Aparna Devi was born in Kolkata on 2nd January,1919. Her birth place is in the house of Khudiram Bose Rd. in North Kolkata just next to the famous Star Theatre. Her father’s name is Ajit Bhattacharya. At the age of 12, while she was a student of a local school, she was married. She started studying again in Baghbazar Nibedita school after her marriage. But because of her troubled family life she couldn’t complete her studies in school.
She made her film debut in 1937 film “Barababu” directed by Jyotish Bandopadhay. Her co-actors in that film were- Prafulla, Ranjit, Ashu and Usha Devi. At the same time she was working in a documentary film of Arora Films directed by Niranjan Pal. Pal’s deputy Uma Bhaduri introduced Aparna Devi with tagendary sister Bhaduri. Sister Bhaduri ...» read full biography