Bengali writer Suchitra Bhattacharya dies at 65
Posted on: 2015-05-14 Posted by: CLAT Gurukul Category: Archive Blog
Famed Bengali writer Suchitra Bhattacharya died at her south Kolkata residence late on Tuesday night following a cardiac arrest, family members and the attending doctor said. Bhattacharya, 65, left behind a daughter. One of the most popular and powerful novelists of contemporary Bengali literature, Bhattacharya dwelt on contemporary social issues mainly affecting the urban middle class which she analysed with an open mind, almost putting the reader before a mirror. Note: Born on January 10, 1965, she wrote around 24 novels and composed a large number of short stories. Some of her famed novels are “Dahana” (charred) "Kachher Manush" (Close to Me), "Kacher Dewal" (Wall of Glass), Hemonter Pakhi (Bird of Autumn), Aleek Shukh (Heavenly happiness), Gabhir Ashukh (A Grave Illness) She received the Nanjanagudu Thirumalamba National Award (1996), Katha Award (1997), Tarashankar Award (2000), Sharat Puroshkar (2002), besides the Bharat Nirman Award, Sahitya Setu Award and the Shailajananda Smriti Puroshkar.
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