Debashree Roy Biography, Age, Height, Family & More

Debashree Roy Biography, Age, Height, Family & More

Debashree Roy (born 8 August 1962), also known as Debasree Roy, is an Indian actress, dancer, choreographer, politician and animal rights activist. As an actress, she is known for her work in Hindi and Bengali cinema. She has been cited as the reigning queen of Bengali commercial cinema. She acted in more than a hundred films and won over forty awards, including a National Award, three BFJA Awards, five Kalakar Awards and an Anandalok Award. As a dancer, she is known for her stage adaptations of the various forms of Indian folk dances as well as her innovative dance forms imbued with elements from Indian classical, tribal and folk dance. She is the producer, choreographer and motivator of Natraj dance troupe. She is the founder of Debasree Roy Foundation, a non-profit organisation that works for the cause of stray animals. Roy is a Member of the Legislative Assembly from Raidighi constituency since 2011.

Her first acting assignment was Hiranmoy Sen’s Bengali devotional film Pagal Thakur (1966) where she was cast as an infant Ramakrishna Paramhansa. Her first leading role came with Arabinda Mukhopadhyay’s Bengali film Nadi Theke Sagare (1978). She shot to wider recognition for her role in Aparna Sen’s National Award winning directorial debut 36 Chowringhee Lane (1981) and Kanak Mishra’s Jiyo To Aise Jiyo (1981) under Rajshri Productions. She also appeared in several other Hindi films such as Bura Aadmi (1982), Justice Chaudhury (1983), Phulwari (1984), Kabhie Ajnabi The (1985), Seepeeyan (1986) and Pyar Ka Sawan (1989) After her Bengali film Troyee (1982) became a major success at box office, she concentrated more in Bengali cinema. Her other major hits at the box office include films such as Bhalobasa Bhalobasa (1985), Lalmahal (1986), Chokher Aloy (1989), Jhankar (1989),Ahankar (1991) and Yuddha (2005) to name a few. She made her small screen debut in Soumitra Chatterjee starrer Bengali tv series Dena Paona. Her other famous roles from Bengali TV series are that of LouhakapatRatnadeepNagarpare Roopnagar and Biraj Bou to name a few. In 1988, she appeared as Satyavati in B.R.Chopra’s Mahabharat. In 1997, she gave birth to speculation and controversy for her role as Tishyarakshita in Nitish Roy’s Samarpan aired on Zee Tv.

Profession(s)Actress, Dancer, Politician, Producer, Choreographer
NicknameMiss Chumki
Height (Approx)in centimeters– 165 cm
in meters– 1.65 m
in feet inches– 5’ 5”
Weight (approx)in kilograms– 60 kg
in pounds– 132 lbs
Eye ColorBrown
Hair ColorBlack
  
Personal Life———–
Date of Birth8 August 1961
Age (as in 2020) 59 Years
Birthplace/BornKolkata, West Bengal, India
Zodiac signLeo
NationalityIndian
HometownKolkata, West Bengal, India
Educational QualificationPost Graduate
DebutFilm: Pagol Thakur (1966, as a child artist)
Nadi Theke Sagare (1978, in a lead role)
FamilyFatherBirendra Kishore Roy
Mother
Arati Roy
Siblings
6 (all Elder)
ReligionHinduism
HobbiesCooking, Travelling, Writing, Reading
Boys Affairs and More———-
Marital StatusDivorced
Affairs/BoyfriendsSandeep Patil (Cricketer)
Husband/SpouseProsenjit Chatterjee (Actor, m.1992– div.1995)
  
Favorite Things———-
Favorite Food(S)Fish, Kadhai Chicken, Cheese Chilly Mushrooms
Favorite Actor(S)Mithun Chakraborty
Favorite ActressesRekha, Jai Bachchan
Favorite ColorRed, Blue
HusbandProsenjit Chatterjee (Actor, m.1992– div.1995)

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