Happy birthday Rituparna Sengupta: Here’s a dekko at the 8 different looks the actor sported

Here’s a sneak peek at some of the films, where Rituparna Sengupta flaunted different looks.

kolkata Updated: Nov 07, 2016 12:35 IST
Anindita Acharya
Anindita Acharya
Hindustan Times
Rituparna Sengupta,Rajkahini,Srijit Mukherji
Rituparna played Begum Jaan in Srijit Mukherji’s Rajkahini. (Shree Venkatesh Films)

Rajkahini (2015)

The actress played Begum Jaan, the head of a brothel, in Srijit Mukherji’s film on Partition. From the permed hair, nose ring to the hookah, Rituparna has sported a completely new look in this films. Not to forget how she dubbed in a husky voice.

Rituparna was seen in this love triangle with Tota Roy Chowdhury and Indrajit. (Brand Value Communications)

Biye Not Out (2014)

Rituparna took her fans by surprise with her look in Sudeshna Roy and Abhijit Guha’s comedy film. She sported a short bob hairstyle in the film.

Rituparna played a de-glam role in this medical drama. (Atanu Roy Chowdhury)

Alik Sukh (2013)

In this psychological thriller, Rituparna went de-glam to play Rammani, the wife of a renowned gynecologist, Dr Kingshuk Guha (played by Debshankar Haldar). In previous films like Rituparno Ghosh’s Dahan (1997) and Utsab (2000), the actor had sported a no make-up look to fit the roles.

The actress had played Niharika Chatterjee in this film. The character was modelled on dancer Alokananda Roy. (Bachchu Biswas)

Muktodhara (2012)

A bun, high neck blouses with cotton saris and unique neck pieces, Rituparna played Niharika, a dancer who reforms convicts of the correctional cells. The character was modelled on dancer Alokananda Roy.

Rituparna had played a snake charmer in this film. (Bhavna-Aaj-O-Kal)

Bedeni (2011)

Rituparna was almost unrecognisable in Anjan Das’s film. She played a snake-charmer and went completely dusky. The film was extensively shot in the interiors of Purulia.

Directed by Agnidev Chatterjee, Charuulata 2011 saw Rituparna in a bold avatar. (SPS Arts & Entertainments )

Charuulata 2011 (2012)

Rituparna Sengupta looked sizzling with her backless photographs on the film’s poster. The actress, played Chaiti, a housewife who is unhappy in her marriage. She falls for young Amal. Her bold look surely upped the hotness quotient.

The actress played a widow, Damini, in the film based on the work of Rabindranath Tagore. (Campfire Films Production)

Chaturanga (2008)

As Damini, a young Hindu widow, in Suman Mukhopadhyay’s film, which was based on Rabindranath Tagore’s work, Rituparna put in a lot of effort to get into the skin of the character. With long hair, white saris and minimal make-up, Rituparna infused life into the character.

In this remake of Jism, Rituparna played a seductress. (Pritam Jalan Production)

Trishna (2008)

Said to be a remake of Bipasha Basu starrer Jism, Rituparna Sengupta went on to flaunt a bold avatar. Her character Tiasha in the film wore short dresses and the West Bengal Film Publicity Act objected for showing too much skin.

First Published: Nov 07, 2016 12:35 IST