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Bimal Roy Biography, Age, Death, Height, Weight, Family, Wiki & More

Updated On : July 12, 2018

Short Biography

Bimal Roy was born on 12-07-1909 in Suapur, Dhaka, Bangladesh. He was an Indian Film Director, Film Producer & Editor.

Bimal Roy Complete Bio & Career

Bimal Roy’s cinematic career began as an assistant cameraman. He then served as an assistant to noted director P.C. Barua. He assisted him in his iconic film, Devdas. After assisting him, he turned director himself and made some of the landmark movies of Hindi cinema.
He along with his team relocated to Mumbai from Kolkata in the year 1950. His team comprised of some legendary people like Asit Sen, Hrishikesh Mukherjee, Kamal Bose, Nabendu Ghosh and Salil Chaudhury among others. After landing in Mumbai, the first film that he made was Maa in the year 1952.
He in his illustrious filmmaking career made some of the finest films of all time such as Madhumati, Bandhini, Sujatha and Do Bheega Zameen. All these films won him numerous accolades and earned him various awards too. He won National Film Award for three years in a row with his films such as Do Bheega Zameen, Biraj Bahu and Devdas in 1954, 55 and 56 respectively.
He was a highly influential figure not just for Indian cinema but for the foreign film industry as well. His film Madhumati was among the first from that dealt with incarnation and after which many films on incarnation have been made.

Health Issues, Illness and Death Info

Bimal Roy died on 08-01-1966 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. He died of Cancer at age of 56. India Post released a postage stamp showing his face in his honour in 2007.

DEATHDAY 8 January,1966 (Saturday)
DEATH PLACE Mumbai, Maharashtra

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Bimal Roy Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

Bimal Roy was 56 years 5 months & 27 days old age.