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Top 10 Best Movies Of Supriya Devi

 

Supriya Devi made her debut in Uttam Kumar starrer Basu Paribar in 1952 and worked for Bengali film industry for more than 50 years. Top 10 films of Supriya Devi are as follows


Sonar Harin (1959)


Cast

Bhanu Bannerjee, Kali Bannerjee, Supriya Choudhury, Uttam Kumar, Chhabi Biswas, Tarun Kumar, Lakshmi Devi, Mihir Bhattacharya, Kuntala Chatterjee, Padmadevi, Bipin Gupta, Namita Sinha

Story of the film

 The crime thriller film is directed by Mangal Chakravarty and is still regarded as one the finest mystery films ever made in Bengali cinema. Supriya Devi is Uttam Kumar’s love interest and gave a stellar performance. This one is one of her classic romantic roles that once enthralled an entire generation.


Meghe Dhaka Tara (1960)


The famous film, Meghe Dhaka Tara is directed by Ritwik Ghatak and based on social novel written by Shaktipada Rajguru. The film is based on refugees after partition on 1947.

The entire film revolves around Nita, the character played by Supriya Devi. 


Cast

Supriya Choudhury as Nita
Anil Chatterjee as Shankar (brother)
Gyanesh Mukherjee as Banshi Dutta (seller)
Bijon Bhattacharya as Taran (the father)
Gita Dey as Mother
Gita Ghatak as Gita (sister)
Dwiju Bhawal as Mantu (younger brother)
Niranjan Ray as Sanat

Story of the film

The film revolves around Nita , a young girl who lives with her family, refugees from East Pakistan, in the suburbs of Calcutta. Nita is a self-sacrificing person who is constantly exploited by everyone around her, even her own family. Her father has an accident and is unable to make a living. Her elder brother Shankar believes that his singing needs to be perfected before he can make any income from it and therefore the burden of taking care of the family falls on Nita. Her life is ridden with personal tragedy: her lover Sanat leaves her for her sister Geeta, her younger brother is injured while working in a factory and finally she herself becomes a burden for her family by contracting tuberculosis. Shankar is the only person who cares about her in the end. At the end of the film, she screams out her agony, throwing herself into her brother's arms. She utters her last words: "Brother, I want to survive (দাদা, আমি বাঁচতে চাই।).


Suno Baranari (1960)



Director : Ajoy Kar Story : Subodh Ghosh Music Director : Robin Chatterjee Lyricist : Gauri Prasanna Mazumder, Rabindranath Tagore Playback : Hemanta Mukherjee, Sumitra Sen, Shyamal Mitra Release : 1960 Star Cast : Uttam Kumar, Supriya Devi, Chhabi Biswas, Dipak Mukherjee, Tulsi Chakraborty, Jahor Roy, Gangapada Basu, Nripati Chatterjee, Murari Bagchi, Rishi Banerjee, Anil Sarkar, Nitin Roy, Master Tilak, Sunanda Devi, Banani Choudhury, Rajlakshmi Devi, Madhuri Chakraborty, Santha Devi, Asha Devi


Story of the film

Himangshu is a villageman who apart from practicing homeopathy helps the local people with their odds and ends. One day he gets a call from a rich man to escort his daughter Juthika to Patna. At first the rich and spoilt lady takes much disliking for the plain and simple Youngman but after having seen him from close quarters starts liking him. Soon her marriage is fixed to a bigshot. She confesses her feelings to Himangshu however he declines her love as he had a similar love failure in the past and did not want a broken heart again. He decides to leave the place and go away. Juthika breaks her engagement, leaves her family behind and choses to come along with Himangshu, proving all his apprehensions wrong.


Komal Gandhar (1961)


This is another master piece from Supriya Devi.

Cast

Abanish Bannerjee as Bhrigu
Bijon Bhattacharya as Gagan
Satindra Bhattacharya as Shibnath
Debabrata Biswas
Chitra Sen as Jaya
Anil Chatterjee as Rishi
Gyanesh Mukherjee
Satyabrata Chattopadhyay
Supriya Devi as Anusuya
Gita Dey as Shanta

Story of the film

The film focuses on two individuals, Bhrigu and Anasuya, who belong to rival theatrical groups, and the chasm that separates them. They come together for a joint production, a staging of the classic Shakuntalam. Anasuya has lost her mother in the communal riots and is searching for something more than the narrow path laid out for her by her family. Her divided mind mirrors the divided leadership of the People's Theatre and, ultimately, of divided Bengal.

Surya Sikha (1963)





Director : Salil Dutta Story : Salil Dutta Music Director : Robin Chatterjee Lyricist : Sailen Roy Playback : Hemanta Mukherjee, Sandhya Mukhopadhyay Release : 1963 Star Cast : Uttam Kumar, Supriya Devi, Chhabi Biswas, Asit Baran, Gangapada Basu, Utpal Dutt, Tarun Kumar, Shailen Mukherjee, Jahor Roy, Shishir Batabyal, Parijat Bose, Panchanan Bhattacharya, Dhiraj Das, Ashok Mukherjee, Sova Sen, Arati Das, Sabita Sinha


Story of the film

Dr. Dipta Roy was a successful doctor, extremely committed to his duty. After completing his FRCS from London, Dipta takes up the responsibility to run a hospital in the suburbs. He brings about a lot of welcoming changes to the setup and the way the treatment is done. He meets Achena a local schoolteacher with a nursing degree who offers assistance and together they run the hospital successfully. Soon they marry each other. After marriage, however Achena yearns to become more of a housewife and her commitment slackens. Dipta takes this extremely bitterly and soon a rift is created between the two. They separate. Many years later Dipta and Achena come face to face with each other again.


Bilambita Loy (1970)




The star cast of Bilambita Loy are : Supriya Choudhury, Uttam Kumar, Deepa Chatterjee, Nirmal Kumar, Asit Baran, Bimal Banerjee, Jyotsna Banerjee, Balai Das, Arindam Gangopadhyay, Tarun Kumar, Firoz Chowdhury and Shyamal Ghoshal.

Story of the film

A promising artist and a singer fall in love in college and get married against their families wishes. A promising artist and a singer fall in love in college and get married against their families wishes. ... The singer starts to perform to support her husband and becomes nationally known.

Supriya Debi played a noted singer, finding it difficult to handle the downward spiral of her painter husband (Uttam Kumar) who is frustrated by his own failure and also disillusioned with her wife’s continuous success. 

Baghbandi Khela (1975)







Cast
Uttam Kumar as Bhabesh Banerjee
Supriya Chowdhury as Bibha
Partho Mukherjee as Rajesh
Mahua Roychoudhury as Dolon
Asit Baran as Dolon's father
Samita Biswas as Bhabesh's first wife
Sulata Chowdhury
Kalyani Mondal
Ashim Kumar
Dilip Bose

Story of the film

Bhabesh Banerjee (Uttam Kumar) is a corrupt business aspiring to become a politician from Ranipur and involved with black market deals, smuggling and immoral trafficking. Supriya Debi playing the second wife of Bhabesh Banerjee reflected the reality of oppressed housewives in our society. At time when she is dominated by her husband, she finds solace in her step-son Rajesh’s approach towards life who is an honest man and loves Dolon. However, Bhabesh cheats Dolon's father using counterfeit documents. When Rajesh meets his father, Bhabesh gifts all his properties to Rajesh for political mileage. Bhabesh's second wife Bibha reveals the whole plot to Rajesh. When police ultimately knocks the door to arrest Bhabesh, he commits suicide.

Sanyasi Raja (1975)




Director : Pijush Bose
Story : Ashim Sarkar
Music Director : Nachiketa Ghosh
Lyricist : Gauri Prasanna Mazumder
Playback : Hemanta Mukherjee, Manna Dey

Star Cast : Uttam Kumar, Supriya Devi, Robin Banerjee, Swapan Kumar, Tarun Kumar, Shambhu Bhattacharya, Rasuraj Chakraborthy, Tarun Mitra, Satya Banerjee, Nirmal Ghosh, Prashanta Chatterjee, Sitesh Chakraborty, Jyotsna Banerjee, Jiban Guha, Balaram Roy, Uday Bhattacharya, Sulata Chowdhury, Kalyani Mandal, Kalyani Adhikari, Gita Karmakar

Story of the film

Surya Kishore Roy Chowdhury, the jamindar of a state was a man with a romantic bent of mind. He loved playing chess. His wife Indu thought that he never cared about her but her opinion was wrong. A doctor who was helped by the jamindar during his student days took shelter in the palace and then tried to kill the jamindar. He then threatened Indu. The jamindar was fortunately saved by a monk but the doctor by this time managed to occupy the whole state. Jamindar returned back and demanded his state back from the doctor. The film is about the struggle that the jamindar had to undergo before he was able to get back all that he had lost.

Sabyasachi (1977)



Cast
Uttam Kumar as Sabyasachi / Doctor
Supriya Devi as Rose / Sumitra
Anil Chatterjee as Brajendra
Tarun Kumar as Kabi
Bikash Roy as Police officer
Sulata Chowdhury as Burmese servant
Shambhu Bhattacharya as Police officer
Nripati Chattopadhyay
Haradhan Bandopadhyay
Sujata Dutta as Nabatara
Kiran Lahiri
Satya Bandyopadhyay
Mantu Bandyopadhyay


Story of the film

The plot revolves with the activities of an absconded Bengali revolutionary Sabyasachi and India's freedom movement against the British rule. The protagonist Sabyasachi forms a secrete revolutionary organization Pather Dabi. He is extremely talented, highly educated, courageous and committed to his organisation. He meets Rose in a brothel and inspires her to come into the freedom struggle. Rose become Sumitra and takes active part to organise the movement. Several other revolutionaries join with them to lead an armed uprising. Sabyasachi also inspires Apuraba and Bharati, a Bengali couple. But there is a story of betrayal behind Sabyasachi to gain the leadership, love and power.

Atmiyo Swajan (1998)





Direction By Raja Sen
Story By Samaresh Majumdar
Screenplay By Ujjwal Chattopadhyay
Music By Partha Sengupta
Lyrics By Pulak Bandopadhyay, Sumit Samaddar and Atul Prasad Sen
Art Direction By Goutam Bose
Cinematography By Soumendu Roy
Editing By Mahadeb Shee
Playback Singing By Indrani Sen, Indranil Sen, Shakuntala Barua and Partha Sengupta

Leading Starcast By Soumitra Chatterjee, Supriya Choudhury, Rituparna Sengupta, Tapas Pal, Sabyasachi Chakraborty, Tridib Ghosh, Dipankar Dey, June Malia, Shakuntala Barua, Chaiti Ghoshal, Piyush Ganguly and others.

Story of the film

An old man with a strict code of ethics is appalled and deeply wounded by the abrasive circumstances that invade his life. His three sons are caught up in decadent urban values. One daughter is married to a corrupt official being investigated by the CBI; the other is in an unstable marriage. The patriarch decides to escape from the shame of it all by taking his own life. He persuades his wife to join him but an accidental turn of events compels him to carry out his plan without her. The crisis brings the family together and problems sort themselves out. Filial love is restored and the old man's wife is happy. She is alive for her family. The futility of giving up on life and the franscience of bad times are the lessons to be learned from this film.

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