Indar Sen was born in 25th January 1944 in Howrah. He was very fond of films since his childhood. He was thrilled when he saw the Making of Kingkong. He dreamt to be a director.
Music director Anal Chaterjee’s brother was Indar’s friend. He arranged an appointment with Mrinal Sen. Indar assisted Mrinal Sen for the film Nil Aakasher Niche. Indar’s first individual directed film was Pratham Kadam Phool in 1970. The film was a super hit. His film direction career leaps. After Pratham Kadam Phool he directed “Picnic” 1971, which was also a big hit. Then he directed Arjun, Asamay, Chameli Memsaheb, Pipasha, Bandi Balaka, Tumi Je Aamar, Mon Mane Na, Thikana. He directed the biggest mega sireal “Janmabhumi” and also “Samparka”, Bichitra Tadanta, Griha Daha.Indar’s most of the films were hit, but he did not got enough chance for direction in films. He had to give up a mega serial for E-TV, the producer was Torn Video Tricks.
Indar has a wife and a daughter. These days, he spends his of time by watching T.V. and reading books.