Pankaj Mullick

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Birthday
10, 1905
Birthplace
India
Death Date
Feb 19, 1978 (72)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
10, 1905
Birthplace
India
Death Date
Feb 19, 1978 (72)

About

Bengali Indian music director who was considered a pioneer during the invention of playback singing. He was best known for his participation in "Yatrik" and other films.

Before Fame

His first song, "Nemecche Aaj Prothom Badal," was recorded in 1926 when he was just 18.

Trivia

He was given the Dadasaheb Phalke Award, the highest civilian award given by the Indian government, for his lifetime achievement in Indian cinema in 1972.

Family Life

He was influenced by his father, who was heavily interested in Bengali music.

Associated With

He contributed music to the films of renowned Indian directors such as Geeta Dutt.