Achintya Kumar SenguptaFrom Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation, search Achintya Kumar Sengupta (Bengali: অচিচিন্ত্যক ু মার েসেনগুপ) )(1903-1976), was a renowned Bengali author. He was born in Noakhali, now in Bangladesh. Contents • • 1 Life 2 Works o 2.1 Novels o 2.2 Story Collections o 2.3 Poetry o 2.4 Biographies o 2.5 Others 3 References •  Life At the age of 13, after his father's death, Sengupta moved to Calcutta, where he completed his schooling. He got a B. A. Honours degree from South Suburban College in English, followed by an M. A. degree from the University of Calcutta. Subsequently he obtained a degree in Law and entered the judicial service, where he served until his retirement, after having been a district judge and a Special Judicial Officer.  Works He started writing under a pen name, ‘Niharika Debi’. He contributed to almost all genres of Bengali literature, but is best remembered for his novels and short stories. In all, he wrote more than 100 books. Sengupta was closely associated with the famous magazine Kallol, and was its editor for some time. His literary works have been included in the curriculum of school level, secondary, higher secondary and graduation level Bengali Literature in Bangladesh.  Novels • Bede • • • • • • • • • • Akoshik Kakjoshna Bibaher Cheye Boro Endrani Prachir O Prantor Urnonav Nobonita Je Jai Boluk Asumodru Antorongo Prothom Kadom Phul  Story Collections • • • • • • • • • • • • • Tuta Futa Eti Okalbosonto Odhibus Double Decker Polayon Jotonbibi Sareng Hari Muchi Dom Kalorokto Kath Khor Kerosine Chasa Bhusha Ekartri  Poetry • • • • • • Amabasya Amra Priya O Prithibi Neel Akash Purba Paschim Uttarayan  Biographies • • • • • • • Param Purush Sriramkrishna-1 Param Purush Sriramkrishna-2 Param Purush Sriramkrishna-3 Param Purush Sriramkrishna-4 Poromaprokriti Sri Sarodamoni Okhondo Omiyo Srigourango Bireshor Bibekananda . Rajkumar Sengupta. district judge and special officer with the Law Commission. After the death of his father in 1916. the work place of his father. He also passed the law examination in the first division in 1929. were able to instate in literature. he went to Kolkata to live with his elder brother Jitendrakumar Sengupta. style. Intermediate in Arts from South Suburban College (now Asutosh College) in 1922. after RABINDRANATH TAGORE and SHARAT CHANDRA CHATTOPADHYAY. novelist and editor. Bachelor of Arts with Honours in English literature in 1924. He is particularly remembered for his excellent fictionalisation of the life of religious leaders. His writing is deeply influenced by modernism. is widely appreciated in modern BANGLA LITERATURE for its form. He was considered to be one of the key numbers of the Kallol group who. He passed matriculation from South Suburban School in 1920. Achintya Kumar (1903-1976) poet. He was also noted for his skill in . His first novel. He began his career as a temporary munsif in 1931 and retired in 1960. Achintya Kumar Sengupta Achintya Kumar's first poem was published in PRABASI in 1921 under the penname of Niharika Devi. Bede (1928). Achintya Kumar spent his early life at Noakhali and had his schooling there. His original home was at MADARIPUR district.• • Rotnakor Girishchandra Amritapurush Jishu  Others • • Kollol Joog Joishter Jhor Sengupta. His father. The subject matter of his poetry includes romantic themes and he is also able to represent the mass consciousness. after having being promoted to sub-judge. was born on 19 September 1903 at Noakhali town. was a lawyer. and subject matter. and Master of Arts from the UNIVERSITY OF CALCUTTA in 1926. 1951-56). noteworthy among the novels are Kakjyotsna (1931). Prachir O Prantar (1932). Among the biographies mention can be made of Parampurus Shrishriramakrishna (four volumes. Kath Khar Kerosin (1945). He worked with the Bichitra for a short period too. among the plays. prominent among the poetical works are Amabasya (1930). Purba Pashchim (1969). Ekanka Natya-Sangkalan (1945). Achintya Kumar wrote around 70 books. the Rabindrasmriti Award (1975) and the Sharatchandra Smriti Prize (1975) for his achievement in literature and journalism. or the Kallol era. Chasabhusa (1947). Bibaher Cheye Bada (1931). Nil Akash (1949). Pratham Kadamphul (1961). 1958-69). Priya O Prthibi (1933). Uttarayan (1974). Bireshvar Vivekananda (three volumes. His reminiscence called Kallolyug. He received the Jagattarini Award. and ability to depict the lives of the working class. Ekratri (1961) etc. He died in Kolkata on 29 January 1976. . Achintya Kumar took over the charge of publishing Kallol in 1925. Amra (1932). and among the story works. (1950) created a stir in its time.writing short stories. Tuta-phuta (1928).