Khagesh Dev Burman
Khagesh Dev Burman hails from the royal family of Tripura and shares the same
heritage as the legendary S. D. Burman. Born on 14 December 1940 in Agartala,
Tripura, he was brought up in an environment conducive to art and literature.
He is the editor of Prantik—the fi rst ever collection of poems from Tripura—
published in the year 1962. He has been awarded the Sachin Samman by the
government of Tripura for his book Sachin Kartar Ganer Bhuban (the Bengali
original of S .D. Burman: Th e World of His Music).