Laboni Sarkar is a very popular and talented Bengali actress. She made her acting debut in the film called ‘Nabarupa’ directed by Amol Roy which was released in 1992. Later she acted in many TV serials, telefilms and even hosted a reality show in TV channel. She has played a widowed mother in ‘Aloy Phera’ (2007) along with
, Tapas Pal, and
. Although Laboni played a leading lady role in her early stages of her career in Bengali cinema, she switched off to playing even character actress role in many movies. In the movie ‘
’ and 'Agneepath’ she had acted with veteran actor
. She has acted maximum movies with actors like
and Ranjit Mallick.
In the year 1993, Laboni acted in a Bengali drama film ’Charachar’ directed by
. This was based on a novel by
for which she received Best Actress Award from Bengal Film Journalists’ Association (BFJA) for portraying the role of a wife of a bird catcher husband, Rajit Kapoor. She gets frustrated with her husband and in her distress, she embarks on an affair with the man who comes to collect birds to take them to market.
In 2005, Laboni acted in a film ‘Kalpurush’ directed by Buddhadev where she portrayed the character of
’s wife. In Tapan Sinha’s film ‘Wheel Chair’, Laboni Sarkar had given a performance of a handicapped character and uses the wheelchair. She represented a young woman who was molested. Her character was similar to Tanuja’s role in apan Sinha’s another film ‘Adalat O Ekti Meye’. However, Laboni received wide recognition for her role in Wheel Chair. She has acted even in an Odia film ‘Katha Deithili Maa Ku’ which was shot in abroad. Also, she also has acted in a Malayalam movie ‘Ponthan Mada’ (1994) which had Mammootty and
in the cast. Laboni’s another classic movie was ‘Ami Shubhash Bolchi’ (2011) directed by
, starring Mithun Chakraborty and Saheb Bhattacharya.
Laboni appeared as a host on a game show in STAR Jalsha’s ‘
Kanye Tui Megastar
’. She was born on October 25, 1962, in Kolkata.