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  • Jahar Ganguly

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     2== Jahar Ganguly (1904-69) == 
     3 
     4Actor born in 24 Parganas Dist., Bengal. Major 
     5stage actor, dancer and singer in Calcutta 
     6Theatres, e.g. as Fatikchand in Poshyaputra 
     7(1932) and as Bhola Moira in Anthony Kabial 
     8in the late 60s. Broke through in film with 
     9Premankur Atorthy’s Dena Paona. Cast in 
     10almost 1/3 of Bengali films in 40s and 50s as a 
     11character actor in comedy counterparts to the 
     12dramatic lead. A crucial mediator between the 
     13Calcutta Theatres style and popular cinema 
     14(e.g. his Jyotish Bannerjee and Naresh Mitra 
     15films). Best-remembered lead role as Manas 
     16opposite Kanan Devi’s Niharika in 
     17Manmoyee Girls’ School, a part reprised 
     18from his 1932 Art Theatres production. Also 
     19major role in Shahar Theke Dooray, and 
     20remarkable cameos in Satyajit Ray’s Parash 
     21Pathar and Chidiakhana. Continued as 
     22stage actor until the 60s. 
     23 
     24FILMOGRAPHY: 1931: Geeta (St); Dena 
     25Paona; 1934: Tulsidas; 1935: Manmoyee 
     26Girls’ School; Mantra Shakti; Payer Dhulo; 
     27Kanthahaar; 1936: Pather Sheshey; Kal 
     28Parinaya; Mahanisha; Bishabriksha; 1937: 
     29Talkie of Talkies; 1938: Sarbajanin 
     30Bibahotsab; Bekar Nashan; Ekalavya; 1939: 
     31Janak Nandini; Jakher Dhan; Nara Narayan; 
     32Sharmistha; Vaman Avatar; 1941: Kavi Joydev; 
     33Bijoyini; Pratishodh; Shri Radha; Nandini; 
     34Pratisruti; Karnarjun; 1942: Nari; Bhishma; 
     35Garmil; Milan; Bondi; Pashan Devata; Shesh 
     36Uttar/Jawab; 1943: Shahar Theke Dooray; 
     37Sahadharmini; Jogajog/Hospital; Dwanda; 
     38Poshya Putra; Nilanguriya; Jajsaheber Nathni; 
     39Paper Pathey; Dampati; Rani; Priya Bandhabi; 
     401944: Matir Ghar; Samaj; Shesh Raksha; 
     41Chhadmabeshi; Sandhya; 1945: Bondita; Kato 
     42Door; Do Tana; Path Bendhe Dilo; Mane Na 
     43Mana; Kalankini; Grihalakshmi; Dui Purush; 
     44Raj Lakshmi; 1946: Pather Sathi; Sat Number 
     45Bari; Ae To Jiban; Natun Bou; Bande 
     46Mataram; Matrihara; Tumi Aar Ami; Dukhe 
     47Jader Jiban Gara; 1947: Pather Daabi; 
     48Abhiyatri; Srinkhal; Ratri; Jharer Parey; 
     49Mandir; Swapna-o-Sadhana; Tapobhanga; 
     50Ramer Sumati; 1948: Anirban; Bankalekha; 
     51Nandaranir Sansar; Narir Rup; Sadharan 
     52Meye; Samapika; 1949: Rangamati; Sankalpa; 
     53Anuradha; Abhijatya; Abhimaan; Kamana; 
     54Mahadan; Niruddesh; Singhdwar; 1950: 
     55Biresh Lahiri; Indranath; Mahasampad; 
     56Kankantala Light Railway; Eki Gramer Chhele; 
     57Banprastha; Garabini; Gipsy Meye; Mejdidi; 
     58Sahodar; 1951: Kulhara; Babla; 1952: 
     59Meghmukti; 1953: Sat Number Kayedi; 
     60Makarshar Jaal; Keranir Jiban; Harilakshmi; 
     61Sitar Patal Prabesh; Niskriti; 1954: Maa-o- 
     62Chhele; Nababidhan; Naa; Kalyani; Mani-Aar- 
     63Manik; Sati; Barbela; Agni Pareeksha; Nilshari; 
     64Shivashakti; Grihapravesh; Mantra Shakti; 
     651955: Nishiddha Phal; Devatra; Parishodh; 
     66Bidhilipi; Kalo Bou; Godhuli; Dui Bone; Mejo 
     67Bou; Bhagwan Shri Shri Ramakrishna; 
     68Bhalobasha(?); 1956: Sagarika; Asabarna; 
     69Saheb Bibi Golam; He Maha Manab; 
     70Chirakumar Sabha; Paradhin; Asamapta; 
     71Trijama; Mamlar Phal; Rajpath; Nabajanma; 
     72Bandhan; Chhaya Sangini(?); Asha; 1957: 
     73Bara Maa(?); Tapasi; Madhu Malati; Ghoom; 
     74Baksiddha; Adarsha Hindu Hotel; Chhaya 
     75Path; Parer Chheley; Punar Milan; Ogo 
     76Sunchho; Abhoyer Biye; Ami-Baro-Habo; 
     77Madhabir Jonye; Chandranath; Parash 
     78Pathar; 1958: Shri Shri Maa; Bandhu; 
     79Manmoyee Girls’ School; Kangsa; Dak 
     80Harkara; Jogajog; O Amar Desher Mati; Purir 
     81Mandir; 1959: Janmantar; 1960: Khokha 
     82Babur Pratyabartan; Chhupi Chhupi Ashey; 
     83Gariber Meye; Ajana Kahini; Nader Nimai; 
     84Biyer Khata; 1961: Manik; Raibahadur; 
     85Kathin Maya; 1962: Bandhan; Nabadiganta; 
     861963: Dui Bari; Barnachora; Sat Bhai; Nirjan 
     87Saikate; Palatak; Tridhara; Nyayadanda; 
     88Uttar Falguni; 1964: Jiban Kahini; Bireshwar 
     89Vivekananda; Kanta Taar; Natun Tirtha; Dui 
     90Parba; 1965: Dinanter Alo; Raja Rammohun; 
     91Mukhujey Paribar; 1966: Ramdhakka; Shesh 
     92Tin Din; Sudhu Ekti Bachhar; 1967: 
     93Mahashweta; Chidiakhana; 1968: Charan 
     94Kabi Mukundadas; Hansamithun; 1969: 
     95Arogyaniketan; Pita Putra; Protidan. 
     96 
     97[[Actor]]