Samaresh Majumdar Biography, Wikipedia, Age, Cause of Death, Wife, Career

Samaresh Majumdar is a prominent witter and storyteller in Bengali literature. He’s known for his illustrative and expressive writing. Having been in the writing scene for many decades, Majumdar has earned accolades through his books. In this article, we will be kloking at his lifetime, Achievements and biography.


Early Life 

Samaresh Majumdar was born on March 10, 1944 in Gairkata, Jalpaiguri district in West Bengal, India. He grew up in the small town of Santinekatan, where he developed interest in writing. Samaresh was trained by his parents and he schooled with his siblings..



He attended Jalpaiguri Zilla School, Jalpaiguri. Before acquiring his bachelor’s degree in Bengali literature from Scottish Church College in Kolkata.  Then a Master’s in Bengali Literature from University of Calcutta India.



Majumdar made his writing debut in 1965 with the novel Titled “Dour,” although it was highly criticized but it set the foundation for his successful writing career.

From.ghe beginning of his career, he wrote on social and political issues, he tried to human relationships and society. His style of writing made Indian fall in love with him. He was known for his Animesh series of novels, the second of which (Kalbela) won the Sahitya Akademi Award in 1984 and he remained among the best writer in India.



Samaresh Majumdar Books

Book Title English Translation (if available)
Saatkahon The Seven-Point Story
Utol Hawa Heavy Air
Kalbela The Time of Darkness
Purba-Paschim East-West
Andhakarer Gan Song in the Dark
Kalpurush Time Personified
Swetpatharer Tebil The White Road
Buno Haansh Wild Goose
Shaatkahon-e Bilei Between the Seven Stages
Sthaniya Sambaad Local News


Cause of Death

Bengali writer from West Bengal, India Samaresh Majumdar passed away on 8th May, 2023 at exactly 5:45 pm in Kolkata after being hospitalized for COPD complications. The cause of his death is Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) according to his hospital REPORTS. He died at the age of 79 years.


Personal life

Samaresh Majumdar happily married to his wife with children. The writer chose to keep his personal life secret as he didn’t grant interviews pertaining his family.

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