Raja Sen was born in Calcutta in 1955. Graduated from Calcutta University and has since been associated with films. Serious film-making has brought him three National Awards among other prestigious laurels. In 1993, his documentary, “Suchitra Mitra” received the National Award for best film in the Art and Cultural Section. In 1996, his debut feature film “Damu” was awarded Best Children’s Film, and his next film “Atmiya Swajan” received the Award for Best Family Film in 1999. In fact, recognition and laurel began with “Subarnalata”, a teleserial which brought Sen to the forefront of directors in the arena of home entertainment. “Adarsha Hindu Hotel” and a host of
others followed, all topping the popularity charts and making Sen a household name in Bengal. Being eager to ‘trace the trials and tribulations they have been through to achieve their goals’, Sen has meticulously documented the creative aspect in the lives of living legends from Bengali’s world of Art and Culture. Suchitra Mitra, Tapan Sinha, Sambhu Mitra, Subhas Mukhopadhaya. Raja Sen has participated in ‘Film in United States’ on invitation from USIS in 1992.
Today, besides his magnificent contribution to tele-entertainment, Sen has succeeded in bringing life to the silver screen, with all its tear and laughter.