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
Signature
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Pahari Sanyal, (Bengali: পাহাড়ী সান্যাল) (22 February 1906–10 February 1974), born Nagendranath Sanyal, was a prominent Bengali character actor.[1]

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

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Role
1933 Yahudi Ki Ladki
1933 Rajrani Meera
1934 Chandidas Baiju
1934 Daku Mansoor
1934 Mohabbat Ki Kasauti aka Rooplekha
1936 Karodpati
1936 Manzil Mahim
1936 Pujarin
1937 Vidyapati Vidyapati
1945 Ramayani
1950 Vidyasagar
1952 Basu Paribaar Father
1954 Sadanander Mela Dhakkhinaranjan Chowdhury
1955 Sabar Upare Rita's brother, a journalist
1955 Shap Mochan
1956 Jagte Raho Shashan, Meenu's husband
1957 Harano Sur Roma's father
1957 Jiban Trishna Dr. Shamonto
1957 Ek Din Ratre
1962 Kanchenjungha Jagadish
1962 Bipasha
1963 Deya neya Sucharita's Uncle
1967 Nayika Sangbad Lahiri da
1968 (Saathi) Hindi- Kaku
1969 Aradhana Hindi Sharmila Tagore's father
1970 Aranyer Din Ratri Sadashiv Tripathi
1974 Rodan Bhara Basanta

References[edit]

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

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