An initiative has been taken to renovate Bengali film legend Suchitra Sen’s ancestral home in Pabna. That’s why on Monday (November 6) afternoon, Deputy Commissioner Md. Asaduzzaman visited the house located on Hemsagar Lane in the city. Later he exchanged views with the leaders of Suchitra Sen Memorial Preservation Parishad.
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 Md Monirul Islam, Executive Member of the Parishad Mazharul Islam and Member Journalist Abul Kalam Azad.
Suchitra Sen’s house was discussed in detail on how to better maintain it as a museum. Actions are determined for the implementation of the proposal of the Government to have a repository. NDC Mohammad Abul Hasanat and Dr. for the renovation of the house. Naresh Madhu was assigned responsibility for the collaboration.
The interior of the houseSpeakers in the exchange meeting said that many visitors from the country and abroad 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 beautiful.
The District Commissioner visited the house and advised on what to do. At this time Dr. Naresh Madhu made connections with Suchitra Sen’s daughter Munmoon Sen to exchange views with the Deputy Commissioner. exchanged views and invited the District Commissioner Munmun Sen to visit his ancestral home in Pabna.
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 Suchitra. But his name was Krishna Dasgupta in the books of Mahakali Pathshala in Pabna.
Exterior of houseSuchitra Sen’s childhood, childhood and adolescence were spent in the one-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. After completing her schooling at the city’s Mahakali Pathshala, Suchitra Sen studied at the local Pabna Girls’ School till Class IX. Although not very attentive and talented in studies, Suchitra Sen had a penchant for music, drama and acting. He showed his talent in singing in various events of Pabna city and acting in drama theater at an early age.
Born in an upper middle-class family, Suchitra Sen left her home, job and family in 1947, a few months before the partition of the country. Suchitra Sen got married to Dibanath Sen, the son of Banedi family there, after a couple of years of going to Calcutta.
Suchitra SenAfter 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 Kaidei’ was released. Suchitra Sen acted continuously in Bengali cinema for 35 years from 1953 to 1978. Despite her husband Dibanath Sen’s strong objection, Suchitra Sen involved herself in acting on the urge of her mind. Suchitra Sen acted as a heroine in a total of 63 films including 56 Bengali and 7 Hindi films. Paired with Uttam Kumar created a huge stir in the world. When Uttam Kumar died in 1978, he stopped acting in films. Go into the background.
In 1963, Suchitra Sen won the Silver Prize for Best Actress at the Moscow Film Festival for her performance in the film ‘Saat Pakhe 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 Phalke 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 Bengal Vibhushan.
He breathed his last on January 17, 2014 at Bellevue Hospital, Kolkata.Uttam-Suchitra