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Madhabi Mukherjee

Madhabi Mukherjee née Chakraborty (born 10 February 1942) is a National Film Award for Best


Actress winning reputed Bengali actress who has acted in some of the most critically acclaimed films in Bengali cinema.

Her major role was the title role of Charu in Satyajit Ray's masterpiece Charulata. Her impact was such that Madhabi Mukherjee is still considered among the all time greats of Bengali cinema.

Madhabi Mukherjee was born in 1942, originally Madhuri Mukherjee. She was raised with her sister Manjari by their mother in Kolkata, in what was then Bengal, India. As a young girl, she became involved in the theater.

She worked on stage with doyens like Sisir Bhaduri, Ahindra Choudhury, Nirmalendu Lahiri and the great Chhabi Biswas. Some of the plays she acted in included Naa and Kalarah. She made her film debut as a child artist in Premendra Mitra's Kankantala Light Railway (1950).

Madhabi is married to Bengali film actor Nirmal Kumar. They have two daughters but are currently separated. It is also said that she had a romantic liaison with legendary film maker Satyajit Ray.

She wrote her autobiography Ami Madhabi in 1995.

Madhabi Mukherjee is a Bengali actress

Madhabi Mukherjee is a Bengali actress

Madhabi Mukherjee is a Bengali actress

Madhabi Mukherjee is a Bengali actress

Madhabi Mukherjee is a Bengali actress

Madhabi Mukherjee is a Bengali actress

Madhabi Mukherjee is a Bengali actress

Madhabi Mukherjee is a Bengali actress

Madhabi Mukherjee is a Bengali actress

Madhabi Mukherjee is a Bengali actress

Madhabi Mukherjee is a Bengali actress

Madhabi Mukherjee is a Bengali actress

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