Sunil Gangopadhyay

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  • Bengali writer Sunil Gangopadhyay passes away 23-10-2012 05:49 PM

    Legendary Bengali writer and Sahitya Akademi President Sunil Gangopadhyay died here early on October 23 following a major cardiac arrest, family sources said. Equally acclaimed for his poems and novels in both West Bengal and Bangladesh, the Sahitya Akademi winner, 78, leaves behind his wife and son who lives at...
  • Bengali writer Sunil Gangopadhyay passes away 23-10-2012 09:43 AM

    New Delhi: One of India's most eminent writers and a stalwart of Bengali literature, Sunil Gangopadhyay, died of a heart attack in the early hours of Tuesday at his residence in Kolkata. He was 78. Gangopadhyay, who was the President of the Sahitya Akademi, had a fall on the night...
  • Taslima accuses noted author of sexual harassment 04-09-2012 01:43 PM

    New Delhi: Exiled Bangladeshi author Taslima Nasreen accused noted author Sunil Gangopadhyay of sexually harassing her and other women. She also alleged that the President of the Sahitya Akademi was actively involved in banning her novel 'Dwikhandito' and her "banishment" from West Bengal. "Sunil Gangapadhyay is for book banning. He...
  • Sujoy Ghosh wants Vidya, Big B in his next film 04-04-2012 07:04 PM

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Sujoy Ghosh, who is planning a sequel to 'Kahaani', is first set to work on a project that he says will definitely have Amitabh Bachchan and Vidya Balan in it. Both actors form an intrinsic part of 'Kahaani'. While Big B sang 'Ekla chalo re', Vidya played the...
  • Amitav Ghosh shortlisted for Hindu prize 26-09-2011 01:49 PM

    New Delhi: Seven writers, including Amitav Ghosh, Sunil Gangopadhyay and UR Ananthamurthy, are in the fray for the Hindu Best Fiction Award 2011, the Chennai-based newspaper group has announced. The shortlist for the award was unveiled by journalist Manu Joseph, who won the award last year for his 'Serious Men',...