Entertainment Desk: Bengali actresses have made their place in Hindi cinema for several decades. Gifted business success picture. This event is about some of the Bengali actresses who have dominated Bollywood.
Bengali film legend actress Suchitra Sen. He made his Hindi film debut in 1955 with the film ‘Devdas’. He then acted in five Hindi films. But they were not successful. However, in 1975, she responded by playing the role of Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi in the movie ‘Andhi’.
Mala Sinha is one of the actresses who graced the big screen in the fifties. He has acted in about 100 Hindi movies. Some of his notable works are ‘Peyasa’, ‘Babu’, ‘Dil Tera Deewana’ etc.
Jaya Bhaduri is now known as Jaya Bachchan due to her marriage with Bollywood Amitabh Bachchan. He started his acting journey with the film ‘Mahanagar’ directed by Satyajit Ray, but his first Hindi film ‘Guddi’ was released in 1971. He has several hit movies like ‘Sholay’, ‘Chupke Chupke’ under his belt. He temporarily retired from films after marriage. Then in 1998, he returned to the silver screen again with the film ‘Hazar Chaurasi Ki Maa’.
Sharmila Tagore has acted equally in Bengali and Hindi languages. His big screen journey began in 1959 with Satyajit Ray’s ‘Apur Sansar’. Sharmila, the daughter of India’s famous Tagore family, has not completely moved away from the film world even after retiring from acting. He is still seen in various film-related works.
Aparna Sen’s first Hindi movie ‘Iman Dharam’, the popular face of Bengali cinema in the seventies. His co-stars in this film were Amitabh Bachchan, Shashi Kapoor and Sanjeev Kumar. After that he was seen in a few more Hindi films, but the films were not as successful. Apart from acting, Aparna Sen is also a film director. He regularly directs Bengali movies.
Moon Moon Sen
Actress Suchitra Sen’s daughter Munmoon Sen made her acting debut after her marriage. Although not as successful as her mother in Bollywood, she acted in a total of 60 films in Hindi, Bengali and Telugu. His two daughters Raima and Riya are acting in Bengali and Hindi films.
Daughter of mother Marathi actress Tanuja and father Bengali director Samu Mukhopadhyay, Kajal is one of the most popular actresses of the nineties. Kajol made her debut in Bollywood with the movie ‘Bekhudi’ at the age of seventeen. He acted in many other movies including ‘Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge’, ‘Kuch Kuch Hota Hai’. Her pairing with Shah Rukh Khan is one of the most popular Bollywood pairings of all time.
Initially, actress Rani Mukherjee did not want to come to the cinema. Later, on the insistence of his mother, he acted in a Bengali film called ‘Bier Phool’. When the film became a superhit, he started acting in Hindi films. Like her cousin Kajol, Rani also made her mark in the nineties by acting in films like ‘Ghulam’, ‘Hum Tum’ or ‘Kuch Kuch Hota Hai’.
Eighteen-year-old model Sushmita Sen won the ‘Miss Universe’ title in 1994. After that he acted in several films. Three notable films are ‘Bibi No 1’, ‘May Hoo Na’ and ‘Safe Tum’.
Like Sushmita Sen, another Bengali model Bipasha Bose is a popular Bollywood actress. She is known as ‘Dusky Seductress’ or ‘Lasyamoyi Shyamvarna’ in Bollywood for her daring roles in films like ‘Jism’, ‘Raaj’ etc.
Actress Aparna Sen’s daughter Konkana Sensharma is known for acting in alternative films in Bollywood. The two-time National Award winning actress has starred in films like ‘Mr and Mrs Iyer’, ‘Omkara’ and ‘Wake Up Seed’ and has been well received by audiences and critics alike. Apart from acting, she also directed movies like her mother.
Ranveer has always felt a pull towards brides
Sahana, an actress of different Bollywood films like ‘Rock On’, ‘Break Ke Baad’, ‘Heroine’, has also acted in many films outside India. Apart from India, he acted in the film ‘Under Construction’ in Bangladesh.