Gita  Dey's Memorial

Gita Dey
(1931 - 2011)


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Name: Madam Gita Dey
Gender: Female
Age: 79 years old
Lived: Wednesday, 5 August 1931 - Monday, 17 January 2011

My Story

Gita Dey (5 August 1931 – 17 January 2011) was a well-known actress in Bengali film, theatre and Bengali folk theatre. She acted in over two hundred Bengali language films and over two thousand stage shows.

Her first role was as a child artiste when she was six years old in a film directed by Dhiren Ganguly

She has been associated with All India Radio since 1954, and enacted character roles in radio plays. However, her last play was Badsahi Chaal (1996), which was directed by Ganesh Mukherjee, and was staged at the Rangana theatre in north Kolkata.

She acted diverse roles in a wide variety of films, and is known for her versatile outlook in her many roles. Her acting even caught the attention of the legendary Laurence Olivier.

She passed away on 17 January 2011 in Kolkata, aged 79.

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Country of Birth: India
Country of Residence: India
Occupation: Entertainment


Other Interests:
Acting, film and stage.


Date of Passing: 17 January 2011
Cause of Passing: Cardiac Arrest
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