November 02, 1935
in Bikrampur (now in Bangladesh), India
About this author
(Bengali: শীর্ষেন্দু মুখোপাধ্যায়) is a Bengali author who writes
Bengali books. He has written stories for both adults and children.
Mukhopadhyay was born in Bikrampur (currently in Munshiganj District),
now in Bangladesh. He spent his childhood in Bihar and many places in
Bengal and Assam accompanying his father, who worked in the railways. He
passed intermediate from the Victoria College (now Acharjya Brajendra
Nath Seal College), Coochbehar (Kochbihar) before taking a Masters in
Bengali from Calcutta University.
Mukhopadhyay started his career as a
school teacher and is now on the staff of Anandabazar Patrika at
Kolkata. He is associated with the Bengali magazine Desh. Comics from his stories
A comics based on his book Bipinbabur Bipad was released. With artwork by Swapn Debnath, the 48-page comic was published in monthly issues of Anandamela (September 2006 to December 2006). Another story Nababganjer Agantuk,
is now in the process of becoming an action comics by Visual Literature
Entertainment, a group of new generation comics creators. Four more
comics based on his novellas have been brought out by Parul Prakashani: Patalghar, Bidhu Daroga, Pagla Saheber Kabor and Patashgarer Jangale. They are created by Sujog Bandyopadhyaya.