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Akbar Hussain (1 October 1917 – 2 June 1981) was a Bengali language novelist of Bangladesh. He was born in the village of Kaya in Kumarkhali under Kushtia district. His father's and mother's name is Hazi Abdul Ali and Majeda begum. His wife was Hashna Banu. Hussain is principally known for his novel Abancchita.

Akbar Hussain
Native name
আকবর হোসেন
Born(1917-10-01)October 1, 1917
DiedJune 2, 1981(1981-06-02) (aged 63)
NationalityBangladeshi
OccupationNovelist

CareerEdit

After receiving a Bachelor of Arts (1941), he started writing. At that time he wrote in Sondhani, Shikkha, Daily Azad and Nabajug. His first novel Abanchita gains huge popularity. After huge success of Abanchita, he writes accordingly ki Paini, Du diner Khelaghore and Mohmukti etc.

WritingsEdit

NovelsEdit

  • Abanchita (1950)
  • Ki Paini (1952)
  • Mohmukti (1953)
  • Dheau Jage (1961)
  • Alo Chhaya (Golpogrontho,1964)
  • Du diner Khelaghore (1965)
  • Megh-Bijli-Badal (1968)
  • Natun Prithibi (1974)
  • Dostokhoto (1989)
  • Ava O Tar Prothom Porush (1988)

ReferencesEdit

Further readingEdit

  • Dr. Rakibul Hassan: Panchasher shahitye jonopriya Juboraj (Shomachaar, Dhaka, 2015) (in Bengali)
  • Dr. Rakibul Hassan: Akbar Hussainer kathashahitya; Rupolok o Shilposhiddhi (Akkhar Prokashoni, Dhaka, 2013) (in Bengali)
  • Dr. Rakibul Hassan: Bangla Janapriya Uponesher Dhara;Mir Mosharraf Hossain theke Akbar Hussain (Adorn Publication, Dhaka, 2011) (in Bengali)
  • Dr. Rakibul Hassan: Kayai Rabindranath, Bagha Jatin ebong Praggojon (Botomul, Dhaka, 2008) (in Bengali)
  • Dr. Rakibul Hassan: Gorai Nadir Paar (Adorn Publication, Dhaka, 2012) (in Bengali)