Actress and playback singer who appeared in Hindi and Bengali films and became known for her roles in Padma Nadir Majhi and Antarmahal.
She graduated from Calcutta and made her film debut in 1985's Saaheb.
She won the National Film Award for Best Female Playback Singer for her work in the 2012 film, Abosheshey.
Her son, named Akash, was born in 1997.
She was featured in 1995's Yugant, directed by Aparna Sen.