Kolkata: Anjan Dutta, an Indian film director, actor cum singer-songwriter celebrating his birthday on Thursday.
A die-heart fan of Bob Dylan and Kabir Suman inspired him to create a different genre of music specially. This North Bengal boy holding a degree in English literature from the University of Calcutta is considered as one of the serious actors of Bengali movies.
He started his carrier in Mrinal Sen’s direction Chalachitro and was awarded for best newcomer at the Venice Film Festival. A national award winner directed movies like The Bong Connection, Ranjana Ami Ar Ashbona and the recent one is the series of Byomkesh Bakshi.