On Uttam Kumar's 38th death anniversary, a look at his iconic films, from Antony Firingee to Nayak [Photos]

Uttam Kumar appeared in over 200 Bengali films throughout his life and is regarded as Mayanayak or Great actor

FP Staff July 24, 2018 13:40:34 IST
The evergreen pair Uttam Kumar's and Suchitra Sen in the superhit song Ei poth jodi na shesh hoy from the blockbuster romantic film Saptapadi, based on a novel written in 1958 by Tarasankar Bandyopadhyay. YouTube screengrab
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The evergreen pair Uttam Kumar's and Suchitra Sen in the superhit song Ei poth jodi na shesh hoy from the blockbuster romantic film Saptapadi, based on a novel written in 1958 by Tarasankar Bandyopadhyay. YouTube screengrab
Uttam Kumar played a matinee idol who discovers his true self on a train journey in Satyajit Ray's Nayak. YouTube screengrab
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Uttam Kumar played a matinee idol who discovers his true self on a train journey in Satyajit Ray's Nayak. YouTube screengrab
Sanyasi Raja was based on the real life Bhawal case and was remade in Telegu in 1977 which was called Raja Ramesh. YouTube screengrab
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Sanyasi Raja was based on the real life Bhawal case and was remade in Telegu in 1977 which was called Raja Ramesh. YouTube screengrab
Uttam Kumar played the elder brother to Ranjit Mallik's Sitesh Roy in the romantic comedy Mouchak. YouTube screengrab
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Uttam Kumar played the elder brother to Ranjit Mallik's Sitesh Roy in the romantic comedy Mouchak. YouTube screengrab
Uttam Kumar played a singer, who poses as a driver after being disowned by his industrialist father in the romantic comedy Deya Neya. YouTube screengrab
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Uttam Kumar played a singer, who poses as a driver after being disowned by his industrialist father in the romantic comedy Deya Neya. YouTube screengrab
Uttam Kumar played a hostel boarder who falls in love with a relative of the hostel owner in romantic comedy Sharey Chuattor. YouTube screengrab
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Uttam Kumar played a hostel boarder who falls in love with a relative of the hostel owner in romantic comedy Sharey Chuattor. YouTube screengrab
Uttam Kumar played the titular role of Antony Firingee in the biopic of Hensman Anthony, a Bengali folk poet of Portugese origin. YouTube screengrab
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Uttam Kumar played the titular role of Antony Firingee in the biopic of Hensman Anthony, a Bengali folk poet of Portugese origin. YouTube screengrab