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Rituparna Sengupta, Indian Actress
Rituparna Sengupta is one of the leading Bengali actresses, who have also acted in Hindi films as well. She is the heart throb but various regional film industries.
 
 Rituparna Sengupta, Indian Actress Rituparna Sengupta was born on 7th November, 1971 in Kolkata. A fine danseuse and a prominent actress, this lady is the heartthrob of not only Bengalis but also famous in other regional cinema. Other than marvellous Bengali films, lately, she has been getting accolades for her Hindi films in Mumbai too.

Rituparna Sengupta was keenly interested in the arts since a young age. She took formal training in painting, dancing and handicrafts at a painting school, called Chitrangshu during her childhood days. Rituparna Sengupta`s education was completed in Mount Carmel School, and later she graduated in History from Lady Brabourne College. She was admitted at University of Calcutta to attain a degree of Master`s in Arts, but had to interrupt studies to concentrate on her career as an actress. She is also a great writer and often writes columns in periodicals Anandalok and Bangladesher Hriday.

When Rituparna Sengupta was in her first year of MA with a specialization in Modern History, she debuted in the film Shwet Patharer Thala, in 1995, playing a supporting role. After that film there was no looking back. The film was directed by Prabhat Roy and won the National Award for best Bengali Film. The early success of this gorgeous actress prompted the offer of roles in many films, including Sujan Sakhi, Moner Manush, Nag Panchami and Sansar Sangram. Rituparna Sengupta went to Mumbai to make a telefilm called Mohini with Hema Malini, she also signed a role in a Hindi film called Teesra Kaun?

Rituparna Sengupta has received critical acclaim for her performances in the films like Dahan (1997), Utsab (2000), Paromitar Ek Din (2000) and Mondo Meyer Upakhyan (2002). She was honoured with the Best Actress award at the 1998 Indian National Film Awards for her character portrayal in Rituparno Ghosh`s Dahan, where she played Romita, a newly wed woman who is the victim of a sexual assault by her husband.

Film Paromitar Ek Din (2000) Rituparna Sengupta has also worked in the Bangladeshi film industry and her contribution in those films has won her a lot of approval, glamour and popularity. Rituparna is also popular as a trained Manipuri and Odissi dancer and also has her own dance troupe - Bhabna Aaj O Kaal meaning `Contemporary Thoughts`, which performs various dance-dramas based on Rabindranath Tagore. She is often seen performing dance dramas like Shyama, Meghdoot and Mayar Khela with innovation every time. Rituparna Sengupta also owns a media production company called Prism Entertainment. She loves outdoor-sports and often plays badminton as her pastime and exercise regime.

Rituparna Sengupta married her childhood sweetheart Sanjay Chakrabarty - the founder and CEO of MobiApps on 13th of December, 1999 in Kolkata. She is an active social worker and deeply involved in the cause of children suffering from Thalassaemia.

Awards and Accreditation received by Rituparna Sengupta
Bharat Nirman Award in1995 Kazi Nazrul Islam Birth Centenary Award in1996 by the Law Society Of Calcutta Anandalok Ujala for Best Actress Category in 2000 for Dahan BFJA - Best Actress Award in 2000
Kalakaar in1996 Silver Lotus for Best Actress Category in1998, for Dahan with Indrani Haldar, co-star, 42nd National Film Festival of India Anandalok Ujala for Best Actress Category in 2000 for Attiya Sajan BFJA - Best Actress Award for Dwitiya Basanta in 2006


Filmography of Rituparna Sengupta
Main Osama -2008 Paromitar Ek Din -2000 Sathi Janam Janamer Sathi
Mon Amour: Shesher Kobita Revisited -2008 Mohini -1995 Nagin Kanya Mayerr Raja
Sirf Life Looks Greener On The Other Side -2008 Teesra Kaun? -1994 Meyerao Manush AAkrosh
Chander Bari -2007 Shesh Chithi -1994 Tumi Ele Jei Madhu Malati
Gauri -2007 Shwet Patharer Thala -1994 Sagarita Joyee
Aalo all songs used in this film are TAGORE SONGs -2003 Dwitiya Basanto Bangshadhar Amader Sonsar
Andhakarer Shabdo -2006 Sindoorer Adhikar Sujan Sakhi Amar Maa
Anuranan -2006 Desh Daradi Sudhu Ekbar Bolo Sontan jokhon sotru
Byatikrami -2003 Tomar Amar Prem Sasurbadi Zindabad Baba Keno Chakar
Chakrabuha Miss Maitrayee Sundari Bes Korechee Prem KOrechee
Dahan -1997 Ranga Bou Moner Manush Dai daityo
Tapasya -2006 Swami Kano Asami Samadhan Kulangar
Main, Meri Patni Aur Woh -2005 Gane Bhuban Bhariye Debo Streer Maryada Aatyoo Swajon
UNNS -2005 Bishnu Narayan Chakravyuha Prem Prottigaa
Nishijapon -2005 Madhu Malati eri nam bhalobasa Moner manus
Kalo Cheetah -2004 Ami Shei Maay debipokkho kalo Chita
Mondo Meyer Upakhyan -2002 Sindoor Khela Madhur Milaan Swami Chintai
Sabse Badhkar Kaun -2002 Parichay Ranangan Tumi ele Tai
Kaali Topi Laal Rumaal -2000 Tomake Chaii Sakha sidurer Dibbi Sudhu Ek Bar Bolo
Utsab -2000 Bhagyadevata Jamay babu Zindabad


Films under production

Hindi
Main Osama (2008) Sirf Love Games
Sahab Chai Pani Gurudakshina Mittal vs Mittal


Bengali
Bubly Nosto Meyer Golpo Ey Ghar ey Sansar
Piyalir Password Footpath Jabab Chai


(Last Updated on : 18/08/2011)
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