June 22nd, 2011

Jamuna Barua

Jamuna Barua

Jamuna Barua

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Real Name -  Jamuna Barua

Profession – Actress (Heroine)

Most Active/Popular Decades – 1930s / 1940s

Religion -Hindu

Ethnicity – N/A

Date of Birth – 1919 (Disputed)

Date of Death – 24th November, 2005

Debut FilmRooplekha (1934)

Last FilmPhulwari (1951)

Significant others in the Film Industry – P.C. Barua (Husband, Director-Actor)

Miscellaneous Info - She played ‘Paro’ in the first Hindi version of Devdas (1935). Her last days were not very comfortable and she was bedridden for more than six months prior to her death. She breathed her last at her residence in south Kolkata. Jamuna is survived by three sons.

Related Youtube Video – K.L. Saigal singing for himself in Devdas (1935) with Jamuna in the frame, music by Timir Baran.

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