Narayan Sanyal (26 Apr 1924 - 7 Feb 2005) was a well-known & versatile writer of modern Bengali literature.
Sanyal's father was Chittasukh Sanyal, who was an engineer from B.E. College in Shibpur, Howrah, India and mother Basantalata Devi. He received several awards for literature including Rabindra Puraskar (for Aporupa Ajanta in 1969), Bankim Purashkar (for Rupmanjari in 2000), Narasingha Dutta Award. Many of his books were filmed and he won the Best Film Story Writer Award for the story Satyakaam Bengal Film Journalists.
Although Sanyal is known mostly as a novelist, he was an equally eminent civil engineer by profession. After graduating in science from the University of Calcutta, he passed Bachelor of Engineering from Bengal Engineering College in 1948. ...» read full biography