Amiya Chakrabarty was born on November 30, 1912 in Bogra, East Bengal.
Amiya was a full time political activist and was arrested during the Satyagraha. Forced to leave Bengal, Amiya Chakrabarty came to Bombay and joined Bombay Talkies.
Amiya Chakrabarty got his break in Hindi films as a story writer for the film Bandhan (1940) which was directed by N. R. Acharya. A year later, Amiya made his directorial debut with Anjaan (1941) for Bombay Talkies starring Ashok Kumar and Devika Rani, the biggest stars in those days. It did decent business at the box-office.
Later, He made many unsuccessful films like Jwar Bhata (1944), Girls’ School (1947) and Badal (1951). Amiya Chakrabarty’s turning point was Daag (1952), starring Dilip Kumar and Nimmi. Exploring ...» read full biography