Friday, July 18, 2014

SABITA CHATTERJEE

Sabita Chatterjee is an Indian actress who appeared in supporting roles of  Bengali and Bollywood films during a short period of  1954-67  only.Her performances in a few Hindi films of that period is unforgettable.
She acted in two Bengali films 'Mahila Mahal' and 'Aaj Sandhyay' in 1954.
Her role in Mahila Mahal got critical acclaim.The film was directed by Binu Bardhan and  Amar Biswas,Krishna Debi etc acted.
In 1956 she acted in another Bengali film 'Putra Badhu' and also in a super hit Bollywood film 'Parivar'.In the film 'Parivar' Kishore Kumar,Usha Kiran,Durga Khote,P.Jairaj,Bipin Gupta,Dhumal,Sajjan etc acted.It was directed by Asit Sen.The splitting up of a joint family of four brothers lived together was the theme of the film.The four brothers lived together with their wives and children and the reason for the split up was a negligible minor reason.
Her role in the Bollywood film 'Pati Parmeshwar' in 1958 drew good opinion.The film was directed by Manno Desai.
In the thriller mystery film 12'O Clock in 1956 Guru Dutt and Waheeda Rahman were the lead.Sabita Chatterjee acted as the character 'Maya'.Shashikala,Rehman,Johnie Walker,Tun Tun,Hari Shivdasani etc were the other actors.
In the film 'Mitti Mein Sona(1960), Pradeep Kumar and Mala Sinha were the leading pair and it was a success  film.
I.S.Johar's 'Bewaqoof' in which Kishore Kumar, Mala Sinha acted was a well noted success film of 1960.
'Nazraana' of 1961 in which Raj Kapoor and Vyjayanthimala acted as the lead pair was blockbuster  super-hit film of that year.Agha,Achala Sachdev,Usha Kiran etc were the other  actors.Director was C.V.Sridhar.Tamil Superstar Gemini Ganesan also acted in this film.
In 62 she acted in supporting role of hit film 'Baat Ek Raat Ki' in which Dev Anand and Waheeda Rehman were the leading pair.It was directed by Shanker Mukherjee, in which Chandrasekhar,Johnie Walker,Ulhas,Jagdish Sethi, etc acted.
Neela Aakash  was a hit film of 1965 in which Dharmendra was the hero and Mala Sinha heroine.Mehmood,Shashikala,Raj Mehra,Madanpuri,Mumtaz Begam etc acted in it.
In 1963 she acted in the  hit film  'Dil Hi To Hai' in which Raj Kapoor and Nutan were the lead pair.Agha,Hari Shivdasani,Manorama,Shivraj etc were the other actors.
In the film 'Devar' which was released in 1966, Dharmendra and Sharmila Tagore acted in pivotal roles.
Hare Kanch Ki Chooriyan was the  last film which she acted and it was  in 1967.It was written, directed and produced by Kishore Sahu in which Biswajeet,Achala Sachdev,Lalita Pawar,Mridula Rani etc acted.
Selected Filmography
Aag Sandhyay
Mahila Mahal
 







Punar Milan
Pati Parmeshwar
12'O Clock
Kavi Kalidas
Miya Bibi Razi
Mitti Mein Sona
Bewaqoof
Nazraana
Sangeet Samrat Tansen
Baat Ek Raat Ki
Dil Hi To Hai
Bhagini Nibedita
Majboor
Neela Aakash
Kanch Kata Hirey
Sunehre Kadam
Rajdrohi
Aaye Din Bahar Ke
Devar
Hare Kanch Ki Chooriyan




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