Article on Bengali film actress Shatabdi Roy including brief profile of Shatabdi, her filmy career and current engagements.
Shatabdi Roy is a successful Bengali film actress. This good looking actress has established herself in the Bengal film industry with her acting talent. Shatabdi writes Bengali poetry, she is an ameture painter also. Recently she has joined politics and MP from Birbhum constituency. Anyway, she manages time from her busy schedule for acting, writing poetry and painting.
Brief profile of Shatabdi Roy
Date of Birth: 5 October 1968
Political Party: Trinamool Congress
Occupation: Actress and politician
Spouse: Mrigank Banerjee, a marketing executive
Shatabdi Roy is from a middle class family of Agartala. Her father is Shailen Roy and mother is Nilima Roy. Shatabdi is a star of Bengal film industry today but she still believes in middle class values and ethics. She is one of those rare film stars whose marriage was arranged through matrimonial columns of daily news paper.
Film Career of Shatabdi Roy
Shatabdi’s debut film was ‘Atanka’, a classic Bengali film directed by Tapan Sinha in 1986. After that has acted in many films under many famous directors.
She has an acting school also, ‘Shatabdi Foundation’ where she grooms new talents. Recently she is directing films also.
As heroine Shatabdi Roy has acted with Prosenjit in most of her films. This pair was once super hit in Bengali films. Afterwards Prosenjit and Rituparna pair clicked in box office of Bengali cinema and Tapas Pal – Shatabdi pair worked in many romantic Bengali films.
So far Shatabdi has acted in nearly 150 Bengali films. Some of her hit films are Debipuja, Atanka etc.
So far Shatabdi Roy is a successful heroine in Bengali films. In future we can expect her success in supporting roles also.
Bengali Films of Shatabdi Roy in 2011:
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