Shyama Sangeet singer who was considered one of Bengali's finest, he is maybe best known as a playback singer in films like Yatrik.
He recorded his first song in 1940 and made his playback singing debut in 1943.
He also acted in a few select films, including Nababidhan and Pasher Bari.
His younger brother, Pannalal Bhattacharya, is also a famous singer.
He and Sonu Nigam are both renowned playback singers in Indian cinema.