Manali Dey

Manali Dey (sometimes Manali De) is an Indian film and television actress. She made her acting debut in the Bengali film Kali Aamar Maa in 1999. Later she made her television debut in the television serial Neer Bhanga Jhor.

Manali Dey
Years active2007–present
Known forGotro, Praktan, Bou Kotha Kao etc.
Spouse(s)Saptak Bhattacharjee (m. 2012; div. 2016), Abhimanyu Mukherjee (m.2020)


Manali spent her childhood in Picnic Garden, Kolkata. However, later she moved from there. She is the only child of her parents Nitai Dey and Manisha Dey. She completed her Secondary exams from Oxford House, Ballygunge, Kolkata. In the meantime, she had already started her acting career and became extremely busy. This made her unable to continue her study in the regular mode and so, she was admitted to Amrit Academy, Kankurgachi, which is a private open-board school. From here, she completed her higher secondary examination. She got her dancing lessons from her mother and Madhumita Roy. At this time, she was having a very tough schedule managing her education as well as career. Later, on 29 November 2012, Manali married singer Saptak Bhattacharjee. The couple have divorced.


Manali made her acting debut in the Bengali film Kali Aamar Maa in 1999 where she played the role of a child. After this, she became very interested in acting and made it her aim of life. She made her first breakthrough as a model for the Bengali magazine Unish-Kuri, while carrying on her school life. After making some few photos for the magazine, Manali got a call from Ravi Ojha's production house for working in Bengali television. Later on, she was cast in the Bengali television serial Neer Bhanga Jhor, which was aired on Star Jalsha. Since then, she had been cast in a number of Bengali films and television serials.[1]


Manali has acted in several Bengali films since 1999.[2]

Year Film Role Director Notes
1999 Kali Aamar Maa Shantilal Soni Child artist
2009 Rajdrohi Tapan Banerjee
2010 Achin Pakhi Pakhi Anjan Das
2010 Sthaniyo Sangbad Arjun Gourisaria, Moinak Biswas
2016 Praktan Nandita Roy, Shiboprosad Mukherjee
2017 Nimki Fulki Nimki Abhimanyu Mukherjee
2019 Gotro Nandita Roy, Shiboprosad Mukherjee


Manali has also acted in a number of Bengali television serials. She has played the role of Devi Shakambari in 12 Mashe 12 Rupe Debibaran,Zee Bangla Mahalaya 2019

Year Serial Role Channel Notes
2008–2009 Neer Bhanga Jhor Star Jalsha
2008–2009 Mohona Zee Bangla
2009 - 2012 Bou Kotha Kao Mayurakshi (Mouri) Star Jalsha
2012 Checkmate Star Jalsha Special appearance
2012 Rannaghor Herself Zee Bangla Host/Anchor
2013–2014 Sokhi Ishani Star Jalsha
2015 - 2016 Bhule Jeona Please Nidhi Colors Bangla
2016 Mahanayak Nibedita Roy Star Jalsha
2016 Bhutu Mouli Zee Bangla
2018–2020 Nokshi Kantha Shabnam & Aparajita Zee Bangla lead role
28th September 2019 12 Mashe 12 Rupe Debibaran, Zee Bangla Mahalaya 2019 Devi Satakshi and Devi Shakambari Zee Bangla
21st October, 2020 Maha Ponchomi-26th October, 2020 Bijoya Doshomo Zee Banglar Sorbojonin Durgotsob 2020 Host Zee Bangla

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Manali Dey biography". Retrieved 20 March 2013.
  2. ^ "Manali Dey filmography". Retrieved 20 March 2013.