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Mahasweta Devi (I) (1926–2016)

Mahasweta Devi was born on January 14, 1926 in Dacca, Bengal Presidency, British India. She was a writer, known for Sunghursh (1968), Rudaali (1993) and Maati Maay (2006). She was married to Asit Gupta and Bijon Bhattacharya. She died on July 28, 2016 in Kolkata, West Bengal, India. See full bio »

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Sunghursh Writer
Rudaali Writer
Maati Maay Writer


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 2014 Mhadu - A Myth (story)
 2010 Gangor (short story)
 2006 Maati Maay (story "Baayen")
 1998 Hazaar Chaurasi Ki Maa (based on the novel "Hazaar Churashir Ma")
 1993 Rudaali (story)
 1968 Sunghursh (story - as Mahashweta Devi)
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 2009 Journeying with Mahasweta Devi (Documentary)

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Mahashweta Debi | Mahasweta Debi | Mahashweta Devi

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Mother of Late Nabarun Bhattacharya.

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