Galpa Sangraha by Rabindranath Maitra ebook PDF.
Book – Galpa Sangraha (Bengali Story Book),
Author – Rabindranath Maitra,
Book Format – PDF,
PDF Size – 12 MB,
Pages – 363
Rabindranath Maitra wrote the collection story Galpa Sangraha.
Pioneer writer of Bengal – Rabindranath Maitra:
Rabindranath Maitra was a prominent journalist, philanthropist and pioneer writer of Bengal. ‘Manmoyi Girls’ School’ is a sensational drama and a masterpiece of his life. He was popularly known by the pseudonym Dibakar Sharma. He wrote under the pseudonyms Rabeya Khatun and Banda Chacher Ali. He was truthful and idealistic from childhood. His first and best short story Third Class was published in 1925 in Bijli magazine. This is one of his best short stories.
Where was born Rabindranath Maitra?
Rabindranath Maitra was born in 1896 in Rangpur, present day Bangladesh. His ancestral home was in Naduria of Faridpur. Father’s name is Priyanath Maitra. He has been a journalist for many years. He directly joined the Swadeshi politics. He obtained his BA degree from Bangavasi College, Calcutta. He could not appear in the M.A. examination due to joining the non-cooperation movement. He regularly wrote ‘Saturday letter’ in Anandabazar newspaper Bangashree.
What is the famous play of Rabindranath Maitra?
Literary writers like Tarashankar Banerjee can be found among his writing followers. It is known that Sajnikant Das, the famous editor of the Saturday letter, locked Rabindranath Maitra in his house and wrote the play ‘Manmoyi Girls’ School’ in one day, which was first staged at the Star Theater on 20th December 1932. That play catapulted him to the pinnacle of fame. This play was later staged many times. It was first filmed under the direction of Jyotish Banerjee. Zahar Ganguly and Kanan Devi played the lead roles.
What is the popular Seven short stories of Rabindranath Maitra?
The popular Seven short stories were published from his collection. These are Third Class, Dibakari, Trilochan Kaviraj, Mebar Kahini, Udasir Math, Parajay, Niranjan. His famous poetry book Sindhusarit was published in 1926. Mayar Jal Novel and Bastabika story was published on 1932.
Which famous play of Rabindranath Maitra has been made into a film?
In 1958, director Hem Chandra made a film about the play for the second time. Uttam kumar and Arundhati Devi, one of the heroes of Bengali cinema, were acting for the second time. The play ‘Hem Chandra’ became so popular that it was adapted into a Telugu film ‘Missyamma’ and a Tamil film ‘Missyamma’.
In 1957, the Hindi film ‘Miss Mary’ was made based on this play. Two months after the first staging of this play, the author died of malaria at the age of 36 at his home in Rangpur. After the success of the first play, Rabindranath wanted to write more plays. He had to leave with another play called ‘Kanamama’ unfinished.