Nabarun Bhattacharya

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Nabarun Bhattacharya
Born(1948-06-23)23 June 1948
Baharampur (Berhampur), West Bengal
Died31 July 2014(2014-07-31) (aged 66)
Kolkata, India
Occupationwriter, editor
LanguageBengali
Notable worksHerbert (1994)
Notable awardsSahitya Akademi Award (Bengali)
RelativesBijon Bhattacharya (father)
Mahashweta Devi (mother)

Nabarun Bhattacharya (23 June 1948 – 31 July 2014) was an Indian Bengali writer. He was committed to a revolutionary and philosophy.

Bhattacharya was born at Baharampur (Berhampur), West Bengal. He was the only child of actor Bijon Bhattacharya and writer Mahashweta Devi.[1]

He was known for his novel, Herbert (1993), which was awarded the Sahitya Akademi Award, and adapted into a movie of the same name in 2005, by Suman Mukhopadhyay.[2]

Bhattacharya died of pancreatic cancer at a hospital in Kolkata on 31 July 2014, aged 66.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Dutt, Kartik Chandra (1999). Who's who of Indian Writers, 1999: A-M. Sahitya Akademi. p. 164. ISBN 978-81-260-0873-5.
  2. Nathan Lee (10 December 2008). "Storm Advisory: Cyclone of a Life on the Horizon". New York Times.
  3. "Radical Bengali writer Nabarun Bhattacharya dies at 66 - IBNLive". Ibnlive.in.com. Retrieved 2014-07-31.