wiki:Anup Kumar

Anup Kumar (b. 1932)

Bengali actor born in Calcutta; son of singer and stage composer Dhirendranath Das. Début as child actor in Dhiren Ganguly’s unreleased Halkatha. First major role in Kaliprasad Ghosh’s Dhatri Debata. A prolific genre performer, often as the hero’s comic counterpart. Belongs to the second generation of Bengali comedians with Bhanu Bannerjee, Robi Ghosh and Jahar Roy. Acted with Tapan Sinha (Tonsil, Kalamati, Ek Je Chhilo Desh) in early Mrinal Sen films (Abasheshe, Pratinidhi), and for Tarafdar (Agnisikha, Jiban Kahini). A regular member of the Tarun Majumdar and Dinen Gupta film units. Routine career occasionally enlivened by critically acclaimed roles, e.g. in Yatrik’s Palatak and Majumdar’s Balika Bodhu. Stage début at Star Theatres (1949) in Bejoynagar and Samudragupta. Acted with Sisir Bhaduri in the play Takht-e-Taus (1951). Later worked at the Bishwaroopa theatre. Also directed plays, e.g. Aghatan (1978). Not to be confused with the popular Hindi comedian Anoop Kumar, the brother of Ashok and Kishore Kumar.

FILMOGRAPHY: 1934: Halkatha; 1946: Sangram; 1948: Dhatri Debata; Bankalekha; 1949: Sankalpa; Krishna Kaveri; Sakshigopal; 1950: Vidyasagar; Maryada; 1951: Bhakta Raghunath; Barjatri; 1952: Pasher Bari; Rani; 1953: Banser Kella; Sosur Bari; Rami Chandidas; Adrishya Manush; 1954: Aaj Sandhya; Mahila Mahal; Ae Satyi; Annapurnar Mandir; Agni Pareeksha; Nilshari; 1955: Rani Rashmoni; Bidhilipi; Joymakali Boarding; Kankabatir Ghat; Mejo Bou; Anupama; 1956: Sinthir Sindoor; Sagarika; Tonsil; Ekti Raat; Asamapta; Shyamali; Madan Mohan; Nagardola; 1957: Ulka; Ratri Sheshey; Adarsha Hindu Hotel; Prithibi Amar Chai; Surer Parashey; Rastar Chhele; Kancha-Mithey; Punar Milan; Ogo Sunchho; Garer Math; Pathe Holo Deri; Janmatithi; 1958: Priya (B); Kalamati; Daktar Babu; Leela Kanka; Marmabani; 1959: Nauka Bilash; Derso Khokhar Kando; Shashi Babur Sansar; Gali Theke Rajpath; 1960: Dui Bechara; Prabesh Nishedh; Biyer Khata; Natun Fasal; Baishey Shravan; 1961: Mr & Mrs Choudhury; Bishkanya; Arghya; Kanchanmulya; Kathin Maya; Aaj Kal Parshu; Ahwan; Maa; Kanamachi; 1962: Agnisikha; Shesh Chinha; Abhisarika; Banarasi; Shubha Drishti; Abasheshe; 1963: Barnachora; Sat Bhai; High Heel; Palatak; Dui Nari; Kanchan Kanya; Shreyasi; 1964: Pratinidhi; Ta Holey; Jiban Kahini; Kashtipathar; Binsati Janani; 1965: Alor Pipasa; Mahalagna; Antaral; Jaya; Ek Tuku Basa; Dinanter Alo; Dolna; Mukhujey Paribar; Tapasi; 1966: Kalanki Raat; Nutan Jiban; Shesh Tin Din; Uttar Purush; Rajdrohi; Mayabini Lane; 1967: Hathat Dekha; Kheya; 1968: Baluchari; Boudi; Chhoto Jignasa; Garh Nasimpur; Jiban Sangeet; Teen Adhyay; 1969: Bibaha Bibhrat; Dadu; Duranta Charai; Panna Hirey Chunni; Pita Putra; 1970: Samanaral; Aleyar Alo; Kalankita Nayak; Ae Korechho Bhalo; Nishipadma; Manjari Opera; 1971: Anya Mati Anya Rang; Nimantran; Pratham Basanta; Attatar Din Pare; 1972: Jiban Sangram; Basanta Bilap; Biraj Bou; Naya Michhil; Shesh Parba; Natun Diner Alo; Sabari; 1973: Pranta Rekha; Daabi; Ek Je Chhilo Bagh; 1974: Phuleshwari; Sangini; Thagini; Mouchak; Phulu Thakurma; Swikarokti; 1975: Nishi Mrigaya; Raag Anuraag; Sei Chokh; Phool Sajya; Tin Pari Chhoy Premik; Harano Prapti Niruddesh; 1976: Chander Kachhakachhi; Ajasra Dhanyabad; Ek Je Chhilo Desh; Pratisruti; Ananda Mela; Mrigaya; 1977: Baba Taraknath; Babu Moshai; Bhola Moira; Ae Prithibi Pantha Niwas; Pratima; Sanai; Proxy; Golap Bou; 1978: Dak Diye Jai; Nadi Theke Sagare; Tusi; Niskriti; Tilottama; 1979: Devdas; Chirantan; Ghatkali; Pipasa; Shahar Theke Dooray; 1980: Dadar Kirti; 1981: Pratishodh; Swami Stri; Sei Sur; Subarnalata; Meghmukti; Khelar Putul; Maa Bhawani Maa Amar; Rabibar; 1982: Sathe Satyam; Bodhan; Preyasi; Mayer Ashirbad; Amrita Kumbher Sandhaney; Iman Kalyan; Sonar Bangla; Prafulla; 1983: Abhinay Nay; Ae Chhilo Mone; Amar Geeti; Arpita; Indira; Jiban Maran; Jyotsna Ratri; Nishi Bhor; Prayashchitta; Samapti; Srinkhal; Sansarer Itikatha; Mohaney Dike; 1984: Harishchandra Shaibya; Lal Golap; Rashifal; Shatru; Shorgol; Agni Shuddhi; Ahuti; Surya Trishna; 1985: Amar Prithibi; Baikunther Will; Bhalobasha Bhalobasha; Neelkantha; Putulghar; Sandhya Pradeep; Till Theke Tal; 1986: Swarga Sukh; Anurager Choa; Urbashe; Ashirwad; Daktar Bou; Abhishap; Dui Adhyay; 1987: Bidrohi; Raj Purush; Swarnamoir Thikana; Radha Rani; Sargam; Abir; Dabar Chal; Arpan; Lalan Fakir; Mahamilan; Mouna Mukher; Ekanto Apon; Dolonchapa; 1988: Kalankini Nayika; Channachara; Boba Sanai; Kidnap; Antaranga; Tumi Koto Sundar; Debibaran; Agaman; Surer Akashe; Dena Paona; 1989: Shatarupa; Mangaldip; Aparanher Alo; Asha; Abhisar; Jankar; Amar Shapath; Aghaton Ajo Ghatey; Chhandaneer; Asha-o-Bhalobasha; Garmil; 1990: Anuraag; Apon Amar Apon; Raktorin; Debata; 1991: Ahankar; Raj Nartaki; Nilimai Neel; Path-o-Prasad; Bourani; Abhagini; Pati Param Guru; Sajani Go Sajani; Ek Pashla Brishti; 1992: Anutap; Rupaban Kanya; Pennam Calcutta; Priya; Indrajit; Mahashay; Satya Mithya; Nabarupa; 1993: Mon Mane Na; Maya Mamata; Krantikaal; Bhranta Pathik; Shraddhanjali; Prithibir Shesh Station; Tapasya; 1994: Tobu Mone Rekho; Atikram; Geet Sangeet; Ami-o-Maa; Kothachilo; Lal Pan Bibi; 1995: Sangharsha; Mashaal; Mejo Bou; Sansar Sangram.

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