Aparna Sen



6.8 36 Chowringhee Lane (1981)
7.0 Paromitar Ek Din/ House of Memories (2000)
7.0 Mr and Mrs Iyer (2002)
7.0 Iti Mrinalini/ An Unfinished Letter (2010)
7.0 Rapist (2021)
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Already a successful Bengali actress, Aparna Dasgupta-Sen (India, 1945) debuted as a director with the melancholy melodrama 36 Chowringhee Lane (1981). She only directed two films in the next 14 years: Paroma (1984) and Sati (1989). Sen then directed Yugant (1995) and Paromitar Ek Din/ House of Memories (2000), before the three English movies: Mr and Mrs Iyer (2002), a love story in the middle of inter-religious riots, 15 Park Avenue (2005) and The Japanese Wife (2010). She then directed three movies in Bengali: Iti Mrinalini/ An Unfinished Letter (2010), Goynar Baksho/ The Jewellery Box (2013) and Arshinagar (2015). Saari Raat (2015) was her first in Hindi. Her English film Sonata (2017) was an adaptation of a play by Mahesh Elkunchwar. Rapist (2021) was her second Hindi film.

She acted in many films, notably Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury's Antaheen (2009).

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