| Actor, Film Director|
February 4, 1997, Kolkata
| Rabi Ghosh|
University of Calcutta
| Rabi Ghosh Dostidar|
24 November 1931 (1931-11-24)
Baishakhi Devi (m. 1982–1997), Anubha Gupta (m. ?–1972)
Goopy Gyne Bagha By, Heerak Rajar Deshe, Galpa Holeo Satyi, Aranyer Din Ratri, Shriman Prithviraj
Chinmoy Roy, Anup Kumar, Santosh Dutta, Tapen Chatterjee, Utpal Dutt
Robi Ghosh (Bengali: রবি ঘোষ) (24 November 1931 – 4 February 1997) was an Indian actor and comedian who worked in Bengali cinema. He is best known for his comic roles, though his versatile acting talent brought him success in various kinds of roles. He was a regular in Satyajit Ray films over the years. Till date, he is remembered for his comic roles in Satyajit Ray's movies. Robi Ghosh was a renowned actor in Bengali theatre and TV as well.
He was born on 24 November 1931 in Kolkata. His real name was Robi Ghosh Dostidar. His ancestral family roots can be traced to East Bengal, now Bangladesh. In 1949 he completed his matriculation from the South Suburban Main School. After completing his intermediate in science, he joined the Asutosh College for graduation. He used to work in Bankshal Court from 1953 to 1959. He got married to actress Anubha Gupta. After her demise, he married Baishakhi Devi on 24 November 1982.
Robi Ghosh’s role in the play Angar was noticed by director Aurabinda Mukhopadhay. Robi made his debut in a small role in his film Ahoban in 1959. His breakthrough was in Tapan Sinha's Galpo Holeyo Sotti, and his role in Satyajit Ray’s Goopy Gyne Bagha Byne (1968) became a landmark in his career. Abhijan (1962), Aranyer Din Ratri (1970), Hirak Rajar Deshe (1980), Goopy Bagha Phire Elo (1991), and Padma Nadir Majhi (1993) are some of his memorable movies. He was also a noted theatre personality who was a student of Utpal Dutta’s Little Theatre Group. He traveled abroad extensively for his performances in Berlin (1969), Mauritius (1988), the USA and Europe (1995). He also directed the movie Nidhiram Sardar. In 1970, he participated in the Berlin Film Festival as the lead actor of Goopi Gyne Bagha Byne. He was the founder of the theatre group “Chalachal”. In 1960 he was awarded the Ultorath Award for his outstanding performance in the play Angar. He died on 4 February 1997.Kahini (1997)Baksho Rahashya (1996)Vrindavan Film Studios (1996)Patang (1993)Padma Nadir Majhi (1993)Agantuk (1991)Goopy Bagha Phire Elo (1991)Antarjali Yatra (1987)Amar Sangi (1987)Maha Yatra (1987)Amar Geeti (1983)Bancharamer Bagan (1980)Heerak Rajar Deshe (1980)Paka Dekha (1980)Naukadubi (1979)Charmurti (1978)Mohunbaganer Meye (1976)Jana Aranya (1976)Chorus (1974)Mouchak (1974)Sangini (1974)Thagini (1974)Raktatilak (1974)Basanta Bilap (1973)Marjina Abdulla (1973)Sabuj Dwiper Raja (1973)Ajker Nayak (1972)Padi Pishir Barmi Baksha (1972)Sabse Bada Sukh (1972)Dhanyee Meye (1971)Aranyer Din Ratri (1970)Arogya Niketan (1969)Satyakam (1969)Apanjan (1968)Baghini (1968)Goopy Gyne Bagha Byne (1968)Balika Badhu (1967)Kal Tumi Aleya (1966)Monihaar (1966)Dol Gobinder Karcha (1966)Galpa Holeo Satyi (1966)Uttarpurush (1966)Griha Sandhaney (1966)Swapna Niye (1966)Arohi (1965)Mahapurush (1965)Ektuku basha (1965)Surer Aagun (1965)Aarohi (1964)Lal Pathar (1964)Subha O Debotar Grash (1964)Momer Alo (1964)Abaseshe (1963)Nirjan Saikate (1963)Kashtipathar (1963)Sesh prahar (1963)Chhayasurya (1963)Binimoy (1963)Nyaydanda (1963)Palatak (1963)Aagun (1962)Abhijan (1962)Hansuli Banker Upakatha (1962)Megh (1961)Kichukkhan (1959)Nidhi Ram Sardar (1976)Sadhu Judhishthirer Karcha (1974) (as Ekalavya)Anandalok Award for Nayantara in 1998 (Special Jury Award)Kalakar Awards
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