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Uttam Kumar (I) (1926–1980)


The legendary Bengali Actor of Calcutta, Uttam Kumar (Guru, Mahanayak as fans say), widely regarded as one of the Greatest actors ever in India, was an Indian film actor, director, producer, singer, music composer, playback singer who predominantly worked in Indian Cinema. Though he was a commercial success and widely accepted as the Greatest ... See full bio »

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Known For

Nayak
Nayak Arindam Mukherjee
(1966)
Chiriyakhana
Chiriyakhana Satyanweshi Byomkesh
(1967)
Antony Firingee
Antony Firingee Antony Firingee
(1967)
Grihadaha
Grihadaha Mahim
(1967)

Filmography

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 1987 Mera Karam Mera Dharam
Deviprasad
 1983 Mem Saheb
 1982 Imon Kalyan
Soumen's eldest brother
 1982 Desh Premee
Parunto Ghosh (as Late Uttam Kumar)
 1981 Ogo Bodhu Sundari
Prof. Gagan Sen
 1981 Plot No. 5
Sanjay
 1981 Surya Sakshi
 1981 Pratishodh
 1980 Dui Prithibi
 1980 Pankhiraj
 1980 Samadhan
 1979 Brojobuli
 1979 Dooriyaan
Kailash
 1979 Samadhan
 1979 Sreekanter Will
Srikanta
 1979 Sunayani
 1979 Debdas
Chunilal
 1978 Bandie
BholaB. Singh / Yuvraj Uday B. Singh
 1978 Dui Purush
Nutubihari
 1977 Ananda Ashram
Dr.Deepak
 1977 Kitaab
Nikhil Gupta
 1977 Rajbansha
 1977 Sabyasachi
Sabyasachi
 1977 Sister
 1977 Bhola Moira
 1977 Asadharan
 1976 Ananda Mela
 1976 Hotel Snow Fox
K. K. (Bar Singer)
 1976 Seyi Chokh
 1975 Agnishwar
Agnishwar Mukherjee
 1975 Sanyasi Raja
Surya Kishore Nag Chowdhury
 1975 Bagh Bondi Khela
Bhabesh Banerjee
 1975 Nagar Darpane
 1975 Amanush
Madhusudan Roy Chaudhary 'Madhu'
 1974 Jadu Bansha
Old Shopkeeper
 1974 Bikele Bhorer Phul
Anish Mitra
 1974 Rodanbhara Basanta
Somenath Bose
 1974 Jadi Jantem
Mr.P.K.Basu,Bar at Law
 1974 Alor Thikana
 1974 Raktatilak
R. D. Chowdhury (D.I. G.)
 1974 Mouchak
Nitish Roy
 1973 Bon Palashir Padabali
Udas
 1973 Kaya Hiner Kahini
Prabir Majumdar / Shantanu Roy
 1973 Sonar Khancha
 1973 Roudra Chhaya
 1972 Stree
Madhab Datta
 1972 Har Mana Har
Binod Sen (Binod da)
 1972 Chinna Patra
 1972 Andha Atit
 1972 Biraj Bou
 1971 Alo Amar Alo
Nirendra Mitra
 1971 Chhadmabeshi
Abanish alias Gourhari
 1971 Dhanyee Meye
Bagla's brother
 1971 Jiban Jigyasa
 1971 Nabarag
Bipul Bagchi
 1971 Ekhane Pinjar
Amal Basu
 1970 Bilambita Lay
 1970 Rajkumari
 1970 Manjari Opera
 1970 Nishi Padma
Ananga
 1969 Chiradiner
 1969 Mon Niye
 1969 Sabarmati
Shankar Sarabhai
 1969 Aparachita
Ranjan
 1969 Kamallata
Srikanta
 1968 Chowringhee
Mr.Sata Bose
 1968 Kokhono Megh
Narayan Chaudhary
 1968 Gar Nasimpur
 1968 Teen Adhaya
 1967 Chhoti Si Mulaqat
Ashok
 1967 Chiriyakhana
Satyanweshi Byomkesh
 1967 Nayika Sangbad
Alok
 1967 Grihadaha
Mahim
 1967 Jiban mrityu
 1967 Antony Firingee
Antony Firingee
 1966 Sankha Bela
 1966 Kal Tumi Aleya
Dhirapada Chakraborty
 1966 Nayak
Arindam Mukherjee
 1966 Rajdrohi
 1965 Surya Tapa
Deeptendu Narayan Choudhury
 1965 Thana Theke Aschi
Tinkari Haldar
 1965 Rajkanya
 1964 Bibhas
Bibhas
 1964 Jotugriha
Satadal
 1964 Lal Pathar
 1964 Momer Alo
Dr. Surajit Sen
 1963 Bhranti Bilas
 1963 Deya Neya
Prasanta Roy
 1963 Nisithe
 1963 Surya Sikha
 1963 Uttarayan
 1963 Sesh Anka
Sudhangshu Dutta
 1962 Kanna
 1962 Bipasha
Dibyendu Chatterjee (Engineer)
 1962 Aamar Desh
 1961 Agni Sanskar
 1961 Dui Bhai
Utpal Chatterjee
 1961 Sathi Hara
 1961 Saptapadi
Krishnendu
 1961 Jhinder Bandi
Raja of Jhind
 1960 Kuhak
Sunando Choudhury
 1960 Maya Mriga
Mahim
 1960 Raja-Saja
 1960 Suno Baranari
 1960 Uttar Megh
 1959 Abak Prithibi
 1959 Bicharak
 1959 Chaowa-Pawa
 1959 Khelaghar
 1959 Marutirtha Hinglaj
Thirumal
 1959 Pushpadhanu
 1959 Sonar Harin
 1958 Bondhu
Sudhir
 1958 Indrani
 1958 Manmoyee Girls' School
Manas
 1958 Joutuk
 1958 Surya Toran
Sumnath Mukharjee
 1958 Daktar Babu
 1958 Rajlakshmi O Srikanta
Srikanta
 1957 Abhoyer Biye
 1957 Bardidi
Suren
 1957 Chandranath
Chandranath
 1957 Harano Sur
Alok Mukherjee
 1957 Jiban Trishna
Rajnath Samanta
 1957 Pathey Holo Deri
Jayanta
 1957 Punar Milan
 1957 Harjit
 1956 Laksha-Hira
 1956 Nabajanma
 1956 Saheb Bibi Golam
Bhutnath
 1956 Trijama
Kushal
 1956 Shilpi
 1956 Raat Bhore
 1956 Putrabadhu
 1956 Shyamali
Arup
 1956 Ekti Raat
Sushobhan
 1956 Sagarika
Arun
 1955 Shap Mochan
Mahendra
 1955 Upahar
Ashok Sarkar
 1955 Sabar Uparey
Shankar Chatterjee
 1955 Kankabatir Ghat
Prabir
 1955 Debatra
 1955 Raikamal
 1955 Anupama
Abani
 1955 Sajher Pradip
 1954 Bokul
 1954 Bratacharini
 1954 Champadangar Bou
Mahatap
 1954 Grihapravesh
 1954 Kalyani
 1954 Mantra Shakti
 1954 Maraner Pare
Dr. Rajat
 1954 Moner Mayur
 1954 Bidhilipi
Sachikanta
 1953 Lakh Taka
 1953 Nabin Yatra
 1953 Sharey Chuattar
Rampriti
 1952 Basu Paribar
Sukhen
 1952 Sanjibani
 1952 Kar Papey
Shankar
 1951 Nastaneer
 1951 Ore Jatri
 1951 Sahajatri
 1950 Maryada
 1949 Kamana
 1948 Drishtidan
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Late Uttam Kumar | Mahanayak Uttam Kumar

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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Trivia:

His family owned the theater group 'Suhrid Samaj' which staged many amateur shows in Ahiritola, North Kolkata. See more »

Nickname:

Guru See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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