Angur Bala was born in Kolkata on July 23rd, 1906. Her real name was Prabhabati Bandopadhyay. Her father was Jolly Bandopadhyay and mother was Harimoti Devi. She continued her study in Norman School up to fourth standard.
Angur Bala was basically a stage actress and a singer par excellence. She learnt singing from Amulya Majumdar, Jeet Prasad, Ram Prasad Mitra and Ustad Jahiruddin Khan. At the age of 8, she appeared in stage. In the mean time her first disc was released from HMV under the supervision of Mr. Cooper. She became a singer star within a very short span of time. During this time she was introduced to Kazi Najrul Islam who then joined the gramophone company as a trainer. Under Kazi Najrul Islam’s supervision Angur Bala recorded her first Nazrul Geeti. Parallel ...» read full biography