Not only was she the first Bengali actress to demand a separate title card in the credits for herself, but more importantly she was the first Bengali actress who would garner and command a respect not only for her but for an entire breed of actresses along with her. On his part Uttam Kumar starred with several other heroines in extremely successful films like Jhinder Bandi in 1961 with Arundhati Debi, Deya Neya in 1963 with Tanuja, Basu Paribar in 1952 with Sabitri Chatterjee. Later, we would speak over the phone. She is author of three books 'Reflections on My India', and. Uttam Kumar, a Bengali romantic hero essayed roles in more than 200 films and was the first recipient of the National award for Best actor given by the Indian Government.
Suchitra Sen's death was condoled by many leaders, including the President of India Dr. Sen might not be one of the best actresses of Indian cinema but she will remain different and she will always be one of the brightest and most glamorous stars. However, for both Uttam and Suchitra it seems there was some sort of urgency to prove to the audience and critics that they can be hits on their own and when not associated with each other. In the end, even as she brings about his cure, she suffers a nervous breakdown. They went on to become the icons for Bengali dramas for more than 20 years, becoming almost a genre unto themselves. Such was the power, charisma and chemistry that crackled between the two that for many a dreamy eyed fan they were the perfect combination just made for each other. Suchitra Sen with Ranjit Mullik in Devi Choudhrani 1974 Suchitra paired successfully with actors like Soumitra Chatterjee, Ashok Kumar, Bikash Roy, Ranjit Mullick, Samar Roy in many films.
Suchitra Sen was an Indian movie actress known in Bengali and Hindi movies. From 1979 on, she retreated from public life and shunned all forms of public contact; for this she is often compared to. Some pictures used in this article are courtesy: , some are courtesy Internet is a web columnist, poet and creative writer. However, Tapasi had wedded Bulu, a teenage village zamindar boy. Newer and more commercially successful pairs might have been seen onscreen, but to most Bengalis who grew up in that era and even beyond, Uttam and Suchitra remain an inseparable name, as far as romance on celluloid is concerned.
Suchitra Sen also won the Padma Shri and Bangla Bibhushan. She was the First Indian Actress to win an Award at an International Film Festival. As a result, if you still have people sighing at the unfulfilled romance of Dilip Kumar and Madhubala, you have the never ending speculation about one time hot screen pairing Amitabh Bachchan and Rekha. She writes on cinema and art too. Legendary actress Suchitra Sen, known as the Greta Garbo of Bengali cinema, died of a heart attack at a super-speciality hospital in Kolkata on Frinday. Sen is a granddaughter of the famous Poet Sree Rajonikant Sen. Tapasi's father dies of shock.
Suchitra got Married to Dibanath Sen in 1947. Sen continued to act after her husband's death in 1970, but called it a day when Pronoy Pasha flopped, and retired from the screen in 1978 after a career of over 25 years to a life of quiet seclusion. She tries to meet Bulu, but sees Kiriti in front of her. Her entire medical treatment had also been done in seclusion and secrecy. If a Romeo and Juliet or a Tristan and Isolde make you believe that their romances can only last forever, even in death the film audiences are led to believe that much of this is true and that passion, between those playing such undeniable chemistry can also reflect in real life. In Bengali cinema too, the 50s to the 70s saw the birth of an iconic pair, which revolutionized how people would look at Bengali cinematic romance forever. Most notable amongst these is Sen's remarkable portrayal as Paro in Bimal Roy's legendary Devdas 1955 which immediately brought her into national limelight.
Saare Chuattor is the film which launched the Suchitra Sen - Uttam Kumar pair even though they were not the main attraction of the film. The effect of such films on the audience is often similar to that of great tragedies, they seem to perpetuate the belief that romance and illusion lasts forever, especially through the actors they are played by. Suchitra Sen is known working wth uttam kumar. The photograph that send gossip mills on an overdrive. Closer home, Indian cinema has had its fair share of iconic star pairings, Raj Kapoor and Nargis, Madhubala and Dilip Kumar, M G Ramachandran and Jayalalithaa, Amitabh Bachchan and Rekha and. The Cause of her death was a Heart Attack.
Whether Uttam Kumar and Suchitra Sen had a romantic inclination for each other has always been up for public speculation. Women's rights and world development. In the end they are victorious in death or in life but always in love. Nandi's Suchitra connection is through his uncle , whose production company Chhayabani produced many of the runaway hits like 'Saptapadi' that gave the duo their biggest success in 1961 and gave them the stardom that no other Bengali actors can match. Mostly halfway into her career, these films along with relatively lesser known stars though both superb actors in their own rights in Bikas Roy in Uttar Falguni and Soumitra Chatterjee in Saat Paake Bandha and in female-centric roles brought the best out of Sen. The simplicity of Uttam was a perfect foil for the polished and glamorous look of Suchitra. Starring Garry Cooper, Patricia Neal, Raymond Messy, Kent Smith, the film was Directed by Mr.
Among them, 22 were blockbusters, 13 were superhits, 5 made profits above the average and the rest flopped. Images used in the posts have been procured from the contributors themselves, public forums, social networking sites, publicity releases, YouTube, Pixabay and Creative Commons. Two films made in 1963 - Uttar Falguni by Asit Sen and Saat Paake Bandha by Ajoy Kar can be seen as the zenith of Suchitra Sen's career as an actress. Suchitra shared a rare bonding with Asit Chowdhury who took her to her diksha-guru Bharat Maharaj, president of the Ramakrishna Mission. Deewana Mastana Hua Dil Jaane — Bombai Ka Babu Suchitra Sen was cast opposite Dev Anand in the film which had some memorable songs. Perhaps it is this that we call chemistry. As a result, Ray never made the film , based on the novel written by Rishi Bankim Chandra Chattopadhya.
These epic films had the iconic screen pairs responding to circumstance beyond their control, even while retaining the essence of romance in a grand and epic manner. In Saptapadi 1961 Bengali screen probably saw one of its biggest hits and the same for the star-couple as well. She received a Best Actress Award nomination for the film 1955 , which was her first movie. Her wikipedia, biography details is given here. Cinematic history is replete with couples who steamed up the screen and had viewers flocking time and again to catch glimpses of that incredible chemistry that sets them apart from others. Sanyal diagnoses the hero, , as having an unresolved Oedipal dilemma. According to persistent but unconfirmed reports in the Bengali press, her marriage was strained by her success in the film industry.