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Shobha Sen

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Nationality  Indian
Spouse  Utpal Dutt (m. 1960–1993)
Occupation  Actress
Education  Bethune College
Name  Shobha Sen
Children  Bishnupriya Dutt
Role  Theater Actress

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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.


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Personal life

Shobha Sen Sen Actress And Theatre Veteran Dies At 93

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.


Shobha Sen Shobha Sen wife of Utpal Dutt and veteran theatre actress passes

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.

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On 10 April 2010 Sen received the Mother Teresa International Award.


Shobha Sen Utpal Dutts wife actress Shobha Sen Sova Sen passes away PHOTOS
  • Nabanna (1944)
  • Barricade
  • Tiner Taloyar
  • Titumir
  • kallol
  • Angar
  • Films

  • Bhagavan Sri Ramakrishna, 1955 film by Prafulla Chakraborty
  • Bedeni, unfinished film of Ritwik Ghatak.
  • Ek Adhuri Kahani, 1972 film directed by Mrinal Sen.
  • Jharh, 1979 film directed by Utpal Dutt.
  • Ek Din Pratidin, 1979 film directed by Mrinal Sen.
  • Baisakhi Megh, 1981 film directed by Utpal Dutt.
  • Pasand Apni Apni, 1983 Hindi film directed by Basu Chatterjee.
  • Dekha, 2001 film directed by Gautam Ghose.
  • Shadows of Time, 2004 German film in Bengali directed by Florian Gallenberger.
  • References

    Shobha Sen Wikipedia