Early Life of Satarupa Sanyal
Satarupa was born on November 12, 1962, to Professor Tarun Sanyal and Keya Sanyal, in the Burdwan town, West Bengal. She had received her school education at the St. Margaret's School in Kolkata, and later attended the Scottish Church College for her school leaving examination. Later she graduated from the Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya. A lyricist and a singer on All India Radio, she was a veterinary doctor before joining films. An accomplished dancer, Satarupa received training in Indian classical music and Tagore songs from her childhood days and won many prizes at school competitions.
Career of Satarupa Sanyal The strains of artistry of Sanyal came to the forefront as a result of her interest and her apt venture into the domains of Hindustani Classical Music and Rabindra Sangeet and later she performed for the All India Radio. She even tried her hands in acting in films since 1985. Initially she performed roles for Doordarshan plays and telefilms. These include performances in Sukh, Aparichita, Uttaradhikar, Bikalpa, Sukher Jonne, Prasab and Bhanga Aiyna.however fate had alternative plans booked and crafted for her.
She quit acting and became occupied in film production. She worked as an Assistant Director and associated script writer to noted director Utpalendu Chakrabarty for seven years. This helped in her journey towards the maker of a director. .
Currently, she is a member of the Central Board of Film Certification.
Contribution of Satarupa Sanyal to Films
Contribution of Satarupa Sanyal to Films has been a long drawn path of adventure, knowledge, learning and directorial expertise. Her films like Anu has been a path breaking one where she had portrayed a so-called progressive, leftist, humanist and how he viewed a woman. The political angle in Atatayee was slightly different where she attempted to capture the same 1970s, but in this film the activist gets confused, moves away from his conviction when confusion plays in his mind and begins to make mistakes." Basically, I am an artist who has taken an interest in and learnt music, painting, drama, acting, recitation and now film direction.' Satarupa also has a flair for writing short stories and poems. She remains to be an open eyed dreamer and her life force forcing her for exploration of her genius through her films.
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