Bio: Kanan Devi (22 April 1916 – 17 July 1992) was an Indian actress and singer. She was among the early singing stars of Indian cinema, and is credited popularly as the first star of Bengali cinema. Her singing style, usually in rapid tempo, was used instrumentally in some of the biggest hits of New Theatres, Kolkata.
Born: 1916 in Howrah, Bengal Presidency, British India
Parents: Ratan Chandra Das, Rajobala Das
Spouse: Haridas Bhattacharya (m. 1949–1992)
Died: 17 July 1992, Kolkata