Ancestral home of heroine Suchitra Sen


Pabna: The Pabna district administration has taken the initiative to renovate the ancestral home of Bengali film legend Suchitra Sen of the sub-continent.

On Monday (November 06) afternoon Pabna Deputy Commissioner Mu. Asaduzzaman visited Suchitra Sen’s ancestral house located on Hemsagar Lane in the city.

Later, he discussed the overall issue with the leaders of Suchitra Sen Memorial Preservation Council.

Pabna District Commissioner Mu. Additional Deputy Commissioner (General) Sharif Ahmed, Acting President of Suchitra Sen Memory Preservation Parishad attended the meeting chaired by Asaduzzaman. Ramdulal Bhowmik, Pabna Press Club President and Suchitra Sen Memorial Council member ABM Fazlur Rahman, NDC Mohammad Abul Hasanat, general secretary of the council. Naresh Chandra Madhu, Assistant Commissioner. Monirul Islam, executive member of the council Mazaharul Islam and member Abul Kalam Azad.

A detailed discussion on how to maintain more beautification as a museum in the house of heroine Suchitra Sen is discussed in detail. Actions are determined for the implementation of the proposal of the Government to have a repository. NDC Mohammad Abul Hashanat and Dr. for the renovation of the house. Naresh Madhu was given responsibility for the collaboration.

Speakers in the exchange meeting said that numerous visitors from the country and outside the country come to see the house every day. Culture lovers have a deep love and passion for the house. So attention needs to be paid to keeping the house looking good.

The Deputy Commissioner visited the house and advised on what to do. At this time Dr. Naresh Madhu made connections with Munmun Sen, daughter of Suchitra Sen, to exchange views with the District Commissioner. exchanged views and invited District Commissioner Munmun Sen to visit their ancestral home in Pabna.

According to relevant sources, Suchitra Sen was born on April 6, 1931 in this house of Hemsagar Lane in Pabna district. Suchitra was the fifth of nine siblings. The children of the house called Rangadi. Parents named Rama. Director Sukumar Dasgupta’s assistant Nitish Roy replaced it with Suchitra.

His childhood pen name was Krishna Dasgupta at Mahakali Pathshala in Pabna. Suchitra Sen’s childhood, childhood and adolescence were spent in a five-room, single-storeyed ancestral house on Hemsagar Lane in Gopalpur Mohalla, Pabna. His father Karunamay Dasgupta worked as a sanitary inspector of Pabna Municipality. Mother Indira Dasgupta was a housewife. Among the two sisters, Suchitra Sen was the elder. Younger sister Hena Dasgupta. Suchitra Sen studied at the local Pabna Girls’ School till Class IX after completing her schooling at Mahakali Pathshala in the city. Although not very attentive and talented in studies, Suchitra Sen loved and loved music, drama and acting. He has skills in singing and acting in drama theater at various events in Pabna city.

Born in a middle-class family, Suchitra Sen left her home and job in Pabna, her father Karunamoya Dasgupta, a few months before partition in 1947, and went to India with her family. Rama Dasgupta got married to Dibanath Sen, the son of Banedi family there, a couple of years after moving to Calcutta. Later her name was Suchitra Sen. And after marriage, Rama Dasgupta became Rama Sen in her husband’s title.

After two and a half years of marriage, in 1952, she acted for the first time in a Bengali film named “Shesh Keyar”. The film was not released due to unknown reasons. Then, in 1953, her first film as a heroine, “Saat Noor Qaidi” was released. From 1953 to 1978, Suchitra Sen continuously acted in Bengali cinema for 35 years. Despite her husband Dibanath Sen’s strong objection, Suchitra Sen involved herself in acting on the urge of her mind. Sukumar Dasgupta was the director of the movie ‘Saat Numru Kaedi’. After his assistant director Nitish Roy acted in the film, Rama changed his name to ‘Suchitra Sen’ during the release of the film. From then on, Rama Sen changed her husband’s surname from Rama Dasgupta, the name given by the parents of her teenage girlfriends, to the dreamy Suchitra Sen.

Mahanayika Suchitra Sen acted as heroine in 56 Bengali and 7 Hindi films. He made a big stir in the world by pairing with Uttam Kumar. When Uttam Kumar died in 1978, he stopped acting in films.

In 1963, Suchitra Sen won the Silver Prize for Best Actress at the Moscow Film Festival for her performance in the film Saat Pake Bandha. She was the first Indian actress to win an award at an international film festival. The Government of India also awarded him the Padma Shri. In 2005, when he was offered the Dada Saheb Phal award, he did not accept it as he did not want to appear in public. In 2012, the highest honor of the West Bengal government was given the Bangabibhushan. In 1955, she won the Best Actress Award for Devdas, her first Hindi film. He breathed his last on January 17, 2014 at Bellevue Hospital, Kolkata.

Bangladesh Time: 2035 hours, November 06, 2023

The article is in Bengali

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