Shirshendu Mukhopadhyay is a Bengali author who has written stories for both adults and children. He is known for creating the fictional sleuths such as Barodacharan, Fatik and Shabor Dasgupta.Mukhopadhyay started his career as a school teacher and is now on the staff of Anandabazar Patrika at Kolkata. He is associated with the Bengali magazine Desh.Mukhopadhyay has penned thrillers like KaloBeral, ShadaBeral. Born in Mymensingh(now in Bangladesh) his family migrated to Kolkata during Partition. He spent his childhood in Bihar and many places in Bengal and Assam accompanying his father, who worked in the railways. He passed intermediate from the Victoria College, Cooch Bihar before taking a Masters in Bengali from Calcutta University.
January 25, 2020 ● 11:15 am
Hashi Khushi - Shirshendu Mukhopadhyay. Anindya Chattopadhyay and Aparajita Dasgupta on humour in Bengali literature. In conversation with Paroma Roy Chowdhury