Shobha Sen

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Shobha Sen
Born September 1923
Faridpur, East Bengal, British India
Nationality Indian
Occupation Actress
Spouse(s) Utpal Dutt

Shobha Sen (also known as Sova Sen) is a renowned Bengali theater and film actress.[1][2]

Personal life[edit]

She was wife of Utpal Dutt and the couple had one daughter, Dr. Bishnupriya Dutt,who is a professor of theatre history in the School of Arts and Aesthetics at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. She had four grandchildren.

Career[edit]

After graduating from Bethune College, she joined Gananatya Sangstha and acted in the lead female role of ‘Nabanna’. She joined the Little Theatre Group in 1953-54 which later became Peoples’ Theatre Group. Since then she has acted in many productions of the group, chief among them are: ‘Barricade’, ‘Tiner Taloyar’, ‘Titumir’.[2] She has also worked in some films including Ek Adhuri Kahani.

On April 10, 2010 Sen received the Mother Teresa International Award.[3]

Works[edit]

Plays[edit]

Films[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Anit Mukerjea (2004, June 28). "A Woman of Grit Asia Africa Intelligence Wire (From The Statesman (India))
  2. ^ a b "Bethune X Distinguished Alumni". Retrieved 10 March 2012. 
  3. ^ Anonymous (2010, April 9). "Kapil, Wadekar to receive Mother Teresa International Award" Nerve.in (accessed 14 Jan 2013)
  4. ^ Viewable: "The film - Bhagavan Sri Ramakrishna - revised file" on YouTube; English subtitles give credits for Kanu Banerji (Sri Ramakrishna, 0:08), Bibhuti Chakravarty (photography, 0:11), Baidyanath Chaterji (producer, 0:30), Pulin Ghosh (stage setting, 0:44), New Theatre Studio (production location, 0:53), Officials of Dakshineshwar Kali Temple (thanks, 1:05), Chabi Bishwas (Mathur, 1:23), Shobha Sen (Sri Ma Saradadevi, 1:23), Kalyani Films (production, 1:38), Prafulla Chakravarty (script writer and director, 1:43) (accessed 14 Jan 2013)
  5. ^ See also Bhagaban Sree Sree Ramkrishna listing at Gomolo.

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