Bhabendra Nath Saikia Birthday, Age, Family & Biography


Bhabendra Nath Saikia

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BIRTHDAY 20 February, 1932
BIRTH PLACE Nagaon , Assam
COUNTRY India
AGE (in 2003) 71 Years Old
BIRTH SIGN Pisces
HEIGHT in centimeters- 174 cm
in meters- 1.74 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 8”
WEIGHT in Kilograms- 70 kg
in Pounds- 154.32 lbs
Last Updated on : May 15, 2017

Other Name: Dr. Bhabendra Nath Saikia
Appearance: Assamese Bollywood

Birthday Countdown, Age and Birthday Facts

Bhabendra Nath Saikia was 71 years, 5 months & 22 days old age.


About   Edit

Bhabendra Nath Saikia is a great teacher, Writer, and Filmmaker who was born on February 20, 1932, in Nagaon, Assam, India.

Career

The novelist from Assam, Bhabendra has received a plenty of literary awards which mainly include Sahitya Academy in the year 1976. Additionally, he is also given the Padma Shri Awards. This top-ranked writer of Assam has contributed to All India Radio – AIR by writing plays. However, his works have been translated into many other languages such as English, Hindi, Malayalam, Gujarati, Bengali, Telugu, and Marathi. The national plays taken up by the AIR are Kolahal, Itihaas, and Durbhiksha. Most prominently, Kolahal was chosen to be broadcasted from the foreign countries. However, he also actively participates in the stage shows as a director and playwright. Consequently, he has written a good number of One Act Plays as well as other plays for Assam’s Mobile Theater.
 
Apart from the stage shows, Bhabendra Nath Saikia has also brilliantly directed the feature movies which have been featured in the various places where International Film Festivals were organized. Subsequently, he has also directed the television series on the stories of Rabindra Nath Tagore which was cast on Doordarshan – Hindi. As a matter of fact, he has directed eight movies in total among which seven f them have been selected to be screened at the International Film Festival of India. Also, he is been actively contributing to the mobile theater in Assam named as Abahan Theater. His popular novels include Antarip, Ramyabhumi, and Atankar Shekhot which were highly appreciated by his readers.

Awards Receipt

AWARD NAME AWARD CATEGORY RECEIPT YEAR RECEIPT FIELD
Padma Shri Civilian Award 2001 Literature and Education

Death Info

Bhabendra Nath Saikia died on 13-08-2003 in Guwahati, Assam, India.

DEATHDAY DEATH PLACE DEATH STATE DEATH COUNTRY
13 August, 2003 Guwahati Assam India




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