Amar Choudhury

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Amar Choudhury (Bengali: অমর চৌধুরী, born 1898, date of death unknown) was a Bengali film actor, director, editor and writer. He directed Jamai Shashthi (Bengali: জামাই ষষ্ঠী) in 1931 produced by Madan Theatre Limited, credited as the first Bengali talkie.[1] It was released in the same year as Alam Ara, the first Indian talkie on 11 April 1931 at Crown Cinema Hall in Calcutta.

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Additional notes
1923 Matri Sneha Jyotish Bannerji Actor
1931 Tritiya Paksha Amar Choudhury Actor, Director
Short
Jamai Sasthi Amar Choudhury Actor, Director
Short
Bibaha Bibhrat Jyotish Bannerji Actor
1932 Chira Kumari Amar Choudhury Actor, Director
Chirakumari Amar Choudhury Actor, Director
1933 Kalanka Bhanjan Amar Choudhury Actor, Director
1935 Satya Pathe Amar Choudhury Actor, Director
1941 Kavi Joydev Hiren Bose Actor
1946 Vande Mataram Sudhirbandhu Bannerjee Actor
1947 Parabhritika Bidhayak Bhattacharya Actor
1948 Priyatama Pasupati Chatterjee Actor
Mati-O-Manush Sudhirbandhu Bannerjee Actor
1949 Ananya Sabyasachi Actor
Kamana Nabendusundar Actor
1952 Kuhelika Ramesh Bose Actor

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gokulsing, K.; Wimal Dissanayake (2004). Indian popular cinema: a narrative of cultural change. Trentham Books. p. 24. ISBN 1-85856-329-1. 

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