Satabdi Roy

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Satabdi Roy (About this soundlisten )(born 5 October 1969) is an Indian actress, film director and politician. As an actress she is known for her work in Bengali cinema.[3] She is the recipient of BFJA Awards for two times.[4] As an actress, she ruled the array of commercial Bengali cinema during the late 1980s and 1990s.[5][6] As a director, she has been denounced critically for her use of superfluous themes. She is a Trinamool Congress Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha since 2009.

Satabdi Roy
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Satabdi Roy
Born (1969-10-05) 5 October 1969 (age 51)
NationalityIndian
OccupationActress, director
politician
Years active1986–present
Works
Full list
AwardsBFJA Awards[1]
Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha
Assumed office
22 May 2009
Preceded byRam Chandra Dome
ConstituencyBirbhum
Personal details
Political partyAll India Trinamool Congress
Spouse(s)
Mriganko Banerjee
(m. 2001)
Children2
ResidenceKolkata
Reference[2]

Roy made her film debut opposite Prosenjit Chatterjee in Tapan Sinha's much acclaimed Bengali film Atanka (1986), which won her the BFJA Awards for the Best Supporting Actress in 1987.[4] She shot to stardom after she had been paired with Tapas Paul in films such as Amar Bandhan (1986), Guru Dakshina (1987), Antaranga (1988), Apan Amar Apan (1990) and Abishkar (1990) to name a few.[7] Her major hits with Prosenjit Chatterjee include Alingan (1990), Shraddhanjali (1993), Lathi (1996), Sakhi Tumi Kar (1996), Chandragrahan (1997), Ranokhetro (1998), Sajani Aamar Sohag (2000) and Trishul (2000) to name few. She made her Bollywood debut in National Award winning director Jyoti Sarup's Naya Zaher (1991). She collaborated with Tapan Sinha for the second time in his Antardhan (1992). She was conferred with the BFJA Awards for the Best Supporting Actress for the second time in 2005, for her performance in Raja Sen's Debipaksha.[4] During her heyday, she was often compared to her contemporaries, such as Debashree Roy and Rituparna Sengupta.[8] She made her directorial debut with Abhinetri (2006), which was an unequivocal reflection of the life and career of Bengali matinee idol Suchitra Sen.[9] The film turned out to be a commercial as well as critical failure.

Early lifeEdit

She was born in Agarpara to Shailen and Nilima Roy.[10] Satabdi Roy passed her Madhyamik from Sorojini High School in 1986 and later attended Jogamaya Devi College, a women's college affiliated to the University of Calcutta.

Acting careerEdit

Debut and Breakthrough (1986 — 1989)Edit

Roy made her film debut opposite Prosenjit Chatterjee in Tapan Sinha's much acclaimed Bengali film Atanka (1986), which earned her the BFJA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting role in 1987.[1] Earlier, she had worked in a film called Tina, directed by Dinen Gupta, but it was never released. She rose to stardom after she acted opposite Tapas Paul in Tapan Saha's Amar Bandhan (1986).[11]

In 1987, she had five releases including Hiren Nag's Pratibha, Prabhat Roy's Pratikar, Anjan Mukhopadhyay's Nyay Adhikar, Biresh Chatterjee's Ekanta Apan and Anjan Choudhry's Guru Dakshina, which became a massive grosser at box office. She was paired with Tapas Paul in this film.

She reprised her chemistry with Paul in Dinen Gupta's Antaranga (1988) and Tarun Majumdar's Parashmani (1988). Both the films became massive grossers at box office.

She featured opposite Tapas Paul in Angar (1989) that became a major financial success.[12]

Prime success (1990 — 2001)Edit

The year 1990 saw Roy emerging out as a bankable film star with her two back-to-back commercial successes Apan Amar Apan by Tarun Majumdar and Abishkar by Salil Dutta. In both films, she played the role of an aspiring singer, but was noted more for her role in Abishkar, where she essayed a singer who set out in a quest of her kidnapped sister-in-law. She was also noted for her role in Tapan Saha's Alingan (1990). She went on to convey hits such as Nandan Dasgupta's Prem Pujari (1991), Deb Singha's Adhikar (1992), Guru Bagchi's Pennam Kolkata (1992), Prashanta Nanda's Ghar Sansar (1993), Lal Pan Bibi (1994), Srikanta Guhathakurta's Shraddhanjali (1993), Chiranjeet Chakraborty's Sansar Sangram (1995), Swapan Saha's Sakhi Tumi Kar (1996) and Anjan Banerjee's Chandragrahan (1997) to name a few. She made her Bollywood debut in National Award winning director Jyoti Sarup's Naya Zaher (1991).[13][14]

She hit the pinnacle of her professional rivalry with Rituparna Sengupta in the late 1990s since the two were offered most of the female leads opposite Prosenjit Chatterjee after Debashree Roy vowed not to work with Chatterjee any longer.[15] Still she managed to feature opposite Chatterjee in commercially successful Bengali films such as Lathi (1996), Sakhi Tumi Kar (1996), Bakul Priya (1997), Bidroho (1997), Chandragrahan (1997), Ranokhetro (1998), Swamir Aadesh (1998), Kalankini Badhu (2000), Sajoni Aamar Sohag (2000), Shapath Nilam (2000) and Trishul (2000).[16]

Setback (2003 — 2013)Edit

Her post-marital career was not successful. Swapan Saha cast her alongside Tapas Pal, Abhishek Chatterjee and Rituparna Sengupta in his family drama Sukh Dukkher Sansar (2003).[17] The film was financial success.[18] She then accepted the role of an embittered widow in Raja Sen's social drama Debipaksha (2004).[19] Though a disaster at box office, the film fetched her another BFJA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting role in 2005.[20]

Further roles (2016—2018)Edit

She was approached to play the lead in Teesta, a stage adaptation of Bratya Basu's play Mukhomukhi Bosibar.[21] Teesta was staged for the first time in January 2016. It was directed by Shekhar Samaddar and staged by Aabhash theatre group.[22]

On 23 April 2016 Roy at the conference of the film Bizli (2018), declared that she would portray the antagonist Dr. Jerina in the film.[23][24] Initially she was reluctant to play the role but finally gave her nod on Bobby's insistence.[23] Her performance in the film was received well by critics.[25]

Career as a filmmakerEdit

In 2011, a member of Indian censor board informed the chief minister Mamata Banerjee that Maya Mukherjee, the protagonist in the film Paribartan directed by Roy was modelled on the chief minister. The film was later released in 2017.[26][27]

Roy cast Rituparna Sengupta opposite Tapas Paul in her directorial venture Om Shanti (2012). When interrogated whether the professional rivalry of the actresses duo would affect the shooting, Roy declined any such rivalry. She rather presumed that their collaboration would appeal the viewers.[28] She also cast Rakhi Sawant for an item number in the film. Sengupta skipped the premier show of the film as she felt that Sawant had been given preference to herself in the poster of the film while Roy said that Sengupta's grievance was baseless.[29] The film received negative review.[30] It was a major financial disaster.

PoliticsEdit

She became the Member of Parliament, having won in the Lok Sabha election on a Trinamool Congress ticket from the Birbhum constituency of West Bengal in 2009.[31][32] She again won from the same constituency on a Trinamool Congress ticket in 2014 and 2019.

Personal lifeEdit

When not working on a shoot, Roy would teach acting at the Satabdi Foundation or spend time with her son Samyoraj Banerjee (Tozo), daughter Samiyana Banerjee (Zumi) and husband Mrigank Banerjee, Executive manager of Satabdi Roy Foundation.[14]

AwardsEdit

Award Year Category Film Result Ref.
BFJA Award 1987 Best Actress in a Supporting Role Atanka Won
2005 Debipaksha Won
Kalakar Awards 1996 Best Actress Sansar Sangram Won
1999 Raja Rani Badsha Won
2005 Debipaksha Won
2013 Best Director Om Shanti Won [33]
Bharat Nirman Awards 2001 Contribution in Film Won

List of workEdit

Hindi filmsEdit

Year Title Director Note Ref.
1991 Naya Zaher Jyoti Sarup
1993 Mulaquat Ramanand Yadav [34]
1999 Love Story 98 Inayat Shaikh [35]

Bengali filmsEdit

Year Title Director Co-actor Note Ref.
1986 Amar Bandhan Tapan Saha Tapas Paul [36]
Atanka Tapan Sinha Prosenjit Chatterjee [37]
Bouma Sujit Guha
1987 Ekanta Apan Kalidindi Ran [38]
Gurudakshina Anjan Choudhury [39]
Nyay Adhikar
Pratibha
Pratikar Prabhat Roy [40]
1988 Aghat
Agnisanket
Antaranga
Chhannachhara
Dena Paona
Maa Ek Mandir
Parashmoni Tarun Majumdar [41]
Punarmilan Jayanta Bose
Shudhu Tomari Prabir Mitra
1989 Aamar Shapath
Agnitrishna
Amanat
Angar
Biday
Bondini
Judge Saheb
Mahapith Tarapith
Mangaldeep
Maryada
Mone Mone
Monimala
Shatrupaksha Nripen Saha [42]
Srimati Hangsaraj
1990 Abhimanyu
Abishkar
Alingan
Anurag
Apan Aamar Apan
Bhanga-Gara
Chetana
Gharer Bou
Jowar Bhanta Dulal Bhowmik [43]
Kalanka
Omar Akbar Fazal Ahmed Benjir [44]
Raktareen Sushil Mukherjee
1991 Aamar Sathi
Bidhir Bidhan
Maan Maryada
Prem Pujari Nandan Dasgupta [45]
1992 Adhikar
Antardhan
Dharma-Yuddha
Maa
Monikanchan
Natun Sansar
Pennam Kolkata
Shaitan
1993 Arjun
Ghar Sansar
Kanyadan
Maan Samman
Prajapati
Prathama
Premi
Shakti
Shraddhanjali
Sukher Swarga
1994 Ajana Path
Bidrohini
Kalpurush
Laal Paan Bibi Prashanta Nanda Chiranjeet Chakraborty
Nagjyoti
Phiriye Dao
Tumi Je Aamar
1995 Abirbhab
Boumoni
Kumari Maa Dulal Bhowmik [46]
Mashal
Pratidhwani
Sansar Sangram
Shesh Pratiksha
Sukher Asha Sadhan [47]
1996 East Bengaler Chele Aloke Bhowmik Delayed release [48]
Jamaibabu Dulal Bhowmik
Joy Bijoy Shantanu Bhoumik
Lathi Prabhat Roy
Sakhi Tumi Kar Swapan Saha
Tridhara Prashanta Nanda
1997 Abhishapta Prem Manoj Sen
Ajker Santan Haranath Chakraborty
Bahurupa Arabinda Mitra
Bakul Priya Swapan Saha
Bidroho Haranath Chakraborty
Chandragrahan Anjan Banerjee
Mayar Badhon Swapan Saha
Pratirodh Srinibas Chakraborty
Sarbajaya Sukanta Roy [49]
1998 Aparajita Joydeb Pariyal
Asal Nakal Anjan Chowdhury
Jiban Trishna Bidesh Sarkar
Kamalar Banabas Swapan Saha
Putrabadhu Pallab Ghosh
Raja Rani Badsha Haranath Chakraborty
Ranokhetro Haranath Chakraborty
Shimul Parul Swapan Saha
Sreeman 420 Dulal Bhowmik
Swamir Aadesh Swapan Saha
1999 Gariber Raja Robinhood [50]
Gunda
Jugbatar Loknath
Krishna Kaberi
2000 Dabi
Didi Aamar Maa
Kalankini Badhu
Pita Swarga Pita Dharma
Rupasi Dohai Tomar
Sajoni Aamar Sohag
Satruta
Shapath Nilam
Trishul
2001 Aami Jibonpurer Pathik
Bhalobasa Ki Aage Bujhini
Bidhatar Khela
Cancer
Etai Swarga
Janak Janani
Nadir Pare Aamar Bari
Shesh Bichar
Srimoti Bhayonkari
2003 Chor O Bhagoban
Debipuja
Jua
Sukh Dukkher Sansar Swapan Saha [17]
2004 Debipaksha Raja Sen [19]
2005 Dwiragaman
Nishachar
2006 Abhinetri Yes
2008 Biyer Lagna
Shibaji
Tolly Lights
2009 Dhaki Yes
Friend Yes
2010 Bejanma
Goodly Arabinda Ghosh
Megh Brishti Aalo
2011 Bhoy
Fight 1:1 Debaditya [51]
Lorai
2012 Om Shanti Yes Tapas Paul Cameo [52]
Ullas
2013 Aleyar Alo Debabrata Mukherjee [53]
Swabhoomi
Sweet Heart
2017 Paribartan Yes Tapas Paul [26]
2018 Bizli Iftakar Chowdhury [54]

Odia filmsEdit

Year Title Director Note Ref.
1994 Emiti Bhai Jagate Nahin Prashanta Nanda

Stage adaptationEdit

Title Director Note Ref.
Andhakaar O Rabindraramani
Teesta Shekhar Samaddar

Reality showEdit

Year Title Role Note Ref.
? Satabdir Adday Host

Literary worksEdit

Year Title Publication Note Ref.
1995 Ei Shatabdir Prem Dey's Publishing
Jhaal Mishti Premer Golpo Deep Prakashan
Brishti Tumi Aamay Eka Deep Prakashan
Jodi Bhalobaso Dey's Publishing
Tumi Shudhu Tumi [55]
Nirbhoy [56]

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External linksEdit

Satabdi Roy at IMDb