Shirshendu Mukhopadhyay All Books Collection

Shirshendu Mukhopadhyay All Books Collection
Shirshendu Mukhopadhyay

Writer Profile/Biography: Shirshendu Mukhopadhyay

Shirshendu Mukhopadhyay (Bengali: শীর্ষেন্দু মুখোপাধ্যায়; born 2 November 1935) is a Bengali author from India. He has written stories for both adults and children. He is known for creating the relatively new fictional sleuth Fatik.

Shirshendu Mukhopadhyay was born in Mymensingh (now in Bangladesh) on 2 November 1935 and lived there up to age ten. During partition his family migrated to Kolkata. He spent his childhood in Bihar and many places in Bengal and Assamaccompanying his father, who worked in the railways. He passed intermediate from the Victoria College, Koch Bihar before taking a Masters in Bengali from Calcutta University.

Mukhopadhyay started his career as a school teacher and is now on the staff of Anandabazar Patrika at Kolkata. He is associated with the Bengali magazine Desh.

Spiritually, Mukhopadhyay is heavily influenced by the Hindu sub-sect of Thakur Anukulchandra. Many of his books are dedicated with a salutation ‘Ra-Swa’. Ra-Swa stands for Radha Swami (this is a standard salutation for followers of Anukul-Thakur).

This was followed by a series of other critically acclaimed books like Pherighat, Kagojer Bou, Manabjamin, Paraapar, and Chakra. Apart from over 50 adult fictions, Mukhopadhyay wrote about 25 fictions and science fiction books for children. His children books show an emphasis on love and human values over violence and hatred. His popular children fictions include Manojder Adbhut Bari, Patalghar, Nrisingha Rahasya, Chhayamoy and Goshai Baganer Bhoot.

Shirshendu Mukhopadhyay was honoured with Sahitya Akademi Award for his novel Manabjamin in 1989. He was conferred Ananda Puroshkar twice. He also received Vidyasagar Award in 1985 for his contribution to children’s literature. View or Read More Books of Shirshendu Mukhopadhyay

  • Advuture
  • Aghorganjer Ghoralo Baper 
  • Bipinbabur Bipod
  • BotukBabur Chosma
  • Bikeler Mrittu
  • Bhautik Galpa Samagra
  • Boxer Ratan 
  • Chena Ochena
  • Chayamoy
  • Dosh Diganta
  • Dudh Sayorer Dip
  • Dakater Bhaipo
  • Golmaal
  • Goyenda Borodacharan O Ananya
  • Ghor Panche Prangobindo 
  • Hirer Angti
  • Harano Kakatua
  • Jao Pakhi 
  • Jhiler Dhare Bari 
  • Manojder Adbhut Bari 
  • Manob Jomin
  • Nobigonjer Doittyo
  • Potashgorer Jungle E 
  • Pidimer Aalo
  • Pagla Saheber Kobor 
  • Shiuleer Gandho
  • Sukher Aral 
  • Tithi 
  • Unhu 
  • Vul Korar Por 

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Updated: July 15, 2016 — 8:43 am