Samit Bhanja

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Samit Bhanja (Bengali: শমিত ভঞ্জ) (2 January 1944 – 24 July 2003) was an Indian actor and director known for his work in the Bengali cinema.

Samit Bhanja
Born(1944-01-02)2 January 1944[1]
Died24 July 2003(2003-07-24) (aged 59)[1]
NationalityIndian
Occupation
  • Actor
  • Director

He joined Rupkar, the theatre group of Sabitabrata Dutta and enacted in several plays in early 1960s. He made his screen debut with Balai Sen's 1965 Bengali film Surer Agun.[1] He is remembered as the male lead, Navin, of the successful Hindi film Guddi, opposite Jaya Bhaduri. In addition to acting in film, he acted in theatre and jatras, and was associated with the Rupkar group theatre. He died in Kolkata at the age of 59.[2][3]

Selected filmographyEdit

  1. Surer Agun (1965)
  2. Hatey Bazarey (1967)
  3. Apanjan (1968) - Chheno
  4. Pratham Kadam Phool (1969) - Bhajahari Manna
  5. Parineeta (1969) - Girin
  6. Natun Pata (1969)
  7. Banajyotsana (1969)
  8. Aranyer Din Ratri (1970) - Hari
  9. Rupasi (1970) - Balaram
  10. Guddi (1971) - Navin (as Samit)
  11. Janani (1971)
  12. Atattar Din Pare (1971)
  13. Pratham Pratishruty (1971) - Rasbihari
  14. Ajker Nayak (1972)
  15. Sesh Parba (1972)
  16. Sapath Nilam (1972)
  17. Jaban (1972)
  18. Picnic (1972)
  19. Achena Atithi (1973)
  20. Wahi Raat Wahi Aawaz (1973)
  21. Chithi (1973) - Prasenjit Roy
  22. Fuleswari (1974)
  23. Fuleswari (1974)
  24. Asati (1974)
  25. Anjane Mehman (1975)
  26. Salaam Memsaab (1975)
  27. Kitne Paas Kitne Door (1976)
  28. Harmonium (1976) - Ratan
  29. Jiban Marur Prante (1976)
  30. Datta (1976) - Bilashbihari
  31. Bilwamangal (1976)
  32. Ek Bindu Sukh (1977)
  33. Kabita (1977)
  34. Golap Bou (1977)
  35. Mrigayaa (1977) - Rebel
  36. Shaanaai (1977) - Haradhan
  37. Striker (1978)
  38. Ganadevata (1979) - Aniruddha
  39. Sabuj Dwiper Raja (1979) - Raja Roychowdhury - Kakababu
  40. Bono Basar (1979)
  41. Dadar Kirti (1980) - Anil (as Samit Bhuiyan)
  42. Parabesh (1980)
  43. Upalabdhi (1981)
  44. Shahar Theke Dooray (1981) - Doctor Chatterjee
  45. Kalankini Kankabati (1981)
  46. Faisala (1982)
  47. Rajbabhu (1982)
  48. Amrita Kumbher Sandhaney (1982)
  49. Uttar Meleni (1982)
  50. Rajbadhu (1982)
  51. Faisala (1982)
  52. Prayashchitta (1983)
  53. Rajeshwari (1983)
  54. Abhinoy Noy (1983)
  55. Didi (1984)
  56. Debigarjan (1984)
  57. Jiban Sathi (1985)
  58. Dui Adhyay (1986)
  59. Urbashi (1986)
  60. Phera (1988)
  61. Sudhu Tomari (1988)
  62. Jar Jey Priyo (1989)
  63. Jhankar (1989)
  64. Asha-o-Bhalobasha (1989)
  65. Garmil (1990)
  66. Raktalekha (1992)
  67. Surer Bhubane (1992)
  68. JUYA (1992)
  69. Sarbojaya (1994)
  70. DAGI (1994)
  71. Bonophool (1994)
  72. Mohini (1995)
  73. Drishti (1995)
  74. Protidhwani (1995)
  75. Abar Aranye (2003) - Harinath Dutta aka Hari (final film role)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "বাংলা সিনেমার আপনজন শমিত ভঞ্জ". anandabazar.com (in Bengali). 7 April 2018. Retrieved 3 January 2021.
  2. ^ "বাংলার সিনেমার অরিজিনাল 'আধুনিক নায়ক' শমিত ভঞ্জ". Drishtibhongi দৃষ্টিভঙ্গি. 23 July 2020. Retrieved 3 January 2021.
  3. ^ "অরণ্যের দিনরাত্রির হরি ছিলেন তমলুকের 'আপনজন'". anandabazar.com (in Bengali). Retrieved 3 January 2021.

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