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Soumitra Chatterjee Biography, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : October 11, 2020

Short Biography

Soumitra Chatterjee was born on 19-01-1935 in Krishnanagar in the state of West Bengal, India. He is an Indian Film Actor, Theatre Actor, Playwright, Dramatist, Writer, Poet, Painter & Theatre Director. He is very famous for his work in Bengali cinema as well as Bollywood.

Other Name: Soumitra Chattopadhyay
Other Professions: Theatre Actor Playwright Dramatist Writer Poet Painter Theatre Director
Appearance: Bengali Bollywood
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Soumitra Chatterjee Complete Bio & Career

Soumitra Chatterjee was born on 19 January 1935 in Kolkata. He is an actor by profession. He completed his studies at the University of Calcutta. He has almost done 14 Films with a director named, Satyajit Ray. He made his debut with the film named, Apur Sansar in 1959. His other films in collaboration with Ray include Abhijan, Charulata, Aranyer Din Ratri, and Ashani Sanket. In 1978, he did a film named, Joi Baba Felunath. Next, he worked in a movie titled Ghare Baire in 1984. He played the role of Sandeep in the movie.
Besides this, he worked with other directors too in his career. He worked with a director named Mrinal Sen in a Movie named Akash Kusum. He did a movie with Ajoy Kar named, Otol Joler Ahoban in 1962. He has done more than 200 films in his career. He also played negative roles in his career. He played the role of a villain in a movie titled Jhinder Bandi by Tapan Sinha in 1961. Besides this, he is fond of writing poetry and has written 12 books on poetry.  He also received a prestigious award, Dadasaheb Phalke Award for his outstanding performance in movies. He was regarded as the man who changed the face of Cinema in India.

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Honours & Awards

Padma Bhushan Civilian Award 2004 Arts
Dadasaheb Phalke Award Indian Cinema Award 2012 Bengali Film Industry

Soumitra Chatterjee Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was born to Mohit Kumar Chatterjee & Ashalata Chatterjee. He is married to actress Deepa Chatterjee since 1960 and has a daughter named Poulami Bose.

Life's Important Dates Of Soumitra Chatterjee

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Skin Colour Brown
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Kolkata, India
Nationality Indian
Religion Hinduism
Address Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
School Howrah Zilla School
College Scottish Church College, University of Calcutta
Qualification Graduate
Hobbies Poetry Writing
Marital Status Married
Debut Apur sansar (1959)
Salary N/A
Net Worth N/A
Official Website N/A


Favorite Color White
Favorite Place Manali
Favorite Dress Shirt-Pant
Favorite Accessories Wallets

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Soumitra Chatterjee

  • He has been awarded the most prestigious award named, Ordre Des Arts Et Des Lettres.
  • He has remained the face of most of Ray's films.
  • He has been admitted to the hospital owing to COVID-19.

Soumitra Chatterjee Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

86 years, 8 months, 3 days old age Soumitra Chatterjee will turn 87 on 19 January, 2022. Only 3 months, 27 days, 10 hours, 41 minutes has left for his next birthday.

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Soumitra Chatterjee has celebrated the total number of 86 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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