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Rituparna Sengupta:

Rituparna Sengupta  ঋতুপর্ণা সেনগুপ্ত Actress

Rituparna Sengupta (Bengali: ঋতুপর্ণা সেনগুপ্ত) (Ritupôrna Shengupta; born 7 November 1971) is an Indian film actress and producer who is known for her work in Bengali, Hindi and Bangladeshi films. Having garnered the National Film Award in 1998 for her work in Dahan, she is known for portraying very bold and sensuous characters.

Early Life:

Rituparna was interested in the arts since a young age and learned painting, dancing, singing and handicrafts at a painting school, called Chitrangshu. She studied at Mount Carmel Convent School, and later graduated in History from Lady Brabourne College. She began studying Modern History for an M.A. at University of Calcutta, but had to interrupt studies to concentrate on her career as an actress.

Her first film was Shwet Patharer Thala with Aparna Sen who played her mother-in-law in Her Hindi debut was N N Sippy's Teesra Kaun directed by Parto Ghosh. Hema Malini picked her for a negative supporting role in Zee's home-production Mohini, starring Madhu and Sudesh Berry. In 2013, she will be making her Malayalam debut with Sohanlal's Kadhaveedu.

She had named her favourite Bengali films – Sujan Sakhi, Shami Keno Ashami, Moner Manush, Adorer Bon—directed by the quickie-hit-maker Swapan Saha, Aami Sei Meye directed by Prasenjeet, Sansar Sangram directed by Chiranjeet.

Sengupta got married to her childhood friend Sanjay Chakrabarti, founder and CEO of MobiApps on 13 December 1999 in Munshigonj and the couple has a son named Ankan and a daughter named Rishona Niya. Prabir Sengupta and Nandita Sengupta are proud parents of Rituparna.

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