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Rabindra Nath Tagore (1861-1941)

Poets

Kolkata

 

Michael Madhusudan Datta (1824-1873): Deconstructed the myth of Aryan apotheosis ( Ramayana) in his epic (the first Bangla epic) Meghnath Badh where the protagonist is an indigenous hero, Meghnath. Also exposed the values  upheld by Aryan warlords. Introduced sonnet form in Bangla poetry. 

 
Biharilal Chakrabarty (1835-1894): First romantic poet in Bangla  
 
Amiya Chakrabarti: Poet, Tagore's secretary.
 
Gobinda Chandra Das (1854-1918) Poet of nature
 
Aksay Kumar Baral (1860-1919) Poet,  celebrated  science and rationalism in his poetry.
 

Kazi Nazrul Islam (1899-1976). Burdwan, West Bengal. Great Dionysian poet and composer. Poet of rebellion. Forms: shyama sangeet, keertan, leto songs Works. Sanchita, Samyo, Manush, Rikter Bedan.

 

Jiban Ananda Das Modernist poet. Banalata Sen, (1899-1954).

 
Nirendra Nath Chakrabarty
 
Samar Sen
 
Sukanta Bhattacharya: Poet of rebellion, revolt, anti- British imperialism
 

Shakti Chattopadhyay

 
Shankhya Ghosh
 
Purnendu Patri Post modernism, symbolism
 
Mondakranta Sen
 
Arun Mitra
 
Sukumar Ray
 
Tarapada Ray
 
Sattendranath Datta
 

Buddha Deb Basu (1908-1974): Modernist poet, literary critic. Works: Poems: Sonnets for 3 A.M., Frogs, Two Poems from Bandir Bandana, The Moment of Creation, Now The Battle is Against The World, Rain and Wind, To a Dead Woman, The End (poem of Sudhindranath, tr. by BB) Books: Bandir Bandana, Tagore: Portrait of A Poet (Eng), An Acre of Green Grass (Eng), Three Mahabharata Verse Plays (Eng; tr. by Kanak Kanti De), Mahabharater Katha, Kabi Rabindranath, The Book of Yudhisthir (Eng); tr. by Sujit M), An Anthology of Bengali Writing (English), Rain Through the Night (Eng; tr. by Clinton Seely), Desh Deshaantarer Kabita, Pata Jhare Jai o Anyanya Natak, Nepathya Natak / Kath Thokra, Sab Pyechhir Deshe, Mayaa-Malancha, Ek Briddher Daayeri,Sanga: Nisangata RabIndranaath, Saahitya-Charcha, Prabandha Sankalan, Shreshta Kabita (Ed: Naresh Guha), 'Kabita' - Jibanaananda Smriti Sankhya -(Ed. BB), Amar Chhelebela, Amar Yauban

 
Bisnu Dey Modernism, symbolism(1909-82):
 
Shubhash Mukhopadhyay: Marxism, socialism
 

Sunil Gangopadhyay (1934): love, nostalgia. Keu Katha Rakhe Ni

 
Joy Goswami
 
Shubha Dasgupta

Dhaka 

 

Shamsur Rahman (24 Oct 1929, Dhaka). Champion of liberty, liberation war, secularism, humanism and anti fundamentalism. Poet Rahman has been an active participant, physically and intellectually, in all nationalist and humanist movements. For his commitment to secularism and humanism, he has been in the hit list of the  Islamic fundamentalists for decades and was victim of their brutal attack several times. Shamsur Rahman is indisputably the greatest living poet of Bangladesh, with more than sixty books of poetry to his credit.  Shamsur Rahman did his Honors in English literature from Dhaka University. He had a long career as a journalist and was the Editor of a national daily, Dainik Bangla. He has won numerous awards including Bangla Academy Award (1969), Ekushey Padak (1977), and Swadhinata Award (1991).

 

Jashim Uddin. Poet of rural Bangladesh

 

Hasan Hafizur Rahman (14 Jun 1931, Zamalpur): Language movement, liberation war. Edited some volumes of the history of liberation war.

 

Nirmelendu Goon, Mymensingh. Socialism, Marxism, anti colonialism, liberation war, revolution. Nirbachita

 

Abu Zafar Obaidullah, Barisal 1934. Language movement, liberation war, love

 

Syed Shamsul Haque (25 Dec 1935, Rangpur) Language movement, liberation war, love, amorous poetry

 
Abdul Mannan Syed: Poet of the city
 
Rafiq Azad: anti militarism  
 
Abul Hossain: Love, relationship
 
Sikander Abu Zafar (30 Mar 1919, Khulna)
 
Ahsan Habib
 
Mahadev Saha: anti-military dictatorship
 
Helal Hafiz
 
Asad Chowdhury: Language movement, liberation war
 
Al Mahmood
 
Begum Sufia Kamal, nature, humanity 
 
Rudra Muhammad Shahidullah: liberation war, love
 
Dawood Hyder: Against Islamic fundamentalism and medievalism
 
Khandaker Ashraf Hossain: Poet, aesthete, Sundari o Ghrinar Ghungur
 
Taslima Nasreen: Emancipation of women, critique of Islam and male chauvinism

Music

Jaydeb: Geetagovinda (12th century)
 
Baru Chandidas: Srikrisnakirtan
 
Raygunakar Bharatchandra
 
Gojla Gain: Kabi tradition(1704-?)
 
Kabiranjan Ramaprasad Sen (1720-1781)
 
Ramnidhi Gupta: Tappa (1741-1839)
 
Raghunath Ray: Kheyal (1750-1836)
 

Lalan Fakir (1774-1890)

 
Ramshankar Bhattacharya: dhrupada (1761-1853)
 
Bishnu Chakroborty: Brahma sangeet (1804-1900)
 
Biharilal Chakroborty (1835-1894)
 
Satyendranath Thakur: Bangla Patriotic songs (1842-1923)
 
Dwijendralal Ray: Swadeshi (1863-1913)
 
Rajanikanta Sen (1865-1910)
 
Atulprasad Sen: Thumri (1871-1934)
 

Mukunda Das: Swadeshi gaan (Barisal 1878-1949)

 
Kazi Nazrul Islam: Burdwan West Bengal (1899-1976)
 

Hason Raja, Sylhet

 

Ustad Alauddin Khan

 

Shachin Deb Barman

 

Abbas Uddin

 

Mansur Uddin

 
Kamal Das Gupta
 
Purna Das Baul
 
Rahul Deb Barman
 
Luxman Das Baul
 

Salil Chaudhury

 

Gauri Prasanna Majumder

 

Pulak Bandopahyay

 

 

Bhupen Hazarika

 

Suchitra Mitra

 

Abdul Latif, Raypasha, Barisal, 1930

 

Altaf Mahmud, Muladi, Barisal, 23 Dec 1930 killed on 28 Aug 197, Language Movement

 
Samar Das
 
Abdul Ahad
 

Ajoy Chakrobarty

Painters/Sculptors

  Abanindra Nath Thakur (1871-1951)
  Asit Kumar Halder (1890-1964)
  Jamini Ray (1887-1972)
  Nandalal Bose 
  Bikash Bhattacharji
  Jogen Chowdhury
Jainal Abedin
  Somenath Hore
  Mohammed Sultan (1923-94)
  Mohammad Kibria (1929)
  Abdur Razzaq (1932)
  Qayyum Chowdhury (1932)
  Murtaza Baseer (1932)
  Debdas Chakraborty (1933)
  Syed Jahangir (1935)
  Kazi Abdul Baset (1935)
  Kamrul Hassan
  Shamim Shikder
  Ganesh Pyne
  Meera Ray Chowdhury
  Shanu Lahiri
  Swapan Chowdhury
  Ramkinkar Baje
  Aminul Islam

Shahabuddin Ahmed. Dhaka 1950. Fought in the liberation war as a Platoon Commander. Graduated in Fine Arts from Bangladesh College of Arts & Crafts. Later had his advanced studies in France. Shahabuddin is now rated among 50 masters of contemporary arts. 

  Novera Ahmed
  Fazlur Rahman (1929-1982) Architect. Designer of Sears Tower, USA

Scientists

Jagadish Chandra Basu  Acharya Prafulla Chandra Ray
   
   
   
   
   

Organizers/Mentors

Satyen Sen (Udichi)

Ranesh Dasgupta (Udichi)

Ranada Prasad Saha (Kumudidni trust, Bharateshwari homes) Nutan Chandra Sen (Kundeshwari, Chittagong)
Jogesh Chndra (Sadhana, Gandaria, Dhaka) Ashwini Kumar Datta (Barisal)
Brazomohan (Barisal) Brazo Lal Ray (Khulna)
Ananda Mohan (Mymensingh) Nalini Das (Bhola)
 
   
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