Indian movie stars died in 1962

Here are 3 famous actors from India died in 1962:

Chhabi Biswas

Chhabi Biswas (July 12, 1900 Kolkata-June 11, 1962 Kolkata) also known as Sachindranath Biswas, Chhabi, Chabi Biswas, Chhobi Bishshash or Late Chhabi Biswas was an Indian actor and film director.

He acted in over 100 Bengali films and is best known for his roles in films like Devdas, Kanchenjungha, and Jalsaghar, all directed by Satyajit Ray. Biswas started his career as a theater actor and later transitioned to films. He was known for his versatility in portraying a wide range of characters, from kings and landlords to policemen and lawyers. Besides acting, Biswas also directed a few films, including Basu Paribar and Daak Ghar. He was awarded the Padma Shri, India's fourth-highest civilian award, in 1960 for his contribution to Indian cinema. Biswas passed away at the age of 61 due to a heart attack.

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K. C. Dey

K. C. Dey (November 27, 1893 Kolkata-November 28, 1962 Kolkata) a.k.a. Krishna Chandra Dey, Krishnachandra Dey, K.C.Dey {Blind Singer} or K.C. Dey was an Indian singer, actor, film score composer and teacher.

He was one of the pioneer singers in the Indian film industry and was known for his golden voice. K. C. Dey was trained in Indian classical music and also had a keen interest in folk music. He started his career as a classical vocalist and performed at various concerts and gatherings. In 1930, he started his singing career in films with the Bengali movie "Bilwamangal".

Apart from singing, K. C. Dey also acted in a number of movies and played important roles in films like "Naukadubi" and "Debdas". He also composed music for films like "Matwala Shair" and "Basant".

K. C. Dey was a teacher at the Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science and was also associated with the Visva-Bharati University. He was honored with the Padma Bhushan award in 1955 for his contributions to the Indian music industry. His legacy lives on in the form of his music which continues to inspire generations of singers and musicians.

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Devudu Narasimha Sastri

Devudu Narasimha Sastri (November 27, 1895-November 27, 1962) also known as Devudu Narasimha Shastri was an Indian actor, journalist and writer.

He was born in a Brahmin family in Andhra Pradesh and was a scholar in Sanskrit and Telugu literature. After completing his education, Devudu Narasimha Sastri moved to Chennai where he worked as a journalist for various newspapers. He started his acting career in 1936 with the film "Vandemataram" which was directed by Chittor V. Nagaiah.

He worked in over 60 films and is best known for his roles in "Bhakta Prahlada" (1936), "Thukaram" (1939), "Ahimsa" (1948) and "Gunasundari Katha" (1949). Alongside acting, he also wrote several plays, short stories and books on religion and philosophy. His works include "Bhagavatamrutham", "Sri Ramayanam" and "Sri Krishna Leelalu".

Devudu Narasimha Sastri was also a social activist and worked towards the upliftment of the lower-caste communities. He was actively involved in the Indian independence movement and was imprisoned by the British government for his participation in the Quit India movement. He remained an influential figure in the fields of literature and cinema until his death on his 67th birthday in 1962.

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