Antara Biswas

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Antara Biswas (Mona Lisa)
Born Antara Biswas
21 October 1982
Patna, India
Other names Mona Lisa
Occupation Actress
Years active 1997–present
Spouse(s) Madhan

Antara Biswas, also credited as Mona Lisa, is an Indian actress. She has done over 50 Bhojpuri films, and has also appeared in Hindi, Bengali, Oriya, Tamil, Kannada and Telugu films.

Biography[edit]

She was born to a Bengali Hindu family. She adopted the stage name of Mona Lisa at the behest of her uncle.[1] She studied at Julien Day School in Gariahat, south Kolkata and graduated from Asutosh College of the University of Calcutta earning a BA degree in Sanskrit before starting out a few years ago as a small-time TV actress and model in Oriya video albums.[2] She acted in several b-grade films before making her debut in Bollywood with Blackmail starring Ajay Devgn and Suniel Shetty. She then acted and got rated in South Indian films before coming to notice through her role in Tauba Tauba opposite Amin Gazi. She acted in a Kannada film titled Jackpot.[3] In 2010, The Hindu reported that Mona Lisa (along with Rinku Ghosh) was the most sought after actress in the Bhojpuri film industry.[4]

Filmography[edit]

  • Jayate (1997)
  • Hamam fi Amsterdam (1998)
  • Jai Sriram (1999) (Oriya)
  • Daman: A Victim of Marital Violence (2001)
  • Wrong Number (2002)
  • Top Somrat (2003) (Bengali) Bangladeshi film
  • Adhikar (2004) (Bengali)
  • Tauba Tauba (2004) (Hindi) - Rubina
  • Ab Bas! (2004) (Hindi) - Special appearance
  • Ek Hi Bhool (2005) (Hindi) - Tanvi
  • Jalwa: Fun in Love (2005) (Hindi) - Manisha Tripathi/Tanya 'Chinky'
  • Jackpot (2005) (Kannada) - Laila
  • Blackmail (2005) (Hindi)
  • Bobby: Love and Lust (2005) (Hindi) - Bobby D'Costa
  • Half Fry Hyderabadi (2006)
  • Love Guru (2007) (Hindi)
  • Kaafila (2007) (Hindi) - Niharika
  • Jagadam (2007) (Telugu) - Special appearance
  • Encounter Dayanayak (2008) (Kannada) - Special appearance
  • Money Hai Toh Honey Hai (2008) (Hindi)
  • Vathiyar (2008) (Tamil) - Special appearance
  • Nagaram (2008) (Telugu) - Special appearance
  • Silambattam (2008) (Tamil) - Special appearance
  • Boni (2009) (Telugu) - Special appearance
  • To the London Calling (2010) (Hindi) - Sonia K. Sahay / Urvashi
  • Ek Chatur Naar (2010) (Hindi)
  • Ek Main Ek Tum (2010) (Hindi)
  • Royal Utsav (2010) (Hindi)
  • Hamilton Palace (2010) (Hindi)
  • Khoobsurat - The Beauty (2010) (Hindi)
  • Meri Life Mein Uski Wife (2010) (Hindi) - Dipal
  • Khubsurat Naukrani (2011) (Hindi)
  • Bablu (2011) (Telugu) - Special appearance
  • Kadhalukku Maranamillai (2011) (Tamil) - Special appearance
  • En Peyar Kumarasamy (Tamil)

Bhojpuri films[edit]

  • Bhole Shankar (2008)
  • Khatailal Mithailal (2008)
  • Kaha Jaiba Raja Najariya Ladaike (2008)
  • Tu Babua Hamaar (2008)
  • Shreeman Driverbabu (2008)
  • Ho Gaini Deewana Tohra Pyar Me (2009)
  • Kahan Jaiba Raja Nazariya Ladai Ke (2009)
  • Hum Bahubali (2009)
  • Dulha Albela (2009)
  • Ranbhoomi (2009)
  • Pratigya (2009)
  • Hum Hai Khalnayak (2009)
  • Sindur Daan (2009)
  • Jade Mein Balma Pyara Lage (2009)
  • Sahar Wali Jaan Mareli (2009)
  • Ek Aur Kurukshetra (2010)
  • Tu Jaan Hau Hamaar (2010)
  • Dharmatma (2010)
  • Nathuniya Pe Goli Maare (2010)
  • Bhojpuriya Don (2010)
  • Rangbaz Daroga - Aanchal (2010)
  • Nainihal (2010)
  • Saat Saheliya (2010)
  • Devra Bada Satawala (2010)
  • Mrityunjay (2010) (Special Appearance)
  • Saiyan Ke Saath Madaiya Mein(2010)
  • Loafer (2010)
  • Kanoon Hamra Mutthi Mein (2010)
  • Daraar (2010)
  • Mora Balma Chail Chabila (2011)
  • Apne Begaane (2011)
  • Aakhri Rasta (2011)
  • Barood (2011)
  • The Great Hero Hiralal (2011)
  • Gundairaj (2011)
  • Ladaai La Ankhiyan Ae Lounde Raja (2011)
  • Kartavya (2011)
  • Hamaar Devdas (2011)
  • Bhaiya Hamar Dayavan (2012)
  • Mehraru Bina Ratiya Kaise Kati (2012)
  • Dakait (2012)[5]
  • Khuddar (2012) - Sunita[6]
  • Naagin (2012)
  • Khoon Pasina (2012)
  • Mehraru Bina Ratiya Kasie Kati (2012)
  • Elan E Jung (2012)
  • Dabangg Mora Balma (2013)[7]
  • Mafia (2013)[8]
  • Rang De Pyar Ke Rang Mein(2013)
  • Jaan Lebu Ka Ho (2013)
  • Banaraswali (2013)
  • Pratibandh (2013)
  • Desh Pardesh (2013)
  • Kasam Wardi Ke (2013)
  • Biwi No. 1 (2013)
  • Lagal Sanheiya Ke Dor (2013)
  • Saala Main To Sahib Ban Gaya (2013)
  • Ziddi Aashiq (2013)
  • Saawariyan Tose Laagi Kaisi Lagan (2013)
  • Mati Preet Jagawale (2013)
  • Zanzeer (2013)
  • Ishq Ka Manjan Ghise Hai Piya (2013)
  • Gumrah (2013)
  • Ijjat (2013)
  • Chhamia Bhelwali (2013)
  • Jeevan Yudhh (2013)
  • Khoon Bhari Maang (2013)
  • Saiyan Bhailan Pardesiyaa (2013)
  • Jodi No. 1 (2013)
  • Ghulam (2013)
  • Mita Deb Raavanraaj (2013)
  • Budhwa Tamtamwala (2013)
  • Lagal Ba Pyar Ke Bukhar (2013)
  • Tulsi Bin Suna Anganwa (2013)
  • Ganga Putra (2013)
  • Chedi Ganga Kinarewala (2013)
  • Natawar Lal (2013)
  • Ek Nihattha (2013)

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