Pahari Sanyal

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Pahari Sanyal
Pahari Sanyal.jpg
Pahari Sanyal in Jaagte Raho (1956)
Born
Nagendranath Sanyal

(1906-02-22)22 February 1906
Died10 February 1974(1974-02-10) (aged 67)
Alma materBhatkhande Music Institute
OccupationActor
Years active1933 - 1974 (till death)
Spouse(s)Meera Devi
Signature
Pahari Sanyal signature.jpg

Pahari Sanyal (22 February 1906 – 10 February 1974; born as Nagendranath Sanyal) was an Indian actor and singer who is known for his work in Bengali cinema.[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 and of the poet, playwright/dramatist and actor Girishchandra Ghosh in "Mahakabi Girishchandra". He played the small role of an ornithologist in Satyajit Ray's Kanchenjungha and later a character role in " Aranyaer Din Ratri ". He was seen in some Hindi films such as the Raj Kapoor vehicle Jagte Raho, the double version "Aradhana" directed by Sakti Samanta and English films such as the Merchant-Ivory venture The Householder.

Pahari Sanyal in Devdas (hindi version) (1935)

Selected 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
1947 Shravan Kumar Shravan
1950 Maryada (1950 film)
1950 Vidyasagar
1952 Basu Paribaar Father
1953 Ratna Deepam (Tamil)
Ratnadeep (1951)[2]
1953 Bou Thakuranir Haat
1954 Sadanander Mela Dhakkhinaranjan Chowdhury
1955 Sabar Upare Rita's brother, a journalist
1955 Shap Mochan
1956 Jagte Raho Shashan, Meenu's husband
1956 Ekti Raat Digbijoy
1957 Harano Sur Roma's father
1957 Jiban Trishna Dr. Shamonto
1957 Ek Din Ratre
1957 "Dakharkara "
1957 Deep Jwele Jai "
1959 "Sasibabur Sansar"
1961 Manik (1961)
1962 Kanchenjungha Jagadish
1961 Mahakabi Girishchandra
1962 Bipasha
1962 Jaya
1963 Deya neya Sucharita's Uncle
1963 Shes Anko Sir Haraprasad
1962 Grihadaha
1965 Alor Pipasa Doctor
1967 Nayika Sangbad Lahiri da
1967 Nai Roshni Hindi Judge Kailash Nath
1968 Saathi Hindi Kaku
1969 Aradhana Hindi Gopal Tripathi
1970 Aranyer Din Ratri Sadashiv Tripathi
1970 Rajkumari Manju's maternal uncle
1971 Bhanu Goenda Jahar Assistant
1974 Rodan Bhara Basanta

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sunil K. Datta (2002). The raj & the Bengali people. Firma KLM. p. 137. Retrieved 31 October 2012.
  2. ^ "dated September 12, 1953: "Ratna Deepam" Movie". The Hindu. 12 September 2003. Archived from the original on 25 June 2017. Retrieved 25 June 2017.

External links[edit]

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