He was born on 13 October 1911 and he died on 10 December 2001. He was known as Dadamoni and he was an Indian film actor who did Bengali movies. He was born as Kumudlal Ganguly. He was born in Bhagalpur, Bengal Presidency. He was given the Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 1988 and the Padma Bhushan in 1998 for his contributions to Indian cinema. His brothers: Anoop Kumar and Kishore Kumar were also great actors. All three of them have worked in movies like: Chalti Ka Naam Gaadi and Badhti Ka Naam Dadhi. Their sister, Sati Devi, was married to Sashadhar Mukherjee of the Mukherjee-Samarth family. He completed his education from Presidency College of the University of Calcutta, Kolkata. He acted in movies like:Kanoon (1960), Dharamputra (1961), Rakhi (1962), Gumraah (1963), Bandini (1963), Chitralekha (1964), Aashirwad (1968), Intaquam (1969). He was the recipient of the Filmfare Award for Best Actor in 1962 and 1968 for Rakhi and Aashirwad. He also anchored television shows like: Hum Log.Check out this page for more updates on Ashok Kumar.