Srijato

Srijato Bandopadhyay is an Indian poet of the Bengali language.[1] He won the Ananda Puroskar in 2004 for his book Udanta Sawb Joker: All Those Flying Jokers. In 2014, he won the Filmfare Awards East for Best Lyricist for the song 'Balir Shohor' from 'Mishawr Rawhoshyo'.

Srijato Bandyopadhyay
Srijato Bandyopadhyay - Kolkata 2014-02-07 8647.JPG
Born
Alma materAsutosh College
Occupation
  • Author
  • Lyricist
AwardsAnanda Purashkar

His latest poetic composition 'Megh Bodoler Kabbi' has been published in International Kolkata Bookfair 2020 along with another novel- 'Briksha Onubadak'

Besides writing poems and songs, he also does anchoring and Public Speaking. Recently he made his acting debut in Srijit Mukherji's film Zulfiqar.

He has also attended a writer's workshop at the University of Iowa.[2]

Early lifeEdit

Srijato was born in a musical family. He lived at Garia and spent his childhood at Kamdohari, Narkelbagan. Srijato is the grandchild of classical vocalist Sangeetacharya Tarapada Chakraborty and nephew of musician and the Khalifa of Kotali Gharana Pandit Manas Chakraborty; his mother is also a classical vocalist Gaan Saraswati Srila Bandopadhyay. His early schooling was completed to Jadavpur Vidyapith and he graduated from the Asutosh College, a University of Calcutta affiliate.[2]

Subsequent careerEdit

Srijato started his writing career in the 1990s. He currently lives in Selimpur, southern Kolkata with his wife Durba. Having worked as a journalist, he is now on the editorial board of the magazine "Prathama".[2]

 
Srijato at Oxford Book Store, Kolkata for the Apeejay Bangla Sahitya Utsob 2015.

WorksEdit

His notable works include Chotoder Chiriyakhana: The menagerie for kids (2005), Katiushar golpo: Tales untold (2006), Borshamongol : The monsoon epic (2006), Okalboisakhi: Storms unprecedent (2007), Likhte hole bhodrobhabe lekho: Write politely, if you have to (2002), Ses Chithi: Last Letter (1999), Bombay to Goa (2007), Coffer namti Irish : Irish Coffee (2008), Onubhob korechi tai bolchi : Revealing the feeling (1998).His book of poems, Andhakar Lekhaguchchha was firstly posted in the Facebook by the poet. Every poem of this book is a Sonnet.

He has also written novels. His first novel is "4043".His second novel was published in Pujabarshiki Anondolok, named "Shalimare Shonghat".[3]

PoemEdit

  • Sesh Chithi (1999)
  • Du-char Katha (2000)
  • Anubhab Korchi Tai Bolchi (2001)
  • Likhte hole Bhodrobhabe Lekho (2002)
  • Uronto Sob Joker (2004)
  • Chotoder Chiriyakhana (2005)
  • Katiushar Golpo (2006)
  • Borshamongol (2006)
  • Okalboisakhi (2007)
  • Bombay To Goa (2007)
  • coffee'r Namti Irish (2008)
  • Betu Ar Jethu (2008)
  • Emni Boi (2009)
  • Sesh Chithi Du-char Katha (2009)
  • Combinasia (2010)
  • Kichu Kobita (2011)
  • Chhai Ronger Gram (2011)
  • Train Haranor Gondho (2012)
  • Amar Santa Thakur (2012) (Prose)
  • Ami Ar William (2013)
  • Karkatkrantir Desh (2014)
  • Bandhobi Gach (2015)
  • Kobita Somogro-I (2015)
  • Andhakar Lekhaguchchha (2015)
  • Kobita Somogro II (2016)
  • Shalimare Songhat (2017) (Novel)
  • Premer Kobita (2017)
  • Mushtaq Hussain er Dorbari (2017)
  • Taravora Akasher Niche (2018) (Novel)
  • Dhongso (2018)
  • Lymeric (2018)
  • Srijator Facebook (2018) (a collection of Facebook posts)
  • Je Jotsna Harinatito (2019)
  • Je Kotha Boloni Aage (2019) (Novel)
  • Ja Kichu Aaj Byaktigoto (2019) (Prose)
  • Megh Bodoler Kabbi (2020)
  • Briksha Onubadok (2020) (Novel)
  • Srijator Facebook ii (2020) (a collection of facebook posts)
  • Sababahika (2021)
  • Kuyashanagarir Upaksyan (2021)(Novel)

LyricsEdit

Year Films Songs Composers
2010 033 Chandrabindoo
2010 Autograph Chal Rastay Debojyoti Mishra
2011 Jiyo Kaka All Songs Neel Dutt, Rupam Islam, Chandrabindoo
2011 Uro Chithi
2011 Shotru All Songs Indraadip Dasgupta
2011 Iti Mrinalini
2011 Chaplin
2011 Jaani Dyakha Hawbe Thik Thakish, Jaani Dekha Hobe, Phire Jaa Re Mon Ja, Indradeep Dasgupta
2011 Abosheshey
2012 Charuulata
2012 Ekla Akash Chai Udaan Jeet Gannguli
2012 Paanch Adhyay
2013 Namte Namte
2013 Mrs. Sen Ghar Aaja Indraadip Dasgupta
2013 C/O Sir All Songs Raja Narayan Deb
2013 Mishawr Rawhoshyo All Songs Indraadip Dasgupta
2013 Chander Pahar Chander Pahar Indraadip Dasgupta
2014 Obhishopto Nighty Roddur, Sadher Lighty Indraadip Dasgupta
2014 Khaad Indraadip Dasgupta
2018 Kabir Akasheo Alpo Neel, Maula (Tere Darga Pe) Indraadip Dasgupta
2018 Ek Je Chhilo Raja Esho hey Indraadip Dasgupta
2021 Golondaaj Bickram Ghosh

AwardsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Roy, Amit (17 August 2008). "Cal trio charm book lovers". The Daily Telegraph. Retrieved 28 September 2010.
  2. ^ a b c "Srijato". veethi.com. Retrieved 24 March 2017.
  3. ^ "Unless you are Javed Akhtar or Gulzar, you aren't important: Srijato - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 24 March 2017.

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