About this author
Bidyut Mitra Pseudonym of Qazi Anwar Hussain
Kazi Anwar Hossain was born on 19 July 1936. His father was a scientist and writer, Kazi Motahar Hossain.
He grew up in a literary environment. He received his master’s in Bengali literature and language from the University of Dhaka. As a graduation gift, he requested a printing press from his father.
Hussain would often lock himself in his room for hours at length when writing. He created the spy-thriller series Masud Rana, modeled after James Bond. As of 2008, there were more than 400 books in this series.
On 10 January 2022, he was placed on life support, before suffering a stroke and a heart attack. He died at BIRDEM in Dhaka, on 19 January 2022, at the age of 85.
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