He was born on 4 January 1925 and he died on 27 October 2001. He was an Indian actor in Bengali and Hindi films. He was 17 when he actually started his career. He started with Bengali movies. He is remembered for his role in the film’ Alaknanda(1947)’ directed by renowned filmmaker Debaki Bose and in '42 (1951). He acted in movies like: Ghoonghat (1960), Taj Mahal (1963) and Aarti were successful. He was paired opposite to Meena Kumari in 7 films i.e. Adil-E-Jahangir, Bandhan, Chitralekha, Bahu Begum, Bheegi Raat, Aarti & Noor Jehan & with Mala Sinha in 8 films i.e. Naya Zamana, Hamlet, Baadshah, Detective, Fashion, Ek Shola, Duniya Na Maane, and Mitti Mein Sona. He He was given the Kalakar Award-Lifetime Achievement Award (1999). He died at the age of 76. He had three daughters: Reena, Meena and Beena Banerjee. He played the role of Bandit Mohan ( Dosshu Mohan in Bangla) a character based on a very popular bangla crime thriller series Dossu Mohan. Check out this page for more updates on Pradip Kumar.