Konkona Sen is a talented actress, writer and director from India. She works in Hindi films, web-series and regional movies too. She became best known for the role of Indu Tyagi in the film “Omkara.”
Konkona Sen Age
She was born on Monday, 3 December 1979 (age 40 years as in 2020). Her zodiac sign is Saggitarius.
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Konkona Sen is a very known actress, director and writer of the Indian Cinema. She belongs to the family of artists based in Kolkata, West Bengal. She enrolled her self in the Modern High School for Girls. Next, Konkona earned a degree in English from St Stephen’s College of Delhi. As she belongs to the family of writers and actors, Konakana had a great interest in artistic activities since childhood. She also started her career as a child artist with the Bengali film industry. By the time, she developed an interest in writing, film making and direction too.
Family, Caste & Religion
Konkona Sen belongs to the well-settled, reputed and modern family of Kolkata, West Bengal India. Her father’s name is Mukul Sharma and is a journalist by profession. Her mother’s name is Aparna Sen who is a noted actress and filmmaker of Bengali Cinema. Konkona’s mother has received the highest civilian award Padma Shri for the prominent work in Industry.
Actress Konkona has one elder sister Kamalini Chatterjee. Her maternal grandfather was a film critic and co-founder of Calcutta Film Society. A great Indian poet Jibanananda Das was also one of their relative.
Konkona Sen and her family believes in Hinduism and holds Indian nationality. In addition, she is Brahmin by caste. She spent most of her childhood and teenage with family in Kolkata and then moved to Mumbai for a career.
Husband, Marriage & Children
Konkona Sen got married to Ranvir Shorey on 3rd September 2010. Before their marriage, the couple dated each other for almost three years and then decided to get married. The couple got blessed with a son named Haroon in 2011.
After a few years of successful marriage life, Konakana and Ranvir announced their separation in 2015. The couple shared the custody of their son and finally got an official divorce on 13th August 2020.
Konkona Sen is very beautiful and attractive female personality. She owns a very fit body structure and maintains it with daily exercise. She is fair in the skin and looks gorgeous in long hair.
Height (approx): 5′ 3″ Feet Inches
Weight (approx): 58 Kg
Eye Colour: Black
Hair Colour: Black
Konkona Sen Career
Konkona started off an acting career in childhood and made first film appearance with Bengali movie “Indira” in 1983.
In 2000, Konkona made acting debut with Bengali film “Ek Je Aachhe Kanya.” After that, she featured in the film Titli along with Mithun Chakraborty and Aparna Sen. Both films went hit and she received admiration for talent.
In 2001, Konkona played the role of Meenakshi Iyer in English film “Mr and Mrs Iyer.” Her acting skills got reworded with National Film Award for Best Actress. Following that, she appeared in several English and Bengali films.
Her other breakthrough performance is in the film “Omkara” based on Shakespeare’s Othello. She played the imprtant role of Indu Tyagi along with actors Ajay Devgn and Kareena Kapoor. Konkona Sen also received second National Film Award for the film.
Following years, Konkona Sen made appearances in the films like “Life in a…Metro” (2007). “Luck By Chance” (2009), “Atithi Tum Kab Jaoge” (2010), “Lagaa Chunari Me Daag” (2007) and many more.
Konkona Sen Sharma also became a part of modern era films like “7 Khoon Maaf” (2011), “Talvar” (2015), “Akira” (2016), “Lipstick Under My Burkha” (2017) and many noted Bengali films.
She is also a part of new Bollywood movies like Scholarship, Cargo and Dolly Kitty Aur Woh Chamakte Sitare.
Television & Web series
Along with acting in films, Konkona Sen also did acting in several tv shows. She made first tv appearance with Bengali show titled “Picnic” as a child actress. After that, she appeared in the shows “Karkat Rashi,” “Koffee With Karan,” “Ek Thi Naayka.”
In 2018, Konkona Sen Sharma also featured in the web-series Side Hero. Next, she played an important role in Amazon Prime series “Mumbai Diaries-26/11.” Konkana did acting in the short film titled “The Monsoon Date.”
In 2017, Konkona Sen Sharma wrote and directed a drama called “A Death In a Gunj.” In the film, lead actors are Vikrant Massey, Ranvir Shorey, Om Puri and Jim Sarabh. She also received Filmfare Award for Best Debut Director.
Actor: Irrfan Khan, Ajay Devgn
Actress: Aishwarya Rai, Tabu
Food: Fish, Bengali Sweets
Book: Twin Beds
Facts of Konkona Sen Sharma
Does Konkona smoke?: No
Does Konkona drinks alcohol?: Not Known
Her major hobbies are traveling, reading and writing.
Her family calls her with nick name “Koko.”
Konkana is an avid reader of mystery and thriller novels. Her most favourite authors are Sherlock Holmes and Agatha Christine.
She is very fitness freak personality and does regular excersice with proper diet.
In 2019, Konkona Sen released an audiobook titled “Twin Beds” with Satyendra Mishra and is authored by Anita Nair.
According to rumours, she got married to Ranvir Shorey in a hurry due to her pregnancy. However, there is no official information available about it.
In 2009, Konkona also joined theatre and did an on-stage performance with Atul Kumar’s play “The Blue Mug.”
Konkona Sen Sharma remains active on social media like Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. She regularly uploads beautiful photos and stories on it.
Her official Instagram is “konkona.”