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Famous Bangladeshi Poets - Famous Poets from Bangladesh

This famous Bangladeshi poets section is an educational source of information and inspiration featuring reknown Bangladeshi poets. Here you will find famous poets of our time and times past from Bangladesh.

 
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Azad, Abid

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Abid Azad (16 November 1952 – 22 March 2005) was an eminent Bangladeshi Poet, critic and a literary editor. Azad was the author of 19 books of poetry including Ghaser Ghatana (1976), Amar Mon Kemon Kore (1980), Banotaruder Marma (1982), and Shiter Rachanabali (1983).
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Azad, Humayun

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Humayun Azad (Bengali : ; 28 April 1947 – 11 August 2004) was a Bangladeshi Author, poet, scholar and linguists. He wrote more than seventy titles. He was widely known [ by whom ] for his anti-establishment, anti-religion and anti-military voice and was reputed [ by whom ] for caustic remarks. In 2012, the Government of Bangladesh honored him with Ekushey Padak posthumously.
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Goon, Nirmalendu

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Nirmalendu Goon (born 1945) is a Bangladeshi poet.
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Guha, Bimal

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Bimal Guha (Bangla: ) (born 27 October 1952) is a Bangladeshi poet, and a leading poet of his generation. He appeared on the literary scene of Bangladesh in the seventies of last century. His themes revolve round our war of liberation and the eternal subjects of love, nature, motherland, mother-tongue, tradition and modernity.. Leading Bangladeshi modern poet
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Habib, Ahsan

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Ahsan Habib (2 February 1917 – 10 July 1985) was a Bangladeshi poet and literary figure in Bengali culture. He was born in a village named Shankarpasha, in Pirojpur. Before India-Pakistan partition, he worked on few literature magazines named Takbir, Bulbul (1937–38) and the saogat (1939-43) and he was an staff artiste at the Kolkata centre of All India Radio. After partition he came to Dhaka and work on Daily azad, Monthly mohammadi, Daily Krishak, Daily Ittehad, Weekly Prabaha, etc.
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Hafiz, Helal

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Helal Hafiz (Bengali : , born 7 October 1948) is a Bangladeshi poet. He is considered a true representative of the poets of his generation. He studied at Netrokona Datta High School, Netrokona College and University of Dhaka. His first collection of poems: Je Jale Agun Jwale published in 1986 was the best-selling Bengali book in Ekushey Book Fair of the year. "Nishiddha Sampadakiya" ("The Banned Editorial"), one of his most quoted poems inspired at least two generations of revolutionaries and angry young men. During the Mass Upsurge in 1969 it became a popular slogan and a constant source of inspiration for Bengali political activists, specially students. He worked as a literary editor for many newspapers. He was also known as a legendary gambler.
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Haq, Sikdar Aminul

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Sikdar Aminul Haq (6 December 1942 - 17 May 2003 ) is a Bangladeshi poet.
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Hasan (1947-1975), Abul

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Abul Hasan (1947–1975; born Abul Hossain Miah ) was a Bangladeshi poet and journalist.
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Huq, Syed Shamsul

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Syed Shamsul Haque (Bengali : ; born 27 December 1935) is a Bangladeshi poet and writer.
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Hussain, Abul

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Abul Hussain (15 August 1922) is a well-acclaimed Bangladeshi poet who is recognized as the first modern Bengali poet in Bangladesh. Abul Hussain is the leading exponent of modernism in Bangladeshi poetry. He expresses in his verse a cynical and anguished mood that reflects his lifelong search for a philosophical and religious position from which to analyze and comprehend the individual life in relation to society; the political instability and economic uncertainties in his country; and his suspicion of progress without human feeling. He is a writer of 25 Books.
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Mahmud, Al

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Mir Abdus Shukur Al Mahmud (Bengali) (born 11 July 1936), commonly known as Al Mahmud is a Bangladeshi Poet, novelist, short-story writer. He is considered as one of the greatest Bengali poets emerged in 20th century. His work in Bengali poetry is dominated by his copious use of regional dialects. In 1950s he was among those Bengali poets who were outspoken by writing about the events of Bengali Language Movement, nationalism, political and economical repression and struggle against West Pakistan Government.
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Mahmud, Mozid

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Mozid Mahmud (Bengali: ), (born 1966) is a Bangladeshi poet and essayist. He is recognized a major poet of 1980s, with more than thirty books to his credit.
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Mia, Bonde Ali

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Bande Ali Mia (Bengali : ; 17 January 1906 – 27 June 1979) was a Bangladeshi poet.
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Nurul Huda, Mohammad

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Mohammad Nurul Huda (Template:Lang-bn ), (1949) is a Bangladeshi poet and novelist. He is recognized a major poet of 1960s, with more than fifty poetry books to his credit.. a modern poet from Bangladesh
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Quaderi, Shaheed

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Shahid Qadri (born 14 August 1942) is a Bangladeshi poet and writer. He is one of the prominent poets of post-1947 Bengali poetry, who brought in a fresh air by introducing urbanism and a sense of modernity in terms of the use of urban-life-related diction. His poetry is infused with patriotism, cosmopolitanism and universalism at a time and while it deals with nature and urbanity, it delves deep into the conflicts and the sense of alienation pervading our modern life. For his poetry, he was awarded Bangla Academy Award in 1973.
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Rahman, Shamsur

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Shamsur Rahman (Bangla: Shamsur Ruhman) (October 23, 1929 – August 17, 2006) was a Bangladeshi poet, columnist and journalist. Rahman, who emerged in the latter half of the 20th century, wrote more than sixty books of poetry and is considered a key figure in Bengali literature. He was regarded the unofficial poet laureate of Bangladesh. Major themes in his poetry and writings include liberal humanism, human relations, romanticised rebellion of youth, the emergence of and consequent events in Bangladesh, and opposition to religious fundamentalism.. Bangladeshi poet columnist and journalist; key figure in Bengali literature
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Sarkar, Arunabh

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Arunabh Sarkar (born May 29, 1941) is a Bangladeshi Poet, Columnist, Literary Editor & a Freedom Fighter .Born at tangail, Bangladesh. He received the Bangla Academy Award, 2009 for Poetry. Bangla Academy Award is the most prestigious and highst Award for Poetry in Bangladesh. Arunabh also received Tangail Sahitya Sangsad Poetry Award for 2007. He has three collection of Poems : "Nagare Baul", "Keu Kichhui Jane Na" and "Narira Fere Na". Sarkar also edited a Poetry Magazine, Eshika from 1969 to 1985. Poet Arunabh Sarkar has been working as a Journalist for some 40 years in Bangladesh .
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Shahriar, Abu Hasan

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Abu Hasan Shahriar (25 June 1959) is a popular Bangladeshi poet, Literary Editor and a Media personality of Bangladesh.

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