Uttam Kumar: The Ultimate Hero (Charitavali Series)

Uttam Kumar: The Ultimate Hero (Charitavali Series)

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Item Code: IDE827
Author: Neepabithi Ghosh
Publisher: Rupa Publication Pvt. Ltd.
Language: English
Edition: 2002
ISBN: 8129100193
Pages: 88 (B & W Illus: 48)
Cover: Hardcover
Other Details: 6.3" X 5.3"
Weight 220 gm
From the Jacket:

His magnetic screen presence, unsurpassed acting, mellow voice and that heart-stopping smile made him a legend of Bengali cinema. For Bengalis, Uttam Kumar was the Mahanayak - The Great Hero.

Uttam Kumar's superb acting skills, good looks and unique charisma made him the undisputed king of the screen for nearly three decades. And his pairing with Suchitra Sen created a movie magic that has never been repeated.

This is the amazing story of an actor who rose from early failure to become one of the greatest actors of India. The struggles, triumphs and hard work of a fascinating personality.

The Charitavali Series:

Charitavali is a series of biographies dedicated to the legendary figures of India. The series present the lives of great kings, freedom fighters, political thinkers social reformers, pioneers of industry, eminent scientists, philosophers, artists, musicians, dancers and film stars, writers and sport people.

These biographies have been written for the reader who is curious about the life, achievements and character of these legends. Full of fascinating stories and facts, written in an easy, story telling style, these biographies will make these great Indians and their times come alive for the reader.

CONTENTS

Chapters
1. Reels, Roles and Roses5
2. Flop Master General14
3. Real Magic Reel Romance28
4. The Cloud-Covered Star36
5. Thirst For Light44
6. Silver Screen and Golden Heart68
7. The Immortal Star76
Filmography81
Bibliography88

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