Sharadindu Bandyopadhyay

Writer
Sharadindu Bandyopadhyay (Bengali: শরদিন্দু বন্দোপাধ্যায়; 30 March 1899 – 22 September 1970) was a well-known literary figure of Bengal. He was also actively involved with Bengali cinema as well as Bollywood. His most famous creation is the fictional detective Byomkesh Bakshi. He wrote different forms of prose: novels, short stories, plays and screenplays. However, his forte was short stories and novels. He wrote historical fiction like Kaler Mandira, GourMollar (initially named as Mouri Nodir Teere), Tumi Sandhyar Megh, Tungabhadrar Teere (all novels), Chuya-Chandan, Maru O Sangha (later made into a Hindi film named Trishangni) and stories of the unnatural with the recurring character Baroda. Besides, he wrote many songs and poems.

Personal facts

Given name
Sharadindu
Family name
Bandyopadhyay
Birth date
1899-03-30
Birth place
Jaunpur, Uttar Pradesh Presidencies and provinces of British India
Occupation
Writer
Death date
1970-09-22
Place of death
Pune, India
Depiction
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