Kaushik Sen

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Kaushik Sen
Born (1968-09-19) 19 September 1968 (age 48)[citation needed]
Calcutta, India
Other names Baban
Occupation Actor
Years active 1992–present
Spouse(s) Reshmi Sen
Children Riddhi Sen
Parent(s) Chitra Sen (mother) and Shyamal Sen (father)

Kaushik Sen or Koushik Sen (Bengali: কৌশিক সেন) is an Indian actor of film, television and theatre based in Kolkata. He won the prestigious BFJA awards for best supporting actor for his performance in the Mrinal Sen directed film Aamar Bhuvan.[1]

Personal life[edit]

Kaushik Sen was born on 19 September 1968. He is the son of actress Chitra Sen and actor Shyamal Sen. He studied at the Julien Day School, and graduated from Scottish Church College, both in Kolkata. Sen is married to Reshmi Sen (a theatre personality) and has a son, Riddhi Sen.[2]

Stage performance[edit]

From 1992 he is the director of Bengali theatre group Swapnasandhani. The group has staged more than 35 plays and they mainly perform on a regular basis in Sujata Sadan. Kaushik has acted with Soumitra Chatterjee in the play Tiktiki.

In 2010 Sen's group Swapnasandhani staged the play Birpurush, which was inspired by Rabindranath Tagore's poem, but it was a political play and dealt with the contemporary context of West Bengal. The play stirred up some controversies.[3]

Works[edit]

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Notes
2017 Boss 2 Upcoming Film
2016 Lion[4] Debut in Hollywood
2016 Byomkesh Pawrbo
2016 Kuheli
2016 Kahaani 2: Durga Rani Singh Bollywood film
2016 Dark Chocolate
2016 Zulfikar (film)
2016 Kiriti O Kalo Bhromor
2016 Abar Ekla Cholo
2015 Byomkesh Bakshi
2015 Rajkahini
2015 Babar naam gandhiji
2015 Arshinagar
2015 Shajarur Kanta
2015 Open Tee Bioscope
2014 Byomkesh Phire Elo
2014 Taan
2013 Rupkatha Noy
2013 Rupe Tomay Bholabo Na
2012 Dutta vs Dutta
2012 Piyalir Password
2012 Abar Byomkesh
2011 Moubane Aaj
2011 Iti Mrinalini
2011 Kagojer Bou (Guest appearance)
2011 Charuulata 2011
2010 Angshumaner Chhobi (Guest appearance)
2010 Banshiwala
2009 Dwando
2006 Bankhubabur Bandhu
2005 Shunyo E Buke
2004 Debipaksha
2003 Alo Commentator (voice)
2002 Aamar Bhuban
2002 Desh
2002 Ferari Fouj
1998 Ajab Ganyer Ajab Katha
1998 Sanghat
1996 Himghar
1996 Sopan
1994 Bidrohini
1993 Prajapati
1990 Papi
1980 Ek Din Pratidin

Plays[edit]

  • Jal Chhabi (debut)
  • Tikitiki
  • Punoscho[5]
  • Bhalo Rakkhosher Golpo

Television[edit]

Awards[edit]

  • 2003 BFJA Award in the category best actor in supporting role, for the film Aamar Bhuvan.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Majumdar, Debashree (19 December 2007). "My Fundays-Koushik Sen". Calcutta, India: www.telegraphindia.com. Retrieved 18 December 2008. 
  2. ^ "Family drama". India Today. Retrieved 14 June 2010. 
  3. ^ "I'm self critical: Kaushik Sen". Times of India. 2 June 2010. Retrieved 30 June 2012. 
  4. ^ "Bengali actor Kaushik Sen's kind face impressed Lion director". The Indian Express. Retrieved 20 Feb 2017. 
  5. ^ "Kaushik Sen's wife and son play lovers on stage". The Times of India. Retrieved 17 July 2014. 
  6. ^ "BFJA Awards (2003)". Gomolo. Retrieved 11 March 2012. 

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