Education Jogamaya Devi College
Role Film actress
|Name Ananya Chatterjee|
TV shows Gaaner Oparey
|Born 16 January 1977 (age 38) (1977-01-16) Kolkata|
Awards National Film Award for Best Actress
Movies Abohomaan, 3 Kanya, Meghe Dhaka Tara, Angshumaner Chhobi, Jogajog
Similar People Rituparno Ghosh, Kaushik Ganguly, Agnidev Chatterjee, Kamaleshwar Mukherjee, Srijit Mukherji
Actress ananya chatterjee in film anya na
Ananya Chatterjee (born 16 January 1977) is a Bengali film actress known for her National Award-winning role in Abahoman. She started her career as a TV actress. She acted in several TV serials and films, including three directed by Anjan Dutt. Her role as the muse of a married director in Abahoman, directed by Rituparno Ghosh, won her the National Film Award for Best Actress.
- Actress ananya chatterjee in film anya na
- Ananya chatterjee
- Early life and education
Early life and education
Born in 1977 and brought up in Kolkata, Chatterjee underwent education at G.D.Birla Centre and passed Class 10 board exams in 1994. Chatterjee studied biology at Jogamaya Devi College, an affiliated undergraduate women's college of University of Calcutta.
Chatterjee was a student in Mamata Shankar's dance institution, when she started her acting career on television, with the TV series Din Pratidin where she acted opposite Rudranil Ghosh, and went to on appear on soap operas like Tithir Atithi, Aleya, and Ananya. Despite having no formal training in acting, her work was appreciated and she became a household name; soon appearing in three TV movies directed by Anjan Dutt, John Johnny Janardan, Ek Din Darjeeling and Amar Baba. She has also acted in Anjan Dutt's Byomkesh Bakshi thriller Adim Ripu. Subsequently, she made her feature film debut with Basu Chatterjee's Tak Jhal Mishti (2002), which she followed up with Sharan Dutta's thriller Raat Barota Paanch (2005). After appearing in the comedy Aamra (2006) by Mainak Bhaumik, her next important film was debutante director Agnidev Chatterjee's, Probhu Nashto Hoye Jai (Lord, Let the Devil Steal My Soul), which premiered at the 13th Kolkata Film Festival.
In 2009, appearing opposite veteran Soumitra Chatterjee in Suman Ghosh's Dwando she managed to stand her ground and then in Anup Sengupta's Mama Bhagne (2009) where again her performance was reviewed as "stellar". However, it was in Rituparno Ghosh's Abohoman, released in 2010, that established her as an actress of repute, winning her first National Film Award for Best Actress. In the 2012 Bengali film Meghe Dhaka Tara directed by Kamaleswar Mukherjee, Chatterjee played the role of Durga, wife of Nilkantha Bagchi.
She performed the lead role in the popular Bengali serial Subarnolata airing on Zee Bangla.