Joy Mukherjeewrote on Aug 11 2008 7:11PM
Sukhen Das was born on 9th June , 1938 in Kolkata. He couldn’t continue his studies for financial crisis. He had spent some part of his childhood in an orphanage. He fled away from there and sought refuge in a doctor's chamber. He had married twice. His son Rajat Das is an actor and director. Music director Ajay Das is his younger brother.
He met director Debnarayan Gupta while roaming in the studios. He gave him his first break in the movie “Dasiputra” in 1949. He has written several screen plays and directed many commercially successful movies. His play “15th July” was translated in Hindi and Balraj Sahni has himself acted in this play. Lalu Bhulu (1959) , Dhonyi Meye(1971) , Rajnandini(19800 are some of his memorable movies. He also acted in yatras.