Joy Mukherjeewrote on Aug 11 2008 7:11PM
Chinmoy Roy is a great comedian whose name is always taken with other noted actors of Bengali film industry.
Chinmoy Roy was born on 16th January, 1940 in Kolkata. He passed Matriculation from Cossipore Institution. He graduated with Economics honors in 1959. He used to work in a Publishing House in Delhi. He got married to actress Jui Bandopadhay and had one son and daughter.
Chinmoy Roy learnt his basics of acting by working as a stage artist. His brilliant acting in Nandikar Group’s play “ Manjuri Amer Manjori” impressed director Tapan Sinha to such an extent that he offered him a small role in “Golpo Holeo Sotti” in 1966. Chiriyakhana (1967), Ekhoni (1971), Podipisir Bormi Baksho (1972), Char Murti (1978) exhibited his tremendous acting skills as a comedian. He has written the story of the film “Premer Phnade”. He has worked in yatras, television shows and also directed a serial in Doordarshan. Chinmoy Roy got the Best Supporting Actor award from B.F.J.A. for his film “Ekhoni”.