About Konkona Sen Sharma

Birth Name: Konkona Sen Sharma

Konkona Sen Sharma exercised her acting talents initially in contemporary cinema before moving into the commercial stream.

Date of Birth: 3 December 1979

Biography:

Konkona Sen was born in New Delhi to Mukul Sharma, a science writer and journalist and Aparna Sen, an actress and film director. Kalyan Ray, an author, is her stepfather. She has an older sister, Kamalini Chatterjee.

Konkona's maternal grandfather is Chidananda Dasgupta, who was one of the founding members of the Calcutta Film Society. He was also a film critic, scholar, writer, and professor. Her grandmother Supriya Dasgupta was the cousin of Jibananda Das, a Bengali poet. She did her schooling at Modern High School for Girls and Calcutta International School.

Konkona made her debut as a child artist in the film Indira (1983). In 2000, she made her adult debut in the Bengali film Ek Je Aachhe Kanya, in which she played a negative character. It was followed by a role in Rituparno Ghosh's acclaimed film Titli, opposite Mithun Chakraborty and her mother Aparna Sen. In 2001, she starred in the English-language film Mr. and Mrs. Iyer, directed by Aparna Sen. The film performed well mainly in multiplexes and was a major critical success.

This was followed by the National Film Award-winning social film, Page 3 (2005).

Her performancewas critically acclaimed as a mentally ill woman in 15 Park Avenue (2005) and as a middle age village woman in Omkara (2006). In 2007 she did Anurah Basu's Life in A Metro which was a box office success. The same year she did Laaga Chunari Mein Daag and Aaja Nachle both the films did an average business at the box office. In 2008, Konkona starred in Dil Kabaddi.

2009 she was seen in Zoya Akhtar's Luck By Chance. In 2010, Sen Sharma starred in Ashwani Dheer's comedy Atithi Tum Kab Jaoge opposite Ajay Devgan and Paresh Rawal. She has completed shooting for Rituparno Ghosh's comedy film Sunglass and Vinay Shukla's Mirch. As of September 2009, Sen Sharma plays the leading role in Aparna Sen's Iti Mrinalini, which is targeted to release in early 2011. She will also appear in Amitabh Verma's Jackpot opposite Ranvir Shorey.

Personal Life:

Konkona Sen Sharma started dating actor and co-star Ranvir Shorey in 2007. The couple got married on 3 September 2010 in a private ceremony. She gave birth to her first child, Haroon, on March 15, 2011.

Box Office Collection:

Atithi Tum Kab Jaoge?: Rs 33 Crores (Net Collection)

Filmography:

As as actor

    7 Khoon Maaf (February 18, 2011) (Released) Sunglass (2011) (Under Production) Jackpot (2011) (Under Production) Fantastic (2011) (Under Production) Meridian (2011) (Under Production) ... Pramilla Paar (2011) (To Go On Floor) Amavas (2011) (Stuck/On Hold) ... Nisha Mirch (December 17, 2010) (Released) ... Lavni / Anita Right Yaaa Wrong (March 12, 2010) (Released) ... Radhika Patnaik Atithi Tum Kab Jaoge? (March 5, 2010) (Released) ... Munmun Wake Up Sid (October 2, 2009) (Released) ... Aisha Luck By Chance (January 30, 2009) (Released) ... Sona Mishra The President Is Coming (January 9, 2009) (Released) ... Maya Roy Dil Kabaddi (December 5, 2008) (Released) ... Simi Sharma Fashion (October 29, 2008) (Released) ... As Herself Aaja Nachle (November 30, 2007) (Released) ... Anokhi Laaga Chunari Mein Daag (October 12, 2007) (Released) ... Chutki Life In A... Metro (May 11, 2007) (Released) ... Shruti Traffic Signal (February 2, 2007) (Released) ... Noorie Deadline - Sirf 24 Ghante (November 10, 2006) (Released) ... Sanjana Omkara (July 28, 2006) (Released) ... Indu (Emilia) Yun Hota Toh Kya Hota (July 21, 2006) (Released) ... Tilottima Das-Punj Mixed Doubles (February 10, 2006) (Released) ... Malti 15 Park Avenue (January 6, 2006) (Released) ... Mitali Dosar (2006) (Released) ... Kaberi Chatterjee Jewellery Box (2006) Chai Pani Etc (March 12, 2005) (Released) ... Shanti/Radha Joshi Page 3 (January 21, 2005) (Released) ... Madhavi Sen Sharma
  1. Mr And Mrs Iyer (July 19, 2002) (Released) ... Mrs. Meenakshi S. Iyer (As Konkona Sensharma)

Playback Singer

Sunglass (2011) (Under Production)

Awards:

Winner: Apsara Award for Best Actress In Supporting Role (2008)

Movie: Life In A... Metro

Winner: IIFA Award for Best Actress In Supporting Role (2008)

Movie: Life In A... Metro

Winner: Zee Cine Award for Best Actor In A Supporting Role - Female (2007)

Movie: Omkara

Winner: Filmfare Award for Best Actress In Supporting Role (2007)

Movie: Life In A... Metro

Winner: Filmfare Award for Best Actress In Supporting Role (2006)

Movie: Omkara

Winner: Zee Cine Award for Most Promising Debut - Female (2005)

Movie: Page 3

Nominated: Screen Award for Best Actor In A Comic Role (Male/Female) (2011)

Movie: Atithi Tum Kab Jaoge?

Nominated: Stardust Award for Best Actress - Comedy / Romance (2011)

Movie: Atithi Tum Kab Jaoge?

Nominated: Apsara Award for Best Actress In Leading Role (2010)

Movie: Wake Up Sid

Nominated: Screen Award for Best Actress In A Supporting Role (2008)

Movie: Life In A... Metro

Nominated: Stardust Award for Best Actress In A Supporting Role (2008)

Movie: Life In A... Metro

Nominated: Stardust Award for Best Actress In A Supporting Role (2008)

Movie: Aaja Nachle

Nominated: Screen Award for Best Actress In A Supporting Role (2007)

Movie: Omkara

Nominated: IIFA Award for Best Actress In Supporting Role (2007)

Movie: Omkara

Nominated: Filmfare Award for Best Actress In Supporting Role (2007)

Movie: Laaga Chunari Mein Daag

Nominated: IIFA Award for Best Actress (2006)

Movie: Page 3

Nominated: Screen Award for Best Actress (2006)

Movie: Page 3

Nominated: Zee Cine Award for Best Actress (2005)

Movie: Page 3

Nominated: Apsara Award for Best Actress In Supporting Role (2005)

Movie: Page 3

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