Konkona’s birth father, Mukul Sharma, is a science writer and journalist. Her stepfather, Kalyan Ray, is an author. Her elder sister’s name is Kamalini Chatterjee who has two children: a 10-year-old daughter named Krittika and a four-year-old son named Deepto.

Konkona’s maternal grandfather Chidananda Dasgupta now 88 years old is a film critic, scholar, professor, writer and one of the co-founders of ‘Calcutta Film Society‘ with Satyajit Ray and Harisadhan Dasgupta. Her grandmother Supriya Dasgupta is a cousin of legendary modern Bengali poet Jibanananda Das.

Konkona graduated in English from St. Stephen’s College, Delhi in 2001. She was a student of Modern High School for Girls, Calcutta as well as the Calcutta International School.

She made her debut as a child artist in the film Indira. She became a known face when she starred in the film Mr. and Mrs. Iyer, directed by her mother. The film though not a box office success, was a favourite with the critics. Konkona’s performance got her the National Film Award for Best Actress. This was followed by a critically acclaimed hit, Page 3. The film won her the Zee Cine Award Best Female Debut for her first act in commercial cinema.

 

Movies Done By Konkona Sen Sharma

  • 1983 Indira Child artist Bengali
  • 1994 Amodini Teenage stepmother Bengali
  • 2001 Ek Je Aachhe Kanya Ria Bengali
  • 2002 Titli Titli Bengali
  • 2002 Mr. and Mrs. Iyer Meenakshi Iyer English National Film Award for Best Actress
  • 2004 Chai Pani Etc. Shanti/Radha Joshi English
  • 2005 Amu Kaju “Amu” English
  • 2005 Page 3 Madhvi Sharma Hindi
  • 2005 15 Park Avenue Mithi English
  • 2006 Dosar Kaberi Chatterjee Bengali
  • 2006 Mixed Doubles Malti Hindi
  • 2006 Yun Hota To Kya Hota Tilottima Punj Hindi
  • 2006 Omkara Indu Hindi Filmfare Best Supporting Actress Award-National Film Award for Best Supporting Actress
  • 2006 Deadline: Sirf 24 Ghante Sanjana Hindi
  • 2007 Traffic Signal Noori Hindi
  • 2007  Meridian Pramilla Hindi
  • 2007 Life in a… Metro Shruti Ghosh Hindi Filmfare Best Supporting Actress Award
  • 2007 Laaga Chunari Mein Daag Chutki (Shubhavari Sahay) Hindi Nominated—Filmfare Best Supporting Actress Award
  • 2007 Aaja Nachle Anokhi Anokhelal Hindi
  • 2008 Fashion Herself Hindi Special appearance
  • 2008Dil Kabaddi Simi Hindi
  • 2008 Zeinab English Segment “How can it be?”
  • 2009 The President Is Coming Maya Roy English
  • 2009 Luck by Chance Sona Mishra Hindi
  • 2009 Wake up Sid Aisha Banerjee Hindi
  • 2010 Atithi Tum Kab Jaoge Munmun Hindi
  • 2010 Right Yaa Wrong Radhika Patnaik Hindi
  • 2010 Mirch Lavni/Anita Hindi
  • 2011 7 Khoon Maaf Nandini Hindi Cameo appearance
  • 2011 Iti Mrinalini Mrinalini Mitra aka Mili Bengali
  • 2013 Shunyo Awnko Raka Biswas Bengali
  • 2013 Goynar Baksho Shomlata Bengali Filmfare Award for Best Actor Female – Bengali
  • 2013 Ek Thi Daayan Diana Hindi Nominated—Filmfare Best Supporting Actress Award
  • 2013 Blind Night Ninu Hindi
  • 2013 Sunglass Chitra Hindi / Bengali Inaugural show of 19th Kolkata International Film Festival, Last work of Rituparno Ghosh
  • 2013 Shesher Kabita Labannya Bengali Based on Rabindranath Tagore’s novel of the same name
  • 2015 Shajarur Kanta Deepa Bhatto Bengali Based on Byomkesh Bakshi novel of the same name
  • 2015 Kadambari Kadambari Devi Bengali
  • 2015 Gour Hari Dastaan Lakshmi Das Hindi
  • 2015 Talvar Nutan Tandon Hindi Based on Nupur Talwar
  • 2015 Saari Raat The wife Hindi Directed by Aparna Sen, Tribute to a play in three acts by Badal Sarkar
  • 2015 Nayantara’s Necklace Nayantara Hindi Short Film
  • 2016 Akira SP Rabiya Hindi
  • 2017 Lipstick Under My Burkha Shireen Aslam Hindi Screen Award for Best Actress (Critics)
  • 2018 Bird of Dusk Herself English, Bengali Documentary on Rituparno Ghosh
  • 2019 A Monsoon Date (Short Film) Hindi (Eros Now Original) premiered at Mumbai Film Festival on 28 October 2018
  • 2019 Ramprasad Ki Tehrvi/Pind Daan Hindi
  • 2020 Scholarship Film yet to release Hindi Filming
  • 2020  Cargo Mandakini Hindi (Cameo)
  • 2020  Dolly Kitty Aur Woh Chamakte Sitare Dolly Hindi Completed, Premiering at the 21st Busan International
  • Film Festival and releasing on Netflix 18 September 2020

 

 

Television and Web Series Done By Konkona Sen Sharma

  • 1989 Picnic Daughter Bengali Child Artist
  • 2005 Karkat Rashi College girl Hindi TV Movie
  • 2005 Koffee with Karan Herself English Star One Season 1, Episode 16 (Guest with Rahul Bose)
  • 2007 Season 2, Episode 09 (Guest with Kunal Kapoor & Riteish Deshmukh)
  • 2009 54th Filmfare Awards Herself English Sony TV Co-Host with Ranbir Kapoor, Imran Khan & Deepika Padukone
  • 2013 Ek Thhi Naayka Herself Hindi Life OK TV Mini-Series (2 episodes, 1.3 & 1.4) for the promotion of Ek Thi Dayaan
  • 2015 The Tara Sharma Show Herself English Star World Season 3, Episode 3 (Konkona Sen Sharma & Moms)
  • 2018 Guftagoo Herself Hindi, English Rajya Sabha TV Episode “Guftagoo with Konkona Sensharma”
  • 2018 Side Hero Herself Hindi Eros Now Original Web Series (Episode 1: “Aaj Ki Party”)
  • 2020 Mumbai Diaries – 26/11 Hindi Amazon Prime Video Original Web Series

 

 

Movies Directed By Konkona Sen Sharma

  • 2006 Naamkoron Director and Writer Bengali Short Film
  • 2017 A Death in the Gunj Director and Writer English, Hindi, Bengali Filmfare Award for Best Debut Director
    Nominated—Filmfare Critics Award for Best Film (Best Director)
  • 2018 Haseen Tu, Haseen Din Director Hindi Television Commercial / Advertisement for Nykaa.com
  • 2019 TBD Director and Writer Zee5 Zee Studios Original Web Series based on Miss Shefali (Arati Das)

 

Discography Done By Konkona Sen Sharma

  • 2015 The Broken Heart (Bhogno Hridoy) Kadambari Times Music Bengali with Saskia Rao De Haas, Sandipan Ganguly & Parambrata Chattopadhyay,Kadambori’s Letter

 

Awards and nominations Received By Konkona Sen Sharma

  • 2002 Ek Je Aachhe Kanya Bengal Film Journalists’ Association Awards Best Actress Won
  • 2003 Mr and Mrs Iyer National Film Awards Best Actress Won
  • 2003 Anandalok Awards Best Actress (Critics) Won
  • 2003 Titli Kalakar Awards Best Rising Actress Won
  • 2006 Page 3 Zee Cine Awards Best Female Debut (jointly with Vidya Balan) Won
  • 2006 Kalakar Awards Best Actress Won
  • 2006 International Indian Film Academy Awards Best Actress Nominated
  • 2006 Producers Guild Film Awards Best Supporting Actress Nominated
  • 2006 Screen Awards Best Actress Nominated
  • 2007 Omkara National Film Awards Best Supporting Actress Won
  • 2007 Filmfare Awards Best Supporting Actress Won
  • 2007 Zee Cine Awards Best Supporting Actress Won
  • 2007 International Indian Film Academy Awards Best Supporting Actress Nominated
  • 2007 Screen Awards Best Supporting Actress Nominated
  • 2007 15, Park Avenue Bengal Film Journalists’ Association Awards Most Outstanding Performance of the Year Won
  • 2007 Dosar New York Indian Film Festival Best Actress Won
  • 2008 Life in a… Metro International Indian Film Academy Awards Best Supporting Actress Won
  • 2008 Producers Guild Film Awards Best Supporting Actress Won
  • 2008 Screen Awards Best Supporting Actress Nominated
  • 2008 Zee Cine Awards Best Supporting Actress Nominated
  • 2008 Filmfare Awards Best Supporting Actress Won
  • 2008 Laaga Chunari Mein Daag Best Supporting Actress Nominated
  • 2010 Luck By Chance Annual Central European Bollywood Award Best Actress Won
  • 2010 Wake Up Sid Producers Guild Film Awards Best Actress Nominated
  • 2011 Iti Mrinalini New York Indian Film Festival Best Actress Won
  • 2011 Kalakar Awards Best Actress Won
  • 2014 Ek Thi Daayan Filmfare Awards Best Supporting Actress Nominated
  • 2014 Screen Awards Best Actor in a Negative Role (Female) Nominated
  • 2014 Goynar Baksho Filmfare Awards East Best Actress Won
  • 2015 Kadambari South Asian Film Festival Awards Best Actress Won
  • 2016 Talvar BIG Star Entertainment Awards Most Entertaining Actor in a Thriller Role – Female Nominated
  • 2016 Producers Guild Film Awards Best Supporting Actress Nominated
  • 2016 Zee Cine Awards Best Supporting Actress Nominated
  • 2016 International Indian Film Academy Awards Best Supporting Actress Nominated
  • 2018 N/A GQ India Awards Excellence in Direction and Acting Won
  • 2018 A Death in the Gunj Filmfare Awards Best Debut Director Won
  • 2018 Best Film (Best Director) – Critics Nominated
  • 2018 International Indian Film Academy Awards Best Debut Director Won
  • 2018 Gollapudi Srinivas Award Best Debut Director Won
  • 2018 Dadashaheb Phalke Film Foundation Award Best Debut Director Won
  • 2018 MAMI Film Festival Mastercard Best India Female Filmmaker Won
  • 2018 Indian Film Festival of Melbourne Best Director Nominated
  • 2018 Caleidoscope Indian Film Festival Best Director Nominated
  • 2018 News18 Reel Movie Awards Best Director Nominated
  • 2018 Best Screenplay Nominated
  • 2018 New York Indian Film Festival Best Director Won
  • 2018 Lipstick Under My Burkha Best Feature Film Nominated
  • 2018 Best Actress Won
  • 2018 Indian Film Festival of Melbourne Best Actress Won
  • 2018 Screen Awards Best Actress (Critics) Won
  • 2018 Zee Cine Awards Best Supporting Actress Nominated
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