Anindya Mukhopadhyay

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Biography of Anindya Mukhopadhyay

Anindya Mukhopadhyay poet

Born at Kolkata, Bengal. Mukhopadhyay is well known as a proficient stage actor and eloquent reciter of verses. He took up writing poetry much later and today write poems mostly in English besides Bengali.

Anindya completed his schooling at St. Mary's Orphanage & Day School and then graduated at Dum Dum Motijheel College in English Honours in the year 2012. He is currently pursuing a post-graduation degree in English from Rabindra Bharati University.

At the age of twelve, he was awarded Jugal Srimal scholarship of Tagore Foundation for his outstanding performance in Bengali Elocution competition. In school he distinguished himself by winning several prizes at recitation and creative writing.

Apart from a good thinker, Anindya has been blessed with an innate understanding of human psychology. His poems show him as a realist and a social critic of the time.

Mukhopadhyay tried his hand at play-writing too. He wrote three one act plays, the last of which was written in collaboration with his father.

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Second Self

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It's fair dark without,
yet the light within illumines
length and breadth of this room,
where I stand against my darker shade.

Each new day
an old morality battle;
mine true barrier ever since

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