| মমতা শঙ্কর|
| 7 January 1955 (age 60) (1955-01-07) Calcutta|
Dancer, choreographer, actor
Ratul Shankar, Rajit Shankar
Amala Shankar, Uday Shankar
Abohomaan, Agantuk, Mrigayaa, And Quiet Rolls the Dawn, The Festival
Uday Shankar, Amala Shankar, Ananda Shankar, Ratul Shankar, Mrinal Sen
Mamata Shankar Wikipedia
Mamata Shankar (born 7 January 1955) is an Indian actress. She is known for her work in Bengali cinema. She has acted in films by directors including Satyajit Ray, Mrinal Sen, Rituparno Ghosh, Buddhadev Dasgupta and Gautam Ghosh. In addition to being an actress, she is a dancer and choreographer.
Shankar was born in 1955 to the dancers Uday Shankar and Amala Shankar. She was the niece of Pandit Ravi Shankar. Her brother, Ananda Shankar, was an Indo-Western fusion musician.
She received her training in dance and choreography at the Uday Shankar India Culture Centre, Calcutta under Amala Shankar.
Shankar made her film debut with Mrigayaa in 1976, directed by Mrinal Sen. The film won the National Film Award for Best Feature Film for the year.
Shankar is married, and runs the Udayan - Mamta Shankar Dance Company, which was founded in 1986, and which travels extensively throughout the world, with the 'Mamata Shankar Ballet Troupe'. The troupe was founded in 1978, and performed its first production, based on a Rabindranath Tagore work, Chandalika, in 1979. It was followed by Horikhela, Aajker Ekalabya, Milap, Shikaar, Mother Earth, Amritasyaputra and Sabari.
Mamata Shankar has two sons, Ratul Shankar and Rajit Shankar.1992: Special Jury Award: Agantuk
1993: BFJA Award-Best Supporting Actress Award for "Shakha Prashakha"
2000: BFJA Award-Best Supporting Actress Award for "Utsab"
Mrigayaa (The Royal Hunt, 1976)
Oka Oori Katha (The Marginal Ones or The Outsiders, (1977)
Dooratwa aka Distance (1978)
Ek Din Pratidin (And Quiet Rolls the Dawn or One Day Like Another (USA), 1979)
Kharij (The Case Is Closed, 1982)
Grihajuddha (Crossroads, 1982)
Dakhal (The Occupation, 1982)
Ganashatru (An Enemy of the People, 1989)
Shakha Proshakha (The Branches of the Tree or Les Branches de L'arbre, 1991)
Agantuk (The Stranger aka Le Visiteur, 1991)
Sunya Theke Suru (A Return to Zero, 1993)
Dahan (film) (Crossfire, 1997)
Utsab (The Festival, 2000)
The Bong Connection, (2006)
Samudra Sakshi, (2006)
Ballyganj Court, (2007)
Abohoman (The Etarnal, 2010)
Jaani Dyakha Hawbe (2011)
Agantuker Pore (2015)