Aparna Sen

Aparna Sen

Aparna Sen is an Indian filmmaker, screenwriter and actress who is known for her work in Bengali cinema. A leading actress of the late 1960s and 1970s she has received eight BFJA Awards, five for best actress, two for best supporting actress and one for lifetime achievement. She is the winner of three National Film Awards and nine international film festival awards for her direction in films. She was awarded the Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian award, by the government of India in 1987. Sen made her debut in Teen Kanya (1961) and received her success with Aparichito (1969). She went on to establish herself as a leading actress of Bengali Cinema with the films Aranyer Din Ratri (1970), Ekhane Pinjar (1971), Jay Jayanti (1971), Memshaheb (1972), Jiban Saikate (1972), Basanta Bilap (1973), Sonar Khancha (1973), Sujata (1974), Alor Thikana (1974), Kajallata (1975), Raag Anuraag (1975), Jana Aranya (1976), Ajasra Dhanyobad (1977), Proxy (1977), Mohonar Dike (1984), Ekanto Apon (1987), Swet Patharer Thala (1992). She also garnered critical acclaim for her work in Indira (1984), Kari Diye Kinlam (1989), Ek Din Achanak (1999), Mahaprithibi (1991), Unishe April (1995), Paromitar Ek Din (2000), Titli (2001), Antaheen (2009), Chatushkon (2014). In addition to acting in films, Sen has also been directing films since 1981, starting with 36 Chowringhee Lane for which she won National Film Award (India) for Best Director. She went on to achieve further success in direction with films Paroma, Sati, Yugant, Paromitar Ek Din, Mr. and Mrs. Iyer, 15 Park Avenue, The Japanese Wife, Iti Mrinalini, Goynar Baksho. She won her second National Film Award as a director for Mr. and Mrs. Iyer. Description above from the Wikipedia article Aparna Sen, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.
    Known for
    Acting
    Place of birth
    Calcutta, West Bengal, India
    Birthday
    10/25/1945
Bombay Talkie
Bombay Talkie
5.1
Parama
Parama
0
Iti Mrinalini
Iti Mrinalini
6.2
Suddenly, One Day
Suddenly, One Day
6.7
Baksa Badal
Baksa Badal
6.5
Unishe April
Unishe April
8
Up in the Clouds
Up in the Clouds
8
Paromitar Ek Din
Paromitar Ek Din
4.2
Jadu Bansha
0
Hullabaloo Over Georgie and Bonnie's Pictures
Hullabaloo Over Georgie and Bonnie's Pictures
5.3
Pikoo
Pikoo
4.8
Immaan Dharam
Immaan Dharam
5
Titli
Titli
5.8
Teen Kanya
Teen Kanya
7.7
The Middleman
The Middleman
7.5
Amodini
Amodini
5.5
The Guru
The Guru
5
Antaheen
Antaheen
5.6
Padmagolap
0
Ek Je Chhilo Raja
Ek Je Chhilo Raja
7.1
Basanta Bilap
Basanta Bilap
7
Jay Jayanti
Jay Jayanti
2
Days and Nights in the Forest
Days and Nights in the Forest
6.9
Kotwal Saab
Kotwal Saab
0
Ekhane Pinjar
Ekhane Pinjar
0
Chotushkone
Chotushkone
7.3
Quest for the Pitcher of Nectar
Quest for the Pitcher of Nectar
0
Basu Paribaar
Basu Paribaar
0
Ekhonee
Ekhonee
0
Bohomaan
Bohomaan
0
Mem Saheb
Mem Saheb
0
Sonata
Sonata
0
Bird of Dusk
Bird of Dusk
0
Nidhiram Sardar
Nidhiram Sardar
0
Ghaath
Ghaath
0
Asukh
Asukh
0
Jiban Saikate - Life on the Beach
0
Indira
Indira
0
Aparachita
0
Manik da: The Mystique of Pather Panchali
Manik da: The Mystique of Pather Panchali
0
Shet Patharer Thala
Shet Patharer Thala
0
Sagina
Sagina
0
Spandan
0
Shyam Saheb
Shyam Saheb
0
Mahaprithibi
Mahaprithibi
0
Kalankita Nayak
Kalankita Nayak
0
Ekanta Apan
Ekanta Apan
0
Jar Je Priya
Jar Je Priya
0
Alor Thikana
Alor Thikana
0
Naikar Bhumikay
Naikar Bhumikay
0
Ananya
Ananya
0
Devika
Devika
0
Chhutir Phande
0
Kaya Hiner Kahini
Kaya Hiner Kahini
0
Bisha Briksha
0
Mohonar Dike
0
Cinema Asia: India
Cinema Asia: India
0
A Death in the Gunj
A Death in the Gunj
6.9
The Last Poem
The Last Poem
0
Aparichita
Aparichita
0
Asati
Asati
0
Parama: A Journey with Aparna Sen
Parama: A Journey with Aparna Sen
0
Shipwreck
0
Ei Raat Tomar Amaar
Ei Raat Tomar Amaar
0
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