Mahua Roy Chowdhury umbilical rings

Mahua Roy Chowdury was one of the most beautiful actresses of Bengali film industry. The girl from a lower middle class family reached the top due to her acting potentiality, dancing skill and cute Bengali beauty. Mahua Roy Choudhury was in the industry in 70’s and 80’s. Untimely death of Mahua Roy Choudhury is a great loss to the Bengali film industry. Mahua died due to stove burst at her home which is still a mystery.

Brief profile of Mahua Roy Choudhury

Date of birth of Mahua Roy Choudhury: September 24, 1958

Debut: Mahua’s first film was Sriman Prithviraj in 1973

Acting tenure: 1973-1985

Original name: Shipra Roychowdhury. Director Tarun Mazumder changed her name to Mahua.

Spouse: Tilak Chakraborty. Married Tilak on May 2, 1976

Son: Tamal, now in the Bengali film industry.

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Death of Mahua Roy Choudhury: 22 July 1986 in a controversial fire accident. Many say that it was a suicide while it may be a case of murder also.

Mahua - Queen of Bengali Films

Since her childhood, Mahua Roy Choudhury had a passion on dancing. Mahua used to dance in function in the tune of popular Hindi songs in the name of Sonali Roy. Education was not a subject of interest to Mahua Roy Choudhury. Mahua studied upto class VIII.

Death of Mahua Roy Chowdhury

Mahua Roy Choudhury died in a Calcutta hospital after battling for 10 days against third-degree burns, All the prayers from all corners failed to save the queen of Bengali films at that time.At that time Mahua had almost 15 Bengali films in her hands.

According to Mahua’s husband Tilak’s statement, on that night of accident, Mahua was in a party at the next-door flat of film director Anjan Chowdhury. Rumor is that they used to gamble most of the nights at the directors house. Returning from Anjan’s flat, Mahua went to her kitchen and lighted the stove to heat mutton. Suddenly the stove burst and Mahua caught fire.

There is doubt over the accident theory as police found the stove intact and there wasn't a drop of kerosene oil in it. Doctors who treated Mahua Roy Choudhury said that smell of kerosene was coming from Mahua’s body.

Filmography of Mahua Roy Choudhury

Ashirwad -1987


Raj Purush - 1987

Lalan Fakir - 1987



Till Theke Tal - 1985

Aloy Phera - 1985

Amar Prithibi - 1985

Shatru - 1984

Aadmi Aur Aurat (TV movie) --1984

Jog Biyog - 1984

Paroma - 1984

Jabanbondi — 1983

Rajeshwari — 1983

Amrita Kumbher Sandhaney - 1982

Sonar Bangla - 1982

Imon Kalyan — 1982



Kapal Kundala - 1981

Pahari Phul-1981

Surya Sakshi — 1981


Dadar Kirti — 1980

Paka Dekha — 1980

Ghatkali — 1979

Dampati — 1976

Seyi Chokh — 1976

Je Jekhane Danriye — 1974

Sriman Prithviraj — 1973