Mrinal Sen Birthday, Age, Family & Biography

Mrinal Sen

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BIRTHDAY 14 May, 1923
BIRTH PLACE Faridpur , Dhaka
COUNTRY Bangladesh
AGE 94 Years Old
Last Updated on : May 14, 2017
More Professions : Documentary Filmmaker Ambassador
Appearance: Bengali

Birthday Countdown & Age

94 years, 1 month, 12 days old age Mrinal Sen will turn 95 on 14 May, 2018. Only 10 months, 17 days, 13 hours, 8 minutes has left for his next birthday.

About   Edit

Mrinal Sen was born on 14-05-1923 in Faridpur in Dhaka, Bangladesh. He is an Indian Film Director, Documentary Filmmaker & Ambassador who best known for his work in Bengali Cinema.


The famous director, filmmaker, Mrinal Sen, was born in Hindu family and he is best known for his works in Bengali cinema. He is well-known for his social reality into artist depiction. He, after completing school, went to Scottish Church College to study physics and grabbed the post graduate degree at the University of Calcutta. He was introduced to the cinema when he was involved with socialist Indian People’s Theatre Association. He took up the job of Audio technician in a studio in Calcutta.
He made his debut film Raat Bhore in the year 1995. Following this, he made his next movie Neel Akasher Neechey which allowed him to earn the fame and recognition. The third film Baishey Shravan, became his first film which to give him the international exposure. He continued to make movies and then his movie Bhuvan Shome provided the opportunity to get himself launched at national and international level. It also marked the beginning of “New Cinema” film movement in India.
His other movie works include Punascha, Akash Kusum, Chorus, Mrigayaa, Kharji, Antareen, Parashuram, Khandhar, Padatik and many more. These all movies are award winning movies given by Mrinal Sen. 

Awards Receipt

Padma Bhushan Civilian Award 1981 Arts
Dadasaheb Phalke Award Indian Cinema Award 2003 Bengali Film Industry

His achievements include 4 National film award for best feature film, 2 awards for National Film Award for Second Best feature film, 2 film fare awards for Critics Award for best film for Mrigayaa and Best screenplay award for Khandhar. He has also garnered many awards at international level as well. He is one of the best known and world famous personality. Apart from this, he has also been awarded Life Time Achievement award in 2012 at 5th Global Film Festival Noida.

Family Relatives and Relation

He was married to Gita Shome who expired in 2017 and the couple together had a son named Kunal Sen.

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