Indian actorDied when: 53 years 325 days (646 months)
Star Sign: Virgo
Uttam Kumar (Bengali: উত্তম কুমার; born Arun Kumar Chattopadhyay; 3 September 1926 – 24 July 1980), popularly known as the Mahanayak, was an Indian actor, producer, director, script writer, composer, and singer who predominantly worked in Bengali cinema.
Kumar was one of the most successful actors in Bengali cinema history.Kumar's career spanned three decades, from the late 1940s until his death in 1980.
He appeared in over 200 films.Some of his best known films are Agni Pariksha, Harano Sur, Bicharak, Saptapadi, Jhinder Bandi, Sesh Anka, Deya Neya, , , Thana Theke Aschi, Chowringhee, Nayak, Antony Firingee, Amanush, Bagh Bondi Khela and Chiriyakhana (1967).