Amrita Lal Basu

Amrita Lal Basu (1853–1929) was a playwright and stage actor of Calcutta. He was one of the pioneers of the public theatre in Bengal in British era.[1][2] He is well known for his farces and satirical plays.

Amrita Lal Basu
Born1853
Died1929
NationalityIndian
Occupationplaywright

His works include

  • Byapika Biday (1926)
  • Dvande Matanam (1926). d. Anantatanay (Dattatray Anant Apte) (b. 1879)
  • Tiltarpan (1881)
  • Bibaha Bibhrat (1884)
  • Taru-Bala (1891)
  • Kalapani (1892)
  • Bimata (1893)
  • Adarsha Bandhu (1900)
  • Avatar (1902)
  • Babu (1893)
  • Chorer Upar Batpari

EducationEdit

He graduated from the General Assembly's Institution (now the Scottish Church College), before proceeding to the Calcutta Medical College, from where he dropped out after two years of study.[1][3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Prof. Sirajul Islam. "Basu, Amrita Lal". Banglapedia. Retrieved 27 April 2014.
  2. ^ Datta, Amaresh (1987). Encyclopaedia of Indian Literature: A-Devo - Google Books. ISBN 9788126018031. Retrieved 27 April 2014.
  3. ^ Some Alumni of Scottish Church College in 175th Year Commemoration Volume. Scottish Church College, April 2008. page 588

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