Sumona Chakravarti

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Sumona Chakravarti
Sumona Chakravarti attends the rice ceremony of their grandson Krishh Lahiri (09) (cropped).jpg
Chakravarti in 2018
Born (1988-06-24) 24 June 1988 (age 31)[1]
Alma materJai Hind College, Mumbai [2][3]
OccupationActress, Model
Years active1999 - present
Known forThe Kapil Sharma Show
Comedy Nights with Kapil
Comedy Circus

Sumona Chakravarti is an Indian film and television actress who began her acting career at the age of 11 through Aamir Khan and Manisha Koirala starrer Mann in the year 1999. In the next few years she did quite a few television shows but her big breakthrough happened in 2011 when she played the role of Natasha in Bade Achhe Lagte Hain, a television show produced by Balaji Telefilms. In the following year she participated in the comedy show Kahani Comedy Circus Ki on Sony Entertainment Television with Kapil Sharma and the duo emerged as the winners of the show. From there on began her professional partnership with Kapil Sharma that is still going on. From June 2013 to January 2016 she was seen as Manju Sharma in Comedy Nights with Kapil where she played the role of Kapil Sharma's wife. After wrapping up Comedy Nights with Kapil on Colors TV, Kapil Sharma began his new show called The Kapil Sharma Show on Sony Entertainment Television (India) in April 2016 in which Sumona Chakravarti is seen playing the role of Sarla Gulati, a girl deeply in love with her neighbour Kapil Sharma.

In between all this Sumona Chakravarti has also done two travel shows namely Dubai Diaries and Swiss Made Advetures both on NDTV Good Times. While she was the host in Dubai Diaries,[4] she went in as a participant seeking the adventurous side of Switzerland in Swiss Made Adventures.[5]



Title Year Role Director Notes Ref.
Mann 1999 Neha Indra Kumar [6]
Aakhari Decision 2010 Mansee Deepak Bandhu [7]
Barfi! 2012 Shruti's Friend Anurag Basu [8]
Kick 2014 Vidhi Sajid Nadiadwala [9]
Phir Se... 2015 Pia Kunal Kohli [10]


Title Year Role Network Notes Ref.
Kasamh Se 2006 Nivedita Deb Zee TV [11]
Detective Doll 2007 Detective Doll SAB TV [12]
Sun Yaar Chill Maar 2007 Bindass [13]
Kasturi 2007–2009 Vandy Singhania Star Plus [14]
Neer Bhare Tere Naina Devi 2010 Chiraiya NDTV Imagine [15]
Sapno Se Bhare Naina 2010 Star Plus [15]
Horror Nights 2010 Mia Star One Episode: "Haunted Hospital" [16]
Khotey Sikkey 2011 Anjali Sony Entertainment Television (India) Episode: "MLA Ashok Rao gets murdered in Williamson Hotel" [17]
Bade Achhe Lagte Hain 2011-14 Natasha Amarnath Kapoor Sony Entertainment Television (India) [18]
Kahani Comedy Circus Ki 2012 Sumona Chakravarti Sony Entertainment Television (India) [19]
Ek Thhi Naayka 2013 Laboni Life OK [20]
Comedy Nights with Kapil 2013-16 Manju Sharma Colors TV [21]
Savdhaan India 2014 Shruti Life OK [22]
Yeh Hai Aashiqui 2014 Tejaswini Bindass [23]
Jamai Raja 2015 Misha Grewal Zee TV [24]
The Kapil Sharma Show 2016-2017 Sarla Gulati Sony Entertainment Television (India) [25]
Dubai Diaries 2016 Sumona Chakravarti NDTV Good Times Show Host [26]
Swiss Made Adventures 2016 Sumona Chakravarti NDTV Good Times Traveller [27]
Dev 2017 Meera Ghosh Colors TV [28][29]
The Kapil Sharma Show Season 2 2018-Present Bhoori Sony Entertainment Television (India) [30]


Title Year Role Director Venue Notes Ref.
Da Dating Truths 2009 Prriya Ary & Ravi Gosain St. Andrews Auditorium, Bandra (W), Mumbai [31]
The Relationship Agreement 2016 The Girl Meherzad Patel National Centre for the Performing Arts (India) [32][33]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Indian Telly Awards[edit]

Year Nominated Work Category Result Ref.
2014 Comedy Nights with Kapil Best Ensemble Cast Won [34]

Indian Television Academy Awards[edit]

Year Nominated Work Category Result Ref.
2015 Comedy Nights with Kapil Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Comedy) Nominated [35]

Yash Bharti Award[edit]

Sumona Chakravarti was awarded with the Yash Bharti Award [36][37] on 27 October 2016 by the Government of Uttar Pradesh. This award is conferred to people of Uttar Pradesh who have made a remarkable contribution in various fields such as Poetry, Sports, Education, Journalism, Acting, Music, Medicine, Handicraft and Social Work.

Boroplus Gold Awards[edit]

Year Nominated Work Category Result Ref.
2017 The Kapil Sharma Show Best Actor in a Comic Role (Female) Nominated [38]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "sumonachakravarti#Famjam #ringinginbirthday Since 24.06.1988". Instagram.
  2. ^ "Back to my college #JaiHindMumbai n this time to judge an event.. #Nostalgia". Twitter.
  3. ^ "'College days were the best phase of my life'".
  4. ^ "Dubai Diaries".
  5. ^ "Swiss Made Adventures".
  6. ^ "Sumona Chakravarti and Manisha Koirala meet after 18 years on Kapil Sharma's show". Hindustan Times.
  7. ^ "Review: Aakhari Decision is so bad, it?s good!". Sify.
  8. ^ "Barfi! with Ranbir was like a workshop: Sumona Chakravarti". The Times of India.
  9. ^ "Sumona Chakravarti talks about her 'Kick'ing experience".
  10. ^ "Sumona Chakravarti in Kunal Kohli's Phir Se".
  11. ^ "I absolutely love Sakshi Tanwar : Sumona Chakravarti".
  12. ^ "Hindi TV Serials Detective Doll".
  13. ^ "Hindi TV Serials Sun Yaar Chill Maar".
  14. ^ "The 'Comedy Nights with Kapil' Bahu Sumona Chakravarti: A very down-to-earth, bubbly and vivacious actress".
  15. ^ a b "Woah! Kapil Sharma's on-screen wife Sumona Chakravarti is all set to make her comeback on TV serial".
  16. ^ "Comedian Sumona Chakravarti Biography, Movies, TV Shows, Marriage".
  17. ^ "18 Mar 2011 - MLA Ashok Rao gets murdered in Williamson Hotel". Sony LIV/.
  18. ^ "Sumona Chakravarti turns 'good' in Bade Achhe Lagte Hai".
  19. ^ "Candid chat with Sumona Chakravarti".
  20. ^ "Sumona is a daayan in Ek Thhi Naayka". The Times of India.
  21. ^ "Comedy Nights with Kapil has a theatre-like experience: Sumona Chakravarti".
  22. ^ "Savdhaan India - India Fights Back".
  23. ^ "Sumona Chakravarti turns rockstar for TV show".
  24. ^ "Sumona Chakravarti enters Zee TV's Jamai Raja".
  25. ^ "The Kapil Sharma Show kick-starts first episode with Shah Rukh Khan in New Delhi".
  26. ^ "Dubai Diaries". NDTV Good Times.
  27. ^ "Swiss Made Adventures". NDTV Good Times.
  28. ^ "Dev". Colors TV.
  29. ^ "A brand new chapter begins as Meera Banerjee in #DevOnColors". Twitter.
  30. ^ "What an entertainer! The Kapil Sharma Show receives a thunderous response from netizens". Indian Today. 30 December 2018.
  31. ^ "DA DATING TRUTHS...Feel the magic of Indian Cinema on Stage..."
  32. ^ "The Relationship Agreement".
  33. ^ "Rules of Engagement".
  34. ^ "Winners List of 14th Indian Television Academy Awards 2014".
  35. ^ "Nominations for Indian Telly Awards 2015 out; see who all have made the cut".
  36. ^ "The Kapil Sharma Show's Sumona Chakravarti honoured with Yash Bharti Award". The Times of India.
  37. ^ "Today i'am truly honoured and overwhelmed embracing the coveted & prestigious award of U.P, #YashBhartiAward". Twitter.
  38. ^ "Boroplus Gold Awards".

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