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Debaki Bose

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Debaki Bose

Born: 25 November 1898

Died: 17 November 1971

  • He was an Indian director, writer, and actor who is recognized for his contribution to Hindi as well as Bengali cinema.
  • He was born on 25 November 1898 in Kaigram, (now East Burdwan), Burdwan, Bengal, British India.
  • He died on 17 November 1971 in Calcutta, West Bengal, India.
  • He is known for his innovative use of sound and music in Indian Cinema.
  • He worked first under the banner of British Dominion Films of Dhiren Ganguly and later with Pramathesh Barua’s Barua Pictures and finally he joined New Theatres banner in 1932.
  • He started his own production company, Debaki Productions, in 1945.
  • He was a top Indian film director in his time.
  • During this period, many of the Bengali films made by him were also released in Hindi and even in Marathi and Tamil.
  • Chandidas (1932), directed by him, contained background music for the first time in Indian Cinema.
  • Raichand Boral, also known as R.C. Boral was the music director.

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