Suchitra Sen Profile

Suchitra Sen was an Indian film actress who lived from 6th April 1931 to 17 January 2014. She mainly acted in Bengali and Hindi cinemas. The films in which she appeared opposite Uttam Kumar became classics in the history of Bengali cinema. Here, Suchitra Sen profile presents a brief information about her personal as well as cine career.

Personal life and education on Suchitra Sen Profile

Suchitra Sen’s birth place was Sen Bhanga Bari village of Belkuchi Upazila of Sirajgonj District. Her father Late Karunamoy Dasgupta was the headmaster of the local school and her mother Late Indira Devi was a house wife. She was their fifth child and third daughter. Suchitra Sen is a Grand Daughter of Famous Poet Sree Rajonikant Sen. She had formal education in Pabna. Sen married Dibanath Sen, son of an industrialist Adinath Sen,in 1947. And They had one daughter, Moon Moon Sen, who is also an actress. According to a reliable source, her success in the film industry strained her marriage.

 Cine Career On Suchitra Sen Profile

Sen had launched herself into Bengali films in 1952 and got successful . But she could not strongly establish in Hindi films.
Though Suchitra Sen debuted in films with Shesh Kothaay in 1952, it did not hit the screens. Later, she acted opposite Uttam Kumar in ‘Sharey Chuattor’, a film by Nirmal Dey. It was a box-office hit. And, subsequently, Uttam-Suchitra became a leading pair. They went on to become the icons for Bengali dramas for more than 20 years.  She had acted in 30 of her 60 films with Uttam Kumar. She received a Best Actress Award nomination for the film Devdas (1955), which was her first Hindi movie.

 Suchitra Sen Profile includes Bengali melodramas and romances, especially with Uttam Kumar, made her the most famous Bengali actress ever.They became the best on-screen pair and created classic romantic hits (Agnipariksha, Harano Sur, Saptapadi, Pathey Holo Deri, Kamal Lata, Indrani, Sabar Upore, Suryatoran, Shaare Chuattor, Sadanander Mela, Jiban Trishna, Ekti Raat, Chaawa Paawa, Shapmochan, Bipasha, Naborag, Trijama, Rajlakshmi Srikanto, Har Mana Har, Alo Amar Alo, Ora Thakey Odhare, Grihaprabesh and others).

The  above films had won the hearts of the movie enthusiasts and are watched, loved and admired even to date.Her films ran through between 1960 and ’70. She continued to act in films even after her husband died in 1970.

One of her best performances was in ‘Deep Jwele Jaai’ released in 1959.

Suchitra Sen Awards

Suchitra Sen received an award at an international film festival. In 1963, she won the Silver Prize for Best Actress in the movie ‘Saptapadi’ In 1972. She got one of the highest civilian awards in India the ‘Padma Shri’  In 2005. She refused to take Dadasaheb Phalke Award, the highest cinematic award in India, to keep herself away from the public eye. In 2012, she got an honor from the West Bengal Government with ‘Banga Bibhushan’. Suchitra Sen Profile became very significant with the awards she had received.

Suchitra Sen Profile



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