Born: Calcutta, Bengal Presidency, British India
Gita Dey (5 August 1931 – 17 January 2011) was a renowned actress in BengaliTollywood films, theatre and Bengali folk theater.She became stage artist at the age of 6 years. She came to the film industry in the year (1943).Her first film release was Ahuti (1941) as a child actress. She acted in over two hundred Bengali language films and over two thousand stage shows. She encated in the movie Teen Kanya under the direction of Satyajit Roy and Rittik Ghataks Meghe Dhaka Tara, Subarnarekha, Komal Gandhar, Kato Ajanare. She also enacted in Hindi movies such as Parineeta (2005) with Vidya Balan and Sanjay Dutt and other movies She was associated with All India Radio for a long time doing Shruti Natok. She received Presidential Award for Lifetime Achievement from Dr.A.P.J. Abdul Kalam and many other awards during her lifetime.
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