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Supriya Devi Age, Death Cause, Husband, Family, Biography & More

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Supriya Devi profile

Bio
Real NameKrishna Banerjee
NicknameBenu
Profession Actress
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 160 cm
in meters- 1.60 m
in feet inches- 5’ 3”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 55 kg
in pounds-121 lbs
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourWhite
Personal Life
Date of Birth8 January 1933
Date of Death26 January 2018
Death CauseHeart attack
Age (at the time of death)85 Years
Birth PlaceMyitkyina, Myanmar (Burma)
Place of DeathHer resident in South Kolkata
Zodiac sign/Sun signCapricorn
NationalityIndian
HometownKolkata, West Bengal, India
Educational QualificationNot Known
DebutBengali Film: Basu Paribar (1952)
Basu-Paribar-1952-debut movie of Supriya Devi
Hindi Film: Begaana (1963)
Begaana - 1963
TV: Benudir Rannaghar (1998-2002)
FamilyFather- Gopal Chandra Banerjee (Lawyer)
Mother- Not Known
Brother- Not Known
Sister- Not Known
ReligionHindu
HobbiesReading, Travelling
Boys, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/BoyfriendsLate Uttam Kumar (Actor)
Uttam Kumar boyfriend of Supriya Devi
Husband/SpouseBiswanath Chowdhury (Politician)
Biswanath Chowdhury husband of supriya devi
Marriage DateYear- 1954
ChildrenSon- None
Daughter- Soma Choudhury

Supriya Devi actress

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Some Lesser Known Facts About Supriya Devi

  • Does Supriya Devi smoke?: No
  • Does Supriya Devi drink alcohol?: No
  • Supriya was seven years old when she acted in two plays directed by her father.
  • During World War II, her family moved from Burma to Calcutta (now in India). After reaching India, she continued with her dance classes.
  • At a young age, she became a very prominent dancer in Burma. Even the Prime Minister of Burma got impressed by her dance moves.
  • Her closest friend, Nihar Dutta, got married in Guha Thakurata family and became Mrs Nihar Guha Thakurata, an eminent social worker of Burma.
  • In 2014, she was honoured with the Padma Shri award by the Government of India.
  • She was also awarded Filmfare East Lifetime Achievement Award and West Bengal government’s highest civilian award, Banga Vibhushan.
  • She was in a relationship with legendary Bengali actor Uttam Kumar, they lived together for many years. However, they could not get married.
  • She was last seen in the English movie ‘The Namesake’. She often appeared on Bangla television shows.
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