Asit Baran

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Asit Baran
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Born(1913-11-19)19 November 1913
Died27 November 1984(1984-11-27) (aged 71)
NationalityIndian
OccupationActor

Asit Baran (19 November 1913 – 27 November 1984) was an Indian film actor, singer and theater personality.[1]

Early life[edit | edit source]

Asit Baran was born as Asit Baran Mukherjee in 1913 in Kolkata, British India. His nickname was Kalo. He took up a job in the telegraph workshop at Alipore. He learnt Tabla from Gyanprakash Ghosh and joined in Akashbani Kolkata as Tabla player. While performing Tabla in All India Radio Music Conference, actor Pahari Sanyal impressed on him. Asit Baran often called upon to sing at various music functions in Kolkata.

Career[edit | edit source]

He first acted in the film Pratishruti in 1941. Within the next few years he performed as actor-cum-singer in several super-hit films in Bengali and Hindi and became a promising star of the New Theatres. After that, Asit Baran worked continuously for more than four decades on the silver screen, starred in number of Bengali as well as Hindi films.[2] He also started the theatre group Rangarash. Asit Baran died on 27 November 1984.[3]

Selected filmography[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "Asit Baren movies, filmography, biography and songs - Cinestaan.com". Cinestaan. Retrieved 13 June 2019.
  2. Shoma A. Chatterji (22 May 2017). The Cinema of Bimal Roy: An 'Outsider' Within. ISBN 9789386062871. Retrieved 2 May 2018.
  3. "Asit Baran". Retrieved 2 May 2018.

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