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Birendra Krishna Bhadra Biography, Age, Death, Wife, Children, Family, Facts, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : September 25, 2022

Short Biography

Birendra Krishna Bhadra was born on 04-08-1905 in Ahiritola his maternal home, in Calcutta, Bengal Presidency, British India (Now Kolkata, West Bengal, India). He was an Indian Playwright, Dramatist, Broadcaster, Film Actor, Theatre Actor, Theatre Director, Theatre Producer, Screenwriter, Singer, Playback Singer, Narrator & Radio Artist who worked predominantly in Bengali Theatre & All India Radio.

Birendra Krishna Bhadra Complete Bio & Career

Birendra Krishna Bhadra had the privilege to grow up in a very musical family. From a very early age, he showed a keen interest in singing and acting. At a very early age, Birendra Krishna was diagnosed with the life-threatening disease diphtheria. An English doctor whom they consulted, after examining Birendra Krishna said he can save his life but won’t be able to safeguard his vocal cord. His life was saved but since then his voice became very different from other normal people.
Birendra Krishna was adept in almost all forms of broadcasting. He was at once a sports commentator, singer, scriptwriter, drama producer, drama artist, announcer, & special programme presenter. His presentation of reply to listeners’ letters in the programme 'Sabinoy Nibedan' was immensely popular. His special programme scripted & presented by him 'Birupakheyr Asar', a humorous commentary on the travails of the common man is still fondly remembered by many for its breezy language & clever dialogues.
His legacy remained intact even after he died and the famous music company Saregama India Ltd., gave his daughter a cheque of INR 50,917 as royalty for his father's famous work in 2006. His most noted plays include Sat Tulsi 1940 and Blackout among others.

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Health Issues, Illness and Death Info

Birendra Krishna Bhadra died at the age of 86 on 03-11-1991 in Kolkata, West Bengal, India.

DEATHDAY 3 November,1991 (Sunday)
DEATH PLACE Kolkata, West Bengal

Birendra Krishna Bhadra Family, Relatives and Other Relations

Father Kali Krishna Bhadra
Mother Sarala Bala Devi
Brother Bhupendra Krishna
Sister None
Wife Nabanita
Daughter Sujata Bhadra
Son None

He was born to Kali Krishna Bhadra (Roy Bahadur Kalikrishna) and Sarala Bala Devi. He had a brother named Bhupendra Krishna. He was married to Nabanita and together they had a daughter named Sujata Bhadra.

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Body Measurements

Skin Colour Wheatish
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Salt & Pepper

Personal Info

Home Town Calcutta, Bengal Presidency, British India
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address Kolkata, West Bengal, India
School N/A
College Scottish Church College, Kolkata
Qualification Graduate
Hobbies Reading, Singing and Travelling
Marital Status Married
Salary N/A
Net Worth N/A
Official Website N/A
Best Known for Radio Programme - Mahishasura Mardini (1931)


Favorite Color White
Favorite Sport Hockey
Favorite Film Director Satyajit Ray
Favorite Singer S. D. Burman , Lata Mangeshkar
Favorite Place Kolkata
Favorite Dress Kurta Pajama
Favorite Musician S. D. Burman

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Birendra Krishna Bhadra

  • He worked for All India Radio initially.
  • A bengali short film Birendra Krishna Bhadra - The Voice Since 1936 Was released In the year 2019.
  • He dramatised Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay's novel Subarna Golak in 1952 which was later made in film in the year 1982.
  • His rendition, Mahisasura Mardini also known as Chandipath/Mahalaya marks the beginning of Durga Puja festivities, which plays by All India Radio, every Mahalaya.
  • He wrote, produced, and directed several Bengali plays.
  • The Bengali movies Mahisasur Vadh, Nishiddha Phal & Subarnagolak were written by him.

Birendra Krishna Bhadra Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

Birendra Krishna Bhadra was 86 years 2 months & 30 days old age.