Suchitra Sen Birth Anniversary: Lesser-known facts concerning Bollywood’s initial ‘Paro’
April 6 marks the birth wedding anniversary of among the most famous starlets of Indian cinema, Suchitra Sen.Suchitra was a popular face in both Hindi as well as Bengali movie industries. The movies in which she was paired opposite Uttam Kumar ended up being standards in the background of Bengali cinema.Suchitra was the 2nd Indian starlet to obtain an award at a worldwide movie festival when, at the 1963 Moscow International Movie Event, she won the Silver Prize for Finest Actress for ‘Saat Pake Bandha’.
In 1955, she noted her Bollywood launching with ‘Devdas’, in which she essayed the role of Paro.In 1972, Suchitra was awarded the Padma Shri, the fourth highest private honor in India. In 2012, she was gave the West Bengal Federal government’s highest possible honour: Banga Bibhushan.On Suchitra’s
90th birth anniversary, here’s a take a look at some lesser-known facts about the yesteryear actress:
– Suchitra Sen’s real name was Roma Dasgupta.
– She got married at the age of 15 to Dibanath Sen, the boy of an affluent manufacturer, after the physical violence of the partition in 1947 brought her family to West Bengal.
– Suchitra Sen’s debut film Shesh Kothaay in Bengali was never launched.
– Suchitra Sen’s ‘Aandhi’ was banned for 20 weeks after its launch in Gujarat. It was later telecast on a state-run nationwide tv network, when the Janata Event pertained to power in 1977.
– Suchitra declined to function in Satyajit Ray’s ‘Chaudhurani’ because of date issues, and the Oscar-winning director never ever made the movie with anyone else.
– In 2005, she refused the Dadasaheb Phalke Honor, the greatest motion picture award in India, to remain out of the public eye.
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