Spouse Utpal Dutt (m. 1960–1993)
Education Bethune College
|Name Shobha Sen|
Children Bishnupriya Dutt
Role Theater Actress
|Born September 1923Faridpur, East Bengal, British India|
Awards Sangeet Natak Akademi Award for Theatre - Acting (Language Theatre-wise) - Bengali
Movies Bhagini Nivedita, Akash Kusum, Raat Bhore, Chinnamul, The Citizen
Similar People Utpal Dutt, Mrinal Sen, Bishnupriya Dutt, Ritwik Ghatak, Bimal Roy
Bengal stage legend shobha sen passes away
Shobha Sen (also known as Sova Sen) was Bengali theatre and film actress.
She was wife of Utpal Dutt and the couple had one daughter, Dr. Bishnupriya Dutt,who is a professor of theatre history in the School of Arts and Aesthetics at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. She had four grandchildren.
After graduating from Bethune College, she joined Gananatya Sangstha and acted in the lead female role of ‘Nabanna’. She joined the Little Theatre Group in 1953-54 which later became Peoples’ Theatre Group. Since then she has acted in many productions of the group, chief among them are: ‘Barricade’, ‘Tiner Taloyar’, ‘Titumir’. She has also worked in some films including Ek Adhuri Kahani.
On 10 April 2010 Sen received the Mother Teresa International Award.