Sheena Chohan

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Sheena Chohan
Sheena Chohan at The Shanghai International Film Festival 2014.jpg
Sheena Chohan at The Shanghai International Film Festival
Born
OccupationModel, actress
Websitewww.sheenachohan.net

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.

Career[edit]

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,[1] Both the movies were based on Rabindranath Tagore's poems.[2] 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.[3] 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.

In 2019, she was cast in the film Nomad directed by Taron Lexton.[4][5].

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.[6].

As an actress, she has worked with brands like Sony Bravia, Wella, Make-up Art Cosmetics and Videocon.

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Role Director Language Notes
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

Short Films[edit]

YEAR PROJECT ROLE PRODUCTION HOUSE
2017 Pinkathon Lead Ogilvy
2017 Chhotu Lead Muvizz.com
2017 Words Lead Sheena Chohan
2017 Rubbish Lead Humaramovie.com
2018 Soi Fabulous ft. Sheena Chohan: Fallen Angel Lead Groovyfilms
2019 Taken For A Ride Lead Imperial Buddha

Awards[edit]

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)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "I was surprised: Sheena Chohan | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis". dna. 11 May 2012. Retrieved 16 June 2016.
  2. ^ "Sheena Chohan excited about film on Tagore's work: Wonder Woman". wonderwoman.intoday.in. Retrieved 16 June 2016.
  3. ^ "Sheena Chohan moving on up". Khaleej Times. 11 December 2013. Retrieved 11 December 2013.
  4. ^ "Sheena Chohan to feature in a Hollywood film". thedailystar.net. Retrieved 15 December 2019.
  5. ^ ""Dream big, stay happy and keep smiling" - Sheena Chohan". thedailystar.net. Retrieved 15 December 2019.
  6. ^ "Meet Actor Sheena Chohan Who Won the Human Rights Hero Award at UN". cnbctv18.com. Retrieved 3 November 2019.
  7. ^ "Sheena Chohan Nominee". Eventfaqs. 1 December 2012. Archived from the original on 2 February 2013.

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