Back to Top

Sunil Gangopadhyay Profile Family Life & Education - Poet & Novelist Sunil Ganguly Career & Wiki

Poet & Novelist Sunil Ganguly wiki profile biography life details, Sunil Ganguly Birthday Address Phone Contact Number Poet & Novelist Sunil Ganguly Family Father Mother Wife Children Son Poet & Novelist Sunil Ganguly Qualification Education College Name Sunil Ganguly professional Career Awards Achievements Poet & Novelist Sunil Ganguly Early Personal Secret Professional Educational Life works occupation Sunil Ganguly latest news updates information.

Famous Bengali Littérateur & Poet Shri Sunil Ganguly (Sunil Gangopadhyay) passed away on 23rd October 2012 (Tuesday) at his South Kolkata Residence. With the demise of Shri Sunil Gangopadhyay we have lost a renowned literary personality who had contributed towards Bengali Literature over the years. At the age of 79 on a day of 'Durga Nabami', Author Poet Novelist Shri Sunil Ganguly passed away. Let's check out few details about Sri Sunil Ganguly below.

Poet & Novelist Sunil Ganguly – Biography & Educational Professional Life Details
Other name of Poet & Novelist Sunil Ganguly: - Indian Novelist & Poet Shri Sunil Gangopadhyay is also very popular as ‘Nillohit’ nickname.

Birthday of Poet & Novelist Sunil Ganguly: - 7th September 1934.

Age of Poet & Novelist Sunil Ganguly: - 79 years at the time he died.

Poet & Novelist Sunil Ganguly House Address: - In the year 1934, Shri Sunil Gangopadhyay born at Maijpara village of Faridpur district, which is now in Bangladesh. In the year 1938 he moved to North Kolkata with his family. Later on they shifted to South Kolkata.

Poet & Novelist Sunil Ganguly Family Background: - Father name of Sunil Gangopadhyay - Kalipada Gangopadhyay (Teacher of Calcutta Town School). Mother name of Sunil Gangopadhyay - Meera Devi. The Wife name of Poet & Novelist Sunil Ganguly is Swati (Bandopahdyay) Gangopadhyay, Children name of Poet & Novelist Sunil Ganguly is Sauvik Gangopadhyay.

Poet & Novelist Sunil Ganguly Educational Qualification: - Indian poet & novelist Sunil Ganguly completed his Graduation under University of Calcutta (City College of Kolkata) and completed his Master's degree in Bengali also from University of Calcutta in the year 1954.

Marital Status of Poet & Novelist Sunil Ganguly: - Married to Swati Bandopadhyay on 26th February 1967.

Occupation of Sunil Ganguly: - Bengali Littérateur & Poet.

Hand Writing (Signature) of Sunil Gangopadhyay
Professional Life Works of Poet & Novelist Sunil Ganguly: - Sunil Gangopadhyay first ever poetry ‘Ekti Chithi’ published in the year 1950. During the year 1953, few more poetries & stories published and he got famous. Sri Sunil Ganguly founded the Bengali seminal poetry magazine 'Krittibas' in the year 1953 and through this Bengali Poetry Magazine Krittibas he provided the opportunity to the new generation poets to experience with new poetic themes, rhythms, forms etc. Alongside, Sunil Ganguly continued writing for many publications of major publisher of Kolkata i.e., Anandabazar. One of of his International friends 'Ginsberg' has mentioned the name of Sunil Gangopadhyay in his poem 'September of Jessore Road'. He worked as Vice President of Sahitya Akademi around five years and then given the responsibility of Sahitya Akademi President on 20th February 2008. Thousands of Bengali poems & novels has come up from his hand and has contributed a rich amount in Bengali Literature. Few famous writings of Sunil Gangopadhyay are 'Nil Lohit', 'Eka ebong Koyek jon', 'Atmaprakash', 'Aranyer Dinratri', 'Pratidwandi', 'Arjun', 'Jiban Je rokom', 'Jubak Jubatira', 'Kaka Babu series', 'Bhoyonkor Sundor', 'Sei Samay', 'Purba Paschim' etc. So many Bengali films are also made on Sunil Gangopadhyay's writings.

Achievements Awards of Poet & Novelist Sunil Ganguly: - Here are the awards along with the year in which Shri Sunil Ganguly has received them -
  • Poet & Novelist Sunil Ganguly received Ananda Puraskar in 1972.
  • Poet & Novelist Sunil Ganguly received Sahitya Akademi Award in 1985.
  • Poet & Novelist Sunil Ganguly received Ananda Puraskar in 1989 (2nd time).
  • Poet & Novelist Sunil Ganguly was awarded with the tile & honour of 'Sheriff of Kolkata' in 2002.
  • Poet & Novelist Sunil Ganguly received Saraswati Samman in 2004.
  • Poet & Novelist Sunil Ganguly received The Hindu Literary Prize, short-list, The Fakir in 2011.
  • Poet & Novelist Sunil Ganguly received Sera Bangali Lifetime Achievement Award by Star Ananda in 2012.
Date of Death of Sunil Ganguly: - 23rd October 2012 [Tuesday] and it's the 'Durga Puja - Maha Nabami'.
Continue Reading | comments
Next Article KBI Home

Know Your Celebrity

Read more on Celebrity Profiles.

West Bengal Tourism

Check more Tourist Spots in Bangla.

Recent Events

Read more on Recent Events.

Property Deals

Read more on Property Deals.

Kolkata Directory

Check more in Kolkata's Directory.
K.B.I. : Privacy Policy - Disclaimer - Contact us - Sitemap - Proudly hosted by BigRock
Copyright © 2009-2012. Kolkata Bengal Information - All Rights Reserved
Career with us Join as Content Writer (Reporter).
Proudly powered by Bigrock.