Chetana Das is an Indian film actress and is well known for her work in Bollywood as well Bengali and Assamese cinema. She was born on 4 Nov, 1954 in Shillong, Meghalaya. Her birth sign is Scorpio. Her father's name is Girindra Kumar and her mother's name is Jogaprabha Talukdar.
She did her graduation from Darrang College in Tezpur, Assam. She is married to Bimalananda Das. The couple has two daughters - Anindita Das and Dipannita Das.
Her first drama was Jyoti Prasad Agarwal's "Sunit Konwori". For her outstanding performance in this drama, she got the award for best actress from Tezpur Multipurpose Girls School.
Legendary Indian actress Chetana Das ruled Cinema industry between 1970 and 1980. Debut film of Chetana Das was "Titash Ekti Nadir Naam" was released in 1973. Some of her prominent movies are Titash Ekti Nadir Naam, Hiya Diya Niya, Agnisnaan, Doordarshan Eti Jantra.
Titash Ekti Nadir Naam is a Bengali film directed by
. The movie was based on a novel by the same name written by Adwaita Mallabarman. It explores the life of fishermen on the bank of Titas river in Brahmanbaria, Bangladesh.
Hiya Diya Niya is an Assamese romantic drama movie directed by Munin Barua. It was the biggest blockbuster which also helped to revive the Assamese film industry that went into downfall.
Agnisnaan is a 1985 drama film which was directed by Bhabendra Nath. It is based on the novel Antareep and the story is based on a wealthy businessman who opts for a decision of second marriage and how this decision creates a deep impact on his first wife and son. This movie was acclaimed all across the globe and it was also selected for 'Indian Panorama' and Dhaka film festival, Bangladesh and Pyongyang film festival, North Korea.
Doordarshan Eti Jantra is a 2016 Assamese language period drama film directed by Rajesh Bhutan. It was produced by Sanjiv Narain under the Banner of AM Television. It is based on the play "Ekhon Gaonot Eta TV Asil".
It was released on 2 September, 2016 in Assam. Film stars, many of renowned actors of Assamese film industry including
, Utpal Das were in lead role. It received Best popular film award in 2017 Prag Cine Award.
Chetana Das is the first actress to act in a Hindi serial "Kamrup Ki Kahani" directed by Ruma Ghosh. This show was aired in 1990's on DD National. Kamrup Ki Kahani is a story of the young Brahmin widow and her struggle between traditions of society and liberalism. It is based on "The Moth Eaten Howdah Of The Tusker" by Indira Goswami.
She is awarded the Moonlight Media special jury award for her excellent performance in "Hiya Diya Niya". For her immense contribution in the field of Assamese culture, she has received the Dr. Ambedkar award. She was also selected for Aidew Handique Award 2017 for her outstanding performance.