Supriya Devi


Supriya Devi

Supriya Devi (Bengali: সুপ্রিয়া দেবী), also known as Supriya Choudhury (Bengali: সুপ্রিয়া চৌধুরী) (born 1933) is an Indian Bengali female actor, acting in Bengali cinemas for more than 50 years.cite web
url = http://www.screenindia.com/fullstory.php?content_id=5280
title = 50 years of Supriya Devi
accessdate = 2006-12-03
author = Chatterji
last = Shoma
date = 2003-08-01
work = Screen Weekly
publisher = Indian Express Newspapers (Mumbai) Ltd
]

Early life

Supriya Devi was born in Michkina, Myanmar (then Burma). Her father was noted lawyer Gopal Chandra Banerjee. During World War II, a great number of Indians returned to India after settling in Burma. Supriya's family ended up settling in the southern part of Calcutta.cite web
url = http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0159350/bio
title = Biography for Supriya Choudhury
accessdate = 2006-12-03
work = Supriya Choudhury
publisher = Internet Movie Database Inc.
] Her debut in acting happened when, as a seven-year-old, her father made her step in to play two roles in two plays directed by him.

Filmography

# The Namesake (2006) .... Ashima's Grandmother
# Ekti Nadir Naam (2002)
# Shesh Thikana (2000) .... Sriradha's grandmother
# Honeymoon (1992)
# Kalankini Kankabati (1981)
# Debdas (1979) .... Chandramukhi
# Dui Purush (1978) .... Bimala
# Sandhya Raag (1977)
# Sanyasi Raja (1975)
# Jadi Jantem (1974) .... Sujata
# Bon Palashir Padabali (1973) .... Padma
# Chiradiner (1969)
# Chowringhee (1968) .... Karabi Guha
# Teen Adhaya (1968)
# Kal Tumi Aleya (1966) .... Dr. Labanya Sarkar
# Shudhu Ekti Bachhar (1966)
# Aap Ki Parchhaiyan (1964) .... Asha
# Door Gagan Ki Chhaon Mein (1964) .... Meera
# Lal Patthar (1964)
# Begaana (1963)
# Surya Sikha (1963)
# Uttarayan (1963)
# Komal Gandhar (1961) .... Ansuya
# Madhya Rater Tara (1961)
# Meghe Dhaka Tara (1960) .... Nita
# Natun Fasal (1960)
# Suno Baranari (1960)
# Basu Paribar (1952) .... Sukhen's Sister

The renowned bengali short story writer Balai Chand Mukhopadhyaya whose pseudonym was Banaphool, was married to her elder sister.

External links

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* [http://www.calcuttaweb.com/cinema/supriya.shtml Biography and Filmography at Calcuttaweb.com]

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