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Sobha Sen:

Sobha Sen শোভা সেন

Sobha Sen (also known as Sova Sen; Bengali: শোভা সেন) is a renowned Bengali theater and film actress, born September 1923 at Faridpur, East Bengal, British India

Personal Life:

She was wife of Utpal Dutt and the couple had one daughter, Dr. Bishnupriya Dutt,who is a professor of theatre history in the School of Arts and Aesthetics at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. She had four grandchildren.


After graduating from Bethune College, she joined Gananatya Sangstha and acted in the lead female role of ‘Nabanna’. She joined the Little Theatre Group in 1953-54 which later became Peoples’ Theatre Group. Since then she has acted in many productions of the group, chief among them are: ‘Barricade’, ‘Tiner Taloyar’, ‘Titumir’. She has also worked in some films including Ek Adhuri Kahani.

On 10 April 2010 Sen received the Mother Teresa International Award.





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