Joy Mukherjeewrote on Aug 11 2008 7:11PM
Debajani was born and bought up in a rich ‘Kyastha’family. Her real name was Usha but director Madhu Basu renamed her Debjani. Her father’s name was Sri Binod Dutta. She had completed her BA and BT both from Bethune College.
Debjani had a good relation with Madhu Basu, he used to be her family friend. It was Madhu Basu who asked her to play the character of Henriata in his film called ‘Michel Madhusudhan’. After taking her husband’s permission Debjani signed the film and it was released in the year 1950. Debjani has a very few films in her list but she was able to make her own reputation in the silvwe screen.
Debjani has got a beautiful personality. In her college, she used to be known as ‘Bethune Beauty’. She tied her knots with IPS Officer A.D Khan in 1940 and had three daughters.