A prominent face in independent and artistic Bollywood films is the versatile and critically acclaimed actress Konkona Sen Sharma. Born in a Bengali family to actress and filmmaker Aparna Sen, it can be said that passion for cinema and acting runs in her blood.
Konkona married actor Ranvir Shorey in 2010 and were blessed with a baby boy in 2011.
On her 35th birthday, we bring to you the roles which only Konkona can do justice to, and made her a favourite amongst the audience and critics alike:
1. Mr. and Mrs. Iyer:
This was her second movie as a lead actress and she won the prestigious National Award for the Best Actress. Need we say more?
2. Page 3:
Page 3 was the movie that gave her recognition and fame in the industry. Even Kareena Kapoor Khan said that she is a fan of the birthday girl, after this award-winning Madhur Bhandarkar film.
Two back to back commercial films 'Omkara' and 'Life in aâ€¦Metro' gave us two different sides on Konkona. While she won the Filmfare Best Supporting Actress Award for both the films, she even won the National Award for Best Supporting Actress for 'Omkara'.
4. Wake Up Sid:
Considered to be her most commercial movie till date, the movie saw an unusual pairing of both, Konkona with Ranbir Kapoor as well as Konkona with a big commercial production house. This movie ensured that she is not just a serious actress but also a commercial lead actress material, who could carry such a film on her shoulders.
5. Ek Thi Daayan:
Another big commercial movie for her, this movie saw Konkona playing a witch with utmost perfection.
It's been a year since Ek Thi Daayan released and we are waiting to see this versatile actress on-screen again. So here's wishing her a Happy Birthday as well as a request to come back and enthral us with your stellar performances again!