Humayun Ahmed Bangladeshi Popular Literary

Humayun Ahmed Bangladeshi Popular Literary


Humayun Ahmed Bangladeshi Popular Literary

Humayun Ahmed was born on 13 November 1948 at his grandfather's house in Mohanganj, Netrokona sub-division of the then Mymensingh district of East Pakistan. His father Shahid Faizur Rahman Ahmed and his mother Ayesha Fayez. His father was a police officer. He used to write in newspapers. He also published a book during his stay in Bogra. Although his mother was not accustomed to writing, he wrote an autobiography entitled Life as It Is. The family was in a literary mood. His younger brother Muhammad Zafar Iqbal is a science teacher and novelist in the country; The youngest brother Ahsan Habib is a prolific writer and cartoonist. His three sisters are Sufia Haider, Mumtaz Shahid, and Roxana Ahmed. Humayun Ahmed is one of the most popular Bengali novelists of the twentieth century. He died on 19 July 2012.


Humayun Ahmed's literary career began with the writing of a short novel in his student life at Dhaka University. The name of this novel is Nandita Norke. It was not possible to publish the novel during the war of liberation in 1971. The novel was first published as a book by the khan Brothers in 1972 under the tutelage of poet-writer Ahmed Shafar. When the eminent Bengali linguist Pandit Ahmad Sharif spontaneously wrote the introduction of this book, curiosity arose in the literary circles of Bangladesh. Conch Blue Prison is his second book. Until his death, he wrote more than two hundred short stories and novels. One of the main features of his work is 'story-richness'. He also effortlessly and convincingly portrays surreal events that can be considered as a kind of magical realism. His stories and novels are dialogical. He has an unparalleled talent for portraying the character in just a few sentences in a moderate and small range of descriptions. Although there is no lack of social awareness, it is noticeable that his writings lack political motivation. All compositions have a strong sense of well-being; As a result, the 'negative' character also gained tenderness in his writing. In this regard, he is influenced by the American writer Steinbeck. His personal experience and perception can be seen in many works. The novel Madhyan, written in a historical context, is considered one of his best works. Besides, the story of Jochna and Janani is another large scale work, which was written in 1971 using the liberation war of Bangladesh. But usually, he writes about contemporary events.


Humayun Ahmed Sir married Gultekin khan in 1966. The couple has three daughters and one son. The eldest daughter is Nova Ahmed, the eldest daughter is Sheila Ahmed and the youngest daughter is Bipasha Ahmed. His eldest son's name is Nuhash Ahmed. Another boy died prematurely. He was named Rashed Humayun. Humayun Ahmed became close with his daughter Sheila's peers and actress Shawn, who has acted in several of his plays and films, since the mid-1990s. She broke up with Gultekin in 2003 to end the family feud and married Shawn the same year. In this house, their three sons and daughters were born. The first earthly girl died. He wanted to name this girl Lilavati. The boys are Nishad and Ninit Humayun. 


Humayun Ahmed Sir built Nuhash Palli, a garden house on 22 bighas of land in Pijulia village of Mirzapur Union in Sadar Upazila of Gazipur district near Dhaka in 1987. The house was named after Gultekin and his first son Nuhash Humayun. At present, its size has been further increased to 40 bighas. Actor Dr. Ejazul Islam helped him in buying and managing this land. There is a pond to the north of the house. The name of the pond is 'Lilavati'. It is named after Shawn and his untimely late daughter, who died before seeing the light of day. There is a wooden pool in the pond. An artificial island has been created in the middle of the pond, where tents have been pitched. Towards the end of his life, he loved to stay in this house. He is a beaver, But Majlisi was. He loved to tell stories and jokes. He was without vanity. His hobby is silently observing human nature and behavior. However, he never involved himself in the narrow politics or factions of the literary sphere. He was short-spoken, a man of somewhat shy nature, and in spite of his immense popularity, he was comfortable living an intermittent life. But loneliness was not a choice. He liked to take relatives and friends with him wherever he went. His influence in Bangladesh is intense and profound; For this reason, his statements on national issues and crises were often published in the media with seriousness.
 

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