Buddhadeb Bosu was a major Bengali writer of the twentieth century born in Comilla, Bengal, now in Bangladesh in 1908.His father’s name was Bhudeb Chandra Bose and mother’s name was Benoy Kumari.His early life was associated with Dhaka where he lived in a simple house at 47 Purana Paltan.Buddhadeb completed his MA in English from the University of Dhaka.He married Pratibha Basu a distinguished writer in 1934. Most of his life he worked as a teacher at different colleges and universities. One of his most important contributions to the Bengali literary scene was the establishment of the Kavita (tr. Poetry) – the flagship poetry magazine in Bengali, which he published and edited for 25 years.He was a perfectionist as a writer and emphasized on technical perfection of his works.In 1961, BB published a carefully selected poems of French poet Charles Baudelaire translated by him into Bengali. It was titled Charles Baudelaire O Taar Kobita.Critics says it is his best work. Frequently referred to as a poet, he was a versatile writer who wrote novels, short stories, plays and essays in addition to poetry. He was an influential critic and editor of his time. He is recognized as one of the five poets who moved to introduce modernity into Bengali poetry.Buddhadeva Bose received the Sahitya Akademi Award in 1967 for his verse play Tapaswi O Tarangini, received the Rabindra Puraskar in 1974 for Swagato Biday(poetry) and was honoured with a Padma Bhushan in 1970.Hw was died in 1974. It has been said that since Tagore, perhaps, there has been no greater talent in Bengali literature.