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Who was Buddhadeb Guha?

Buddhadeb Guha, 29 June 1936 – 29 August 2021, was an Indian writer of fiction in Bengali. known for his short stories and novels. He is a nature lover who loves forests and he provides nature backgrounds for most of his novels.

Noted Bengali writer Buddhadeb Guha dies in Kolkata at 85

Noted Bengali writer Buddhadeb Guha dies in Kolkata at 85
Noted Bengali writer Buddhadeb Guha dies in Kolkata at 85

Noted Bengali writer Buddhadeb Guha died in a Kolkata hospital late Sunday. He was 85. A chartered accountant by profession, Buddhadeb Guha was one of the most popular writers who created the character Rijuda and his sidekick Rudra, who explore jungles.

How did Buddhadeb Guha die?

Earlier this year in April, Guha was detected with Covid-19 and was admitted to a hospital for over a month. He had to be hospitalized again recently with lung and urinary tract problems. He died around 11.30 pm on Sunday due to post-Covid complications after a massive cardiac arrest, PTI cited his family as saying.

Buddhadeb Guha Biography, Wiki

Buddhadeb Guha hails from Kolkata, West Bengal. He was born on June 29, 1936. His graduation was done at St Xavier’s College of the University of Calcutta. He is a successful chartered accountant by profession.

His younger days were spent in different parts of West Bengal as well as present-day Bangladesh. He has many childhood friends from Bangladesh and those childhood days later inspired him to write many books in the Rivu series.

A chartered accountant by profession, Buddhadeb Guha was one of the most popular writers who created the popular children’s character Rijuda and his sidekick Rudra, who explore jungles. Nature and forest were recurrent themes in his novels and short stories. He is best remembered for his novel Madhukori which is considered a milestone in Bengali literature.

Dreamy abstractness and romantic appeal are other characteristics of his works. He is the recipient of numerous prestigious awards including Ananda Puraskar in 1976 for his novel, Halud Basanta apart from Shiromani Puraskar and Sharat Puraskar. The Library of Congress has over fifty titles by him.

A man with different shades, apart from being a renowned writer, he was a nature lover, hunter, musician, and chartered accountant. He owns an urban lifestyle.

Buddhdeb Guha was also a great Ranbindra Sangeet singer. Ananda Puraskar, Shiromani Puraskar, and Sharat Puraskar are major honors received by him. Jaoya-Asa, Jongli Mohol, Bonobasar, Aainar Samne, Banjoytsnai, Sabuj Andhakare, Babli, Hajarduari, Charkanya, Ilmorander Deshe, Sabinay Nibedan, Riya, Bangri Poshir Doo Rattir, Sharaswata Sera baro Sogotokti, Pakhsat, Ektu Ushnatar Jonno, Gunja Phuler Mala, Halud Bosonto and Jagmogi are some of his major works.

Born29 June 1936
Calcutta, birth Bengal Presidency, British India
Died29 August 2021 (aged 85)
Kolkata India
OccupationWriter, Chartered accountant
NationalityIndian
Notable worksMadhukariSabinoyNibedonChaprash
SpouseRitu Guha

Buddhadeb Guha Personal Life

Buddadeb Guha with his wife Ritu Guha
Buddadeb Guha with his wife Ritu Guha

He was married to eminent Rabindra Sangeet exponent Ritu Guha who died in 2011. He has left behind two daughters.

“Buddhadev Guha is no more. He was blessed to be one with the Divine on the night of Janmashtami (Lord Krishna’s birthday) in 2021. Do join his family and friends in celebrating his life,” his elder daughter Maleni B Guha posted on social media.

 

Who was Buddhadeb Guha?

Buddhadeb Guha, 29 June 1936 – 29 August 2021, was an Indian writer of fiction in Bengali. known for his short stories and novels. He is a nature lover who loves forests and he provides nature backgrounds for most of his novels.

Who is Buddhadeb Guha’s wife?

Buddhadeb Guha was married to eminent Rabindra Sangeet exponent Ritu Guha who died in 2011.

How did Buddhadeb Guha die?

Earlier this year in April, Guha was detected with Covid-19 and was admitted to a hospital for over a month. He had to be hospitalized again recently with lung and urinary tract problems.

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