Mohit Chattopadhyay

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Mohit Chattopadhyaya was born on 1 June 1934 in the town of Barisal, now in Bangladesh. He was a Bengali Indian playwright, screenwriter, dramatist, and poet. He was a leading figure in modern Indian drama.

He left Bangladesh and immigrated to Calcutta (Kolkata) with his family at the age of thirteen. An avid reader, he started writing as a young boy. In Kolkata, he was a frequent visitor of Chaitanya Library, near his home at Bidon Street. In the library, he stumbled upon Six Characters in Search of an Author by Luigi Pirandello, his first contact with an absurd play.

The recipient of scores of awards and felicitations, Mohit Chattopadhyay received the Sangeet Natak Academy Award in 1991. Among other awards, he is the recipient of the Girish Award, the West Bengal State Award, the BFJA Award, and the Nandikaar Award. He is also conferred with Sangeet Natak Akademi Tagore Ratna, a special award to commemorate the 150th birth anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore.

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Purnanga Natok Sangraha By Mohit Chattopadhyay
Purnanga Natok Sangraha By Mohit Chattopadhyay
Purnanga Natok Sangraha
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02-02-2023