7 November 1971
Kolkata, West Bengal, India
|Spouse(s)||Sanjay Chakrabarty (1999–present)|
|Children||Ankan (son) Rishona Niya (daughter)|
|Parents||Prabir Sengupta (father) and Nandita Sengupta (mother)|
Rituparna Sengupta (Ritupôrna Shengupta; born 7 November 1971) is a Bengali Indian film actress and producer who is known for her work in Indian (Bengali and Hindi) and Bangladeshi films. Having garnered the National Film Award in 1998 for her work in Dahan, she is Known for portraying very bold and sensuous characters.
Rituparna was interested in the arts since a young age and learned painting, dancing, singing and handicrafts at a painting school, called Chitrangshu. She studied at Mount Carmel school, and later graduated in History from Lady Brabourne College. She began studying Modern History for an M.A. at University of Calcutta, but had to interrupt studies to concentrate on her career as an actress.
Her first film was Swet Patharer Thala with Aparna Sen who played her mother-in-law. in Her Hindi debut was N N Sippy's Teesra Kaun directed by Parto Ghosh. Hema Malini picked her for a negative supporting role in Zee's home-production Mohini, starring Madhu and Sudesh Berry. In 2013, she will be making her Malayalam debut with Sohanlal's Kadhaveedu.
She had named her favourite Bengali films – Sujan Sakhi, Shami Keno Ashami, Moner Manush, Adorer Bon—directed by the quickie-hit-maker Swapan Saha, Ami Shei Meye directed by Prasenjeet, Sansar Sangram directed by Chiranjeet.
Sengupta got married to her childhood friend Sunava Chakrabarti, founder and CEO of MobiApps on 13 December 1999 in Munshigonj and the couple has a son named Ankan and a daughter named Rishona Niya.
Canadian Airport Harassment
In July 2013, Sengupta was entering Canada for a festival to showcase her new film, Mukti Dir Reshmi, when she was allegedly stopped by immigration officials, who harassed her for over 6 hours. She had reported that she was entering Canada on a legal and valid visitor's visa, when the immigration officials said that her visa was expired and that she would have to leave the country without being allowed into Canada. 
Awards and honours
|1995||Bharat Nirman Award|
|1996||Kazi Nazrul Islam Birth Centenary Award by the Law Society Of Calcutta|
|1998||National Film Award for Best Actress, for Dahan 42nd National Film Festival of India.|
|1999||Anandalok Puraskar for Best Actress for Dahan|
|2000||Anandalok Puraskar for Best Supporting Actress for Attiya Sajan|
|2005||Anandalok Puraskar for Best Glamour Queen|
|2007||Anandalok Puraskar for Best Actress for Anuranan|
|2004||BFJA – Best Actress Award, Alo|
|2006||BFJA – Best Actress Award, Dwitiya Basanta|
|1993||Kalakar Award for Best Supporting Actress, Swet Pathorer Thala |
|1997||Kalakar Award for Best Actress, Abujh Mon |
|1998||Kalakar Special Award, Moner Manush |
|2001||Kalakar Award for Best Actress, Sasurbari Zindabad |
|2004||Kalakar Award for Best Actress, Mondo Meyer Upakhyan |
|2006||Kalakar Award for Best Actress, Dwitiya Basanta |
|2007||Kalakar Award for Best Actress, Batikrami|
|2008||Kalakar Award for Best Actress, Anuranan|
|2009||Kalakar Award for Best Actress, Mon Amour|
|2010||Kalakar Award for Best Actress, Aaynate|
|2014||Filmfare critics Award for Best Actress, Alik Sukh|
|2014||Taan||Mukul Roy Chowdhury||Bengali|
|2013||A Political Murder||Agnidev Chatterjee||Bengali|
|2013||Calapor||Dinesh P. Bhonsle||Hindi|
|2013||Alik Sukh||Shibprasad Mukhopadhyay and Nandita Roy||Bengali||Nominated,Filmfare Award for Best Actor (Female) – Bengali
Filmfare Critics award for Best Actress
|2013||Mrs. Sen||Agnidev Chatterjee||Bengali|
|2012||3 Kanya||Agnidev Chatterjee||Bengali|
|2012||Muktodhara||Shibprasad Mukhopadhyay and Nandita Roy||Bengali|
|2012||Charuulata 2011||Agnidev Chatterjee||Bengali|
|2011||Dil Toh Baccha Hai Ji||Madhur Bhandarkar||Hindi|
|2010||Bumm Bumm Bole||Priyadarshan||Hindi|
|2010||Life Express||Anup Das||Hindi|
|2010||And Once Again||Amol Palekar||Hindi|
|2010||Dunno Y... Na Jaane Kyon||Sanjay Sharma||Hindi|
|2010||Rehmat Ali||Partho Ghosh||Bengali|
|2010||Main Osama||Faisal Saif||Hindi|
|2010||Mittal v/s Mittal||Karan Razdan||Hindi|
|2009||Do Knot Disturb||David Dhawan||Hindi|
|2009||Love Khichdi||Srinivas Bhashyam||Hindi|
|2008||Phera||Partha Sarathi Jowardar||Bengali|
|2008||Mon Amour: Shesher Kobita Revisited||Subhrajit Mitra||Bengali|
|2007||Gauri: The Unborn||Akku Akbar||Hindi|
|2007||Chander Bari||Tarun Majumdar||Bengali|
|2006||Anuranan||Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury||Bengali|
|2005||Main, Meri Patni Aur Woh||Chandan Arora||Hindi|
|2002||Mondo Meyer Upakhyan||Buddhadev Dasgupta||Bengali|
|2001||Chairman||Montazur Rahman Akbar||Bengali||Bangladeshi film|
|2000||Paromitar Ek Din||Aparna Sen||Bengali|
|2000||Ranga Bou||Bengali||Bangladeshi film|
|1998||Ami Sei Meye||Bengali||Bangladeshi film|
|1998||Aakrosh||Ramesh J. Sharma||Hindi|
|1997||Swami Keno Asami||Bengali||Bangladeshi film|
|1995||Zakhmi Sipahi||T L V Prasad||Hindi|
|1995||Ghatotkachudu||S. V. Krishna Reddy||Telugu||Special appearance|
|1994||Teesra Kaun||Partho Ghosh||Hindi|
|1994||Swet Pathorer Thala||Bengali|
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- Bold & beautiful – The New Indian Express
- "She's bold & beautiful". The Telegraph (Calcutta, India). 3 November 2012.
- Rediff On The NeT, Movies: An interview with Rituparna Sengupta
- "Rituparna Sengupta to enter Mollywood with Kadhaveedu - The Times of India". The Times Of India.
- Rituparna, Actress (16 May 2010). "Comfort zone". The Telegraph (Calcutta) (Calcutta, India). Retrieved 2 November 2012.
- "Rituparna Sengupta detained at Toronto Airport". The Times Of India. 6 July 2013. Retrieved 6 July 2013.
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