This damsel is Tollywood’s numero uno actress. This maiden has already created her signature in Bollywood. This woman is an entrepreneur who has to her credit a spate of successful television software and feature films. This dancer has mesmerised audience in India and abroad with her innovative choreographic ensembles. This lady is a silent support to a large number of charitable and social organizations in Bengal. She is all rolled into one name…..Rituparna Sengupta,the heartthrob of Bengali Filmdom.
From the end ninetys Rituparna Sengupta the reigning Queen Of Tollywood (Tollygunge Film Industry). She is always working in the main stream Bengali Films as well as parallel films. Viz when she won the national award for the best actress Rituporno Ghosh’s “DAHAN”then her main stream films like “MONER MANUSH”,”SANGSAR SANGRAM” also super hit cinema throughout West Bengal. Bollywood film industry has also seen her perform in films like “Teesra Kaun”,”ZAKHMI SIPAHI”,”KALI TOPI LAAL RUMAL”,”YUNNS”,”GAURI”with Atul Kulkarni,”SIRF”with Manisha Koirala,”BUMBUM BHOLEY” by Priyadarsham,”DIL TOH BACHHA HAIN JI” by Madhur Bhandarkar, “DO NOT DISTURB“by David Dhawan and her all time famous “MAIN MERI PATNI AUR WOH”by Chandan Aurora. Now her latest hindi ventures are “TERE ANE SE” .
When she worked in Rituporno Ghosh’s “DAHAN” &“UTSAV” also Aparna Sen’s “PAROMITAR EKDIN”then she also worked simultaneously for Haranath Chakraborty’s “SWASUR BARI ZINBABAD”, and “SWAMI KENO ASHAMI” and Probhat Roy’s “SUDHU EKBAR BOLO” etc.
Actually, she is the only heroine in Bengali Film Industry who can do it. She did the films like “ANURANAN” of Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury, ”CHOTURANGA” of Suman Mukherjee, “CHANDER. BARI” of Tarun Majumder, ”MANDYO MEYER UPAKHYAN” of Buddhadev Dasgupta, ”BEDINI” of Anjan Das,”AROHON” of Pinaki Chowdhury, ”NECKLACE” of Sekhar Das, ”NISHIJAPAN”of Sandip Roy. They all are national Award winning Directors.
She won not only National Award (Best Actress), She bagged Anandalok(Most Popular Bengali Film Magazine from Anandabazar Patrika House) award for Best Actress for four times, Lion’s Kalakar award for 7 times, Bharat Nirman Award,and many awards like Uttam Kumar Award, Pramathesh Barua Award several times….she won B.F.J.A(Bengal Film Journalist Assosiation)’s award for five times ,the latest one for “RAJKAHINI” and WBFJA Award for her outstanding performance in “PRAKTAN”. She won the FILMFARE EAST 2014 for “ALIK SUKH” and 2017 for her performance in “PRAKTAN. She also won the Best Actress at DELHI INTERNATIONALFILM FESTIVAL 2016 for her film “RAJKAHINI.” Recently she was awarded by SUNMARG as the INSPIRATION TO CINEMA-APARAJITA,OUTLOOK Business Women of Worth 2019, Best actress for AHAA RE! by Telecine Award.
Rituparna has been a delight of photographers and designers on the ramp from Kolkata Fashion Week to Lakme Fashion Week,she has worked for designers like Nita Lulla, Rohit verma, Sabyasachi, Raghavendra Roa, Abhisekh Dutta, Pranay Baidya, Agnimitra Paul, Vandana Kochar, Jyoti Khaitan, Riaj Ganji, Dev & Neel and Ashley Rebello.
She has been selected as the Brand ambassador of World Wide Fund for Environmental Development…she has been the social ambassador of organisations, NGO’s and Womens Organizations. She has been actively associated with social causes of Blind,deaf & Thalasemia, Orphanages, street children, old age homes and spastics.. She has been the life line angel of many organization for noble causes.