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Biography / Wiki
|Real Name||Kumudlal Kunjilal Ganguly|
|Nickname(s)||Sanjay, Ashok Kumar, Dadamoni|
|Profession(s)||Actor, Painter, Singer, Film Producer, Film Director|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters– 175 cm|
in meters– 1.75 m
feet inches– 5’ 9”
|Date of Birth||13 October 1911|
|Birthplace||Bhagalpur, Bengal Presidency, British India (Bihar)|
|Date of Death||10 December 2001|
|Place of Death||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Age (at the time of death)||90 Years|
|Death Cause||Heart Failure|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Libra|
|Hometown||Bhagalpur, Bihar, India|
|University||Presidency University, Kolkata|
|Debut||Film: Jeevan Naiya (1936)|
|Awards, Honours, Achievements||Filmfare Awards for:|
Best Actor (1963, Rakhi)
Facts About Ashok Kumar
- Did Ashok Kumar smoke?: Yes Ashok Kumar Smoking
- Did Ashok Kumar drink alcohol?: Not Known
- This iconic legend was born in a Bengali Family at Bhagalpur, Bihar.
- His father, Kunjlal Ganguly, was a lawyer by profession.
- His mother, Gouri Devi, was a homemaker who belonged to a very rich Bengali family.
- Ashok Kumar with his Mother Gouri Devi and his Brothers
- He attained his Law degree from Presidency College of the University of Calcutta (now, Kolkata).
- He was a law student, but he was not interested to make his career in the judiciary; as he always wanted to work in the film industry as a technician.
- His first stint in the film industry was as a lab assistant at the Bombay Studio where he worked for 5 years.
- His first movie as an actor was Jeevan Naiya. He became an actor in this movie by chance; as he replaced Najm-ul-Hassan (who was the first choice for the role) due to some reasons.