One of the brightest stars of Bengali and Hini cinema who won acting awards for films such as Sasurbari Zindabad.
She studied for her master's of arts degree in Modern History, but left school to pursue acting.
She won the Kalakar Award for Best Actress in 5 consecutive years from 2006 to 2010.
She married founder and CEO of MobiApps Sanjay Chakrabarty in December 1999.
Aparna Sen played her mother-in-law in her first film, Swet Patharer Thala.