Pahari Sanyal

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Pahari Sanyal
Born Nagendranath Sanyal
(1906-02-22)February 22, 1906
Darjeeling, Bengal Province, British India
Died February 10, 1974(1974-02-10) (aged 67)
Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Occupation Actor
Years active 1933 - 1974 (till death)
Spouse(s) Meera Devi
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Pahari Sanyal, (Bengali: পাহাড়ী সান্যাল) (22 February 1906–10 February 1974) born Nagendranath Sanyal, was a Bengali character actor whose status was as towering as that of others such as Chhabi Biswas and Kamal Mitra.[1]

Sanyal acted in many Bengali films Like "Harano Sur", "Bhanu Goyenda Jahar Assistant", "Shilpi" etc. Besides being a character actor, Sanyal gave a performance in his portrayal of Bengali reformer Vidyasagar. He played a small role of an ornithologist in Satyajit Ray's Kanchenjungha. He was seen in some of Hindi films such as Raj Kapoor starrer Jagte Raho and English films such as Merchant-Ivory venture, The Householder.

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Role
1933 Yahudi Ki Ladki
1933 Rajrani Meera
1934 Chandidas Baiju
1934 Daku Mansoor
1936 Karodpati
1936 Manzil Mahim
1936 Pujarin
1937 Vidyapati Vidyapati
1955 Sabar Upare Rita's brother, a journalist
1956 Jagte Raho Shashan, Meenu's husband
1957 Harano Sur Roma's father
1957 Ek Din Ratre
1962 Kanchenjungha Jagadish
1970 Aranyer Din Ratri Sadashiv Tripathi
1968 (Saathi) Hindi- Kaku
1969 Aradhana Hindi Sharmila Tagore's father

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sunil K. Datta (2002). The raj & the Bengali people. Firma KLM. p. 137. Retrieved 31 October 2012. 

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