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 Calcuttato 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 Mumbaito 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.
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
||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
||Janam Janamer Sathi
|Mon Amour: Shesher Kobita Revisited -2008
|Sirf Life Looks Greener On The Other Side -2008
||Teesra Kaun? -1994
|Chander Bari -2007
||Shesh Chithi -1994
||Tumi Ele Jei
||Shwet Patharer Thala -1994
|Aalo all songs used in this film are TAGORE SONGs -2003
|Andhakarer Shabdo -2006
||Sudhu Ekbar Bolo
||Sontan jokhon sotru
||Tomar Amar Prem
||Baba Keno Chakar
||Bes Korechee Prem KOrechee
||Swami Kano Asami
|Main, Meri Patni Aur Woh -2005
||Gane Bhuban Bhariye Debo
||eri nam bhalobasa
|Kalo Cheetah -2004
||Ami Shei Maay
|Mondo Meyer Upakhyan -2002
|Sabse Badhkar Kaun -2002
||Tumi ele Tai
|Kaali Topi Laal Rumaal -2000
||Sakha sidurer Dibbi
||Sudhu Ek Bar Bolo
||Jamay babu Zindabad
Films under production
|Main Osama (2008)
|Sahab Chai Pani
||Mittal vs Mittal
||Nosto Meyer Golpo
||Ey Ghar ey Sansar
(Last Updated on : 09-08-2014)
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