The Samaresh Basu was born on 11 December at 1924. He was an Indian writer who basically writes Bangla literature. His pen name was kalkut. He was awarded by Sahitya Akademi.

Biography of Samaresh Basu: 

  • Full Name: Samaresh Basu
  • Pen name: Kalkut
  • Born: 11 December 1924
  • Died: 12 March 1988
  • Birthplace: West Bengal, India
  • Occupation: Writer
  • Nationality: Indian
  • Spouse: Gauri Basu

Personal life of Samaresh Basu:

Samaresh Basu work in various professions in his life. Very first in his carrier, he used to hawk eggs from a basket carried on his head. Then he worked for meager daily wages. Later he switched his job and worked in an ordnance factory in Ichhapore. Hi is the eminent Bengali writer was married to Gauri Basu in the year 1942. It was an intercaste marriage. They had four children named Bulbul, Debkumar, Nabakumar, and Mousumi.

Literary life of Samaresh Basu:

Samaresh Basu is one of the major figures in Bengali fiction. He got many awards for his great contribution in literature. He also got India’s National Academy of Letters, for his novel, Shamba. He won the Filmfare Awards for Best Story for Namkeen. When he was only 21, he wrote his first novel, called Nayanpurer Mati.

He has some writing controversy too. His two novels had been fully banned on charges of obscenity. Some of the names of his books are Amrita kumbher Sandhaney, Arab Sagorer Jol Lona, Dhyan Jnan Prem, Ek Je Chhilen raja, Juddher,Shesh Senapoti, Kalkut Rachona Samagro, Kothaay Pabo Tarey.

He wrote for children also Buno Hati’r Bandhuttwo, Goa i Gogoler Prothom Kirti, Gogol Amonibas, Gogol Chikkus Nagalande, Gorokhkhonathbabur Notebook, Jangal Mohol E Gogol, Jonaki Bhuter Bari, etc. He died in 1988 at the age of 63.

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Source from: Samaresh Bashu Wikipedia