Usha Ganguly has predominantly worked in the Bengali Film Industry and has given plenty of exceptional works admired by people across the nation. She was a famous Indian theatre director-actor, and activist, mostly recognized for her contribution to Hindi theatre during the 1970s and 1980s.

She was born in 1945 in Jodhpur, Rajasthan, into a middle-class family residing in the town of Nerva in Uttar Pradesh. She completed her schooling at one of the nearby schools in the village and went to a College for his further educational qualifications. Later, she moved to Kolkata and enrolled in Shri Shikshayatan College, and did her master's degree in Hindi literature.

While her stay at college, she grasped and learned a dance form, i.e., Bharatanatyam. After finishing her studies, she commenced moving towards building his career. Usha began her journey as a teacher at Bhowanipur Education Society College in 1970. In addition to that, she also kicked off her inner passion and started acting with Sangit Kala Mandir in the same year.

Further, she began preparing for her first-ever play titled Mitti Ki Gadi, which centered on Mrichchakatikam by Shudrak. She portrayed the character of Vasantsena in the show, which was loved by everyone. Though she continued with her career as a Hindi Lecturer at Bhowanipur Education Society College, and eventually retired in 2008 and decided to go into the theatres.

Finally, she initiated and formed a theatre group named, Rangakarmee in 1976. In the beginning, they called directors from outside until she began directing. Afterward, Usha commenced directing in the 1980s, and her unique style grabbed people’s attention across the country.

Some notable productions include Mahabhoj (Great Feast) in 1984, which was based on the novel Mannu Bhandari, a folktale Ratnakar Matkari's Lokkatha in 1987, Holi by famous playwright Mahesh Elkunchwar Mahesh Elkunchwar is a playwright and screenplay w >> Read More... Mahesh Elkunchwar in 1989, and Rudali in 1992.

Additionally, she also wrote a play titled Kashinama (2003), which was based on Kaane Kaun Kumati Lagi from Kashinath Singh's classic work, Kashi Ka Assi, and an original play Khoj. Her workpieces have helped her in earning respect from fans worldwide and also assisted in landing several other opportunities.

Moreover, she has also contributed towards the script of a Hindi film named, Raincoat (2004), which revolved around O Henry's The Gift Click to look into! >> Read More... The Gift of the Magi and was directed by Rituparno Ghosh Rituparno Ghosh(1963-2013) was a profound actor, d >> Read More... Rituparno Ghosh . Just like this, she has given numerous masterpieces in the industry. Unfortunately, she died on 23 April 2020.