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Plabita Borthakur in 2017
|Born||Duliajan, Dibrugarh district, Assam, India|
|Years active||2014 - Present|
|Home town||Guwahati, Kamrup district, Assam, India|
|Height||5 ft 5 in (165 cm).|
|Weight||49 kg (108 lb)|
Probin Borthakur |
|Relatives||Parineeta Borthakur (sister)|
Her father Probeen Borthakur is an Indian classical singer and teacher while her mother is a writer and poet. Her older sisters, Parineeta Borthakur and Priyangi Borthakur, are in the film industry as well. She grew up in the Oil India township of Duliajan in Assam, before moving to Mumbai's Jai Hind College, for higher studies. Professionally, she got her head start with numerous ad assignments and concerts with her band, Manu and Chow.
Plabita Borthakur made her debut in PK in a blink and miss role as Anushka Sharma's sister. She is back with another Bollywood film, where she plays one of the main protagonists in the much spoken about, Lipstick Under My Burkha.
Plabita has received rave reviews for her performance in Lipstick Under My Burkha.
She is currently shooting for 2 feature films Waah Zindagi (under the banner Shivaza Films), and Chhote Nawab (Yoodlee Films by SaReGaMa).
Her Web Series, "What's Your Status" released in July, 2018.
|PK||2014||Rajkumar Hirani||Jaggu's sister|
|"Big F"||2015||MTV India||Anjali|
|Lipstick Under My Burkha||2017||Alankrita Shrivastava||Rehana Abidi|
|Waah Zindagi||Filming||Dinesh Yadav||Reena|
|Chhote Nawab||Under Production||Kumud Chaudhary||Fauziya|
|What's Your Status (Web Series)||2018||Prateek Prajosh||Aisha|
Awards and nominations
|2018||Lipstick Under My Burkha||Star Screen Awards||Most Promising Newcomer - Female||Nominated|
|FOI Online Awards, India||Best Performance by an Ensemble Cast||Nominated|||
- "The Rockstar 'Burkha' Girl - Plabita Borthakur". The Moviean. Retrieved 4 June 2018.
- "Girl, You'll be a Woman Soon". Indianexpress.com. Retrieved 4 June 2018.
- "A Woman is the Best Judge for Herself - Parineeta Borthakur". The Moviean. Retrieved 4 June 2018.
- "Plabita in Pk". Magicalassam.com. Retrieved 4 June 2018.
- "Plabita Borthakur: Indian audience is ready for realistic content - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 7 January 2018.
- "FOI Online Awards". FOI Online Awards. Retrieved 2018-01-27.