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|Native name||শুভশ্রী গাঙ্গুলী|
|Born||1989/1990 (age 27–28)
Bardhaman, West Bengal, India
|Residence||Kolkata, West Bengal, India|
|Occupation||Actress, model, screenwriter|
Subhasree Ganguly (শুভশ্রী গাঙ্গুলী) is an Indian film actress and former model who predominately appears in Bengali films. Born in Bardhaman , she forayed into showbiz by becoming the winner of Fairever Anandalok Nayikar Khonje. In addition to acting, Subhashree participates in stage shows and is also a prominent celebrity endorser for brands and products and established herself as one of the leading actresses of commercial Bengali cinema.
Early and personal life
Subhashree was born and brought up in a joint family in Burdwan. Her father is a working school clerk and her mother is a homemaker. Subhashree has a sister. She studied at Burdwan Municipal High School and completed her pre-university education from Birla Institute of Technology and Science. Following this, she received M.Sc degree in technology.
Debut, struggle and success
Subhashree made her debut in Oriya films with Mate Ta Love Helare, opposite Anubhav Mohanty. The film, though released amidst immense fanfare and was also touted to be successful, became a critical and commercial flop. Subsequently, she made her debut in Bengali films with Pitribhumi, in which she played a supporting role. Directed by Prabhat Roy, the film was also unable to fetch her the much needed recognition. Later that year she appeared in Prabhat Roy's directorial Bengali film titled Bajimaat, opposite Soham Chakraborty. But she rose to prominence with back to back blockbusters Challenge and Paran Jai Jaliya Re, both with Dev. This commercial success made her a star overnight. Subsequently, she teamed up with Dev and became one of the most successful pairings of Tollywood in recent time with hits such as Challenge, Paran Jai Jaliya Re, Romeo, Khokababu and Khoka 420. Her pairing with another Tollywood superstar, Jeet, was highly successful as well. Boss, Game, Boss 2: Back to Rule have all become box office hits. Her first film with Bangladesh actor Shakib Khan, Nabab, created sales records in Bangladesh film history and went on to became one of the most successful films in recent times.. At present, she is one of the busiest and said to be the highest paid actresses in Tollywood.
|Key||Denotes films that have not yet been released|
Awards and nominations
|2006||Fairever Anandalok Nayikar Khonje||Won|
|2008||Anandalok Awards||Best Debut in Bengali cinema||Bajimaat||Won|
|2013||Kalakar Awards||Best Actress||Khoka 420||Won|
|2014||Kalakar Awards||Best Actress||Ami Shudhu Cheyechi Tomay||Won|
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