Sanjib Chattopadhyay Details

Sanjib Chattopadhyay

Type of Publisher : Books

Total Book Published : 6


Sanjeev Chattopadhyay (Born February 28, 1936 in Kolkata, India) is a fiction writer. His style is characterized by use of short satirical sentences mixed with very lively language.[citation neededSanjeev Chattopadhyay spent his childhood under strict guidance of his father after his mother died when he was five.
He was admitted to school in seventh standard. [clarification needed] at Victoria Institution in Calcutta. He studied chemistry at Scottish Church College, Calcutta. The plots of his fiction are set amidst Calcutta families.
Within the confines of these homes, he challenges the moral values of the fast-changing middle class of the city. Chattopadhyay frequently uses old men as his protagonists. These aged characters create the spiritual and philosophical edge found in his novels Lotakambal (The Blanket and Quilt) and Shakha Prasakha (Branches). His most famous novella Swetpatharer tebil (The Ivory Table) is an example of his characteristic style of story-telling which mixes tension, dilemma, curiosity, pity, humor, and satire. He has written fiction for children and continues to write for magazines and newspapers. Chattopdhyay current writing is related to Ramkrishna Paramhansa Sarada Devi and Swami Vivekananda.

Some of his major works apart from the above mentioned are: Parampadokamale (At His Divine Feet), Cancer, Duti Chair (Two Chairs), Roshe Boshe, Rakish Maa Roshe Boshe, Besh Achhi Roshe Boshe, Tumi Aar Aami (You And I), Eke Eke (One By One), Kolkata Achhe Kolkatatei (Calcutta Is In Calcutta).

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