|About the Book|
Sharadindu Bandyopadhyay (Bengali: শরদিন্দু বন্দোপাধ্যায়- 30 March 1899 – 22 September 1970) was a well-known literary figure of Bengal. He was also actively involved with Bengali cinema as well as Bollywood. His most famous creation is the fictional detective Byomkesh Bakshi.He wrote different forms of prose: novels, short stories, plays and screenplays. However, his forte was short stories and novels. He wrote historical fiction like Kaler Mandira, GourMollar (initially named as Mouri Nodir Teere), Tumi Sandhyar Megh, Tungabhadrar Teere (all novels), Chuya-Chandan, Maru O Sangha (later made into a Hindi film named Trishangni) and stories of the unnatural with the recurring character Baroda. Besides, he wrote many songs and poems.Awards: Rabindra Puraskar in 1967 for the novel Tungabhadrar Tirey. Sarat Smriti Purashkar in 1967 by Calcutta University.