Amrita Lal Basu

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Amrita Lal Basu
Born1853
Died1929
NationalityIndian
Occupationplaywright

Amrita Lal Basu (1853–1929) was a playwright and stage actor of Calcutta. He was one of the pioneers of the public theatre in Bengal in British era.[1][2] He is well known for his farces and satirical plays.

His works include

  • Byapika Biday (1926)
  • Dvande Matanam (1926). d. Anantatanay (Dattatray Anant Apte) (b. 1879)
  • Tiltarpan (1881)
  • Bibaha Bibhrat (1884)
  • Taru-Bala (1891)
  • Kalapani (1892)
  • Bimata (1893)
  • Adarsha Bandhu (1900)
  • Avatar (1902)
  • Babu (1893)
  • Chorer Upar Batpari

Education[edit | edit source]

He graduated from the General Assembly's Institution (now the Scottish Church College), before proceeding to the Calcutta Medical College, from where he dropped out after two years of study.[1][3]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Prof. Sirajul Islam. "Basu, Amrita Lal". Banglapedia. Retrieved 27 April 2014.
  2. Datta, Amaresh (1987). Encyclopaedia of Indian Literature: A-Devo - Google Books. ISBN 9788126018031. Retrieved 27 April 2014.
  3. Some Alumni of Scottish Church College in 175th Year Commemoration Volume. Scottish Church College, April 2008. page 588

External link[edit | edit source]

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