Moumita Gupta was born in Kolkata, West Bengal. She is a Bengali actress working in Bengali film industry and as well television industry. Her debut movie came out in 2002 titled Annadaata. She then acted in movies like Shakti, Moner Majhe Tumi, Ek Mutho Chhabi, Nagardola, Je Jon Thake Majhkhane, Bhumiputra and Mone Pore Aajo Seidin. She has also worked in television. Her television venture includes Checkmate, Kiranmala, Khela, and Rajpath. Her upcoming project is a movie named Bhroon. 

Moon Moon Sen Hindi Actress

Moon Moon Sen

Moon Moon Sen is the daughter of legendary actress Suchitra Sen. She also appeared in many Bollywood films and regional Bengali films. She also has acted in Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada films too. She always intended to be part of Bollywood but citing lack of good quality films in Bollywood, she sometimes withdrew from Bollywood and concentrated in Bengali films. She had enough days both in Hindi and Bengali cinema and continued to perform in multi-lingual films. Her mother was undoubtedly the best actress and more glamorous actress and her mother never wanted her to become an actress. Moon Moon Sen is one actress who tried to make her career in films after her marriage. She made her debut in films like ‘Andhar Bahar’ with Jackie Shroff and Anil Kapoor. She even acted with Madhuri Dixit in film’ 100 Days’. Later, she went to act in a couple of Bollywood films that did not become any landmark in her career. She spent her childhood away from glamour although her mother was a busy actress. But Suchitra Sen sent her to a convent school and even taught her painting from Jamini Roy. She later married Bharat Dev Varma of the royal family of Tripura State in 1978. Before making her debut in films, she even taught English in a school in Kolkata. She acted in TV serials, Tele-films too and appeared in commercial advertisements. She walked in ramps with her two daughters, Raima Sen and Riya Sen Her daughters are now well-acclaimed actresses in Bengal. She could not gain any skyrocketing popularity of her mother in Bengali cinema too that created a great record. However, she has acted with all legendary actors of Bengali cinema till date. Her memorable films include a Telugu movie ‘Sirivennela’ that fetched her Nandi Awards for best-supporting actress in 1987. Now she is only acting in a few films and concentrating her career in politics. After her mother’s death, she plunged into politics of West Bengal. She won Lok Sabha seat by contesting a Trinamool Congress ticket. People expected Moon Moon would turn into junior Suchitra, but she hardly came close to her mother’s acting prowess. But she is undoubtedly a great human being and highly literate who has a fantastic taste for the fine arts. She was born March 28, 1948, in Kolkata and now a member of Parliament.

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Mumtaz Begum

Mumtaz Begum was a yesteryear Indian actress who was a very prominent face in many Hindi movies as a character artiste. She received fame and popularity with many popular films such as Dahej, Arjoo, Jagriti, Jhanak Jhanak Payal Baaje, etc. When she made her debut in Dahlej, she got to play a heroine role with Prithviraj Kapoor. It was a V Shantaram film and a social drama film based on the dowry system. Later, she essayed either a mother role or an aunt role in every film. In her next film ‘Deewana’, she got a chance to play supporting role with Suriya. Her prominent roles include in ‘Chirag Kahan Roshni Kahan’ where she played legendary actress Meena Kumari’s mother-in-law. She had to face a huge competition with many actresses such as Durga Khote, Leela Chitnis and Lalita Pawar, who also bagged mother and mother-in-law role in many Hindi movies. Hence, Mumtaz Begum was perhaps the most under-rated actress. This actress lived up to expectations of the public. She acted in movies with Madhubala, Waheeda Rehman, B Saroja Devi, Dharmendra, Rajendra Kumar and Shashikala. Since she did not get a chance to play only heroes mother hence got eventually to play a villain’s mother or even mother and aunt of comedian heroes too. She did portray any role she got in hand. She was the most under-rated actress and was never paid too high. As many of her films were a blockbuster, she did get high recognition for her role. She acted with superstars like Rajendra Kumar, Shammi Kapoor, Rishi Kapoor and even Rajesh Khanna. Mumtaz Begum acted for five generation artistes from Motilal to Rajesh Khanna and immortalized any character that she had performed on screen. She was a favorite mother for Rajendra Kumar and Dharmendra on screen. After 80’s, she did not appear in many films and perhaps might have quit acting. She was born on April 7, 1923.

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Mumtaz Begum Hindi Actress