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Arun Kumar Chatterjee (Uttam, Guru, Mahanayak) was born on 3 September, 1926 in North Kolkata, is an Indian film actor. Discover Uttam Kumar's Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of Uttam Kumar networth?

Popular As Arun Kumar Chatterjee (Uttam, Guru, Mahanayak)
Occupation actor,producer,director
Age 54 years old
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Born 3 September 1926
Birthday 3 September
Birthplace North Kolkata
Date of death July 24, 1980
Died Place Belle Vue Clinic, Kolkata, India
Nationality North Kolkata

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Uttam Kumar Height, Weight & Measurements

At 54 years old, Uttam Kumar height is 5′ 11″ .

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Height 5′ 11″
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Who Is Uttam Kumar's Wife?

His wife is Supriya Devi (m. 1963–1980), Gauri Chatterjee (m. 1948–1963)

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Wife Supriya Devi (m. 1963–1980), Gauri Chatterjee (m. 1948–1963)
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Uttam Kumar Net Worth

His net worth has been growing significantly in 2021-2022. So, how much is Uttam Kumar worth at the age of 54 years old? Uttam Kumar’s income source is mostly from being a successful Actor. He is from North Kolkata. We have estimated Uttam Kumar's net worth , money, salary, income, and assets.

Net Worth in 2022 $1 Million - $5 Million
Salary in 2022 Under Review
Net Worth in 2021 Pending
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A animated picture was used of Sulashana Pandit and Uttam Kumar for Haruomi Hosono International album "Cochin Moon". The album cover showed a fictional Bollywood movie.This was in 1978. The album had a unique version of the song "Hum Ghar Sajan " by Bhai Ranjit Singh Chandan .


He received the Best "greatest Actor" MAHANAYAK award for the same film from the Government of India on 25 November 1975. The price was worth 500000 rupees. Besides 8 times Bengal film Journalists' Awards for his incomparable acting he got many prizes and acclaims throughout his life. Got the Indian national award Padmashree for his contribution to Bengali films. He produced "Saptapadi" which was a commercial hit and approved Uttam Kumar along with Suchitra Sen the romantic Icon of Bengali Film forever.


The legendary Bengali Actor of Calcutta, Uttam Kumar (Guru, Mahanayak as fans say), widely regarded as one of the Greatest actors ever in India, was an Indian film actor, director, producer, singer, music composer, playback singer who predominantly worked in Indian Cinema. Though he was a commercial success and widely accepted as the Greatest Actor of Bengali film, he also achieved great critical appreciations for his natural way of acting. When the Indian government instituted the National Film Awards for National Film Award for Best Actor and National Film Award for Best Actress in 1967, Uttam Kumar was the first-ever recipient of the Best Actor Award for his performances in Antony Firingee and Chiriyakhana in 1967. Acted in over 250 films with different experimental and complicated characters. Among which "Nayak", "Bicharak", "Jatugriha", "Chiriyakhana", "Khokababur Protyabarton", "Chowrongiee", "Ekhane Pinjar", "Thana Theke Aschi" etc. shows his genius. Though there were problems regarding editing, co-stars and others in contemporary Bengali films, still his genius acting made him the most popular film star. He is well acclaimed due to the successful depiction of several kinds of characters in films apart from his romantic image.


Acted in many films with Supriya Choudhury. The two got involved off-screen as well, and in 1963, Uttam left his wife and stayed with Supriya for the next 17 years until his death.


It got Certificate of Merit for Second Best Feature Film in Bengali in 1961 National Film Award, India. He starred in Hindi films like "Kitaab", "Dooriyan", "Plot no. 5", "Amanush", "Anand Ashram" etc. which approves his popularity and also shows beauties of natural acting. He composed music for the film "Banpalashir Padabali", which was a great commercial hit. He was very generous to poor co-workers in Film Industry but he lived an alcoholic reckless life.