Joy Mukherjeewrote on Aug 11 2008 7:11PM
Binota Roy was one of the early day’s actresses in Bengali film industry, was born in the year 1925 in Patna. She was the daughter of Satyasakha Basu.
Binota Roy made her acting debut in the Bimal Deb’s film ‘Udayer Pathe’ was released in the year 1944. Due to her out standing performance in this film, she was nominated as the best actress in the BFJA.
After her husband’s death Binota Roy got stepped away from acting with a long gap of 11yrs but she made her come back again. Being a good singer, she had performed as a playback at Star Theatres. She had her own records of Bhajan and Rabindrasangeet too. Binota Roy again tied her knots with the writer Jyotirmoy Roy in the year 1946. She had worked in some of her husband’s films too. She had two sons and a daughter. Binota Roy was a regular artist on radio and in theatres. She died in the year 1978.