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Debashree Roy

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Preceded by  Kanti Ganguly
Occupation  ActressMLAPolitician
Role  actress
Constituency  Raidighi, West Bengal
Name  Debashree Roy
Nieces  Rani Mukerji
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Born  8 August 1961 (age 54)Kolkata, India (1961-08-08)
Political party  All India Trinamool Congress
Spouse  Prosenjit Chatterjee (m. 1992–1995)
Parents  Arati Roy, Birendra Kishore Roy
Movies  Shukno Lanka, Unishe April, 36 Chowringhee Lane, Troyee, Aakrosh
Similar People  Prosenjit Chatterjee, Satabdi Roy, Arpita Pal, Aparna Sen, Rituparno Ghosh

Debashree roy


Debashree Roy (born 8 August 1961) is an Indian actress, politician and social activist. She is known for her work in Bengali cinema. She acted in more than 100 films and has won 40 awards, including a National Film Award for Best Actress for the film Unishe April in 1995. In some of her films as a child actress she used the screen name Kumari Chumki. She acted with the screen-name Chintamani in Tamil film industry.

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Early life

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Roy was born to Birendra Kishore Roy and Arati Roy of Kolkata, West Bengal and was brought up there. At the age of 5, she acted in the movie Pagol Thakur (1967), directed by Hirammoy Sen. In 1969, she appeared as a child artist in the movie Balak Gadadhar. In these films, she was credited by the name Kumari Chumki. Then, at the age of 9, she appeared in the movie Kuheli (inspired by Rebecca) directed by Tarun Majumdar.

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She is a well-known Odissi dancer. She started her dancing career as a stage performer in her early years. She took her dancing lessons from her mother, her elder sister Purnima Roy, Bandana Sen and Kelucharan Mahapatra. She had her own dance group Nataraj.

Career

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Roy was very successful in Bengali films landing important lead roles in commercial as well as parallel cinema. The high point of her career was her National Award winning role of a young doctor from a dysfunctional family in the Rituparno Ghosh film Unishe April. In the televised version of the Indian epic Mahabharata, directed by B.R.Chopra, she portrayed the role of Satyavati, second wife of the king Shantanu of Hastinapur, stepmother of Gangaputra Bheeshma, and mother of Chitrangada and Vichitravirya.

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As a female lead she first appeared in the film Nadi Theke Sagare directed by Arabinda Mukhopdhay opposite Mithun Chakraborty. She also acted as lead opposite to Prem Nazir in the Malayalam Movie "Ee Ganam Marakkumo" (1978). Her other major films were Dadar Kirti by Tarun Majumdar, 36 Chowringhee Lane by Aparna Sen, Unishe April by Rituporno Ghosh, Kabhi Ajnabi The, Poolwari, Jiyo to Ayese Jio, Mamta Ki Chhao Mein, Justice Choudury etc. She won the National Award for the Best Actress in the year 1996 for Unishe April.

Politics

Debashree, currently a Member of the Legislative Assembly from All India Trinamool Congress, successfully contested the West Bengal assembly elections 2011 against CPI(M) candidate and former minister Kanti Ganguly, from the Raidighi.

Personal life

She was married to Bengali actor Prasenjit Chatterjee for a brief period. She is the maternal aunt of Bollywood actress Rani Mukherjee.

Filmography

  • 24th July (2014)
  • Jakhan Esechhilem (2013)
  • Tabu Mane Rekho (2013)
  • Antoral (2013)
  • Swabhoomi (2013)
  • Latto (2013)
  • Antare Bahire (2012)
  • Life in Park Street (2012)
  • Bhalo Meye Mando Meye (2012)
  • Jibon Rang Berang (2011)
  • Ei Aranya (2011)
  • Thik Ekdin (2011)
  • Haanda Bhonda (2010)
  • Antarbas (2010)
  • Thikana Rajpath (2010)
  • Sukhno Lonka (2010)
  • Rahasya (2009)
  • Anubhab (2009)
  • Pakhi (2009)
  • Narak Guljar (2009)
  • Lal Ranger Duniya (2008)
  • Dus Din Pore (2007)
  • Mahaguru (2007)
  • Tiger (2007)
  • Minister Fatakeshto (2007)
  • MLA Fatakeshto (2006)
  • Abhimanyu (2006)
  • Je Jon Thake Majhkhane (2006)
  • Manush Bhut (2006)
  • Debi (2005)
  • Yuddho (2005)
  • Tista (2005)
  • Ami Je Ke Tomar (2004)
  • Prohor (2004)
  • Sagar Kinare (2004)
  • Satabdir Galpo (2004)
  • Warish (2004)
  • Mejdidi (2003)
  • Abaidha (2002) (The Demolition Man)
  • Chelebela (2002)
  • Ferari Fauj (2002)
  • Gandharbi (2002)
  • Shilpantar (2002)
  • Antarghaat (2001)
  • Dekha (2001)
  • Ek Je Aachhe Kanya (2001) (Rupa The Girl)
  • Chaka (2000)
  • Debanjali (2000)
  • Joy Ma Durga (2000)
  • Asukh (1999)
  • Jiban Niye Khela (1999)
  • Rajdanda (1999)
  • Sundar Bou (1999)
  • Ajab Ganyer Ajab Katha (1998)
  • Daho (1998)
  • Ganga (1998)
  • Putrabadhu (1998)
  • Swami Vivekananda (1998 film) as Sarada Devi
  • Jiban Jouban (1997)
  • Yoddha (1997)
  • Beyadap (1996)
  • Bhoy (1996)
  • Lathi (1996)
  • Rabibar (1996)
  • Unishe April (1996) (19 April)
  • Cinemay Jamon Hoy (1994)
  • Nagpanchami (1994)
  • Noti Binodini (1994)
  • Rajar Raja (1994)
  • Rakta Nadir Dhara (1994)
  • Sandhyatara (1994)
  • Tobu Mane Rekho (1994)
  • Mayer Ashirbad (1993)
  • Phire Paoa (1993)
  • Rakter Swad (1993)
  • Shraddhanjali (1993)
  • Tomar Rakte Amar Sohag (1993)
  • Anutap (1992)
  • Gunjan (1992)
  • Mayabini (1992)
  • Pritrireen (1992)
  • Prem (1992)
  • Purushottam (1992)
  • Rakte Lekha (1992)
  • Ahankar (1991)
  • Sadharan Meya (1991)
  • Shubha Kamana (1991)
  • Thikana (1991)
  • Bhagyalipi (1990)
  • Debata (1990)
  • Garmil (1990)
  • Mamta Ki Chhaon Mein (1990)
  • Papi (1990)
  • Agnitrishna (1989)
  • Akrosh (1989)
  • Aparanher Alo (1989) (Twilight)
  • Asha (1989)
  • Chokher Aloy (1989)
  • Jhankar (1989)
  • Nayanmoni (1989)
  • Pyar ka sawan[1989]
  • Phulwari (1989)
  • Agaman (1988)
  • Debi Baran (1988)
  • Heerar Shikal (1988)
  • Ora Charjan (1988)
  • Shankhachur (1988)
  • Surer Sathi (1988)
  • Mahabharat TV Series as Satyavati
  • Surer Akashe (1988)
  • Arpan (1987)
  • Gayak (1987)
  • Mouna Mukhar (1987)
  • Pratikar (1987)
  • Samrat O Sundari (1987)
  • Abhishap (1986)
  • Artanad (1986)
  • Jiban Lalmahal (1986)
  • Madhumoy (1986)
  • Parinati (1986)
  • Tin Purush (1986)
  • Uttar Lipi (1986)
  • Manaivi Ready (1986)
  • Kabhi Ajnabi The (1985)
  • Bhalobasa Bhalobasa (1985)
  • Nishante (1985)
  • Bishabriksha (1984)
  • Parbat Priya (1984)
  • Prarthana (1984)
  • Sagar Balaka (1984)
  • Agamikal (1983)
  • Nishibhor (1983)
  • Samapti (1983)
  • Aparupa (1982)
  • Meghmukti (1982)
  • Troyee (1982)
  • Father (1981)
  • 36 Chowringhee Lane (1981)
  • Jiyo To Aise Jiyo (1981)
  • Subarno Golak (1981)
  • Dadar Kirti (1980)
  • Ee Ganam Marakkumo (Malayalam) (1978)
  • Kuheli (1971)
  • Balak Gadadhar (1969)
  • Awards

  • Bangabhusan-the second highest civilian award in West Bengal In 2014.
  • 1st Kalakar Award-1993-Best Actress for "Prem".
  • 3rd Kalakar Award-1995-Best Actress Award for "SandhyaTara".
  • Kalakar Award-1996-Best Actress (Television) Award for "Louha Kapat".
  • Kalakar Award-2002-Best Actress Award for "Dekha".
  • Kalakar Award-2003-Best Actress Award for Silpantar
  • National Award-1997-best actress for Unishe April
  • BFJA Award-1992-best actress for Thikana
  • BFJA Award-1997-best actress for Unishe April
  • BFJA Award-2000-best actress award for Asukh
  • Anondalok Award-2005-best actress for Tista.
  • Bharat Nirman Award in 1999.
  • Songs

    Ektu Bosho
    Ei Korechho Bhalo
    Badhu Kon Alo (2)
    Tomar Dake Sara Dite
    Eso Pranbharan
    Ek Tanete Jemon Temon
    Kotha Hoyechilo
    Aaro Kachakachi
    Jana Ajana Pathey Cholechi
    Khopar Ei Golap Diye
    Ei Chanda Ei Ananda
    Jabam Abdhi
    Chorono Dhorite
    Kobe Ke Kothay
    Saat Suron Ki
    Mamo Chitte Niti Nritye
    Gopan Kathati Rabe
    Jato Swapno Chhilo
    Tomar Kache E Bar Magi
    Ebar Nirab Kore Dao
    Abhaga Jedike Chay
    Harmana Har

    References

    Debashree Roy Wikipedia


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