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Indrani Halder in 2012
|Alma mater||Jogamaya Devi College|
|Height||168 cm (5 ft 6 in)|
|Spouse(s)||Bhaskar Roy, Amarendraa Ghosh|
Halder made her debut in 1986 with the Bengali TV series Tero Parbon directed by Jochon Dastidar. She made her big screen debut opposite Prosenjit Chatterjee in Mandira (1990). She has appeared in numerous films, telefilms and TV series and hit the pinnacle of her career with the Bengali TV series Goyenda Ginni. She appeared in critically acclaimed films such as Charachar, Dahan, Anu, Sajhbatir Rupkathara, Faltu, Tokhon Teish, Mayurakshi to name a few.
Indrani was born in the city of Kolkata. Her father is Sanjoy Haldar. She finished her schooling from the Multipurpose Girls' School and graduated from Jogamaya Devi College, an affiliated women's college of University of Calcutta. She was trained in classical dance by Guru Thankamani Kutty.
Indrani made her acting debut as a child artist in the television serial Tero Parban. She lived in Mumbai during 2008 to 2013 to act in Hindi TV serials.
Her most notable work includes Biyer Phool, cast along with Rani Mukherjee. Currently, she is acting in the Star Jalsha serial Shrimoyee as the lead actress.She is known for her work in 'Jara brishtite bhijechilo'directed by Anjan das,"Angshumaner Chobi", directed by Atanu ghosh,"Dahan", directed by Rituparno ghosh,"Sanjhbatir Rupkathara", directed by Anjan das,"Anu", directed by Satarupa Sannyal, "Takhan Teish" directed by Atanu Ghosh,"Faltu", directed by Anjan das,"Dekha" directed by Gautam Ghosh,"Debdas" directed by Shakti samanta,Lal darja directed by Budhyadeb dasgupta,nilimay nil directed by Biresh chaterjee,Swet pathorer Thala directedby Prabhat Roy.Her commercial success included Bier fool,Prem sanghat,Antortomo,Barkone,Chowdhuri Paribar,Jay bijay,Apon holo por,Gharer laxmi,Noyoner alo,Satyam sibam sundaram,Mandira,Biswas obiswas,Saikat sangeet,sagar banya,Jamaibabu,Sesh Asroy etc. She shared screen mostly with Prasenjit chatterjee,Tapash paul,Chiranjit chakraborty,Abhishek chaterjee,Bhaskar banerjee,Sanjib dasgupta.Her one of the Hindi film is 'Bhairav' with Bollywood star Mithun Chakrabarty .She is often compared with Rituparna sengupta and Debosree Roy for her work in Bengali film.She is the only leading actress of Bengal industry who is working in film as well as in television very smoothly. She is often called "Queen of Bengali television industry'.Her television serials included Sujata in Sony TV,somoy in Ruposhi bangla,Goyenda ginni & Sima Rekha in Zbangla, Srimoyee in Star jalsa,Tero Parbon in DD bangla etc.
- Biswas Abiswas (with Prosenjit Chatterjee)
- Saptami (with Prosenjit Chatterjee)
- Gouri (with Tapas Pal)
- Nilimay Nil (with Tapas Pal)
- Antortomo (with Tapas Pal)
- Jaybijay (with Chiranjit Chakraborty)
- Prem Sanghat (with Chiranjit Chakraborty)
- Debor (with Tapash Paul)
- Bhalobasha (with Prasenjit Chatterjee, Savitri Chatterjee, Manaj Mitra, Bharat Kaul)
- Antarbash (with Debosree Roy, Chiranjeet Chakrabarty, Firdaus Ahmed)
- Tin Bhuboner Paare
- Sesh Ashray (with Arjun Chakraborty)
- Saikat Sangeet
- Sagar Banya (with Prasenjit Chatterjee, Abhisek Chatterjee)
- Atltaayi (with Chiranjeet Chakrabarty)
- Jeebon Pakhi
- Ebong Tumi Aar Aami (with Sanjib Dasgupta, Soumitra Chatterjee)
- Daydayikta (with Prasenjit Chatterjee, Ranjit Mallick, Rituparna Sengupta)
- Apon Holo Par (with Prasenjit Chatterjee)
- Sampradaan (Directed by Bappaditya Banerjee, with Anusuya Majumdar, Sabyasachi Chakrabarty)
- Shwet Patharer Thala (Directed by Prabhat Roy, with Aparna Sen, Sabyasachi Chakrabarty, Dipankar Dey)
- Kaancher Prithibi (with Ayan Banerjee, Labani Sarkar)
- Daan Protidan (with Tapash Paul, Sukhen Das, Koushik Banerjee, Rachana Banerjee)
- Charachar (1993) (Directed by Buddhadeb Dasgupta)
- Biyer Phool (1996) (with Prasenjit Chatterjee, Rani Mukherjee)
- Jamaibabu (with Tapash Paul, Abhisek Chatterjee)
- Lal Darja (1997) (Directed by Buddhadeb Dasgupta)
- Dahan (1997) (with Rituparna Sengupta)
- Anu (Directed by Satarupa Sanyal)
- Paromitar Ek Din (2000)
- Dekha (2001) (with Soumitra Chatterjee)
- Bhairav (2001)
- Bor Kone (with Prasenjit Chatterjee)
- Saanjhbatir Roopkathara
- Debdas (2002)
- Faltu (2006)
- Jara Brishtitey Bhijechhilo (2007)
- Raatporir Rupkatha (with Jacky Sheraf)
- Chowdhary Paribar
- Angshumaner Chhobi (2009)
- Noyoner Alo
- Antim Swash Sundar
- Takhan Teish (2010)
- Mistake (2013)
- Strings of Passion (2014)
- Aro Akbar (2015)
Television and short films
- Sreemoyee (Star Jalsha)
- Goyenda Ginni
- Savitri - EK Prem Kahani as Leena Roy Choudhary (2013)
- Maryada: Lekin Kab Tak?
- Tithir Atithi
- Kuasha Jakhan
- Bahanno Episode
- Purbo Purush
- Bhool Thikana
- Jeebon Rekha
- Hamaari Shaadi
- Tero Parban
- Prashchito (NTV Bengali Telefilm)
- Pinzor (NTV Bengali Telefilm)
- Khonik Bosonto (BTV Telefilm 2002)
- Maa Shakti by B R Chopra
- Sange Indrani - a weekly interview on Tara TV featuring celebrity guests, hosted by Haldar
- Best actress award at the Madrid International Film Festival for Jara Bristite Bhijechhilo (2008).
- Best Actress (1998), for Dahan with Rituparna Sengupta, (co-star), 42nd National Film Festival of India.
- Kalakar Awards Best Actress [Television] for Aroti in 1997
- Kalakar Awards Best Actress [Television] for Kuasha Jakhan (1998)
- Kalakar Awards Best Actress [Television] for Kuasha Jakhan (1998)
- Kalakar Awards Best Actress [Film] for Ma Shakti (2002)
- Kalakar Awards Best Actress [Television] for Pinjor (2005)
- Kalakar Awards Best Actress [Television] for Bonnishikha (2006)
- BFJA - Best Actress Award for Charachar (1995)
- BFJA - Best Actress Award for Sanjhbatir Rupkathara (2003)
- BFJA - Best Supporting Actress Award for Faltu (2007)
- Anondalok Award - Best Actress Award for Dahan (1999)
- Anondalok Award - Best Actress Award for Anu (2000)
- Kalakar Awards - Best Actress Award for TV Serial Sujjata (2009)
- Zee Bangla Sonar Sansar Awards - Sara Bouma Award for Poroma (2016)
- Zee Bangla Sonar Sansar Awards - Best Villain (female) Award for Shimantini(2018)
- Zee Bangla Sonar Sansar Awards - Versatile Actress (2018)
- Bharat Nirman Award - Best Actress (2004)
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