Plabita Borthakur

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Plabita Borthakur
প্লাৱিতা বৰঠাকুৰ
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Plabita Borthakur in 2017
Born Duliajan, Dibrugarh district, Assam, India
Nationality Indian
Education Graduate
Occupation Actress, Singer
Years active 2014 - Present
Home town Guwahati, Kamrup district, Assam, India
Height 5 ft 5 in (165 cm).
Weight 49 kg (108 lb)
Parent(s) Probin Borthakur
Rina Borthakur
Relatives Parineeta Borthakur (sister)

Plabita Borthakur is an Indian film actor, singer and an artist.[1][2]

Early life[edit]

Her father Probeen Borthakur is an Indian classical singer and teacher while her mother is a writer and poet. Her older sisters, Parineeta Borthakur[3] 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.[4] She is back with another Bollywood film, where she plays one of the main protagonists in the much spoken about, Lipstick Under My Burkha.[5]

On 15 July 2017, she made a special appearance on The Kapil Sharma Show, alongside Prakash Jha and Ekta Kapoor.

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.


Title Year Director Role
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[edit]

Year Film Award Category Result Ref.
2018 Lipstick Under My Burkha Star Screen Awards Most Promising Newcomer - Female Nominated
FOI Online Awards, India Best Performance by an Ensemble Cast Nominated [6]


  1. ^ "The Rockstar 'Burkha' Girl - Plabita Borthakur". The Moviean. Retrieved 4 June 2018. 
  2. ^ "Girl, You'll be a Woman Soon". Retrieved 4 June 2018. 
  3. ^ "A Woman is the Best Judge for Herself - Parineeta Borthakur". The Moviean. Retrieved 4 June 2018. 
  4. ^ "Plabita in Pk". Retrieved 4 June 2018. 
  5. ^ "Plabita Borthakur: Indian audience is ready for realistic content - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 7 January 2018. 
  6. ^ "FOI Online Awards". FOI Online Awards. Retrieved 2018-01-27. 

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