Utpalendu Chakrabarty

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Utpalendu Chakrabarty (born 1948) is a Bengali Indian filmmaker and theater personality, based in Kolkata, India.

Life and career

He was born in Calcutta in 1948. He graduated from the Scottish Church College, of the University of Calcutta.[1]

Chakrabarty was involved in politics in his student life and spent time in Purulia among the tribals. Although he started out as a teacher, his passion was cinema. He made several documentaries and films. He has two daughters, Chitrangada and Ritabhari Chakraborty.



Feature films

  • Prasab 1994
  • Chandaneer 1989
  • Phaansi 1988
  • Debshishu 1985
  • Chokh 1983
  • Maina Tadanta 1980

Television films

  • Dwibachan 1989
  • Sonar Chheye Dami 1989
  • Rang 1989
  • Bikalpa 1988
  • Aparichita 1986
  • Aparichita(Bengali) 2002
  • Kalo Patharer Itikatha(Balad of the black Stone)
  • Chua Chandan
  • May Day 2005


  • The Music of Satyajit Ray 1984
  • Debrata Biswas 1983
  • Mukti Chai 1977
  • Sunilo Sagore(On The Life of Sunil Gangopadhyay)


  • The Music of Satyajit Ray (documentary) 1984
  • Chokh (screenplay / story) 1983


  • Chokh 1983

Music director

  • Chhaturtha Panipather Juddha 1995


See also


  1. ^ Some Alumni of Scottish Church College in 175th Year Commemoration Volume. Scottish Church College, April 2008, page 591

External links

  • Calcuttaweb Utpalendu Chakrabarty
  • Utpalendu Chakrabarty on IMDb
  • On The Music of Satyajit Ray
  • On Chokh
  • On Debshishu
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