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Joy Sengupta

Joy Sengupta (Bengali : জয় সেনগুপ্ত born 24 December 1978) is an Indian film and stage actor works Bollywood cinema and Bengali cinema as well as theatre.

He is best known for his debut feature, Hazaar Chaurasi Ki Maa (1998) directed by Govind Nihalani.

Sengupta was born in Kolkata, and grew up in Delhi and Nepal. He did his graduation in English literature from Delhi University, During this period he joined Jana Natya Manch, a theatre group based in Delhi. Thereafter received a Diploma in Drama from the Living Theatre Academy, New Delhi, where he studied under Ebrahim Alkazi. After working in theatre, tele films and television series in Delhi, Sengupta shifted to Mumbai in 1997.

Career:

Sengupta starred in Hazaar Chaurasi Ki Maa (1998) a film by Govind Nihalani. Thereafter, Sengupta starred in number of films like Good Boy Bad Boy (2007), Shakal Pe Mat Ja (2011), Hate Story (2012), Deham also directed by Govind Nahlani. Over the years he has worked with theatre directors like Habib Tanvir, Safdar Hashmi, Barry John, Feroz Abbas Khan, Ramu Ramanathan and Lillete Dubey.

He married former model from Kolkata, Tara in 2006.

Filmography:

Television:

Plays:

  • Dance Like a Man
  • Dinner With Friends (2011)

References:

  • Catherine Rhea Roy (10 September 2011). "Learning on stage". The Hindu. Retrieved 2014-06-29.

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