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Sombhu Mitra Biography, Age, Death, Height, Weight, Family, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : August 22, 2017

Short Biography

Sombhu mitra was born on 22nd August 1915 in Calcutta Presidency, British India.  He was a veteran Indian film and stage actor, playwright, director, reciter and an Indian theatre personality, who was an eminent figure in Bengali theatre. Among his movies the most notable were Jaagte Raho and Dharti Ke Lal.

Sombhu Mitra Complete Bio & Career

His first seen was in Bengali theatre in Rangmahal Theatre in north Kolkata in the year 1939, after which he shifted to the Natyaniketan, Minerva, and Srirangam theatres. In the year 1943, he associated with Indian People's Theatre Association (IPTA). After few years in 1948, Sombhu Mitra established a new theatre group, Bohurupee in Kolkata, which assisted the group-theatre movement in West Bengal.
He has acted in a considerable Hindi and Bengali films. A couple of Hindi movies of which he was a part of were Hindustan Humara and Dharti Ke Lal. He also penned the script of Jagte Raho and directed it along with Amit Maitra. Some of his notable Bengali movies were Manik, Durlabh Janma, Pathik and 42 to name a few. 
For his contribution to the Indian Theatre and Cinema, he was awarded Bharat Bhushan in 1970 by Indian Government. He was also awarded Ramon Magsaysay Award in 1976. He married Tripti Mitra, a noted theatre personality. The couple was blessed with a daughter Shaoli, who is apparently a well-known artist of theatre and cinema.

Health Issues, Illness and Death Info

Sombhu Mitra died on 19-05-1997 in Kolkata, West Bengal, India.

DEATHDAY 19 May,1997 (Monday)
DEATH PLACE Kolkata, West Bengal

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Sombhu Mitra Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

Sombhu Mitra was 81 years 8 months & 28 days old age.