Joy Mukherjeewrote on Aug 11 2008 7:11PM
Debray Roy is a noted actor of Bengali film industry.
Debraj was born on 9th December, 1954. He passed Higher Secondary from Mitra Institution in 1971. In 1974, he completed his masters in theatre studies from Rabindra Bharati University.
Director Satyajit Ray gave him his first break in his film “Protidandi” in 1970. After that he excelled in Mrinal Sen’s ‘Kolkata’71 Marjina Abdullah (1973) , Raja(1975) , Mitter Barir Choto Bou (1997) are some of his well known movies. He is mainly related to television and professional theatre. He started his career as a news reader in Kolkata Doordarshan from 1977.He works and produces plays for the theatre centre established by his father Tarun Roy.In 1976, he became a listed theatre personality of Doordarshan Kolkata. He also started working as voice over artist in different documentaries and advertisement jingles and took up some modelling assignments also. In 1971, he participated in Venice Film Festival.