Tanusree Chakraborty (born 6 August 1984) is an Indian model turned actress in Bengali film and television.[1][2][3]

Tanusree Chakraborty
Tanusree Chakraborty
Other namesPriyadarshini
Occupation(s)Model, actress
Years active2010-present

Along with films, she has also worked on various television shows. Recently she has been hosting a beauty and lifestyle show called Sampurna on Zee Bangla channel. Tanusree Chakraborty joined the BJP in 2021,[4][5] and contested for the party in the Shyampur seat in the 2021 West Bengal Legislative Assembly election but lost.[6][7] She owns two restaurants in Kolkata.[8]

Early life Edit

Chakraborty was born in Kolkata and was a student at Kamala Girls' High School. She later studied political science at Basanti Devi College, a University of Calcutta affiliate.[9]

Career Edit

After finishing school, Chakraborty began to work as a model. At that time, she did not have a full idea of what modeling consisted of. She worked as a model for a short time and appeared in numerous advertisements, among which was a Bangladeshi commercial for Pran Powder Spice that was very popular in both Bengals. She came to prominence with the 2011 film Uro Chithi.[9] She came into the limelight with performances in Bengali films such as Bedroom (2012), Obhishopto Nighty (2014), Window Connections (2014), Buno Haansh (2014) etc.

Filmography Edit

Reality Shows Edit

See also Edit

References Edit

  1. ^ 2013 Times of India article—A fragrant autumn for Tanusree Chakraborty
  2. ^ 2014 Times of India article—Men are moderately mad about me: Tanusree Chakraborty
  3. ^ 2014 Times of India article—I was inspired by Shah Rukh Khan in Happy New Year: Tanusree Chakraborty
  4. ^ "Bengali actor Tanusree Chakraborty joins BJP".
  5. ^ "TMC candidate Madan Mitra celebrates Holi with BJP nominees on Hooghly river".
  6. ^ "West Bengal Elections 2021: BJP Candidate Tanushree Chakraborty Campaigns in Shyampur Seat". News18. 5 April 2021. Retrieved 1 May 2021.
  7. ^ "Shyampur Election Result 2021 LIVE: Shyampur MLA Election Result & Vote Share - Oneindia". www.oneindia.com. Retrieved 3 December 2021.
  8. ^ "Hungry souls draw a Swiggy blank". The Telegraph. Retrieved 27 February 2023.
  9. ^ a b Sanyal, Supratim (12 August 2011). "Interview: Actress Tanusree Chakraborty On Bengali Films Uro Chithi, Bhalobasha Off Route E, Bedroom & her Tollywood Experience". WBRi. Archived from the original on 14 June 2012. Retrieved 28 October 2021.

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