Soumitra Chatterjee

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Birthday
19, 1935
Birthplace
India
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
19, 1935 (age 84)
Birthplace
India

About

An icon of Bengali cinema who appeared in Sonar Kella, Joy Baba Felunath, and Shakha Proshakha. He received the highest award available to a French citizen, the Officier des Arts et Metiers' Award.

Before Fame

He graduated with honors from City Collge, Kolkata with a degree in Bengali Literature.

Trivia

He turned down the 2001 Special Jury Award for Best Actor at the National Film Awards, protesting the committee's tendency to award mainstream films.

Family Life

His family moved to Howrah and Calcutta when he was a child.

Associated With

He collaborated with director Satyajit Ray on a variety of projects.

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