Kishore Roy Chowdhury was a child writer, musician, painter and instrumentalist.   Sukumar inherited literary talent from his father. He could make rhymes from a young age.   Painting was …

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Khagendranath Mitra

Khagendranath Mitra   In the world of Bengali children’s literature, Khagendranath Mitra is named after Upendrakishore, Yogindranath Sarkar, Dakshinaranjan Mitra Majumdar, Abanindranath, Sukumar Roy.   Khagendranath was one of those who laid the foundations of Bengali children’s literature. A true children’s great writer.   Khagendranath was born on January 2, 1896 AD in Shyampukur Street, …

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Premendra Mitra

Premendra Mitra   Although he is well-known as a famous poet, successful novelist, story writer, essayist and filmmaker, he is recognized as one of the best writers of modern Bengali literature.   His native place is Rajpur village of Twenty Four Parganas district. Father’s name is Gnanendranath Mitra. While he was working in Kashi, Premendra …

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Vibhutibhushan Banerjee

Vibhutibhushan Banerjee   Famous fiction writer. Matulaloy was born on 12th September 1894 AD in Muraripukur village near Kanchrapara-Halisahar. Father’s name is Mahananda Banerjee, mother’s name is Mrinalini Devi. Their original residence was Barrakupar Bangram in Twenty Four Parganas district. His father was a preacher and priest. As a result, childhood and adolescence are spent …

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Hemendrakumar Roy

Hemendrakumar Roy   Hemendrakumar has a special place in adult literature, although he is mainly known as an undisputed author of children’s and juvenile literature.   Born in Calcutta in 1888 AD. Father’s name is Radhika Prasad Roy. He started studying literature from the age of fourteen.   In 1903 AD, the first story called …

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Pallikbi Jasimuddin

Pallikbi Jasimuddin   Jasimuddin has occupied a special place in the history of literature by writing poems on the rural nature of Bengal and rural Bengal. He is identified as the successor of Rakhali, Saji, Murshedi, Bhatiali, Baul, Marfati song genres of Bengal.   Jasimuddin’s poem depicts the intimate image of the common people of …

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