Subhash Mukhopadhyay

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Birthday
12, 1919
Birthplace
India
Death Date
Jul 8, 2003 (84)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
12, 1919
Birthplace
India
Death Date
Jul 8, 2003 (84)

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Twentieth-century poet who revolutionized modern Bengali poetry with a debut collection entitled Padatik (The Foot Soldier).

Before Fame

He graduated with honors from the Scottish Church College in Calcutta, where he studied philosophy.

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He was the recipient of India's two most prestigious literary honors: the Sahitya Akademi Award (1964) and the Jnanpith Award (1991).

Family Life

He married fellow writer Gita Bandyopadhyay. The couple adopted three daughters.

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He and iconic film director Satyajit Ray co-edited a children's magazine called Sandesh for several years.

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