Charu Prakash Ghosh was born in 1913 in Kolkata. He was the elder brother of music maestro Gyan Prakash Ghosh. He was a graduate who later took up acting as his profession.
Charu Prakash Ghosh was a noted theatre personality whose performance in different plays had impressed Satyajit Ray so much that he offered him a role in his film. He acted in Satyajit Ray’s consecutive films such as Aparjito, Abhijaan,Kapurush Mahpurush. He was the founder member of Gana Natya SAngha and later joined Bohurupi. The character played by him in plays like Cheratar, Nabanna earned him fame.
He was awarded for his great acting in “ Abhijaan”
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