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Sumitra Devi

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Biography

Shiuri, Bengal, India
Nilima Chattopadhyay was born in 1923 at Shiuri, in Birbhum district of undivided Bengal in a Brahmin orthodox family but was brought up in Muzaffarpur district of Bihar. While in her teens Nilima used to dream of the beautiful heroines of her time and dreamed that one day her name would find place by the side of Kanan Devi, Leela Desai, Chandrabati, Menaka Devi, Jamuna Barua, Sandhyarani and others. Films of New Theatres were household names by then and one day she sent an application to New Theatres' along with a photograph. Read more...

Actor

Character: Munni

Padosi 1941

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Character: Singing drunk's wife

Jagte Raho 1956

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