Phatik Chand is a poignant, dramatic story of a 12-year-old child, who loses his memory and calls himself Phatik, and the juggler Harun, who helps him return finally to his home and parents. The relationship which develops between the boy and the juggler as the central theme of the novel is movingly skethced and delineated.
Satyajit Ray (1921–1992) writer, director, film producer, editor, music composer, book-designer, illustrator, graphic artist, calligraphist par excellence. The multifaceted personality of Ray found expression through not just his films to win him accolades, but also through advertising campaigns, cover jacket designs, musical scores of his films, illustrations and calligraphy. Phatik Chand is a translation from Bengali of a novel written by him.