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Moushumi Chatterji, Bollywood Actress
Moushumi Chatterji is a Bollywood actress, who has attained fame in Bengali films as well.
 
 Moushumi Chatterji, Indian ActressMoushumi Chatterji was an actress of repute in India during the 1960s and 1970s. Moushumi Chatterjee was born in Kolkata in April 26 to father Prantosh Chattopadhyaya who was in the Army. She had a sister and a brother. Moushumi married Jayant, son of famous, late singer Hemant Kumar Mukhopadyay and the couple have two daughters, Payal and Meghna. She started to act in movies post her marriage, which was thought to be quite unusual for women during that time.

Film Career of Moushumi Chatterji
Moushumi Chatterji was introduced to movie audiences in 1967 in a Bengali movie Balika Badhu directed by Tarun Majumdar. The directors noticed her acting skills since then. Moushumi Chatterji reached the summit of her career in the 70`s and early 80`s. During this era, she starred opposite heroes such as Amitabh Bachchan and Jitendra, Dharmendra. Moushumi Chatterji received Filmfare nominations as Best Actress for Anuraag (1972). In this film, she played a blind girl. Mousumi delivered a powerhouse performance in the movie Roti Kapda Aur Makaan where she played the character of a rape survivor. She won the award for Best Supporting Actress for the movie. In her peak years, she appeared opposite prominent stars like Vinod Khanna in Kachche Dhaage Amitabh, Shashi Kapoor, Zeenat Aman in Roti,Kapada Aur Makaan, Amitabh Bachchan in Benaam and Manzil.

Moushumi Chatterji is still seen in Bollywood in movies, but not at the same pace as in the beginning of her career. She acted with her youngest daughter, Megha, in her daughter`s debut movie, titled Bhalo Bashar Onek Naam directed by Tarun Majumdar. He is the same person who directed Moushmi Chatterji`s very first movie, Balika Badhu. Moushumi Chatterji is a talented actress with evergreen and youthful looks. Moushumi Chatterji is a loved actress not only in west Bengal, but also all over India, especially for the blend of charming beauty and marvellous acting capabilities.

Filmography of Moushmi Chatterji
Year Film Year Film
2008 The Japanese Wife 1983 Justice Chaudhury
2006 Golapi Ekhon Bilatey 1982 Angoor
2004 Hum Kaun Hai? 1981 Daasi, Daasi, Itni Si Baat, Krodhi, Ogu Bodhu Sundari, Pyaasa Sawan
2002 Bollywood/Hollywood, Na Tum Jaano Na Hum 1980 Do Premee, Chambal Ki Kasam, Jyoti Bane Jwala, Maang Bharo Sajana, Swayamvar
1999 Aa Ab Laut Chalen 1979 Manzil, Gautam Govinda, Prem Bandhan, Do Ladke Dono Kadke
1998 Keemat: They Are Back, Doli Saja Ke Rakhna, Kareeb 1978 Bhola Bhala, Dil Aur Deewar, Phandebaaz, Phool Khile Hain Gulshan Gulshan, Swarg Narak, Tumhari Kasam
1995 Jallaad, Kartavya 1977 Ab Kya Hoga, Anand Ashram
1994 Ikke Pe Ikka, Udhaar Ki Zindagi 1976 Zindagi, Jai Bajrang Bali, Sabse Bada Rupaiya
1993 Santaan, Prateeksha 1975 Anari, Do Jhoot, Mazaaq, Natak, Raftaar, Umar Qaid
1992 Nishchaiy, Khule-Aam, Zulm Ki Hukumat 1974 Benaam, Badla, Humshakal, Roti Kapada Aur Makaan, Us-Paar, Zehreela Insaan
1990 Ghayal -1990 1973 Ghulam Begam Badshah, Kuchhe Dhaage, Naina
1989 Shehzaade, Sikka, Jung Baaz, Aakhri Baazi, Aakhri Gulam 1972 Anindita, Anuraag
1988 Agnee, Vijay 1969 Parineeta
1987 Param Dharam, Aag Hi Aag, Mera Karam Mera Dharam 1967 Angoor
1984 Ghar Ek Mandir, Jawaani, Pet Pyaar Aur Paap - -

(Last Updated on : 21/02/2011)
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