Paran Bandopadhyay

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Paran Bandopadhyay
Paran Bandopadhyay
Paran Bandopadhyay
Nationality India Indian
Other names Paran Banerjee
Occupation Retired West Bengal Government employee, film and television actor

Paran Bandopadhyay[α] (alternate spelling Paran Bandyopadhyay[β]) or Paran Banerjee[γ] is an Indian Bengali film and television actor.[1] In 2012 Sandip Ray has decided to make film on Satyajit Ray's character Tarini Khuro where Bandopadhyay will play the lead role.[2] He has been a regular judge of Zee Bangla's reality show Mirakkel.

Early life[edit]

Bandopadhyay had his roots in Jessore, Bangladesh. His mother died in his very early age and his father left home. After that he was brought up by his paternal aunt, thus Bandopadhyay spent his childhood in Dum Dum, Kolkata. He graduated from the City College at the University of Calcutta.[3] In his childhood Bandopadhyay used to participate in one-act plays in their locality. He has also acted in some plays of Indian People’s Theatre Association. In 1962 he got a job in West Bengal government in the Department of PW Roads.[4]

Career[edit]

Bandopadhyay took retirement from his Government job in 2000. At that time he was 60 years old. Between 2000 and 2010, Bandopadhyay has acted in more than 35 films[4] like Bhooter Bhabishyat, Nobel Chor, The Japanese Wife etc.

Filmography[edit]

Awards & Nominations[edit]

  • Nominated,Filmfare Award for Best Actor Supporting Role (Male) – Bengali for Proloy (2014)

References[edit]

Citations[edit]

  1. ^ "Paran Bandopadhyay profile". Bengali Movies. Retrieved 1 July 2012. 
  2. ^ "Tarini Khuro’s screen saga". Times of India. 7 June 2012. Retrieved 1 July 2012. 
  3. ^ Interview - Nilkantho.in
  4. ^ a b "Paran Bandopadhyay, 70". http://www.harmonyindia.org/. Retrieved 1 July 2012. 
  5. ^ "Bhooter Bhobishyot review Comedy of no errors". Deccan Herald. Jun 17, 2012. Retrieved 1 July 2012. 

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Spelling according to Times of India and Telegraph, Calcutta. We'll follow this spelling.
  2. ^ Spelling according to Zee Bangla website
  3. ^ Alternative of surname Bandopadhyay, see Banerjee

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