Gangopadhyay, Sunil

About Sunil Gangopadhyay

Biography (Poetry International Archives)

Filmography (IMDb)

Obituary (The Hindu)

Obituary (Hindustan Times)

Ganguly, Ruman. "Casting Couch is a Reality: Taslima Nasreen." Times of India, 4 Sep. 2012

Mitra, Dola. "‘I Am Surprised And Shocked By Taslima’s Allegation’." Outlook India, 17 Sep. 2012



Datta, Sudipta. “Moving Out, Moving On: Review of Blood by Sunil Gangopadhyay, trs. Debali Mookerjea-Leonard.” The Hindu, 23 May 2020

Lobo, Joanna. “Sunil Gangopadhyay Delves into the Strength of a Woman.” DNA India, 29 Oct. 2014

Mohanty, Sachidananda. “Book Review: Sunil Gangopadhyay's Those Days: A Novel.” India Today, 29 Oct. 2014

Sengupta, Sagaree. “Murmur in the Woods.” World Literature Today, vol. 75, no. 2, 2001

Harris, Helen. “The Improbable Under Stress.” Times Literary Supplement, no. 4478, 1989



Datta, Ketaki. “Sunil Gangopadhyay: In Conversation with Ketaki Datta.” Muse India, vol. 52, 2013

Bery, Ashok. “Sunil Gangopadhyay and K Satchidanandan. A Conversation.” Wasafiri, vol. 25, no. 1, 2010



Bandyopadhyay, Nibedita. “‘The Green Sleuth’: An Analysis of the Environmentalism in the Selected Detective Fictions of Sunil Gangopadhyay.” Green Letters, vol. 22, no. 1, 2018

Krishnamurthy, Aruna. “The Revolutionary Man in Naxalite Literature.” Journal for the Study of Radicalism, vol. 11, no. 1, 2017

Ciocca, Rosella. “A Legacy of Troubles: Bengal Partition as Long-Lasting Narration.” The Broken Pens: The (Indian) Partition in Literature and Films, Roy and Sarkar (eds.), 2016

Chatterjee, Soumi. “Manasi to Neera: The Evolution of the Concept of 'Muse' in Modern Bengali Poetry.” Transcultural Negotiations of Gender: Studies in (Be)longing, Bhaduri and Mukherjee (eds.), 2016

Roy, Rituparna. “Postcolonial Cities Across Borders: Calcutta and Dhaka in Sunil Ganguli's Purba-Paschim.” Moving Worlds, vol. 13, no. 2, 2013

Bery, Ashok. “Sunil Gangopadhyay and K. Satchidanandan.” Wasafiri, vol. 25, no. 1, 2010

Gupta, Nandini. “The Gamble.” Two Lines, 2001

Adkins, Joan F. “An Analysis of Three Short Stories.” Indian Literature, vol. 21, no. 1, 1978

Manchanda, Rita. “Four Novels in Translation.” Vagartha, vol. 6, 1974




A Hotel in the Jungle (2018)

Interrogation (2012)

Soiled Clothes (2010)

Days and Nights in the Forest (2010)

Egyptian Mystery (2010)

Split Image (2010)

The Lonely Monarch, original Bengali version published in 2005 (2010)

The King of the Verdant Island (2004)

East-West 2 (2004)

The Death Trap (2003)

First Light (2001)

East-West (2000)

Ranu o Bhanu: The Poet and His Muse, original Bengali version published in 2000 (2004)

Those Days, original Bengali version published in 1981 (1997)

Pratidwandi (1974)

Blood, original Bengali version published in 1974 (2020)

At Heaven’s Gates: Shorger Niche Manush, original Bengali version published in 1973 (2004)

Arjun, original Bengali version published in 1970 (1987)

The Youth, original Bengali version published in 1966 (2003)


Short Story Collections

Primal Woman: Stories (2014)

A Bowl of Steaming Rice or a Mere Ghost Story (2006)

Stories (2006)

The Lovers and Other Stories (1995)

Fear and Other Stories (1994)


Poetry Collections

Murmur in the Woods: Selected Poems of Sunil Gangopadhyay (2000)

For You, Neera: Love Poems of Sunil Gangopadhyay (1993)

City of Memories: Selected Poems (1991)

The Giraffe Flames: The Poetry of Sunil Gangopadhyay (1976)


Children's and Young Adult's Books

The Dreadful Beauty (2010)

Sabuj Dwiper Raja (1979)


Essays/Articles/Non-Fiction/Short Stories

With Chitra Divakaruni: “The Most Beautiful Picture in the World.” Chicago Review, vol. 38, no. 1-2, 1992

As editor, with Charu Khan: Paintings and Poetry: An Anthology of Bengali Poems with English Translations, 1992

Mitra, Arun, et al. “How Relevant Is Tagore Today? Eight Bengali Poets Answer the Question.” Indian Literature, vol. 29, 1986



“Bhul Pratisruti.”  Satyajiter Priyo Golpo, 2004



Mukherji, Srijit (dir.). Kakababur Protyaborton, 2021

Sinharoy, Neelotpal (dir./wri.). Beginning, based on Characters created by Gangopadhyay, 2019

Mukherji, Srijit (dir./wri.). Yeti Obhijaan, 2017

Mukherji, Srijit (dir./wri.). Mishawr Rawhoshyo, 2013

Norbu, Khyentse (dir./wri.). Vara: A Blessing, 2013

Chatterjee, Rimi B., and Kailien Singson. “Incredible Splendour.” Graphic Novel based on the story "Bhajankar Sundor", 2013

Shyamaprasad (dir./wri.). Arike, 2012

Ghose, Goutam (dir./wri.). Moner Manush, 2010

Chanda, Samir (dir./wri.). Ek Nadir Galpo, 2008

Shyamaprasad (dir./wri.). The Sea Within, based on the novel Heerak Deepti, 2007

Ghose, Goutam (dir.), Ghose, Goutam, and Sunil Gangopadhyay (wri.). Dekha, 2001

Chaudhuri, Pinaki (dir.), Mukherjee, Joy, and Sunil Gangopadhyay (wri.). Kakababu Here Gelen, 1995

Dutta, Salil (dir./wri.). Shyam Saheb, 1986

Sinha, Tapan (dir./wri.). Sabuj Dwiper Raja, 1979

Ray, Satyajit (dir./wri.). Pratidwandi, 1970

Ray, Satyajit (dir./wri.). Days and Nights in the Forest, 1970