Tillotama Shome made her film debut with director Mira Naire romantic movie ˜Monsoon Wedding where she played a supporting role as Alice with Naseeruddin Shah and Lillete Dubey in 2001. Then she appeared in several movies most of which got positive remarks at the box office. In 2009, the actress played a nun in the Australian film ˜The Waiting City directed by Claire McCarthy. Italo Spinelli’s , social awareness movie Gangor based on Mahashweta Devi novel had her playing a social worker.

Shome also acted in Qaushiq Mukherjee’s Bengali film Tasher Desh as Queen along with Soumyak Kanri Debiswas and Anubrata Basu in 2012. After that, she played the character Mrs. Ahmadi in the Hindi political thriller film ˜Shanghai directed by Dibakar Banerjee. Seeing her brilliant performance in the movie, Rediff stated: Shome created one of this year’s most heartbreaking performances in a Hindi film.

Her other roles have included Lara in ˜Little Box of Sweets, Jaya in  Long After Afia Nathaniel and Miracle in ˜Butterfly. Her mind-blowing performance as a girl who is raised as a boy in the movie ˜Qissa won the title Best Actress in the New Horizons Competition of the seventh Abu Dhabi Film Festival. The charming actress next appeared in the film Children of War which is based on Bangladesh Liberation War of 1971. She was last seen in the Hindi movie ˜Budhia Singh-Born on Run as Sukanti in 2016.

The devoted actress Tillotama Shome married Kunal Ross who is Jaya Bachchan’s nephew in 2015. She is very fond of cooking and reading books. Now the lady is leading a happy conjugal life with her husband in Mumbai.

 

Movies Done By Tillotama Shome

  • 2001 Monsoon Wedding Alice English
  • 2003 Butterfly Miraal English Short Film
  • 2004 Shadows of Time Deepa Bengali
  • 2006 Long After Jaya English Short Film
  • 2006 Little Box of Sweets Lara English
  • 2009 Zamir and Preeti: A Love Story Preeti English Short Film
  • 2009 Clap Clap Leena English Short Film
  • 2009 Boond Jeevni Hindi Short Film
  • 2009 The Waiting City Sister Tessila English
  • 2010 Futurestates Syama English (TV series) Episode: Pia
  • 2010 Gangor Medha English, Bengali
  • 2011 Turning 30 Malini Roy Hindi
  • 2012 Shanghai Aruna Ahmedi Hindi
  • 2012 Tasher Desh Queen Bengali
  • 2013 Sahasi Chori Radha Nepali Short Film
  • 2013 Aatma Hindi
  • 2013 Qissa: The Tale of a Lonely Ghost Kanwar Punjabi
  • 2014 Sold Bimla English
  • 2014 Children of War Bhitika Hindi
  • 2014 Monsoon Baby Shanti German
  • 2015 The Letters Kavitha Singh English
  • 2015 Nayantara’s Necklace Alka Hindi Short Film
  • 2016 Love Shots Nidhi Hindi Short Film
  • 2016 Budhia Singh – Born to Run Sukanti Hindi
  • 2017 Union Leader Geeta Hindi
  • 2017  Hindi Medium Education Consultant Hindi
  • 2017  A Death In The Gunj Bonnie Bakshi English, Hindi, Bengali
  • 2017  The Song of Scorpions Lady of The Night Hindi
  • 2017  Kadvi Hawa Mukund’s wife Hindi
  • 2018 Sir Ratna Hindi
  • 2019 Raahgir – The Wayfarers Nathuni Hindi
  • 2019 Chintu Ka Birthday Sudha Tiwary Hindi
  • 2020 Mentalhood Hindi Web series
  • 2020 Angrezi Medium Education Consultant Hindi
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