Sombhu Mitra

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Birthday
22, 1915
Birthplace
India
Death Date
May 19, 1997 (81)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
22, 1915
Birthplace
India
Death Date
May 19, 1997 (81)

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About

Pioneer of Bengali theatre, stage actor, and director known for productions like Rakta Karabi and Chand Baniker Pala.

Before Fame

He attended St. Xavier's College at the University of Calcutta and made his Bengali theatre debut in 1931.

Trivia

He was given the Sangeet Natak Akademi Fellowship for lifetime contribution in 1966, the highest award given by the organization.

Family Life

His father worked for the Geological Survey of India.

Associated With

Both he and actor Shashi Kapoor were awarded the Padma Bhushan by the Government of India for their contributions to Indian society.

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