Google Doodle celebrates Humayun Ahmed’s birth anniversary

Staff Correspondent | Published: 14:54, Nov 13,2017


Google, world’s most-used web search engine, on Monday created a special doodle marking the 69th birth anniversary of late popular author-dramatist-filmmaker Humayun Ahmed.

The Doodle shows the renowned writer reading a book sitting on a chair where a table is drawn along with a kettle and two cups keeping on it.

It also shows a young man who resembles the author’s famous character, Himu, walking barefoot along the way wearing a yellow Panjabi.

A Google Doodle is a special, temporary alteration of the logo on Google’s homepage that is intended to celebrate holidays, events, achievements and people. 

A tribute to Humayun AhmedHumayun Ahmed wrote over 200 fiction and non-fiction books, all of which were bestsellers in Bangladesh.

He won the Bangla Academy Award and the Ekushey Padak award for his contribution to Bengali literature.

Humayun Ahmed died of colorectal cancer at the age of 63 at a hospital in New York City on July 19, 2012.

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