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Ashok Kumar

Ashok Kumar actor

Sanjay Ashok Kumar died on 10 December, 2001 was an Indian actor. He is born and brought up as Kumudlal Kunjilal Ganguly in Bhagalpur, educated at ...

 

Bio

NickName(s)

- Sanjay, Ashok Kumar, Dadamoni


Profession(s)

- Actor, Painter, Singer, Film Producer, Film Director


Real Name

Kumudlal Kunjilal Ganguly


 

Physical Stats

Height (approx.)

in feet inches- 5 9


Eye Colour

Brown


Hair Colour

Black


 

Career

Debut

Film:

- Jeevan Naiya (1936)
Ashok Kumar Debut Film Jeevan Naiya (1936)


TV:

- Hum Log (Anchor)
Ashok Kumar Debut TV Serial Hum Log


Awards/Honours

- Best Actor (1963, Rakhi)


- Best Actor (1970, Aashirwad)


- Best Supporting Actor (1967, Afsana)
Ashok Kumar with his winning Trophy


- Sangeet Natak Akademi Award for Films - Acting (1959)


- National Film Award for Best Actor (1970, Aashirwad)
Ashok Kumar Awards


- Dadasaheb Phalke Award (1989)


- Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award (1996)


- Padma Bhushan (1999)


 

Personal Life

Zodiac Sign

Libra


Signature


Ashok Kumar Signature


Schools

- Not Known


Religion

Hinduism


Hobbies

Reading novels


Date Of Birth

Friday, 13 Oct 1911

Age:

110


Birthplace

Bhagalpur, Bengal Presidency, British India (Bihar)


Nationality

Indian


Hometown

Bhagalpur, Bihar, India


Educational Qualification

- Graduate


 

Relationships

Marital Status

Married


 

Family

Parents

Father

- - Kunjlal Ganguly (Lawyer)


Mother

- - Gouri Devi (Home-maker)


Note:

- Images in the Siblings' Section


Siblings

Brother(s)

- - Kalyan Kumar Ganguly (Anoop Kumar, Actor), Kishore Kumar (Actor, Singer, Musician)


Sister

- - Sati Rani Devi (Wife of Sashadhar Mukherjee, Actor)
Ashok Kumar with his Family


Spouse(s)

- Shobha Devi (20 April 1936 - 1986)
Ashok Kumar with his wife


Children

Son

- - Aroop Kumar Ganguly (Corporate World)


Daughter(s)

- - Preeti Ganguly (Actress), Bharati Jaffrey (Actress), Rupa Ganguly (Wife of Bollywood actor Deven Verma)


 

Favourites

Actress

Devika Rani (30 March 1908-9 March 1994)


Film(s)

Chalti Ka Naam Gaadi (1958, Comedy Movie)


Singer(s)

K. L. Saigal (11 April 1904-18 January 1947)


 

Money Factor

Salary (approx.)

- 300-400/month (during 1940s and 1950s)


Updated: Saturday,May 21, 2022 10:37 AM GMT-06:00

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Was Ashok Kumar a bigger star in his prime than SRK and Aamir?

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Looney86 12 1259 3 years ago Looney86
Want Swati to imitate Ashok Kumar

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FlauntPessimism 16 642 5 years ago TereLiyeMINU
TOI: Om Puri plays Ashok Kumar kinda sutradhar on

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Om Puri Radha

NeelimaSJ 0 715 10 years ago NeelimaSJ
<3 Congratulations Mrs Saroja Ashok Kumar <3

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