Bidita Bag

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Bidita Bag
Bidita Bag as show-stopper in Lakme fashion week.jpg
Bidita Bag as show-stopper in Lakme Fashion Week, August 2012
Born 30 September 1991, Santragachhi, Howrah, West Bengal, India
Occupation Actress, model
Years active 2010–present
Height 5'7"

Bidita Bag (Bengali: বিদিতা বাগ, born: September 30, 1991) is an Indian actress and a professional model. She has a varied portfolio when it comes to print advertisements, TV commercials and films. She is mostly known for her inclination towards socio-political films.[1][2][3]

Early life[edit]

Bidita is from Santragachhi, Howrah, West Bengal. She was born into a Bengali Hindu family of Indian state of West Bengal.

She attended Kendriya Vidyala, Santragachi and completed her pre-university studies from Kendriya Vidyalaya Fort William in Science. Bidita graduated in Economics from Jadavpur University, Kolkata. She is a trained classical singer and loves painting.

Career[edit]

While in college, Bidita pursued a career in modelling. She was spotted by Jeena Mitra Banik and ace make-up artist Late Prabeer Kumar Dey.[4] She came into limelight in Kolkata after working for designers like Sabyasachi Mukherjee and Kiran Uttam Ghosh. After graduation she shifted her base to Mumbai.[5][6] She has worked for Lakme fashion week, Lakme Elle-18, Vaseline, Nokia, Motorola, Colgate, Reliance. She has been face of brands like Fair and Lovely, 7 Up, Horlicks, Samsung Corby TV, Wild Stone deodorant, Kwality Walls Cornetto, Indian Terrain, Bombay Dyeing etc.

In 2011 she debuted in critically acclaimed Bengali film Icche.[7] Her first Hindi feature film - a socio-political thriller - As The River Flows, is produced by NFDC and is currently in post-production. She plays an Assamese village girl. It co-stars Sanjay Suri and Victor Banerjee. Her first commercial Bollywood venture under Pramod Films called From Sydney with Love was released on 31 August 2012. She received positive reviews for her performance.[8] Her upcoming projects include X, 19th January directed by Sanjay Amar and Gun Pe Done directed by Abhik Bhanu starring Jimmy Shergill.[9][10]

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Language Director Character Cast Notes
2015 Bhaunri - The Sinking Reality Oriya Sudhangshu Mohan Sahu Janha Arindam Roy, Mihir Das Released
2014 Gun Pe Done Hindi Abhik Bhanu Sanjana Jimmy Shergill, Vijay Raaz, Vrajesh Hirjee Filming
2014 X Hindi 11 Directors Heena Rajat Kapoor, Huma Qureshi, Swara Bhaskar Post Production
2014 19 January Hindi Sanjay Amar Masrat Deepti Naval, K. K. Raina Filming
2013 Kagojer Nouka Bengali Parthasarathi Joardar Nusrat Soumitra Chatterjee, Victor Banerjee, Rajesh Sharma Released.
2013 Target Kolkata Bengali Kartick Singh Maya Arindam Roy, Suhasini Mulay, Sreela Majumdar Arindam Sil Released
2012 Ekhon Nedekha Nodir Xhipare Assamese Bidyut Kotoky Sudakshina Sanjay Suri, Victor Banerjee, Rajendranath Zutshi simultaneously made in Hindi. "As The River Flows". Assamese version Released.
2012 From Sydney with Love Hindi Prateek Chakravorty Megha Banerjee Sharad Malhotra, Sabyasachi Chakrabarty, Evelyn Sharma Released
2011 Icche Bengali Shiboprosad Mukherjee and Nandita Roy Jayanti Laha Samadarshi Dutta, Bratya Basu, Sohini Sengupta Released
2011 Mukti Bengali Gautam Haldar Haasi Raakhee Raakhee Gulzar, Samadarshi Dutta Post-Production

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