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    Joy Mukherjee
    Joy Mukherjeewrote on 11 Aug 2008

    Tapen Chattopadhay is one of the most admired actors of the Bengali film industry. He was born on 3rd September, 1939 in Kolkata. He passed his matriculation from Rajendra Vidyabhavan. Later , he also completed Automobile Engineering. He used to work in Gypsum Mines of Bikaner.He later joined the famous Sandesh newspaper. After this, he also got associated with Indian express. He couldn’t get any support from his family for his acting desires. In 1965, he got married .He has two sons. In 1961, he made his debut in the film “ Mahanagar” in a small role. Famous director Satyajit Ray was a family friend of Tapen Chatterjee .He gave him not only nationwide but worldwide recongnition by giving him a lifetime opportunity to work as Goopi in his film Goopi Gyne Bagha Byne in 1969. He also participated in the renowned Berlin Festival as a lead actor of Goopi Gyne Bagha Byne in 1969. After that there were no looking back for him. He appeared in many Bengali movies like Dhanyi Meye(1971), Bhole Moira(1977), Ganadevta(1979), Heerak Rajar Deshe (1980), Goopi Bagha Phire elo (1992), Kanyadan (1993). He was also an active theatre artist who was involved with groups like Theatre Unit, Rupkar, Chalachal Gosti.