|Other names Asis Kumar|
Spouse Bela Bose (m. 1967)
Other name Asis Kumar
|Movies Sant Ravidas Ki Amar Kah, Jai Santoshi Maa, Bhagwan Samaye Sansar M, Hanuman Vijay, Solah Shukrawar|
Similar Bela Bose, Anita Guha, Babubhai Mistri, Bharat Bhushan, Manher Desai
Ashish Kumar was a renowned film actor and director of Hindi and Bengali films. He is best remembered for his leading roles in Raja Harishchandra (1979), Jai Santoshi Maa (1975) and Jai Dwarkadheesh (1977) and has played the roles of Lord Shiva and Lord Vishnu in several mythological films.
Ashish Kumar began his career in Bengali films before making his mark in Hindi films mainly of the mythological genre.
His golden era was during the sixties and seventies. The landmark film Jai Santoshi Maa (1975) was a blockbuster in every sense, emerging a national craze.
Ashish Kumar married his co-actor in a few films, Bela Bose and has a daughter and son.