Tapan Sinha

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Birthday
2, 1924
Birthplace
India
Death Date
Jan 15, 2009 (84)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
2, 1924
Birthplace
India
Death Date
Jan 15, 2009 (84)

About

One of the great Indian directors of his time. He was known for films like Kabuliwala, Louha-Kapat, Sagina Mahato, and Safed Haathi.

Before Fame

He began his film career as a sound engineer with New Theatres film production house.

Trivia

He won the President's Gold Medal for the All India Best Feature Film in 1956 for his film Kabuliwala.

Family Life

His son was scientist Anindya Sinha.

Associated With

He and Ritwik Ghatak were considered two of the greatest Indian directors of the 1950s and 1960s.