She was born on 10 February 1942. She is a Bengali actress. She is the winner of National Film Award for Best Actress for Bengali film Dibratrir Kabya. She was raised by her mother in Kolkata. She had worked in the theatre with the artists such as Sisir Bhaduri, Nirmalendu Lahiri, Ahindra Choudhury and the great Chhabi Biswas. She made her debut as a child artist in the film Kankantala Light Railway (1950). She had worked in the movies such as Biraj Bou in 1972 by Manu Sen, Calcutta 71 in 1972 by Mrinal Sen Ganadevata in 1978 by Tarun Majumdar, Streer Patra in 1972 by Purnendu Patri, Bancharamer Bagan in 1980 by Tapan Sinha, Chhandaneer in 1989 by Utpalendu Chakrabarty, Chokh in 1982 and Utsab in 2000 by Rituparno Ghosh. Check out this page for more updates on Nirmal Kumar.