Smritirekha was born in Varsapur village in Khulna district. Her date of birth was 17th February. Smritirekha’s father was Harendrakumar Biswas and mother Jyotirmoyee Biswas. They followed Christian traditions.
She was a student of Deshbandhu Girls School but had to leave her studies after matriculation examination due to film acting presume. She got her first break by the film director Hemen Gupta in his “Dandha” in the year 1943. She used to take her dancing lessons from Bhaskar Sen and Kelu Nayar. She also knew singing and drawing. She was expert in swimming, horse riding and badminton. She was very much modern in the Bengali film industry. She acted in so many Bengali films including “Udayer Pathe” and Mrinal Sen’s “Nil Akasher Niche”, before going to Bombay for ...» read full biography