Playback singer and actress who starred in Bengali films, who became Head of the Rabindra Sangeet Department at Rabindra Bharati University.
She received a scholarship to Sangeet Bhavan in 1941.
A 1993 documentary about her life called Suchitra Mitra, which won the National Film Award for Best Cultural Film.
Her father was famed writer Saurindra Mohan Mukherjee.
Famed director Raja Sen directed the award-winning documentary of which she was the subject.