Priyanka Bose

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Priyanka Bose
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Years active2007 - present

Priyanka Bose is an Indian film actress and model.[1] Active on stage and in films, she is best known for her role in the award-winning Italian film Gangor among others. Priyanka started her film career with small roles in Love Sex aur Dhokha, Sorry Bhai!, Johnny Gaddar and Guzaarish. Her first film in a lead role was Gangor by the Italian director, Italo Spinelli in 2010. She gained recognition as an actress with her power-packed performance as a tribal woman in the film and went on to win the best actress award at the New Jersey Independent South Asian Film Festival.[2]


Priyanka starred as the lead actress in the 2010 film Gangor directed by Italo Spinelli. Adapted from Choli Ke Peeche, a short story by the acclaimed Indian writer Mahasweta Devi, Gangor won several awards at the New Jersey Independent South Asian Film Festival, including Best Actress for Bose.

In 2013, Priyanka appeared in the advertisement for Tanishq, a jewellery retail brand, as a girl who has a daughter and remarries that drew much attention to her.[3][4] The ad that was hailed as "path-breaking", "courageous" and "unique" became a talking point on Twitter and Facebook and had more than three lakh hits on YouTube.[5]

She toured the world for the shows of the play Nirbhaya, written and directed by the South African playwright Yael Farber based on the 2012 Delhi gang rape. The much acclaimed play won the Scotsman Fringe First Award and Herald Angel Award at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe and the Amnesty International Freedom of Expression Award.[3][6][7]

Priyanka has also played the lead with Konkona Sen Sharma in the Bengali film, Shunyo Awnko, directed by Goutam Ghose. Gulaab Gang is another film where she appeared along with Madhuri Dixit and Juhi Chawla. Her performance has been noted in films currently making rounds of film festivals including Sold, by director Jeffery D Brown, Oass, directed by Abhinav Tiwari and Oonga by Devashish Makhija.[8][6]

Priyanka co-starred in Lion, directed by Garth Davis, along with Nicole Kidman, Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Dev Patel.[9] She has also started a production company, PaapiPet Pictures, which has created short format films and music videos including Dark and delicious for Hipnotribe, and Bartender with Mikey Mcleary, besides one for Kailasa of Kailash Kher.[6]

In 2016, Priyanka starred alongside Bhalchandra Kadam and Usha Naik in the Marathi film Half Ticket. A remake of the Tamil film Kaaka Muttai, Half Ticket was awarded the Ecumenical Jury Award at the 57th Zlin International Film Festival 2017 held in the Czech Republic. It was also picked for screening at the Indiwood Panorama Competition section at the 2nd edition of Indiwood Carnival 2016 in Hyderabad.

2016 - Present[edit]

Bose has completed filming with David Arquette for the upcoming Hollywood movie The MisEducation of Bindu directed by Prarthana Mohan, produced by Edward Timpe, and having Duplass Brothers as executive producers. Recently, she has worked in the 2018 film Mortal directed by André Øvredal and co-starring Nat Wolff, that is set to release later this year. She alternates between Mumbai and Los Angeles to shoot for upcoming Indian and International productions. Presently, Bose is filming for Season 3 of The Good Karma Hospital starring alongside Amanda Redman, James Floyd, and Amrita Acharia.


Year Film Role Language Notes
2007 Johnny Gaddaar Ola-Ola main dancer Hindi
2008 Sorry Bhai! Shruti Hindi
2010 Love Sex aur Dhokha Hindi
2010 Gangor Gangor Bengali "Best Actress" at the New Jersey Independent South Asian Film Festival
2010 Guzaarish Singer at the bar Hindi
2011 Padduram Mrs Menon Hindi
2012 Oass Madam Hindi
2012 Uproot Sharmi English, Hindi, Bengali (short)
2013 Shunyo Awnko Jhilik Bose Bengali
2013 Oonga Oongamma Hindi
2013 Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani Sex worker Hindi
2013 Glass Bottom Boat English (short)
2014 Gulaab Gang Sandhya Hindi
2014 Sold Monica English
2016 Lion Kamla Munshi English, Hindi, Bengali
2016 Devi (Goddess) English (short)
2016 Half Ticket Aai Marathi "Best Supporting Actress" at Zee Chitra Gaurav Awards 2017, "Best Actress" at Sakal Premiere Awards 2017, Sanskruti Kala Darpan 2017, "Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Female) at Filmfare 2017
2018 The MisEducation of Bindu English Directed by Prarthana Mohan, Produced by Edward Timpe, and Duplass Brothers as executive producers
2018 Mortal Hathaway English Post-production
2018 The Good Karma Hospital Season 3 Dr Aisha Ray English Filming
2018 Ascharya Fuck It[10] Kanta Hindi Lead


  1. ^ "#MeToo movement: Priyanka Bose points out sexual misconduct by Sajid Khan, Soumik Sen and Ally Khan".
  2. ^ "Gritty Indian art-house film Gangor sweeps awards in America". First Post. 26 November 2011. Retrieved 23 July 2015.
  3. ^ a b "Actions Speak Louder Than Words". Verve Magazine. 24 May 2014. Retrieved 24 July 2015.
  4. ^ "Tanishq ad star Priyanka Bose on cloud nine". India Today. 1 November 2013. Retrieved 24 July 2015.
  5. ^ "The New Tanishq bride". The Telegraph. 31 October 2013. Retrieved 24 July 2015.
  6. ^ a b c "I can't play dumb: Priyanka Bose". DNA. 12 November 2013. Retrieved 24 July 2015.
  7. ^ "Each Delhi girl can narrate incidents of being molested: Priyanka Bose". Mumbai Mirror. 1 November 2013. Retrieved 24 July 2015.
  8. ^ "Gangor – Priyanka Bose". Open Beast. Retrieved 24 July 2015.
  9. ^ "Nicole Kidman, Dev Patel to Roar in India-set Survival Tale 'Lion'". Variety. 14 January 2015. Retrieved 24 July 2015.
  10. ^ Ascharya Fuck It (2018), retrieved 2018-12-21

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