Buddhadeb Dasgupta

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Birthday
11, 1944
Birthplace
India
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
11, 1944 (age 74)
Birthplace
India

About

Indian writer and director who won the National Film Award for Best Director twice: for Uttara in 2000 and Swapner Din in 2005.

Before Fame

He was an Economics teacher at the Shyamsundar College of the University of Burdwan.

Trivia

His five films--Bagh Bahadur, Charachar, Lal Darja, Mondo Meyer Upakhyan, and Kaalpurush--won the National Film Award for Best Feature Film.

Family Life

His father Tarkanta Dasgupta was a doctor with the Indian Railway.

Associated With

His early films were inspired by the realism found in the films of Satyajit Ray.