Samaresh Basu



Samaresh Basu (11 December 1924 – 12 March 1988) was a Bengali writer born on 11 December 1924 (1331 in the Bengali calendar) and spent his early childhood in Bikrampur, Dhaka in present-day Bangladesh. He died on 12 March 1988.He was awarded the 1980 Sahitya Akademi Award in Bengali, by Sahitya Akademi, Indias National Academy of Letters, for his novel, Shamba. He won the 1983 Filmfare Awards for Best Story for Namkeen.

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