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Sheena Chohan at The Shanghai International Film Festival
Sheena Chohan is an Indian actress. She was crowned "Miss Kolkata" and participated in beauty pageant I Am She–Miss Universe India, where she won the title "I Am Voice". Chohan was a theatre actress before she was cast as the lead female role in the South Indian film The Train.
She started off her career as a model and won the "Lakme Miss Kolkata" title.[when?] She made her film debut with the Malayalam film The Train co-starring Mammootty and directed by Jayaraj. The film was released in June 2011.
In 2012, she acted in Mukti and Patralekha, directed by Buddhadev Dasgupta, Both the movies were based on Rabindranath Tagore's poems. and in 2014, she was the lead protagonist "Rima" in Mostofa Sarwar Farooki's film Ant Story. The film made a world premiere at the Dubai International Film Festival in December 2013. She was nominated for the best actress award at the Dubai and Shanghai International Film Festival for her performance.
In 2016 she played the lead character in the short film Priya, based on Tess of the d'Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy. In the same year, she spent six months in Hollywood, acting in short films and taking acting classes.
She has been the Youth for Human Rights Ambassador for South Asia. In 2019, she received the Human Rights Hero Award at the United Nations 16th International Human Rights Summit, where she was also a speaker..
|2011||The Train||Meera||Jayaraj||Malayalam||Opposite Mammootty|
|2012||Mukti||Bela (Tagore's Daughter)||Buddhadev Dasgupta||Hindi||Based on Rabindranath Tagores poems.|
|Patralekha||Wife (Lead Role)||Buddhadev Dasgupta||Hindi||Based on Rabindranath Tagores poems.|
|2014||Ant Story||Rima (Famous Actress)||Mostofa Sarwar Farooki||Bengali English||World Premiered at DIFF 2013|
|2016||Justice||Traveller (Lead Role)||Bappaditya Bandopadhyay||Bengali/English||Directed by Bappaditya Bandopadhyay|
|2016||Krishnogohobor||Scientist (Lead)||Ayan Chatterjee||Bengali|
|2017||Words (Web Film)||Journalist (Lead Role)||English|
|2018||Soi Fabulous ft. Sheena Chohan: Fallen Angel||Lead||Groovyfilms|
|2019||Taken For A Ride||Lead||Imperial Buddha|
|Miss Universe India - I am She 2010-"I am voice" (Best expression and audience connectivity)|
|Lakme Miss Kolkata|
|Cinderella Beauty and Talent, Kolkata|
|Wild Card Entry Winner of Miss Universe India - I am She 2010, Mumbai|
|Nominated as Best Actress for Ant Story at The Dubai International Film Festival 2013|
|Nominated as Best Actress for Actress for Ant Story at The Shanghai International Film Festival 2014 (Golden Goblet Awards)|
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