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Rabindranath Tagore


Birth:7 May 1861

Death: 7 August 1941

He was a poet,novelist,lyricised,dramatist. He became the first non-European to win the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1913.

He was a prolific composer who compose about 2,230 songs.These songs are known as s rabindrasangit.

Poetry

Bhanusimha Thakurer Padabali(1884),Manasi(1890), Sonar Tari(1894), Gitanjali(1910), Gitimalya(1914), Balaka(1916).

Dramas

Valmiki-Pratibha(1881), Visarjan(1890), Raja(1910), Dak Ghar(1912), Achalayatan(1912), Muktadhara(1922), Raktakaravi(1926),

Fiction

Nastanirh(1901), Gora(1910), Ghare Baire(1916), Yogayog(1929), Jivansmriti(1912), Chhelebela(1940).

English

Thought Relics (1921)

Novel

Ghare Baire, Jogajog, Nastanirh, Shesher Kobita, Gora, Char Oddhay, Bou Thakuranir Haat, Maloncho, Chokher bali, rajarshi, koruna, Noukadubi.

Kazi Nazrul Islam

Birth: 24 May 1899

Death: 29 August 1976

He is the national poet of Bangladesh and also known as a Rebel poet.He is famous for his poetry and music.His music known as Nazrul Sangeet.

Poetry

Agni Bina(1922), Sanchita (1925), Phanimanasa (1927), Chakrabak(1929), Satbhai Champa(1933), Nirjhar (1939), Natun Chand (1939), Morubhaskar (1951), Sanchayan (1955).

Short stories

Rikter Bedan (1925), Shiulimala (1931), Byathar Dan(1992).

Novels

Bandhan Hara (1927) Mrityukshuda (1930) Kuhelika (1931)

Plays and drama

Jhilimili (1930) Aleya (1931) Putuler Biye (1933) Madhumala (1960) Jhar (1960) Pile Patka Putuler Biye(1964)

Essays

Joog Bani (1926) Jhinge Phul(1926) Durdiner Jatri (1926) Rudra Mangal(1927) Dhumketu (1961)

Jasimuddin

Birth:1st January 1903 in the village of Tambulkhana in Faridpur District

Death: 13 March 1976

He also known as Rural poet of Bangladesh.


Poetry


Rakhali (1927), Nakshi Kanthar Maath (1928), Baluchor (1930), Dhankhet(1933), Sojan Badiyar Ghat (1934), Rangila Nayer Majhi (1935), Hashu (1938), Rupobati (1946), Matir Kanna (1951), Sakina (1959), Suchayani (1961), Bhayabaha Sei Dingulite (1972), Ma je Jononi Kande(1963), Holud Boroni (1966), Jole Lekhon (1969), Padma Nadir Deshe (1969), Beder Meye (1951), Kafoner Michil (1978), Maharom, Dumokho Chand Pahari (1987),

Drama


Padmapar (1950), Beder Meye (1951), Modhubala (1951), Pallibodhu (1956), Gramer Maya (1959), Ogo Pushpodhonu (1968), Asman Shingho (1968),

Novel


Boba Kahini (1964),

Memoirs


Jader Dekhachi (1951), Thakur Barir Anginay (1961), Jibonkotha (1964), Smritipot (1964), Smaraner Sarani Bahi (1978),

Travelogues

Chole Musafir (1952), Holde Porir Deshe (1967), Je Deshe Manush Boro (1968), Germanir Shahare Bandare (1975),

Music books


Rangila Nayer Majhi, Padmapar, Gangerpar, Jari Gan, Murshida Gan, Rakhali Gan, Baul.

Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay


Birth:15 September 1876 in Debanandapur, Hooghly.

Death: 16 January 1938

He was a novelist and short story writer.

Novels

Bordidi (1907), Bindur Chhele(1913), Parinita(1914), Biraj Bou(1914), Ramer Shumoti(1914), Palli Shomaj (1916), Arakhsanya (1916), Devdas (1917 ,written in 1901), Choritrohin (1917), Srikanto (4 parts, 1917, 1918, 1927, 1933), Datta(191719), Grihodaho(1919), Dena Paona(1923), Pather Dabi(1926), Ses Prasna(1931), Bipradas(1935), Nishkriti, Mej Didi, Chandranath, Ekadoshi Bairagi, Pandit Mashay, Dhare Alo, Naba Bidhan, Shesher Parichoy, Boikunter Will, Shubhoda, Sharda.

Story

Bilashi, Mandir, Swami , Mahesh, Anuradha, Anupamar Prem, Andhare Aalo, Dorpochurno, Harilakshmi, Kashinath, Abhagir Swargo, Aalo O Chhaya, Sharda,

Drama

Bijoya, Roma, Soroshi.

Michael Madhusudan Dutta

Birth: 25 January 1824 in Sagordari village,Keshabpur Upazila, Jessore.

Death: 29 June 1873

He was a popular poet and dramatist.He is the father of Sonnet in Bengali literature.


Epic


Meghnad Bodh Kavya(1861)

Poetry


Tilottama, Birangana, Choturdoshpodi kobitaboli, Brajangngana, Ratnavali, Rizia, The Captive Lady, Visions of the Past, Rosalo Sornolatika, Bongobani, Sonnets and other poems.

Drama


Shormistha(1859) Podmaboti(1860) Krisnokumari(1861) Mayakanon(1873) Ekei Ki Bole Sovyota Buro Shaliker Ghare Rown

Jibanananda Das

Birth:17 February 1899 in Barisal

Death:1954

poetry

Jhara Palak(1927), Dhusar Pandulipi(1936), Banalata Sen (1942), Mahaprthibi (1944), Satti Tarar Timir (1948), Rupasi Bangla (1957), Bela Abela Kalbela (1961)

Shamsur Rahman

Birth: October 23, 1929

Death:August 17, 2006)

He was a poet, columnist and journalist.

Poetry


Prothom Gan Ditio Mrittur Age (1960), Roudro Korotite (1963), Biddhosto Nilima (1967), Niralokay Dibboroth (1968), Neej Bashbhumay (1970), Bondi Shibir Theke (1972), Dusshom, Tableay Applegulo Heshe Othay (1986), Obirol Jolahromi (1986), Amra Kojon Shongi (1986), Jhorna Amar Angulay (1987), Shopnera Dukray Othay Barbar (1987), Khub Beshi Valo Thakte Nei (1987), Moncher Majhkhanay (1988), Buk Tar Bangladesher Hridoy (1988), Matal Hrittik, Hridoy Amar Prithibir Alo (1989), Shay Ak Porobashay(1990), Grihojudder Agae(1990), Khondito Gourob(1992), Dhongsher Kinare Bashay(1992), Akash Ashbe Neme(1994), Uzar Baganay(1995), Asho Kokil Asho Shornochapa, Manob Hridoy Naibeddo Shajai, Hemonto Shondhay Kichukal(1997), Chayagoner Shonge Kichukkhon, Meghlokay Monoz(1998), Shoundorjo Amar Ghore(1998), Ruper Probale Dogdho Shondha(1998), Tukro Kichu Shonglaper Shako(1998), Shopno O Dushshopnay Bachay Achi(1999), Nokkhotro Bajate Bajate(2000), Shuni Hridoyer Dhoni(2000), Hridopodmay Jotsna Dolay(2001), Bhognostupay Golaper Hashi(2002), Bhangachora Chand Mukh Kalo Kore Dhukchay(2003), Ak Phota kemon Onol(1986), Horiner Har(1993), Gontobbo Nai Ba Thakuk(2004), Krishnopokkhay Purnimar Dikay(2004), Gorostanay Kokiler Korun Aaobhan(2005), Andhokar Theke Aloy(2006), Na Bastob Na Dushshopno(2006),

Short stories

Shamsur Rahmaner Golpo

Novels


Octopas(1983), Adbhut Adhar Ak(1985), Niyoto Montaz(1985), Elo Je Abelzxzxay(1994),

Children's literature

Alating Belating(1974), Dhan Bhanle Kuro Debo(1977), Golap Phote Khukir Hatay(1977), Rongdhonur Shako(1994), Lal Fulkir Chora(1995), Noyonar Jonno(1997), Amer Kuri Jamer Kuri(2004), Noyonar Jonno(2005),

Autobiography

Kaaler Dhuloy Lekha, Smritir Shohor,

Collected columns

Akanto Bhaban,

Poems in translation

Robert Froster Kobita(1966) Robert Froster Nirbachito Kobita(1968) Khawaja Farider Kobita(1968)

Drama in translation

William Shakespeare's Hamlet, Uzein O'Neeler Markomilions

Other literature

Uponnyash Shomogro, Noyonar Uddeshe Golap, Kobitar Shather Gerostali, Gorosthane Kokiler Korun Ahban, Nirbachito[SR] 100 Kobita, Noyonar Jonno Ekti Golap, Shera Shamsur Rahman, Rongdhonur Sako, Shamsur Rahman-er Sreshtha Kobita (1976), Premer Kobita (1981), Shamsur Rahmaner Sreshtho Kobita (from Kolkata)(1985), Shamsur Rahmaner Rajnaitik Kobita (1988), Shamsur Rahmaner Premer Kobita (1993), Shonirbachito Premer Kobita (1993), Nirbachito Chora O Kobita (1996), Kabbyashombhar (1996), Chorashomogro (1998), Prem O Prokitir Kobita (2004), Shera Shamsur Rahman (2004), Shamsur Rahman Kobita Shongroho (2005), Shamsur Rahman Goddo Shongroho (2005), Kobita Shomogro Ak (2005), Kobtia Shomogro Dui (2006).

Awards

Adamjee Award (1962), Bangla Academy Award (1969), Ekushey Padak (1977), Swadhinata Dibosh Award (1991), Mitshubishi Award of Japan (1992), Ananda Puroshker from India (1994),. TLM South Asian Literature Award for the Masters, 2006.

Begum Sufia Kamal


Birth: June 20, 1911 in Batisal district.

Death: November 20, 1999

She was a famous poet in Bangladesh.

Poetry

Sajer maya(1938), Maya kajol(1951), Mon o jibon (1957), Santi o prarthona(1958), Udatto prithibi(1964), Diwan(1966), Mor jaduder somadhi pore(1972),

Story

Keyar kata(1937).

Travel story

Soviet e dinguli.

Memories

Ekattarer Diary (Diary of '71)

Awards

Bangla Academy Award for Literature (1962) Lenin Centenary Jubilee Medal (1970) from the Soviet Union Ekushey Padak (1976) Czechoslovakia Medal (1986) Jatyo Kabita Parishad Award (1995) Begum Rokeya Medal (1996) Deshbandhu CR Das Gold Medal (1996) Independence Day Award (1997)

Dr. Muhammad Shahidullah


Birth:July 10, 1885 in village Peyara, 24 Pargana, West Bengal (now in India)

Death: July 13, 1969

He was a famous Bengali educationist, writer philologist and linguist.

Literature

Vasa o Sahitta, Bangla Vasar Eitibritto, Diwane Hafiz, Rubaet E Umar Khaiyam, Biddapoti Shotok, Bangla Sahitter Kotha(2 parts), Bangla Vasar Bekoron, Bangladesher Ancholik Vasar Ovidan,

Awards

First Emirators professor of University of Dhaka in 1967 , Night of the orders of arts and letters by France Government in 1967.

Roquia Sakhawat Hussain


Birth:1880 in village Payrabond ,Rangpur district.

Death: December 9, 1932.

She was a prolific writer and a social worker . She is famous for her activities of gender equality. She established the first school aimed primarily at Muslim girls.

Literature

Sultanar shopno, Podmorag, Aborodhbasini, Motichur.

Humayun Ahmed


Birth: 13 November 1948, Mohongonj, Netrokona.

Death: 19 July 2012

He was a famous modern Bangladeshi author, dramatist, screenwriter, playwright and filmmaker.

Novel

1971, Antorar Baba, Anando Bedonar Kabya, Amader Shada Bari, Amra Keo Bashay Nei, Aaj Ami Kothao Jabona, Ami Abong Amra, Aaj Chitrar Bia, Asmanira Tin Bone, Angul Kata Joglu, Anonto Nakhatrobithi,
Anonto Ambore, Apnare Ami Khujia Berai, Ashok, Amar Priyo Bhoutik Golpo, Amar Apon Adhar, Ayomoy, Adbhoot Shob Golpo, Ai Megh Rodro Chhaya, Ai Aami, Akash Jora Megh, AshaBori, Ayna Ghor, Akjon Himu Koyekti Jhijhi Poka, Ami Misir Ali, Ami Abong Koyekti Projapoti,
Aaj Himur Biye, Anil Bagchir Ekdin, Amar Achhe Jol, Amar Chelebela, Abong Himu, Black Friday, Brikkha Kotha, Badshah Namdar, Bipod, Bagh Bondi Misir Ali, Bashor, Bhoy, Bohubrihi, Botol Bhoot, Brishti Bilas, Badol Diner Ditiyo Kodomful,
Brihonnola, Ball Point, Brishti O Meghomala, Chokkhe Amar Trishna, Chhaya Bithi, Chader Aloi Koyekjon Jubok, Cheleta, Chole Jai Boshonter Din, Diner Sheshe, Dwitiyo Manob, Dui Duari, Debi, Dorjar Opashe, Doiroth, Dekha Na Dekha, Dighir Jole Kaar Chhayago, Daru Chini Dip,
Ema, Eki Kando, Ele Bele 1, Ele Bele 2, Ei Shubhro! Ei, Ekjon Mayaboti, Ekti Cycle Ebong Koyekti Dahuk Pakhi, Fiha Shomikoron, Fountain Pen, Fera, Gouripur Junction, Griho tegi joshna, Himu Ebong Harward PHD Boltu Bhai, Himu Mama, Himu Rimande, Himu Abong Ekti Russian Pori, Himur Ekanto Sakkhatkar, Himur Babar Kothamala, Himur Madhya Dupur,
Himur Neel Jochna, Himur Hate Koyekta Neel Paddo, Holud Himu Kalo Rab, Himu, Himur Ditio Prohor, Hotel Grever Inn, Harton Iskapo, Ireena, Janam Janam, , Jokhon Nambe Adhar, Jodio Shondha, Jonosha O Jononir Golpo, Jashoha Brikhher Deshe, Jalil Shaheber Pitition, Jibon Krishno Memorial High School, Jol Jochhna, Jol Paddo, Kalo Jadukor,
Kuhurani, Kath Pencil, Ke Kotha Koy, Kichhu Shoishob, Kuhuk, Kichhukkhon, Krishno Pakko, Kohen Kobi Kalidash, Kutu Miya, Kobi, Kothao Keu Nei, Lipi, Lilaboti, Lilua Batash, Megher Upor Bari, Misir Alir Choshma, Misir Alir Omimangshito Rohoshsho, Misir Ali Apni Kothay,
Manobi, Mirar Gramer Bari, Mojar Bhoot, Magic Munshi, Megh Boleche Jobo Jabo, Moddhano, Mondrosoptok, Megher Chhaya, Moyurakkhi, Mrinmnoyer Mon Bhalo Nai, Mrinmoyi, Matal Howya, New york Er Nil Akashe Jhokjhoke Rod, Naboni, Nee, Neel Aparijita, Nondito Noroke, Nolini Babu B.Sc, Neel Manush, Nishithini, Nishad, Nirbachito Bhooter Golpo, Neel Hati,
Nirbashon, Onish, Ophoranno, Onno Bhuban, Omanush, Omega Point, Opekkha, Ondho Karer Gan, Ochin Pur, Onno Din, Prothom Prohor, Payer Tolay Khorom, Poofi, Parapar, Parul O Tinti Kukur, Putul, Priotomeshu, Priyo Voyongkor, Project Nebula, Pronchokonnaya, Poka, Pakhi Amar Ekla Pakhi, Premer Golpo, Paap, Quantum Rasayan
, Ros Kos Singara Bulbuli Mostok, Rong Pencil, Raboner Deshe Ami Ebong Amra, Rumali, Rupar Palonnko, Rupali Dip, Rupali Ratri, Rupa, Rodon Bhora E Boshonto, Shankhoneel Karagar, Shey Ashe Dhire, Shei Din Choitromas, She O Nortoki, Sobai Gaychhe Bone, Shaj Ghar, Sokol Kata Dhonno Kore, Shourobh,
Shyamol Chhaya, Shunno, Shubhro, Sanaullar Mohabipod, Sumudra Bilash, Tin Doblew (W), Tondra Bilash, Tomader Ai Nogore, Tithir Nil Toyale, Tomader Jonno Valobasha, Tomake, Tumi Amai Deke Chile Chutir Nimontrone, Tara Tin Jon, The Exorsict, Tetul Bone Jochhna, Ural Ponki, Uthon Periye Dui Paa, Vut Vutong Vuto,

Short Stories

Rupa, Buri, Ekti Neel Botam, Pipra, Unissho, Ekattor, Kukur, Ekjon Sukhi Manush, Jua, Jibon Japon, Se, Khela, Kollaniyashu, Nimodhoyama, Shikar, Oshukh,
Khadok, Fera, Tusscho, Ditiyo Jon, Sada Gari, Oshomoy, Pakhir Balok, Beby Ruth, Chokh, Ekjon Kritodas, Oprahan, Jeen - Kofil, Kobi, Rohossyo, Oyomoy,
Songini, Onko Slok, Shonkho Mala, Nutoner Bhul Suttro, Montirir Helocopter, Bhoy, Ochin Brikhho, Nishi Kabboyo, Krisno Pokkho, Chaya Songi, Jolil Shaheber Pitition,
Shobjatra # 1 Ananodo Bedonar Kabboyo, Opekkha, Sheet, Oiza Board, Shamol Chaya, Bearing Chithi, Bhalobashar Golpo, Sourov, Jolchobi, Nondini, Sukh - Oshukh,
Gopon KOtha, Fajlul Shaheber Trankarjo, Sulekhar Baba, Jontro, Mir Khayer Autograph, Rurur Golpo, Mobarok Hossainer Mohabipod, Ekti Voyonkor Ovijaner Golpo,
Vut Montro, Pani Rohossyo, Gunin, Ayna, Kudduser Ekdin, Virus, Nizam Shaheber Bhut, Lipi, Mittugondho, Somporko Sobojatra # 2, Neri Kukur Ebong Azhar Uddin Mondol,
Prescription, Ontorar Baba, Ohok, Porosher 'Hoilda' Bori, Jadukor, Pisassh, Salam Shaheber Paap, Bivrom.

In English

1971: A Novel.Dhaka, Bangladesh, In Blissfull Hell. Dhaka, Bangladesh, Gouripur Junction. Dhaka, Bangladesh,

Film

Aguner Parashmoni, Srabon megher din , Dui Duari, Chondrokotha, Noi no. Bipod shonket, Amar Ache Jol ,
Nirontor, Priotomeshu, Daruchini Dip, Shyamol Chhaya, Ghetuputra Kamola, Saaj Ghor,

Awards

Lekhak Shibir Prize (1973), Bangla Academy Award (1981), Shishu Academy Award, Jainul Abedin Gold Medal, Michael Madhusudan Medal (1987)
Bacsas Prize (1988), Humayun Qadir Memorial Prize (1990), National Film Award (Best Story 1993, Best Film 1994, Best Dialogue 1994), Ekushey Padak (1994), Sheltech Award (2007).

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