Debashree Roy Age, Height, Weight, Boyfriend, Family, Biography & More

Debashree Roy, also recognized as Debasree Roy, is an Indian actress, dancer, choreographer, politician and animal rights activist. She is popular for her work in Hindi and Bengali cinema. She has been recognized as the reigning queen of Bengali commercial cinema. She worked on more than a hundred films and won over forty awards, including a National Award, three BFJA Awards, five Kalakar Awards, and an Anandalok Award. She is known for her stage adaptations of the various forms of Indian folk dances as well as her innovative dance forms imbued with elements from Indian classical, tribal and folk dance. She is the producer, choreographer, and motivator of Natraj dance troupe. She founded Debasree Roy Foundation, a non-profit organization that works for the cause of stray animals.

Her first acting role was Hiranmoy Sen’s Bengali devotional film Pagal Thakur (1966) where she was cast as an infant Ramakrishna Paramhansa. Her first leading role was with Arabinda Mukhopadhyay’s Bengali film Nadi Theke Sagare (1978). She gains wider recognition for her role in Aparna Sen’s National Award-winning directorial debut 36 Chowringhee Lane (1981) and Kanak Mishra’s Jiyo To Aise Jiyo (1981) under Rajshri Productions.

Debashree was born and brought up in a Bengali family in Kolkata. Her father Birendra Kishore Roy was an employee at West Bengal Finance Corporation and her mother Arati Roy is the principal of Sai Natraj Shikshayatan. She is the youngest child and sixth child after Purnima Lahiri, Krishna Mukherjee, Ramendra Kishore Roy, Mrigen Roy, and Tanushree Bhattacharya.

Currently Debashree, a Member of the Legislative Assembly from All India Trinamool Congress, successfully contested the West Bengal assembly elections 2011 against CPI(M) candidate and former minister Kanti Ganguly, from the Raidighi.

In 1983, Debashree met Sandeep Patil on the set of Kabhie Ajnabi, and reportedly, the actress got involved in an affair with the cricketer who was already married at that time. She was rumored to be the sole reason for the failure of Patil’s first marriage. In 1985, after the release of Kabhie Ajnabi The, they discontinued their relationship and never publicly discussed anything about their separation.

In 1992, She married Prosenjit Chatterjee and they separated in 1995.

Debashree is the maternal aunt of Bollywood actress Rani Mukerji.

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Actual Name:Debashree Roy
Nickname:Miss Chumki
Profession:Actress, Dancer, Politician, Producer, Choreographer
Debut:Film (Bengali): Pagol Thakur (1966, as a child artist)
Nadi Theke Sagare (1978, in a lead role)
Ghata (1978, Hindi)
36 Chowringhee Lane (1981, English)
Ee Ganam Marakkumo (1978, Malayalam)
Manaivi Ready (1987, Tamil)
Kiye Para Kiye Nijara (1998, Odia)
Awards:National Film Award in 1995
Banga Bibhushan in 2014
Bengal Film Journalists' Association Awards in 1992,1997,2000
Kalakar Awards in 1993,1994,1996,2002,2003
Anandalok Puraskar in 1999,2000,2001,2005

Personal Life Info 

Date Of Barth:August 8, 1961
Age(as in 2020):60 Years
Birth Place:Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Zodiac Sign/Sun Sign:Leo
Hometown:Kolkata, West Bengal, India
School:Not Known
College:Not Known
Education Qualification:Post Graduate
Family:Father- Birendra Kishore Roy
Mother- Arati Roy
Brothers- Ramendra Kishore Roy, Mrigen Roy
Sisters- Purnima Lahiri, Tanushree Bhattacharya
Brother-in-law- Ram Mukherjee
Sister-in-law- Krishna Mukherjee
Niece- Rani Mukerjee
Nephew- Raja Mukherjee
Hobbies:Cooking, Travelling, Writing, Reading

Physical Stats & More

Height(approx):in centimeters- 165 cm
in meters- 1.65 m
in feet inches- 5’ 5”
Weight(approx):in kilograms- 60 kg
in pounds- 132 lbs
Figure Measurement(approx):34-29-32
Eye Colour:Brown
Hair Colour:Black
Address:Kolkata, West Bengal, India


Political Party:All India Trinamool Congress (TMC)
Political Journey:Active politics from 2011 and won from Raidighi, West Bengal as a Trinamool Congress candidate

Favourite Things

Favourite Dish:Fish, Kadhai Chicken, Cheese Chilly Mushrooms
Favourite Actor(s):Mithun Chakraborty
Favourite Actress(es): Rekha, Jai Bachchan
Favourite Colour:Red, Blue
Favourite Poet(s):Amrita Pritam, Gulzar
Favorite Restaurant: Tung Fong Restaurant, Kolkata
Favorite Sport: Not Known
Favorite Director: Not Known
Favorite Destination(s): Not Known

Girlfriend, Affairs & More

Marital Status:Divorced
Affairs/ Boyfriends(s):Sandeep Patil (Cricketer)
Husband/Spouse:Prosenjit Chatterjee (m.1992– div.1995)

Money Factors

Salary(approx):Not Known
Net Worth(approx):$1 Million - $5 Million

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