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Happy birthday Suchitra Sen: The timeless beauty turns 82

Apr 06, 2013 16:31pm
  • Happy birthday Suchitra Sen: The timeless beauty turns 82
  • A career spanning over two decades, a legendary actress and a craft that refined Bengali and Hindi cinema, this is Suchitra Sen's brief introduction. Today when the actor turns 82, we take a look at her career and life.
  • Happy birthday Suchitra Sen: The timeless beauty turns 82
  • Suchitra Sen was expected to debut with 'Shesh Kothaay' in 1952, but it was never released.
  • Happy birthday Suchitra Sen: The timeless beauty turns 82
  • She received a Filmfare nomination for the Best Actress for the movie 'Aandhi', which was released in 1974. The movie was directed by Gulzar.
  • Happy birthday Suchitra Sen: The timeless beauty turns 82
  • Sen received many awards for her first Hindi film 'Devdas' (1955). The actor essayed the role of Devdas's childhood love 'Paro' in the film and was immensely appreciated for it.
  • Happy birthday Suchitra Sen: The timeless beauty turns 82
  • In the year 1963, the actor won the Best Actress award for the film 'Saptapadi' at the Moscow Film Festival. She played the role of a christian girl named Rina Brown in the film.
  • Happy birthday Suchitra Sen: The timeless beauty turns 82
  • Suchitra Sen was conferred with West Bengal government's highest award Banga Bibhushan in 2012.
  • Happy birthday Suchitra Sen: The timeless beauty turns 82
  • One of Suchitra's best known performances is in the film 'Deep Jweley Jai' in the year 1959. The actor played the role of Radha, a hospital nurse employed by a progressive psychiatrist. Radha develops a personal relationship with her patients as part of their therapy in the film.
  • Happy birthday Suchitra Sen: The timeless beauty turns 82
  • The actress' other landmark film is 'Uttar Falguni' (1963). She acted with Asit Sen in it. Suchitra carried the roles of Pannabai, a courtesan and her daughter Suparna, a proficient lawyer, with ease.
  • Happy birthday Suchitra Sen: The timeless beauty turns 82
  • Suchitra Sen was born on April 6, 1931 in Pabna. Her father was a school teacher.
  • Happy birthday Suchitra Sen: The timeless beauty turns 82
  • Suchitra's original name was Rama Dasgupta. She started acting with 'Sharey Chuattor' in 1953.
  • Happy birthday Suchitra Sen: The timeless beauty turns 82
  • She married an industrialist Dibanath Sen in 1947. Her daughter Moon Moon Sen is also an actress.
  • Happy birthday Suchitra Sen: The timeless beauty turns 82
  • Suchitra Sen's grandchildren Riya and Raima are also film actresses.
  • Happy birthday Suchitra Sen: The timeless beauty turns 82
  • Happy birthday Suchitra Sen: The timeless beauty turns 82
  • Happy birthday Suchitra Sen: The timeless beauty turns 82
  • Happy birthday Suchitra Sen: The timeless beauty turns 82
  • Happy birthday Suchitra Sen: The timeless beauty turns 82
  • Happy birthday Suchitra Sen: The timeless beauty turns 82
  • Happy birthday Suchitra Sen: The timeless beauty turns 82
  • Happy birthday Suchitra Sen: The timeless beauty turns 82
  • Happy birthday Suchitra Sen: The timeless beauty turns 82
  • Happy birthday Suchitra Sen: The timeless beauty turns 82
  • Happy birthday Suchitra Sen: The timeless beauty turns 82
  • Happy birthday Suchitra Sen: The timeless beauty turns 82