Ruma Guhathakurata was born in Kolkata on November 21st, 1934. Her real name is Kamalika. It was Rabindranath Tagore who named her Ruma. Her father’s name is Satyendranath Ghosh. She was educated first in Loretto and then in Gokhale School and thereafter Sacred Heart School, Lahore and St. Mary Government.
Actress Debika Rani was so impressed by one of her dance performance. She gave her a small role in the film “Jowar Bhata” in the year 1944. Thereafter she acted in the lead role of Hindi film “Rajani”. Her first Bengali film was “Samar” in the year 1950. Ritwik Ghatak wanted her to act in the lead role in his film “Megha Dhaka Tara”, but she was busy in shooting of Rajen Tarafdar’s “Ganga” so she could not accept the offer. In 1962 she acted in Satyajit Ray’s “Abhijaan”. ...» read full biography