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Biography of Mahua Roy Choudhury

Mahua Roy Chowdury was one of the most beautiful actresses of Bengali film industry. The girl from a lower middle class family reached the top due to her acting potentiality, dancing skill and cute Bengali beauty. Mahua Roy Choudhury was in the industry in 70’s and 80’s. Untimely death of Mahua Roy Choudhury is a great loss to the Bengali film industry. Mahua died due to stove burst at her home which is still a mystery.

Brief profile of Mahua Roy Choudhury

Date of birth of Mahua Roy Choudhury: 24 September 1958

Debut: Mahua’s first film was Sriman Prithviraj in 1973

Acting tenure: 1973 - 1985

Original name: Shipra Roychowdhury. Director Tarun Mazumder changed her name to Mahua.

 Spouse: Tilak Chakraborty. Married Tilak on May 2, 1976

Son: Tamal, now in the Bengali film industry.

Related Post: Unknown facts about Mahua

Death of Mahua Roy Choudhury: 22 July 1986 in a controversial fire accident. Many say that it was a suicide while it may be a case of murder also.
Since her childhood, Mahua Roy Choudhury had a passion on dancing. Mahua used to dance in function in the tune of popular Hindi songs in the name of Sonali Roy. Education was not a subject of interest to Mahua Roy Choudhury. Mahua studied upto class VIII.

Death of Mahua Roy Chowdhury

Mahua Roy Choudhury died in a Calcutta hospital after battling for 10 days against third-degree burns, All the prayers from all corners failed to save the queen of Bengali films at that time.At that time Mahua had almost 15 Bengali films in her hands.

According to Mahua’s husband Tilak’s statement, on that night of accident, Mahua was in a party at the next-door flat of film director Anjan Chowdhury. Rumour is that they used to gamble most of the nights at the directors house. Returning from Anjan’s flat, Mahua went to her kitchen and lighted the stove to heat mutton. Suddenly the stove burst and Mahua caught fire.

There is doubt over the accident theory as police found the stove intact and there wasn't a drop of kerosene oil in it. Doctors who treated Mahua Roy Choudhury said that smell of kerosene was coming from Mahua’s body.

Filmography of Mahua Roy Choudhury

Ashirwad -1987
Raj Purush—1987
Lalan Fakir—1987
Till Theke Tal—1985
Aloy Phera—1985
Amar Prithibi—1985
Aadmi Aur Aurat (TV movie) --1984
Jog Biyog—1984
Amrita Kumbher Sandhaney—1982
Sonar Bangla—1982
Imon Kalyan—1982
Kapal Kundala—1981
Pahari Phul—1981
Surya Sakshi—1981
Dadar Kirti—1980
Paka Dekha—1980
Seyi Chokh—1976
Je Jekhane Danriye—1974
Sriman Prithviraj—1973

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