Bandopadhyay is the renowned Bengali Novelist, Short
Story. He is the Milestone of our today’s Bengali
Literature. He has borned in 1934 in Rainadi Village of Dhaka
District of undivided Bangal in a famous culture family. His
father Abhimanyu Bandopadhyay and mother Labanya Prabha Devi.
In his childhood, he started his schooling in Sonar Gram Panam
School. By the partition of Country, he had to land in India
permanently. Then he completed his entrance examination. Staying
temporarily here & there, he ha to lead a uncertain &
movable life at tht critcal stage but he had always taken his
struggle as enjoyment which had made him today’s Atin
Bandopadhyay – one of the top most famous Novelist –
Cum- Writer of Bengali Literary World. He had completed his
B.Com in 1956. Then he passed P. G. B. T. Examination. He had
traveled all over world as a sailor, sometimes he had lead his
life as a track – cleaner at his early time. After that
he had taught at Primary School. He had become the Head Master
of High School. Then leaving his head-teaching job, he had finally
settled in Kolkata in 1963. Then he had taken the job of a Manager
of a Factory. After that, as an advisor of a publishing company
and lastly as ‘Journalist ‘ by profession. His first
story published in “Abasor” Magazine in Boharampur
in 1958. He had achieved “Manick-Sriti Award” after
writing the Novel “ Samudra Manush”. He had achieved
“Bankim Award” in 1998 for his Novel “Dui
Bharatbarsha”, achieved “Bhualka Award” in
1993 for the Novel “Pancha Yogini”. In 1991, he
gained the “Bibhuti Bhushan Smriti Award”. In 2001,
he got the “Sahitya Academy Award”. In 2003, he
gained the “Sarat Smriti Award”.
In 2008 he had been achieved the Award “Surama
Choudhury Memorial International Award” in Literature / Journalism, 2008, for his very popular
novel creation “Neel Kantha Pakhir Khonje” with a respectable financial appreciation of amount 10 Lakhs.
He achieved awards like Motilal award,Tara Sankar Smriti award,
Narayan Gangopadhyay and Sudha award of the Calcutta University.
He had strength.
On our Bengali literature by his great creations of novels,
stories, short stories in enormous numbers. Some of his highlighting
“Neelkhanthe Pakhir Khonje”, “Aloukik Jaljan”,
“Ishwarer Bagan”, Manusher Hahakar”, “Abad”,
“Debi Mahima” “Tukuner Ashukh”, “Dui
Bharatbarsha” and “Jhinuker Nouka” etc.