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Shonali Bose Biography, Age, Husband, Children, Family, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : September 24, 2019

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Short Biography

Shonali Bose was born on 03-06-1965 in Kolkata in the state of West Bengal, India. She is an Indian Film Director, Film Producer, Writer, Screenwriter, Playwright, Dramatist, Novelist & Author. She is known for her work in Bollywood film industry.

Shonali Bose Complete Bio & Career

Shonali Bose was born in Kolkata and grew up in cities like Mumbai and Delhi. After completion of her graduation from Delhi University, she went to New York City and obtained her masters degree from Columbia University. She was an activist and decided to use films as a platform to spread the message. Amost all her movies are based on novels. She started off her career as a Writer, Director, and Producer of the National Award Film Amu in the year 2005. The film was heavily priased by the critics and also won various awards. She took a break for 7 years before coming up with her next film titled Chittagong in the year 2012. She was again heavily praised for her film Margarita with a Straw which released in the year 2015. Her latest film The Sky is Pink too have been praised by the critics and this is the first time, that she has casted stars like Priyanka Chopra and Farhaan Akhtar.

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Shonali Bose Family, Relatives and Other Relations

She is married to film director & Scientist Bedabrata Pain but has been separated from his husband. She had two sons named Vivan Pain & Ishan Pain with Bedabrata. Her son Ishan was died in a freak accident on 03-09-2010 at Los Angeles.

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Skin Colour Wheatish
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Kolkata
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
School N/A
College Delhi University, Delhi
Columbia University, New York City
Qualification Post Graduate
Hobbies Reading and Writing Boooks
Marital Status Divorced
Debut Film - Amu (2005)
Best Movies Amu (2005), Chittagong (2012), Margarita with a Straw (2015), and The Sky Is Pink (2019)
Salary N/A
Net Worth N/A
Official Website N/A


Favorite Color White
Favorite Player Sourav Ganguly
Favorite Sport Cricket
Favorite Actress Zaira Wasim
Favorite Actor Aamir Khan
Favorite Place New York
Favorite Food Sea food

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Shonali Bose

  • Her film, Margarita with a Straw won nearly 25 domestic and international awards.
  • She has openly revealed that she is a bisexual.
  • Shonali is also the author of a Penguin published novel based on her screenplay - Amu.
  • She has served on the jury of several international film festivals.

Shonali Bose Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

57 years, 8months, 2 days old age Shonali Bose will turn 58 on 03 June, 2023. Only 3 months, 28 days, 23 hours,9 minutes has left for her next birthday.

Birthdays Celebrated on Each Day of Week

Shonali Bose has celebrated the total number of 58 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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