Kolkata: Eminent Bengali author Buddhadeb Guha, writer of many notable works resembling ‘Madhukari’ (Honey Gatherer), isn’t any extra. He was 85.
Mr Guha died of post-covid problems on Sunday at 11:25 pm at a non-public hospital in Kolkata after an enormous cardiac arrest, his household mentioned.
The author, whose works of fiction mirrored his closeness to nature and forests of jap India, was affected by post-Covid problems and had been hospitalised earlier this month after complaining of breathlessness and urinary an infection, his household mentioned.
He had earlier suffered from Covid-19 in April and had been hospitalised for 33 days.
Mr Guha was predeceased by spouse, eminent Rabindra Sangeet exponent Ritu Guha in 2011 and left behind two daughters.
Born on June 29, 1936 in Kolkata, Guha had spent his childhood in Rangpur and Barisal districts of East Bengal (now Bangladesh). His childhood experiences and travels left a deep imprint on his thoughts, which have been mirrored in his works afterward.
His novels and brief tales have been extremely acclaimed by critics, profitable him followers throughout the sub-continent and several other awards together with Ananda Purashkar in 1976, Shiroman Purashkar and Sharat Puraskar.
His necessary works in addition to `Madhukari’ embody `Koeler Kachhe’ (Close to the Koel fowl) and `Sobinoy Nibedon’ (Humble Providing).
An award-winning Bengali movie ‘Dictionary’ was made primarily based on two of his works `Baba Howa’ (Being a Father) and `Swami Howa’ (Being a Husband).
He was additionally a preferred youngsters’s author creating the fictional character Rijuda, a hunter-turned-conservationist and his side-kick Rudra.
By occupation a charted accountant, Mr Guha was additionally famous classical singer and a proficient illustrator.
“Buddhadev Guha isn’t any extra. He was blessed as to be one with the Divine on the night time of Janmashtami (Lord Krishna’s birthday) 2021.Do be a part of his household and associates in celebrating his life,” his elder daughter Maleni B Guha posted in social media.
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