Abhi Bhattacharya

  • Birthday: 20. January 2015
  • Birthplace: India
  • Awards: 1956: Filmfare Best Supporting Actor Award: Jagriti

Biography

Abhi Bhattacharya (1921–1993) was an Indian actor of Hindi and Bengali cinema, who is most remembered for his roles in films in 50s and the 60s, such as Yatrik (1952), Jagriti (1954), Anuradha (1960) and Subarnarekha (1965). In his illustrious career he worked with noted directors like Ritwik Ghatak, Guru Dutt, Bimal Roy and Satyen Bose.

He made his film debut in 1947, with Bombay Talkies film, Naukadubi based on a novel by Rabindranath Tagore, and directed by Nitin Bose.[1] Later in life, around 1971, he turned to spirituality, through his association with Dadaji(whose name as a householder was Shri Amiya Roy Chowdhury).He wrote a book, narrating his realisations from experiences with Dadaji, titled "Destiny with Dadaji".[2] Late in his career he acted in many mythological films. He played a negative role in Memsaab starring Vinod Khanna and Yogita Bali and in 'Ishq par Zor Nahin' starring Biswajeet, Sadhna and Dharmendra. He played the role of Lord Vishnu in many films like Tulsi Vivah, Vishnu Puran, Hari Darshan & Kisaan aur Bhagwan and as Krishna in 'Mahabharat'.


Movies

1970 - Aan Milo Sajna
1962 - Aashiq - 1962
1968 - Aashirwad
1975 - Amanush
1972 - Amar Prem
1972 - Anokha Milan
1972 - Anuraag
1960 - Anuradha
1969 - Aradhana
1974 - Balak Dhruv
1981 - Barsaat Ki Ek Raat
1972 - Bees Saal Pehle
1970 - Bhagwan Parshuram
1954 - Biraj Bahu
1969 - Dharti Kahe Pukarke
1981 - Dhuan
1979 - Dil Kaa Heera
1978 - Dil Se Mile Dil
1971 - Door Ka Raahi
1974 - Dost
1964 - Dosti
1976 - Dus Numbri
1971 - Dushman
1977 - Gayatri Mahima
1967 - Ghar Ka Chirag
1971 - Haathi Mere Saathi
1972 - Hari Darshan
1977 - Hatyara
1974 - Imtihan
1970 - Ishq Par Zor Nahin
1967 - Jab Yaad Kisi Ki Aati Hai
1954 - Jagriti
1958 - Jailor
1973 - Jyot Jale
1973 - Kahani Kismat Ki
1975 - Kahte Hain Mujhko Raja
Kalyug Aur Ramayan
1974 - Kasauti
1964 - Kohraa
1970 - Maa Ka Aanchal
1965 - Mahabharat
1969 - Mahal
1971 - Maryada
1971 - Memsaab
1978 - Mera Rakshak
1971 - Mere Apne
1967 - Naunihal
1987 - Nazrana
1970 - Pavitra Paapi
1974 - Phir Kab Milogi
1970 - Puraskar
1979 - Raja Harishchandra
1956 - Sailaab - 1956
1972 - Samadhi
1971 - Seema
1972 - Seeta Aur Geeta
1970 - Sharafat
1976 - Sharafat Chod Di Maine
1961 - Shola Aur Shabnam
1980 - Taxi Chor
1971 - Tulsi Vivah