Asha Devi, one of the early day’s actress in the Bengali cinema, was born in the year 1905. Her mother was Smt. Hari Sundari. She could not pursue higher Education due to her family’s poor condition. Asha Devi had worked in many films, but in most of the films she worked in a small character. Sometimes her name used to be missing in the castings too, but she had never complained against any body. Asha Devi lead a very tough life due to shortage of money. Her married life was also full of challenges. Finally she joined the film industry to get rid of those problems. She had learned acting from director Sishir Bhaduri, she had some knowledge in singing as well as in dancing too. Professionally Asha Devi was also involved with theatres group too.