Imdadul Haq Milan

Imdadul Haq Milan (born 8 September 1955)[1] is a Bangladeshi novelist and editor of the daily newspaper Kaler Kantho.[2] He is the recipient of Bangla Academy Literary Award in 1992[3] and Ekushey Padak in 2019.[4]

Imdadul Haq Milan
ইমদাদুল হক মিলন
Imdadul Haq Milon.jpg
Milan in 2015
Born (1955-09-08) 8 September 1955 (age 65)
NationalityBangladeshi
EducationBA
Alma materJagannath College
Occupation
  • Author
  • dramatist
  • editor
  • columnist
  • television personality
AwardsBangla Academy Literary Award, Ekushey Padak

Early life and educationEdit

Born in Bikrampur, Milan spent his childhood with his maternal grandmother.[5] He then moved to Gendaria in Dhaka. He wrote his first story Bondhu in 1973. Bangla Academy's Uttaradhikar magazine published his first novel Jabojjibon.[5] Milan graduated from Jagannath College.[1]

WorksEdit

As of February 2019, Milan has published over 200 books.[6]

Romantic
  • Bhalobashar Shukh Dukh (1993)[6]
Non-fiction
  • Jabojjibon (Lifelong, written in 1976, published in 1990)
  • Nodi Upakhyan (The Story of River, 1985)
  • Bhumiputro (A Son of the Soil, 1985)
  • Kalakal (Proper or Improper Time, 985)
  • Poradhinota (Subgugation, 1985)
  • Rupnagor (A Place of Love, 1988)
  • Rajakartontro (Time of the Collaborators, 1990)
Based on liberation war
  • Kalo Ghora (The Black Horse)
  • Gherao
  • Ekattor O Ekjon Maa (2019)[6]
Historical
  • Desh Vager Por (After the division of the country)
  • Neta Je Rate Nihoto Holen (The night the leader was assassinated)
Others
  • Noorjahan-1
  • Noorjahan-2
  • O Radha O Krisna (O Radha! O Krisna!) in 1977 (published in 1982)
  • Duhkho Kasto (Pains and Sufferings) in 1978 (published in 1982)
  • Uponayok (The Second Hero) in 1979 (published in 1990)
  • Kon Gramer meye(series BTV Natok)(2009–10)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Shawreen Rahman (February 25, 2017). "Imdadul Huq Milan". The Daily Star. Retrieved March 12, 2017.
  2. ^ "'Kaler Kantho' celebrates 5th anniversary". banglanews24.com. 2015-01-10. Retrieved 2015-08-03.
  3. ^ পুরস্কারপ্রাপ্তদের তালিকা [Winners list] (in Bengali). Bangla Academy. Retrieved 23 August 2017.
  4. ^ "Language Movement icon Golam Arif Tipu among 2019 Ekushey Padak nominees". bdnews24.com. Retrieved 6 February 2019.
  5. ^ a b Shah Alam Shazu (2013-02-04). "Imdadul Haq Milon: Romancing the readers". The Daily Star. Retrieved 2013-02-04.
  6. ^ a b c ""I am eternally grateful to my readers" - Imdadul Haq Milan". The Daily Star. 2019-02-06. Retrieved 2019-02-06.

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