Hemendra Kumar Roy (Bengali: হেমেন্দ্রকুমার রায়) (2 September – 18 April ) was It was Bimal-Kumar’s adventure story Jokher Dhan, for which he is famous in Bengali literature for children. into a film, while several of his works, namely Abar Jokher Dhon and Ratrir Jatri, have been adapted for television. Trivia. The story was based on an adventure story written for children. For the cinema, several changes in the story were made and female characters were.

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Jjakher from ” https: He was monumental in contributing a body of detective, horror, and science-fiction work that would form a substantial portion of the early literature for children in Bengali.

He also composed a number of horror stories for children. Apart from this magazine, he helped edit other literary magazines including Rongmoshal.

It was Bimal-Kumar’s adventure story Jokher Dhanfor which he is famous in Bengali literature for children. He was also a painter and the choreographer for Shishirkumar Bhaduri’s Seeta.

Roy inherited a part of his artistic talent from his father who was a more than competent player of the esraj a string instrument and regularly gave performance at the famed Star Theatre in North Kolkata.


Hemendra Kumar Roy

One of his short stories, Sindur Chupriwas translated into German and was included in a collection of short stories. He adapted some foreign author’s stories in Bengali. Views Read Edit View history.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Zbar Policy. Hemendra Kumar Roy Bengali: One of the recurring characters in his stories and novels featuring Jayanta-Manik was Inspector Sunderbabu, a chubby and somewhat-cowardly police officer with an insatiable appetite who was also a good friend to the detectives.

InHemendrakumar Ray became the editor of Nachghar. During the next few decades, Hemendrakumar Ray wrote over 80 books for children.

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The three main character of this series dhann Atal, Patol and Nakul – won huge popularity among the children and youngsters. His story Nishithini Bibhisikha was adapted for Bengali movie named Jighansha Pinaki Roy credits the litterateur for initiating a trend which would ultimately bring Bengali detective-story-writing from its colonial phase to its anti-imperialistic one: A television serial in the same name was also telecast.

He is best remembered as the creator of Bimal-Kumar, the adventurer duo and Jayanta-Manik the detective duo. In nakher, he wrote his first detective story which was published in Mouchak. Inhe joined the circle of writers that published in the Bharati journal edited by Sourindramohan Mukherjee and Manilal Ganguly.


He was a staunch believer in supernaturals according to Khagendranath Mitra in his Introduction to Hemendra Kumar Roy RachanabaliVolume 1 and he used the supernatural element in several of his adventure and mystery stories.

His first published work was a short-story Amar Kahini that appeared in the magazine Basudha in From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Retrieved 20 July Pinaki Roywho has offered post-colonial interpretations of Bengali detective fictiongives primacy to Roy more as a writer of sleuth narratives than of children’s literature.

Apart from literary productions for children, Roy also wrote numerous essays, short stories, and novels for adults.

Retrieved 2 August This page was last edited on 3 Octoberat List of works by Hemendra Kumar Roy. Kazi Nazrul Islam composed music for the lyrics of Hemendra Kumar.

One of his stories, ‘Dersho Khokar Kando’ that is, ‘The Deeds of Boys’ was made into a film, while several of his works, namely Abar Jokher Dhon and Ratrir Jatrihave been adapted for television.