October 2, 1978 |
Kolkata, West Bengal, India
|Spouse(s)||Siddhanta Mahapatra (2004-5) Probal Basu (2006-|
She was born on October 2, 1978 in Calcutta, West Bengal, India. Apart from Bengali movies she has also done several Oriya movies, many along with Siddhanta Mahapatra. She has been getting accolades for her Oriya, Telugu, Tamil and Hindi films all over India and abroad.
Rachana married her co-actor, Siddhanta Mahapatra at Cuttack in 2004, but later they divorced and she left the Oriya Film Industry. Currently she is married to Probal Basu and has a son, named Pronil Basu.
Apart from acting, she has also hosted the popular TV show Didi No. 1, which is aired in Zee Bangla on weekdays. On 5 April 2013 a fire had broken out in the studio of the Didi No. 1 at Tollygunge, and she had fainted following a panic attack, and was rushed to a city hospital (Aurobindo Seva Sadan) immediately.
|Bhai Hela Bhagari||Oriya|
|Sindura Nuhe Khela Ghara||Oriya|
|Lakhe Siba Puji Paichi Pua||Oriya|
|Nari Bi Pindhipare Rakta Sindura||Oriya|
|1999||Sooryavansham||Hindi||(with Amitabh Bachchan)|
|Dharam Sahile Hela||Oriya|
|Raja||Oriya||(with Mithun Chakraborty)|
|Vanna Thamizh Paatu||Tamil|
|Kandhei Akhire Luha||Oriya|
|2001||Nari Nuhen Tu Narayani||Oriya|
|Mo Kola To Jhulana||Oriya|
|Katha Deithili Maa Ku||Oriya|
|Nayaka Nuhain Khala Nayaka||Oriya|
|Guru||Bengali||(with Mithun Chakraborty)|
|Swamir Deoya Sindur||Bengali|
|Ganrakal||Bengali||BFJ – Best Clean & Entertainment Film Award|
|Rakhi Bhijigala Aakhi Luha Re||Oriya|
|2007||Tulkalam||Bengali||(with Mithun Chakraborty)|
|Biyer Lagna||Bengali||( In Bangladesh named Mayer Moto Bhabi)|
|2009||Aami Tomader Meye||Bengali|
|Kurukshetra||Oriya||(with Mithun Chakraborty)|
|2010||Maha Sati Sabitri||Bengali|
- Didi No. 1 (anchor, season 1, 2, 4)
- "Sidhant runs into' Rachana". The Times of India. Apr 11, 2009.
- "Kalakar award winners". Kalakar website. Retrieved 16 October 2012.
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