Swati Sen is a Nagpur-born film actress, critically acclaimed for her roles in the films “Udhedh Bun” and “ Antardwand”. She took up an acting course in the Film and Television Institute of India. Also, at Miranda House College, in Delhi, she took part in the Dramatics Club very actively and essayed many roles in stage shows, street plays, and full-length plays. Mr. Tripurarai Sharan, the ex-director of FTII, is whom she considers as her mentor and guide. The Telugu film, “Sonthu Vooru”, is one of her regional films.

She has also featured in the music video, for American Radio, of “Calling All Crows”, by Andrew Mudge. She was felicitated with the Silver Bear, for her role in “Udhedh Bun”, for the category of Best Short Film, at the 2008 Berlin International Film Festival. She was felicitated with a National Award and MAMI Award, for her film, “Antardwand”. She associates herself with the Virat Kalodbhav Theatre Group, Mumbai. She is wedded to Devaditya Prasad, who is a writer and director.


Tabu is a wonderful gift to the Indian cinema. She is a good performer in Tamil, English, Hindi, Malayalam, Bengali and Telugu films. Tabu was born in Hyderabad to Rizwana and Jamal Hashmi. After her schooling, she went to Mumbai to do her graduation. She appeared in small roles in the Hindi films. Her official debut as a heroine is in a Telugu film opposite Venakatesh in Coolie No. 1. In 1987, Tabu was booked in Prem with Sanjay Kapoor. The film was a flop, but Tabu got good market in Hindi as well as South Indian films. After some flop movies, Tabu was identified well for her performances in Saajan Chale Sasural and Jeet. She got the National Award for the Best Actress for performing in Maachis. After that, she performed in Kaalapani opposite to Mohan Lal. This film was a super hit and Tabu was accepted in the south Indian film industry. Her first Tamil movie was Kaadhal Desam in which Abbas made his debut. Consecutively she got good roles in Snehithiye and Kandukonden Kandukonden, the blockbuster Tamil movies. Snehithiye was led by Jyotika, in which Tabu had a great role as a Police Officer. She has done justice to the role given to her. Similarly, in Kandukonden Kandukonden, she performed extremely well with Ajith Kumar, Mammooty and Aishwarya Rai. In 2001, she acted in the Hindi film Chandni Bar, which acclaimed her the Best Actress and won the National Award for her. She is one among the few actresses who got the National Award for more than once. Her latest movie was Haider, in which she got the best supporting actress award from the Film Fare.

Tabu Hindi Actress