Kumar Roy

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Kumar Roy
Born 1926
Dinajpur, Bangladesh
Died 2010
Kolkata, India
Nationality Indian
Occupation Theatre director, actor
Notable work(s) Direction of Nabanna (1948)

Kumar Roy (1926–2010)[1] was a Bengali theatre actor, director and playwright.[2] In 1983 he won Sangeet Natak Akademi Award. He was associated with the group Bohurupee.[3] In 1948 he directed the classic play Nabanna.[4]

Plays[edit]

Direction[edit]

  • Chauryananda (by Tulsi Lahiri, 1956)
  • Natyakarer Bipatti (by Ajit Ganguli, 1956)
  • Geetaratna (by Chittaranjan Ghosh, 1956)
  • Mrichchakatik (by Śūdraka, 1979)
  • Galileo (by Bertolt Brecht, 1980)
  • Rajdarshan (by Manoj Mitra, 1982)
  • Aguner Pakhi (by Jean Anouilh, 1984)
  • Malini (by Rabindranath Tagore, 1986)
  • Mr. Kakatua (by Prashanta Deb, 1987)
  • Yayati (by Girish Karnad, 1988)
  • Kinu Kaharer Thetar (by Manoj Mitra, 1988)
  • Nabanna (by Bijon Bhattacharya, 1989)
  • Nindapanke (by Jean-Paul Sartre, 1991)
  • Shyama (by Sisir Kumar Das, 1992)
  • Akbar Birbal (by Sisir Kumar Das, 1993)
  • Piriti Parama Nidhi (by Chittaranjan Ghosh, 1994)
  • Sinduk (by Sisir Kumar Das, 1995)
  • Muktadhara (by Rabindranath Tagore, 1996)
  • Ek Din Ek Rat (by Sisir Kumar Das, 1997)
  • Lal Kaner (Rabindranath Tagore's Rakta Karabi in Hindi 1986, under the Sangeet Kala Mandir)
  • Itihaser Atmaa (by Ashim Chatterjee, 2000)
  • Fulla Ketur Pala (2002)
  • Nishiddha Thikana (2004)
  • Deepa Danda (2005)

Acting[edit]

  • Rakta Karabi
  • Putulkhela
  • Bisarjan Raja
  • Muktadhara
  • Pagla Ghoda
  • Mudrarakshas
  • Baki Itihas
  • Chop Adalat Cholche
  • Mrichchaakatik
  • Galileo
  • Raj Darshan
  • Dharmadharma
  • Aguner Pakhi
  • Malini
  • Nabanna
  • Nindapanke
  • Ek Din Ek Raat

Awards[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bengali theatre personality Kumar Roy dead". Deccan Herald. Feb 28, 2010. Retrieved 22 August 2012. 
  2. ^ "Kumar Roy’s death leaves a void". The Statesman. 1 March 2010. Retrieved 22 August 2012. 
  3. ^ a b "Noted Bengali theatre personality Kumar Roy dies of heart ailment". Times of India. Feb 28, 2010. Retrieved 22 August 2012. 
  4. ^ Aparna Bhargava Dharwadker (1 November 2005). Theatres of Independence: Drama, Theory, and Urban Performance in India since 1947. University of Iowa Press. pp. 407–. ISBN 978-0-87745-961-3. Retrieved 23 August 2012. 
  5. ^ "Kumar Roy biography". Bohurupee. Retrieved 22 August 2012. 

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