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Basu Chatterjee (1930–2020)


Basu Chatterjee was born on January 10, 1930 in Ajmer, British India. He was a director and writer, known for Sara Akash (1969), Rajnigandha (1974) and Swami (1977). He died on June 4, 2020 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. See full bio »

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Known For

Sara Akash Director
(1969)
Rajnigandha Director
(1974)
Swami Director
(1977)
Kamla Ki Maut Director
(1989)

Filmography

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 2012 Hothat Sedin
 2011 Trishanku
 2008 Hochheta Ki?
 2006 Prateeksha
 2001 Chupi Chupi
 1998 Sudden Rain
 1993-1997 Byomkesh Bakshi (TV Mini-Series) (34 episodes)
- Wasiyat Ka Rahasya (1997) ... (as Basu Chatterji)
- Vansh Ka Khoon (1997) ... (as Basu Chatterji)
- Pahari Rahasya (1997) ... (as Basu Chatterji)
- Sahi Ka Kanta (1997) ... (as Basu Chatterji)
- Dhokadhari (1997) ... (as Basu Chatterji)
 1997 Gudgudee (as Basu Chatterji)
 1994 Triyacharitra
 1993 Rajani (TV Series)
 1990 Hamari Shaadi
 1990 Bheem Bhavani (TV Series)
 1989 Durga
 1989 Kamla Ki Maut
 1988 Kakaji Kahin (TV Series)
 1987 Zevar (as Basu Chatterji)
 1986 Bhim Bawani (TV Movie)
 1986 Sheesha (as Basu Chatterji)
 1986 Ek Ruka Hua Faisla (TV Movie)
 1986 Kirayadar (as Basu Chatterji)
 1985 Darpan (TV Series) (1985-1986)
 1985 Rajani (TV Series)
 1984 Lakhon Ki Baat (as Basu Chatterji)
 1983 Pasand Apni Apni (as Basu Chatterji)
 1982 Shaukeen
 1980 Apne Paraye (as Basu Chatterji)
 1980 Man Pasand
 1979 Prem Vivah
 1979 Ratnadeep
 1979 Manzil
 1979 Jeena Yahan
 1978 Chakravyuha
 1978 Dillagi (as Basu Chatterji)
 1978 Khatta Meetha
 1978 Tumhare Liye
 1978 Safed Jhoot
 1978/II Priyatama
 1977 Swami
 1976 Chitchor
 1974 Rajnigandha
 1974 Us-Paar
 1972 Piya Ka Ghar
 1969 Sara Akash
Show Show Writer (22 credits)
Show Show Producer (10 credits)
Show Show Second Unit Director or Assistant Director (2 credits)
Show Show Actor (1 credit)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Shri Basu Chatterjee | Basu Chatterji | Basu Chattopadhyay
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Personal Quote:

If the artiste lives up to that image, I'm satisfied. In Chakravyuh, Kaka has interpreted his role beautifully. I will say this much. If the film flops, I am responsible for it. Khanna has performed very well. He gives me what performance I want very easily within an hour, whereas other actors be it Amol Palekar, Zarina, Amitabh, Vinod Mehra, Moushmi Chaterjee, Vidya Sinha, Jeetendra and others ... See more »

Trivia:

Father of director Rupali Guha. See more »

Trademark:

Appears in very minor parts in his own films

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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