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Soumitra Chatterjee Age, Biography and Wiki
Soumitra Chatterjee (born January 19, 1935) was an Indian film actor who was seen in some popular films, such as Abhijan (1963), Baghini (1969), and Ashani Sanket (1974). Soumitra Chattopadhyay was also the first Indian film personality accoladed with Ordre des Arts et des Lettres, France’s highest award for artists. He was also a recipient of Dadasaheb Phalke Award.
Soumitra Chatterjee Death Reason or Cause
In October 2020, Chatterjee tested positive for Covid-19 and is currently admitted in Belle Vue Clinic, Kolkata. On 15 November 2020, Chatterjee died due to COVID-19 induced encephalopathy in Kolkata. Soumitra Chatterjee is survived by his wife Deepa Chatterjee, son Sougata and daughter Poulami Bose.
Soumitra Chatterjee Education
Soumitra Chatterjee completed his graduation in Bengali Literature from the City College, Kolkata with honors in Bengali literature. While still a student, he learned acting under noted actor-director of Bengali theatre Ahindra Choudhury.
Soumitra Chatterjee Complete Biography/Wiki
Soumitra Chatterjee Wiki/Biography
|Real Full Birth Name||Soumitra Chattopadhyay সৌমিত্র চট্টোপাধ্যায়|
|Occupation||Actor, Poet, Writer, Playwright, Play Director
|Age (As of 2020)||85 years old|
|Date of Birth||January 19, 1935|
|Sexuality (Gay or Lesbian)||Straight|
|Death Reason||Covid 19 (November 15, 2020)|
|Awards/Honours||National Film Awards
|Parents||Soumitra Chatterjee Father name Will be updated later
Soumitra Chatterjee Mother name Will be updated later
|Sister / Brother|
Soumitra Chatterjee Girlfriends and Wife
|Girlfriends / Affair / Wife||
|Children / Daughter/ Son||Soumitra Chatterjee daughter’s name is Poulami Bose.
Soumitra Chatterjee Son’s name is Sougata Chatterjee.
|Height (Tall)||in centimeters- 180 cm
in meters- 1.8 meters
in feet inches- 5 feet 11 inches
|Weight||Kilograms- 72 Kg
Pounds- 159 Lbs
|Distinctive Features||1. Brown Skin Tone.
3. Half Bald.
|Shoe Size (UK)||7.|
|Highest Qualification||Bengali literature|
|College||City College, Kolkata|
|Net worth (approx.)|
|Movie / Films||Antardhan, Dekha, Podokkhep|
Soumitra Chatterjee Marriage & Family pics
Interesting Facts about Soumitra Chatterjee
- He started his career working in All India Radio as an announcer.
- Soumitra had approached Satyajit Ray to suggest a name for a little magazine founded by Soumitra and Nirmalya Acharya.
- Chatterjee was nevertheless unsure for his career choice and especially his looks, as he didn’t consider himself photogenic.
- He was rejected in his screen test for Bengali film, Nilachale Mahaprabhu.
- He won 7 Filmfare Awards. In 2006 he won the National Film Award for Best Actor for the film Podokkhep. He was awarded the Padma Bhushan by the Government of India in 2004.
- 2004 – Padma Bhushan by the Government of India
- 2012 – Sangeet Natak Akademi Tagore Ratna
- 2018 – Legion d’Honneurby the Government of France
- Commandeur de l’ Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by France
National Film Awards
- 1991: National Film Award – Special Jury Award: Antardhan
- 2000: National Film Award – Special Jury Award: Dekha
- 2006 – National Film Award for Best Actorfor Podokkhep
- 2012 – Dadasaheb Phalke Award
Bengal Film Journalists’ Association Awards
- F.J.A Best Actor Awardfor Teen Kanya (1961)
- F.J.A Best Actor Awardfor Abhijan (1963)
- F.J.A Best Actor Awardfor Baghini (1969)
- F.J.A Best Actor Awardfor Ashani Sanket (1974)
- F.J.A Best Actor Awardfor Sansar Simanthey (1976)
- F.J.A Best Actor Awardfor Kony (1987)
- F.J.A Best Actor Awardfor Agnisanket (1989)
- F.J.A Best Actor Awardfor Krantikaal (2006)
- Filmfare Awards East – Best actor for Agradani(1983)
- Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award – South(1994)
- Filmfare Awards East – Best Male Actor (Critics) for Rupkatha Noy(2013)
- Filmfare Awards East – Best Male Actor (Critics) for Mayurakshi(2017)
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