Chunibala Devi (1872–1955)

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Chunibala Devi was born in 1872. She was an actress, known for Pather Panchali (1955), Bigraha (1930) and Rikta (1939). She died in 1955 in Calcutta, West Bengal, India. See full bio »


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Pather Panchali Indir Thakrun
Bigraha Actress
Rikta Actress


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 1955 Pather Panchali
Indir Thakrun
 1939 Rikta
 1930 Bigraha
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 2021 Manik da: The Mystique of Pather Panchali (Documentary)
 2013 Apur Panchali
Indir Thakrun

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Bigraha (1930) was the the first film in which Chunibala Devi acted. Earlier she had performed on the stage. However, after one or two more films she retired as an actress, only to be brought back after about thirty years by Satyajit Ray, who had started making his first film, Pather Panchali (1955). When he was on the look out for an elderly actress to play Indir Thakrun,he was informed about ... See more »

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