Nandana Sen

Nandana Sen
Born Nandana Dev Sen
August 19, 1967 (1967-08-19) (age 44)
Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Occupation Actress

Nandana Sen (Bengali: নন্দনা সেন, born Nandana Dev Sen on 19 August 1967) is an Indian actress.


Early life

Sen was born in Kolkata, West Bengal to a Bengali Hindu family. She is the daughter of Nobel Laureate and Bharat Ratna economist Amartya Sen and Padma Shri winner Nabanita Dev Sen, one of the most prominent authors in the contemporary Bengali literature.

She spent her growing years in various cities across Europe, India and America. She studied drama at the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute, the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, and studied literature at Harvard University.[1]


Sen made her film debut with the movie The Doll. She made her first debut in Bollywood as Rani Mukerji's 17-year-old sister in the movie Black. In 2008 she appeared in the British television series Sharpe, in the episode "Sharpe's Peril."


Year Film Role Language Notes
1997 The Doll / Gudia Rosemary Braganza / Urvashi Hindi credited as Nandana Dev Sen
1999 Branchie Italian
Forever Nadia English Short feature
2000 Seducing Maarya Maarya English
2002 Bokshu, The Myth English
2004 The Miracle: A Silent Love Story
2005 The War Within Duri Choudhury English
My Wife's Murder Reena Wadhwa Hindi
Tango Charlie Shyamoli Hindi
Black Sara McNally Hindi
2006 The Silence / Chuppee Short feature
2007 The World Unseen Rehmat English
Strangers Preeti English / Hindi
Marigold Jaanvi English / Hindi
2008 Sharpe's Peril Maharani Padmini English TV Movie
Rang Rasiya Sugandha Hindi also known as Colours of Passion
2009 The Forest Radha English / Hindi
Kaler Rakhal Bengali
Perfect Mismatch Neha English
2010 Autograph Srinandita Bengali
Prince Serena Hindi


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