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It was founded by Qazi Anwar Hussain. Its books are aimed at young Bangladeshi readers, and includes translations of Western literary classics into the Bengali language. Sheba Prokashoni was founded in May, Its name may have derived from the first syllables of Shegun Bagan, now renamed as Shegun Bagichathe neighbourhood of Dhaka city where its offices are located.
The literal meaning of “Sheba” is “service. Sheba’s focus, from its inception, has been to produce mass-market popular Bengali paperbacks that are both attractively-written and affordably priced.
Its first successful product was Kuasha Kuasha-1, first edition Junea short-lived modern-Robin Hood style adventure series. This was closely followed by the Masud Ranaa spy-thriller series, one of Sheba’s most enduring and popular imprints.
These books described the adventures of its eponymous hero Masud Rana, an international spy of Bangladeshi origin, closely resembling Bookz Bond in his expertise with weapons and women. Although the author of the series is Qazi Anwar HussainHossain liberally borrows plot lines from popular Western spy thrillers.
Nonetheless, the series was a boon for young people prokasgoni post-war Bangladesh, prokasnoni had few entertainment alternatives in an era pre-dating video games, cable TV and the internet. The books caused concern among some middle-class parents because of their occasional racy content, and reading Masud Rana was an activity often frowned upon.
The series eventually ran to well over a hundred individual titles. There was even a Bengali action thriller movie based on Masud Rana’s character. The title was also Masud Rana. It came out in with famous actor Sohel Rana real name: Masud Parvez prokashlni the lead role of Masud Rana.
It was the first film for Sohel Rana as a lead actor. During the s, Sheba introduced several more imprints that were as popular as they ptokashoni profitable. Among these, the most notable were:. This series introduced the finest works of world literature to a young Bangladeshi audience.
The Hossain prokazhoni and their staff were adept at producing translations that were brisk and taut, contemporary and well written. The translations were usually condensed forms of the original titles and ran to pages. While Sheba played a vital role in encouraging reading among young people, making such translations available is arguably its most important contributions.
The books from Kishore Classic series are translated by Neaz Morshed original name: The cerebral Kishore lives with his aunt and uncle in Californiaand is much given to pinching his lower lip while pondering some knotty problem from his latest case.
Robin, his white Irish American friend, is the batighat geek, and the irrepressible Musa, a black American Muslim boy, provides comic relief. The series is a remake of Robert Arthur, Jr. Rakib Hasan also adopted plot lines from The Famous Five as well as The Hardy Boys and similar teen-detective titles, but his readers, unaware of such issues, consumed the Tin Goyenda books avidly.
These were usually adaptations of pulp cowboy Westerns by the likes of Louis L’Amour and introduced the Wild West to the Bengali language. The Western series was also quite successful batughar ran to several dozen titles.
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Other popular contributors in this series include Saokot Hossain, Rowshan Jamil. For proksahoni years, it also published a monthly magazine called Rohoshsho Potrika or Mystery Magazinefeaturing stories and articles of general interest. A juvenile magazine in the name of Kishore Potrika is also published from Sheba Prokashoni.
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