Helal Hafiz. Posted by Labels: Kobita Shomogro Ami ei prothom porlum Omar kobita prothom dekhatei preme pore gelum Omar kobita. Helal Hafiz (born 7 October ) is a Bangladeshi poet. He is considered a true representative of poets of his generation having certain creative traits in an age. This is the Kobita page of the voice chat room of paltalk bangladesh room Kobita o Gaan that promotes Bangla music, poetry and culture.
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The poet of verve, vigour and emptiness”. Happy birthday Helal Bhai on your 68th birthday. Kaler Kantha in Bengali. Helal Hafiz born 7 October is a Bangladeshi poet.
Helal Hafiz, ferrywala of dreams, hopes and rebellion
CS1 Bengali-language sources bn All articles with specifically marked weasel-worded phrases Articles with specifically marked weasel-worded phrases from May It has become the national anthem of those who wish to protest, be defiant in the face of kobiha adversity and welcome a showdown with history.
But such thoughts do not blemish his smile. Hafiz earned the repute of being an established poet of verve, vigour and emptiness long ahead of the publication of his first collection of poems: It returned as a popular slogan of student activists and left-leaning organisations during popular movements against military or autocratic rules in independent Bangladesh.
Je Jale Agun Jwale The water where fire is ignited in This page was last edited on 17 Novemberat The Daily Star Bangladesh. Hafiz, however, gradually resumed his literary activities recently coming up with his Kabita Ekattur Poems Seventy One recently to make visible again his formidable presence in the literary arena while his third book is set to hit the bookstalls in few months.
His luck in gambling earned him the repute of being a great gambler in close circle and in one of his newspaper interviews Hafiz bluntly said during his state of joblessness, gambling appeared to be his major income source for a period. That is why he has become so special. Who needs it more than Bangladesh?
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But Hafiz, who appeared to be a sensitive man on questions of quality, visibly preferred a self-exile from the literary arena for years after the publication of the Je Jale Agun Jwale. His real or mythical lost love —Helen- lends a poignant shade to his poetry that casts a spell. In contemporary Bangladesh, politics has jelal a sector to avoid, love is a subject of fleeting moments and many complications. Written By Afsan Chowdhury 6th Oct Afsan Chowdhury 6th Oct He is considered a true representative of the poets of hdlal generation.
More from this author Indo-Bangla treaty: He played his innings, got some decent runs Hatirjheel: Helal Hafiz also represents the era when politics and the personal were both living in the same room. He explained his silence as the outcome of a sense of fright of losing popularity after heelal tremendous success that reached him to the peak of fame. Archived from the original on 2 February More from the Opinion Pages Will the election divide us?
Views Read Edit View history. Retrieved 30 January This tiny output is in some ways what makes Helal Hafiz different. On completion of his schooling and college studies at his hometown in northern Netrokona, Hafiz got himself enrolled at the University of Dhaka, at a time when it appeared as main centre of the brewing nationalist movement which eventually saw the emergence of independent Bangladesh.
Retrieved from ” https: Bangla Academy Hela Award . Although the poem crackles with flames, the poet is one of the least flamboyant of his generation which produced so many firecrackers.
There are several other such poems but his ouvre is very small. Obituary for the past, lessons for the next Suranjit Sengupta: In other projects Wikimedia Commons. He captured in a single poem what became the birth pangs of Bangladesh.
But the instability in the newspaper industry also threw him out of the job several times, exposing him to extreme difficulties. To many, some of his love poems ring kkbita stronger bell.
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So emotive is the poem that it gets a new life with every spring and rebellion in every decade. He has always been the gentle one quite, more fond of writing and disappearing from the centre stage and public bravado.
Yet the poet of youthful rage and rebellion and call to war and protest has also written on love. A journalist by profession Hafiz eventually found the literature section of newspapers as his professional abode while he served as a literary editor of a number of newspapers over the past four decades.
Another volume may be published soon, carrying a few more. So Helal bhai, may you live long and may you endure in poetry, love and history. Retrieved 11 May He has published only 71 poems and one volume of his poems which has gained legendary status.
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