She was born on 15/08/1947.
Although Hindi film industry have seen humungous amount of footfall from different parts of India to feature in the league of top heroines, Bengali women have succeeded in carving a niche for themselves in the same, amidst much antagonism.
Things in India changed dramatically when the Mahabharata aired on TV. People were getting addicted to it, and it soon became the talk of the town. Reading the epic could have been troublesome for many but watching it on TV was interesting and informative at the same time.