Sharadindu Bandyopadhyay Writer

Sharadindu Bandyopadhyay (Bengali: শরদিন্দু বন্দোপাধ্যায়; 30 March 1899 – 22 September 1970) was a Bengali writer. 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, the Ghost Hunter. Besides, he wrote many songs and poems.

Sharadindu Bandyopadhyay

Personal facts

Alias (AKA)শরদিন্দু বন্দোপাধ্যায়
Birth dateMarch 30, 1899
Birth place
Presidencies and provinces of British India , Jaunpur Uttar Pradesh
Date of deathSeptember 22, 1970
Place of death
India , Pune

Writer

language
Bengali language
notable work
Byomkesh Bakshi
Baroda the Ghost Hunter