Shekhar Chattopadhay was born on 5th May, 1924 in Dharmadoho, Nadia. In1941, he completed Matriculation from Muragacha High School of Nadia. He passed IA from Bangabasi College. Due to financial crisis, he couldn’t appear for B.Sc examination. In 1960 , he got married to Sadhana Roy Chowdhury and had a daughter. He had worked in Titagarh Paper Mill, G.K. Sports and also as PWD contractor.He was also a teacher of South Point School.
Shekhar was closely attched to theatre in PLT . His immense talent was recognized at that early stage by director Jyotirmoy Roy who offered him a role in “Taka Aana Pai” in 1956. Sabar Upore(1955), Dakater haate(1962), Abhijaan (1962), Nishan (1978) , Basundhara (1986) are some of his movies. He had even acted in several theatres, plays and ...» read full biography