Bengali character actor who became known for his work in films such as Kabuliwala, Jalshaghar, and Devi. He received the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award, the highest Indian recognition given to artists, in 1960.
He acted in amateur theatre productions and won the admiration of Bengali theatre legend, Sisir Kumar Bhaduri.
In 1960, he appeared in The Goddess.
He was born into a rich North Kolkata family.
He appeared in the 1957 film, Kabuliwala, which was directed by Tapan Sinha.