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Swatilekha Sengupta Biography, Age, Death, Husband, Children, Family, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : June 17, 2021

Short Biography

Swatilekha Sengupta was born on 22-05-1950 in Allahabad in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India. She was an Indian Film Actress, Television Actress & Theatre Actress who was known for her work in Bengali cinema.

Other Name: Swatilekha Chatterjee, Swatilekha Chatterjee Sengupta
Other Professions: Television Actress Theatre Actress
Appearance: Bengali

Swatilekha Sengupta Complete Bio & Career

Swatilekha was a brilliant student from her school days. During her college days, she used to perform in theatre under the supervision of B. V. Karanth and Tapas Sen. They taught Swatilekha many technicalities of acting. As she was highly passionate about her career in acting, she moved to Kolkata in 1978. there she joined the theatre group named ''Nandikar''. At Nandikar she got the guidance of actor and director Rudraprasad Gupta to whom she married later. 
Not only she concentrated on acting but equally on her studies and left the college as a gold medalist. After completing her studies, she joined Allahabad University as a guest teacher in the English department. Then, she shifted to Loreto College and taught for a long time. Her teaching skills were very sharp and she was the best teacher in the department.
In 1985, she worked as a lead actress against Victor Banerjee and Soumitra Chatterjee in Satyajit Rao's film ''Ghare Baire''. This was a romantic film based on the novel Ghare Baire of Rabindranath Tagore. Some other films in which she showed her talent are Chauranga, Bela Shuru, Bela Seshe, Dharmajuddha.

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Health Issues, Illness and Death Info

She died at the age of 71 on 16-06-2021 in Kolkata in the state of West Bengal, India.

DEATHDAY 16 June,2021 (Friday)
DEATH PLACE Kolkata, West Bengal

Swatilekha Sengupta Family, Relatives and Other Relations

She was born to Hindu Bengali parents as Swatilekha Chatterjee. She was married to Bengali actor/director Rudraprasad Sengupta. Together the couple had a daughter named Sohini Sengupta, who is also a well-known actress in Bengali cinema.

Life's Important Dates Of Swatilekha Sengupta

Body Measurements

Skin Colour Wheatish
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Salt and Pepper

Personal Info

Home Town Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address Kolkata, West Bengal, India
School N/A
College University of Allahabad, Prayagraj
Trinity College, London
Qualification Post Graduate in English
Diploma Course in Music from Trinity College, London
Hobbies Doing Social Work, Dancing, Cooking, Acting
Marital Status Married
Debut Bengali Film - Ghare Baire (1985)
Best Movies Ghare Baire (1985), Bela Seshe (2015), Bela Shuru (2021), Dharmajuddha (2021) among others
Salary N/A
Net Worth N/A
Official Website N/A


Favorite Color Blue
Favorite Actress Suchitra Sen , Rani Mukerji , Aparna Sen
Favorite Actor Kaushik Ganguly , Soumitra Chatterjee
Favorite Film Director Satyajit Ray
Favorite Movie Jalsaghar (1958)
Favorite Singer Shreya Ghoshal
Favorite Place Paris
Favorite Dress Sarees
Favorite Accessories Earrings, Watches and Bracelet

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Swatilekha Sengupta

  • Swatilekha was a great actress and human being and her death is a big loss to Indian Cinema.
  • She was a very kind person and spent most of the time of her life helping others.
  • She was honored with Sangeet Natak Akademi Award for her contribution to Bengali Cinema.
  • Many famous celebrities mourned her death and pay her homage.

Swatilekha Sengupta Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

Swatilekha Sengupta was 71 years 0 month & 25 days old age.