manna dey biography

manna dey


Birth namePrabodh Chandra Dey
manna dey
manna dey
Born1 May 1919
Birth placeCalcutta, British India
Died24 October 2013 (aged 94)
Bangalore, India
educationgraduated from Vidyasagar College
GenresPlayback singing
Occupation(s)Playback Singer
Debut movieTamanna in 1942
spouseSulochana Kumaran
children’sdaughters - Shuroma (b. 1956) and Sumita (b. 1958)
Years active1942−2013


Major Awards

1968 National Film Award for Best Male Playback Singer for the Hindi Film Mere Huzoor 
1971 National Film Award for Best Male Playback Singer for the Bengali film Nishi Padma and Hindi film Mera Naam Joker
1971 Padma Shri Award by Government of India
1972 Filmfare Award for Best Male Playback Singer for Mera Naam Joker
1985 Lata Mangeshkar Award awarded by Government of Madhya Pradesh
2003 Alauddin Khan Award by the Government of West Bengal
2004 National Award as Playback singer by Government of Kerala
2004 Hony D. Lit Award by the Rabindra Bharati University
2005 Lifetime Achievement award by the Government of Maharashtra
2005 Padma Bhushan Award by the Government of India
2007 First Akshaya Mohanty Award by Government of Orissa
2007 Awarded the Dada Saheb Phalke Award by the Government of India
2008 Hony D. Lit Award by Jadavpur University
2011 Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award
2011 Banga-Vibhushan by Government of West Bengal
2013 Conferred with 'Sangeet Maha Samman' by Government of West Bengal.

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