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Jamuna Barua
Jamuna Barua in Zindagi
Jamuna Gupta

10 October 1919
Died24 November 2005 (aged 86)
Years active1934–1953
Spouse(s)Pramathesh Barua

Jamuna Barua (Assameseযমুনা বৰুৱা) (10 October 1919 – 24 November 2005) was a leading Indian actress. Jamuna was the fourth of the six daughters of Puran Gupta, a resident of a village near Agra, India. Each of the sisters was named after an Indian river like Ganga, Jamuna, Bhagirathi etc. As destiny would have it, Jamuna came to reside in Calcutta, a leading film producing city in India. Originally from Gauripur of Assam's Goalpara district (undivided), Jamuna was married to the legendary actor director Pramathesh Barua, or P.C. Barua, who died in 1950. She began her acting career in her husband's famous production[1] Devdas [2] in 1936 and was the film's lead character Parvati or Paro. She went on to make a number of memorable movies in AssameseBengali and Hindi, notably AmiriMuktiAdhikar and Sesh Uttar. She stopped acting after Barua died. Her last days were not very comfortable and she was bedridden for more than six months prior to her death. She is survived by her three sons and their families and a host of relatives. According to her family members, she had been ill for some time, and the cause of death was illness related to old age. She died at her residence in South Kolkata.

Jamuna Barua Movies List
  • Malancha [Bengali version] / Phulwari [Hindi version] (both 1953)
  • Iran Ki Ek Raat (1949)
  • Suleh (1946)
  • Subah Shyam (1944)
  • Devar (1943) .... Namita
  • Rani (1943)
  • Jawab (1942) .... Reba
  • Uttarayan (1941) .... Arati
  • Hindustan Hamara (1940) .... Veena
  • Zindagi (1940) .... Shrimata
  • Adhikar (1939) .... Indira
  • Devdas (1936) .... Parvati / Paro
  • Grihadah (1936) .... Achala
  • Manzil (1936) .... Achala
  • Maya (1936/I) .... Maya
  • Maya (1936/II) .... Maya
  • Devdas (1935) .... Parvati / Paro
  • Roop Lekha (1934) /(Mohabbat Ki Kasauti in Hindi) .... Minor role in the Hindi version

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