Joy Mukherjeewrote on Aug 11 2008 7:11PM
Pankaj Kumar Mallick was born on 10th May 1905. His father’s name is Manimohan Kumar Mallick.
Mallick took his music lessons from Durga Das Bandopadhay and Dhirendra Nath Thakur, He had tried his best enough to make Rabindra Sangeetpopular among thr people. He had also composed some of Rabindra poems. He has also composed the famous radio play ‘Mahisashur Mardini’. He had tried his luck in the film industry also. He had acted in about seven films. He started the famous Sangeet Sikkhar Ashor in radio and also composed music in 25 films. Mallick’s first film was ‘Devdas’ in the year 1935. His other film were ‘Mukti’, ‘Bhagyachakra’, ‘Daktar’, ‘Rajkamal’, ‘Maha Prasthaner Pathe’. He was awarded with ‘Dada Saheb Phalke Award’ in 1972. Pankaj Kumar Mallick left took his last breath on 19th February, 1978.