Dulal Dutta (ca. 1925[note 1] – 17 August 2010; Kolkata) was a film editor in the Bengali film industry located in Kolkata (previously Calcutta), West Bengal, India.[1][2][3][4] He is especially remembered for his association with the acclaimed film director Satyajit Ray, whose films were all edited by Datta.[1][4][3]


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  1. ^ Sources disagree on Datta's date of birth and age at the time of his death which is claimed to be either 84 (IMDb), 85 (Indian Express), 86 (Telegraph) or 87 (Deccan Herald). The Indian Express further claims that Dutta was born in Chandannagar.


  1. ^ a b "Ray's editor with the magic touch". The Times of India. 19 August 2010. Retrieved 5 February 2013.
  2. ^ "Editor of Ray films dies". The Telegraph (Calcutta). 18 August 2010. Retrieved 5 February 2013.
  3. ^ a b "End of an era". Deccan Herald. Retrieved 5 February 2013.
  4. ^ a b Chatterji, Shoma A. (17 September 2010). "The final Cut". The Indian Express. Archived from the original on 9 April 2013. Retrieved 5 February 2013.

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