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Hanne-Ruth Thompson's main area of research is Bengali grammar. She did her MA in German and English literature and language, with the main emphasis on structural linguistics. After living in Bangladesh for almost four years she wrote a short grammar and dictionary of colloquial Bengali for foreigners. This led straight into her doctoral studies at SOAS on selected grammatical structures of Bengali under the supervision of William Radice. Since obtaining her PhD in 2004 she has written various articles and a concise Bengali dictionary for Hippocrene in New York. Her main current project is a comprehensive new grammar of Bengali for which she has a contract with Routledge.
Kaushik Sen, based in Kolkata, is a noted director and actor of Bengali dramas.
Monisha Basu, is based in Kolkata.
Suddhashil Basu, son of Buddhadeva Bose, graduated from Indiana University, Bloomington, U.S.A. Was
a regular feature writer for Desh under the penname of "Moulinath". Taught
Comparative Literature at Jadavpur University until his untimely death in 1988
at the age of 43.
Kumar Roy, born in 1926, and based in Kolkata, is a well-known personality in the world of Bengali drama. He has been associated with "Bahurupi" since 1948. Currently he is the Director of the
Group and Editor of Bahurupi Patrika. Written many books on Bengali theatre.
Published in Parabaas June 15, 2004.