Moon Moon Sen, also known as Moonmoon Sen, is an Indian film and television actress, best known for her works in Bengali, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada, and Marathi films. She eventually appeared in Bollywood films. She has starred in 60 films and 40 television series. She received the Andhra Pradesh state Nandi Award for Best Supporting Actress in 1987, for her role in the film Sirivennela.
Moon Moon Sen was born on 28 March 1954 into a Hindu family in Kolkata to popular Bengali actress Suchitra Sen and Dibanath Sen. Her father was the son of one of the wealthiest businessmen of Ballygunge, Kolkata, Adinath Sen. Moon Moon’s great grandfather Dinanath Sen was the Diwan or a Minister of the Maharaja of Tripura.
She completed her school at Loreto Convent, Shillong, and at Loreto House, Kolkata. She graduated from Somerville College, Oxford, and received her masters in Comparative Literature from Jadavpur University, Kolkata.
Sen learned drawing from Jamini Roy who was one of India’s greatest artists. She loves paintings and collecting antiques. She used to be a teacher at Ballygunge Govt High School for a year and then taught graphics at Chitrabani, a school teaching film techniques. She was also active in social workers and even thought about adopting a baby, even before she was married. Moon Moon taught English at a well-known boys’ school (Ballygunge Govt. High School) in Kolkata before joining films.
She started her career in films and television after marriage and motherhood. She made her debut in the Hindi film Andar Baahar (1984). Her bold role in that film apparently created a storm of controversy.
She joined politics in March 2014 and won in 2014 Lok Sabha Polls from Bankura constituency as Trinamool Congress candidate. She defeated CPI(M)’s nine-time MP, Basudeb Acharia. Again In 2019, she lost the Asansol Lok Sabha constituency election to Babul Supriyo of BJP.
|Actual Name:||Moon Moon Sen|
|Profession:||Actress, Politician, Businesswoman|
|Debut:||Chorus (1974, Bengali)
Andar Baahar (1984, Hindi)
My Karma (2004, English)
Angaadi (1982, Malayalam)
Majnu (1987, Telugu)
Yuga Purusha (1989, Kannada)
12B (2001, Tamil)
|Awards:||The Nandi Award for Best Supporting Actress in 1987
The Kalakendra Screen Award
The Bharat Nirman Award for Films & TV in 1998
The Kalakar Awards for the Best Actress in a Television Role in 1994
The Kalakar Award for the Best Actress in a Film in 2000
Personal Life Info
|Date Of Barth:||March 28, 1954|
|Age(as in 2020):||66 Years|
|Birth Place:||24 Parganas, Kolkata, West Bengal, India|
|Zodiac Sign/Sun Sign:||Aries|
|Hometown:||Ballygunge, Kolkata, West Bengal, India|
|School:||Loreto Convent, Shillong
Loreto House, Kolkata
|College:||Somerville College, Oxford, England
Jadavpur University, Kolkata
Masters in Comparative Literature
|Family:||Father- Dibanath Sen (Businessman)
Mother- Suchitra Sen (Actress)
|Address:||Flat No. 3-C, Vedanta Apartmant, Ballygunge, Kolkata|
|Political Party:||All India Trinamool Congress (TMC)|
|Political Journey:||She joins politics in 2014 with the All India Trinamool Congress(TMC).
In the same year, she contested from Bankura constituency and won against CPI Basudeb Acharia.
Again in 2019, she contested from the Asansol Constituency against the
Union Minister of State for Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises Babul Supriyo.
But this time she lost against Babul Supriyo.
Physical Stats & More
|Height(approx):||in centimeters- 161 cm
in meters- 1.61 m
in feet inches- 5’ 3”
|Weight(approx):||in kilograms- 70 kg
in pounds- 155 lbs
|Hair Colour:||Medium Golden Brown|
|Favourite Dish(s):||Steamed Rice With Ghee|
|Favourite Actor(s):||Mithun, Paresh Rawal|
|Favourite Actress:||Laboni Sarkar|
|Favourite Colour:||Yellow, Red, Green|
|Favourite Music:||Not Known|
|Favourite Restaurant:||Not Known|
|Favourite Cuisine:||Not Known|
|Favourite Destination(s):||Not Known|
BoyFriend, Affairs & More
|Affairs/ Boyfriend(s):||Rumoured Affair With Saif Ali Khan in 1990
Victor Banerjee (1998)
|Marriage Date:||February 24, 1978|
|Husband:||Bharat Dev Verma (Businessman)|
|Car Collection:||Movable: Rs. 4.71 Crores
Cash: Rs. 3.15 Lacs
Bank Deposits: Rs. 2.07 Crores
Bonds, Debentures & Shares: Rs. 1.86 Crores
Jewelry: 1352 gm of gold worth Rs. 42 Lacs and a 70 cent Diamond worth Rs. 4.6 Lacs
Immovable: Rs. 4.94 Crores
3 Residential Apartments in Ballygunge, Kolkata worth Rs. 4.94 Crores
|Net Worth(approx):||Rs. 11.15 Crores (As in 2020)|
|Facebook:||MOON MOON SEN|