wiki:Sukumar Dasgupta

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Sukumar Dasgupta (b. 1907)

Bengali director born in Calcutta. Started as scenarist for Prafulla Roy’s Abhishek (1931) and P.C. Barua’s Maya (1936). Comedy director in the ensemble format popularised by Nirmal Dey. Known mainly for having introduced Suchitra Sen (Sat Number Kayedi) and for early Uttam Kumar comedies (notably Sadanander Mela, adapting Roy del Ruth’s It Happened on Fifth Avenue, 1947) and Abhoyer

FILMOGRAPHY : 1936: Ashiana; 1937: Islam’s compositions. His use of orchestration Rajgee; 1940: Rajkumarer Nirbashan; 1941: Epar Opar; 1942: Pashan Devata; 1945: Nandita; 1946: Sat Number Bari; 1949: Abhijatya; 1950: Banprastha; 1951: Pratyabartan; 1952: Sanjibani; 1953: Sat Number Kayedi; 1954: Ora Thake Odhare; Sadanander Mela; 1955: Parishodh; 1956: Mahanisha; 1957: Abhoyer Biye; 1960: Haat (Garmil, Baraley Bandhu; 1961; Sathi Hara

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