Shahidullah Kaiser

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Birthday
16, 1927
Birthplace
Bangladesh
Death Date
Dec 14, 1971 (44)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
16, 1927
Birthplace
Bangladesh
Death Date
Dec 14, 1971 (44)

About

A Bangladeshi writer and journalist, he was assassinated along with other intellectuals during the Bangladesh Liberation War. His best-known literary works include Sareng Bau (The Captain's Wife) and Sangshaptak (The Indomitable Soldiers).

Before Fame

He earned a degree in economics from Presidency College, Kolkata. He joined the East Pakistani Communist Party in the late 1940s.

Trivia

A key figure in the Bangladesh Language Movement, he won the prestigious Bangla Academy Award in 1962.

Family Life

He and his wife, Panna Kaiser, had a daughter named Shomi.

Associated With

He was the brother of novelist and filmmaker Zahir Raihan.