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Veteran Actor Smriti Biswas Dies Aged 100

Veteran actor Smriti Biswas died on July 3 at the age of 100. The actor, best known for her work in Bengali, Hindi, and Marathi films, breathed her last at her house in Nashik due to age-related illness. Social media too is flooded with condolence posts for Smriti Biswas with many sharing pictures of the actor from her various films.

About Smriti Biswas

Biswas was born into a Christian family as Smritirekha Biswas, and worked in many Hindi, Marathi, and Bengali movies. She debuted in the film world as a child artist with Bengali movie Sandhya in 1930.

Starting Career

Biswas made her acting debut with the 1930 Bengali film Sandhya and appeared last in the 1960 movie Model Girl. The actor left showbiz after she married filmmaker SD Narang. After his death in 1986, the actor moved to Nashik. The actor is survived by her sons Satyajeet and Rajeev.

Her Contribution in Cinema

She worked in the films of Guru Dutt, V Shantaram, Mrinal Sen, Bimal Roy, BR Chopra, and Raj Kapoor. She also acted with Dev Anand, Kishore Kumar, Uttam Kumar, Balraj Sahni, and other notable artists in various films. Biswas retired from acting after marrying film director S.D Narang in 1960.

  • She last appeared in the Hindi film Modern Girl (1961), directed by R. Bhattacharya. After her husband’s death, she lived a life of poverty in Nashik. Biswas had two sons, Rajeev and Satyajeet.
  • She was part of movies like Nek Dil, Aparajita, Hamsafar, Hamdard, Chitgaon, and Baap Re Baap, among others.

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