()(19.9.1921—26.8.2003) was an eminent Bengali
writer and novelist.
He received 1975 Sahitya Akademi Award
, by Sahitya Akademi
, India's National Academy of Letters, for his novel Asamay
Personal life and education
Bimal Kar was born in Taki, North 24-Parganas, on September 19, 1921.Bimal Kar spent his early youth in Asansol and parts of Bihar like Jabalpur, Hazaribagh, Gomoh and Dhanbad. He died on 26 August 2003.
Bimal Kar has written many Bengali classics. He also wrote dramas depicting society.
The special ability of Kar was that he had many completely different narration styles. For example, he has written superb stories without any dialogue, and he has also written noteworthy ones almost entirely comprising dialogue. His mastery of the Western Bengal and Chhota Nagpur locales matched well his in-depth association with modern Calcutta. Another special strength was his willingness to think when necessary like a woman.
He was involved in myriad professions that later helped him write on varied subjects. His writings reflect a modern mind and have inspired many young writers whom he also supported at the start of their literary careers.
For children, He created the retired magician Kinkar Kishore Ray
, alias Kikira
who solved mysteries... Read More