History of Successful Men

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among seven children. His parents were Ganendranath Kundu and Binapani Kundu. He was an artist, sculptor and entrepreneur, who was known for bringing new trends in abstract and realistic art to the Bangladeshi arts scene and also well known for his furniture designs, pioneering the use of integrating wood with metal. He was widely respected cultural figure, businessman and 1. Nitun Kundu full name was Nitya Gopal Kundu, born in 1935 in Dinajpur. He was the fourth hero of the Bangladesh Liberation War for his artistic contributions. He got his Bachelor degree in 1959 from the Charukola Institute, Dhaka University. His Result was remarkable he stood the first class first. He started his carrier as a designer of United States Information Service (USIS). He left USIS after 12 years, when he was chief designer. In addition to the regular drawing and creating sculpture, he started a business of fine arts products in 1974 from his home. He only had four employees when he started the small shop named “The Designer”. In the 1975, Nitun Kundu established his own company, a furniture store featuring his own designs, Otobi. Within a relatively short period, Otobi became the most prominent Bangladeshi furniture brand. Otobi quickly grew to become one of Bangladesh's top exported brands, with sales primarily to India and the South East Asian countries. During the Liberation War in 1971 Nitun Kundu designed a good number of posters published by the Information and Publicity Department of the government in exile. Of them, “Banglar Hindu, Banglar Bouddha, Banglar Khristan, Banglar Musalman–amra shobai Bangalee” (Hindu, Buddhist, Christian and Muslims of Bangla–we all are Bangalee) and “Sada Jagrata Banglar Muktibahini” (ever awake freedom fighters) are remarkable. Sculptor Nitun Kundu added a new dimension to the fine arts, showing his skills in both abstract and realistic art. Apart from the Shabash Bangladesh, his other important works include the Saarc Fountain at Karwan...
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