Chhabi Biswas

Chhabi Biswas ( Bengali: ছবি বিশ্বাস, Chabi Biśbās, real name: Sachindranath Biswas; born July 12, 1900 in Kolkata, † June 11, 1962 ) was an Indian theater and film actor.

Chhabi Biswas was born in an aristocratic Bengali family. He was interested in an early stage for the theater and was acquainted with many actors of his time (among other Sisir Bhaduri, Durgadas Bannerjee, Ahindra Choudhury, Jahar Ganguly ). So he finally began to work even in the theater and in film; In 1938 began his professional stage career. He played lead roles in the plays Devdas, Kashinath and Siraj -ud- Doula.

He had 1936 in Annapurnar Mandir, in which he played a leading role alongside Jiban Bose and Manorama his film debut. He achieved lasting fame with his roles as impoverished aristocratic country lessor with obsession for classical Indian music in Satyajit Ray's Jalsaghar (1958), as (but ) a devout father- in Devi ( 1960) and in Kanchenjungha (1962), where he was the family patriarch in Darjeeling its wants to marry the youngest daughter of an NRI businessman. Equally remarkable are his starring roles in Ajoy Kars Saptapadi (1962), in Tapan Sinha's Kabuliwala (1957 ) and as Dada Thakur (1962). On the stage and in film, he was best staffed and popular with the public in aristocratic roles. Chhabi Biswas played in more than 100 films. He died in a traffic accident.

Biswas 1960 Sangeet Natak Akademi awarded an Award.

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