Ananda Puraskar (List of Winners 1958--2019)

Ananda Puraskar (List of Winners 1958--2019)
Ananda Puraskar (List of Winners 1958--2019)
Ananda Puraskar or Ananda Award is a literary award given by Ananda Bazaar Patrika Group to writer of Bengali language or Bengali origin.

The award was first given in 1958. Initially, there were two awards in memory of Anandabazar Patrika founders, Prafulla Kumar Sarkar and Suresh Chandra Majumdar. In 1984, another award in memory of Ashok Kumar Sarkar was started. However, all three awards were merged into one in the year 2000.

Nalini Bera has won the Ananda Puruskar 2019 for her work Subarnarenu Subarnarekha.


YearWinner
1958Bibhutibhushan Mukhopadhyay (Prafulla Kumar Sarkar Memorial)
1958Samaresh Basu (Suresh Chandra Majumdar Memorial)
1960Pramathanath Bishi -- Kerry Saheber Munshi (novel) (Prafulla Kumar Sarkar Memorial)
1961Syed Mujtaba Ali
1963Kalidas Roy
1966Sukumar Sen
1967Bimal Kar
1968Gopal Chandra Bhattacharya
1970Gour Kishore Ghosh
1971Satyajit Ray, Santosh Kumar Ghosh
1972Sunil Gangopadhyay
1973Shirshendu Mukhopadhyay -- Manabjomin (novel)
1974Moti Nandi
1975Shakti Chattopadhyay
1976Buddhadeb Guha -- Halud Basanta (novel)
1979Syed Mustafa Siraj
1981Sanjib Chattopadhyay
1982Samaresh Majumdar
1983Annada Shankar Ray
1984Subhas Bhattacharya
1984Dibyendu Palit -- Sahajoddha (novel)
1984Sukumar Sen, Sagarmoy Ghosh, Bimal Mitra (Ashok Kumar Sarkar Memorial)
1985Alokranjan Dasgupta
1986Ketaki Kushari Dyson -- Rabindranath o Victoria Ocampor Sandhane (historical novel) (Prafulla Kumar Sarkar Memorial)
1988Abul Bashar
1989Sunil Gangopadhyay -- Purbo-Paschim (novel)
1989Amitav Ghosh -- The Shadow Lines (novel)
1989Nirad C. Chaudhuri -- Thy Hand, Great Anarch! (autobiography)
1990Shirshendu Mukhopadhyay -- Doorbeen (novel)
1990Jay Goswami -- Ghumiechho, Jhaupata? (poetry)
1991Subhash Mukhopadhyay, Jaya Mitra
1992Taslima Nasrin - Nirbachito Column (articles)
1993Bangla Academy (refused)
1994Clinton B. Seely (Ashok Kumar Sarkar memorial)
1994Annada Shankar Ray
1994Shamsur Rahman
1994Anisuzzaman (Ashok Kumar Sarkar Memorial)
1994Naren Biswas -- Aitihyer Angikar
1995Dr Nazrul Islam -- Bakul (novel)
1996Akhtaruzzaman Elias -- Khwabnama (novel)
1997Bani Basu - Maitreya Jatak (novel) (Prafulla Kumar Sarkar Memorial)
1997Ketaki Kushari Dyson & Sushobhan Adhikari - Ranger Rabindranath (on Tagore's colour vision) (Suresh Chandra Majumdar Memorial)
1998Jay Goswami -- Jara Brishtite Bhijechhilo (novel in verse)
1999Mandakranta Sen -- Hriday Abadhya Meye (poetry)
2000Taslima Nasrin -- Amar Meyebela (memoirs)
2001Gauriprasad Ghosh -- Everyman's Dictionary
2002Sudhir Chakraborty -- Baul Fakir Katha (folk culture)
2003Tilottama Majumdar -- Basudhara (novel)
2004Srijato -- Uranto Sab Joker (poetry)
2005Mihir Sengupta -- Bishad Briksha (autobiography)
2006Utpal Kumar Basu -- Sukh-Duhkher Sathi (poetry)
2007Dhritikanta Lahiri Chaudhuri -- Hatir Boi (on elephants)
2008Hasan Azizul Huq -- Agunpakhi (novel)
2009Ranajit Guha -- Kabir Naam O Sarbanaam
2010Sunanda Sikdar -- Dayamayir Katha
2011Gautam Bhadra -- Nyara Bot-tolaye Jai Ko-bar?
2012Pinaki Thakur -- Chumbaner Kshata (poetry)
2013Ramkumar Mukhopadhyay -- Dhanapatir Singhalyatra (novel)
2014Arindam Chakrabarti -- Bhaatkaporer Bhabna Ebong Koyekti Aatpoure Darshanik Prayas (philosophy)
2015Swapnamoy Chakraborty -- Holde Golap
2016Sudhir Dutta -- Tabu Moi o Srestho Kobitaguccho ('তাঁবু মই ও শ্রেষ্ঠ কবিতাগুচ্ছ')
2017Anisuzzaman -- Bipula Prithibi (The Vast World)
2018Santosh Rana -- Rajniti Ek Jibon
2019Nalini Bera -- Subarnarenu Subarnarekha