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February 2, 1936
Manikganj District, British India (now in Bangladesh)
|Died||January 6, 2004
|Mirpur Martyred Intellectual Graveyard, Dhaka|
|Other names||Sumita Devi, Nilufar Begum|
Zahir Raihan (m. 1962; widow 1972)
Devi was born to a Brahmin family in Manikganj district (now in Bangladesh).
Beside acting, Devi directed five films - Agun Niye Khela, Momer Alo, Mayar Sangsar, Adarsha Chapakhana and Notun Probhat.
- All Pakistan Critic Award, 1962
- Nigar Award 1963 for Kancher Deyal
- Bangladesh Film Journalist Association Award
- Television Reporters Association of Bangladesh Award
- Agartala Muktijoddha Award, 2002
- Janakantha Gunijan and Pratibha Sammanona, 2002
- Sambaru Chandra Mohanta. "Devi, Sumita". Banglapedia. Retrieved April 1, 2015.
- "জহির রায়হানের পরিবারের বাড়ি দখলমুক্ত করার নির্দেশ". Daily Janakantha. February 13, 2011.