Konkona Sen Sharma is a critically acclaimed Indian actress, theatre artist, writer, and director who has emerged as one of the most sought-after actresses of contemporary parallel cinema. Moreover, she won the National Film Award for “Best Actress” for her performance in the 2002 drama film, Mr. and Mrs. Iyer, in 2003 and also bagged the National Film Award for “Best Supporting Actress” in 2007 for her role as Indu in the 2006 crime drama film, Omkara.

Born Name

Konkona Sen Sharma

Nick Name


Sun Sign


Born Place

Calcutta, West Bengal, India



Konkona Sen Sharma studied at Modern High School for Girls and Calcutta International School. Later, she received a degree in English from St Stephen’s College, Delhi in 2001.


Actress, Theatre Artist, Writer, Director


  • Father – Mukul Sharma (Science Writer, Journalist)
  • Mother – Aparna Sen (Actress, Film Director, Screenwriter)
  • Sibling – Kamalini Chatterjee (Older Sister)
  • Others – Chidananda Dasgupta (Maternal Grandfather) (Film Critic, Scholar, Professor, Writer, One of the co-founders of the Calcutta Film Society), Supriya Dasgupta (Maternal Grandmother)


Konkona Sen Sharma is represented by Bling Entertainment.




5 ft 4 in or 162.5 cm


50 kg or 110 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Konkona Sen Sharma has dated –

  1. (2007-2020) – In the year 2007, she started going out with actor Ranvir Shorey and they got engaged the next year. On September 3, 2010, the duo got married and the following year, on March 15, 2011, they welcomed their son Haroon Shorey. However, they divorced amicably in 2020.

Race / Ethnicity

Asian (Indian)

Konkona Sen Sharma is of Bengali descent.

Hair Color


Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Has appeared primarily in arthouse independent films
  • Pierced nose and ears

Brand Endorsements

She has done endorsement work for brands like Rado.

Konkona Sen Sharma Facts

  1. She started acting at a young age.
  2. Konkona Sen made her first film appearance as a child actress in the 1983 Bengali film, Indira.
  3. She was cast opposite in the Hindi-language coming-of-age drama film, Wake Up Sid, in 2009.
  4. As a director, she has garnered much critical acclaim for her 2016 drama film, A Death in the Gunj, for which she won the Filmfare Award for “Best Debut Director” in 2017.
  5. Konkona Sen played the role of a burkha-wearing house-wife named Shireen Aslam in the 2016 Hindi-language black comedy film, Lipstick Under My Burkha, starring alongside , , and others. For this role, she received the “Best Actress” award at the 2018 Indian Film Festival of Melbourne as well as the 2018 Screen Award for “Best Actress (Critics)”.

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Facts of Konkona Sen Sharma

  • full nameKonkona Sen Sharma
  • Date of Birth December 03, 1979
  • Age 41 years 11 months
  • Horoscope Sagittarius
  • Lucky Number 5
  • Lucky Stone Turquoise
  • Lucky Color Orange
  • Best Match for Marriage Leo, Aquarius
  • weight50 kg
  • height5 ft 4 in

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