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5 NorthEast Actresses who made it big in Bollywood

Nov 11, 2017 19:42
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While Indians cinema production is bountiful, some of our talented performers have gone as far as to enrapture global audiences.

The following North East actresses are proof that India is a power player in show business.

Lin Laishram

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Lin Laishram  is an actress and model, born in Manipur. Some sources say she even auditioned for the lead role in the movie.

Lin is a Sophia College graduate. She worked in Naseeruddin Shah’s theatre group and studied at the Stella Adler Studio of Acting in New York.

Lin’s stunning oriental looks made her the cynosure of all eyes, an eye-candy for photographers and designers.

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Apart from her acting credentials, she modelled for Tarun Tahiliani and Shantanu-Nikhil, and has also featured in the Kingfisher calendar. She will also be seen in Vishal Bhardhawaj latest movie Rangoon which is based 2nd world war time love story.

Geetanjali Thapa

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Geetanjali, a National award winner, was born in Gangtok, Sikkim. She won the Mega Miss North East 2007 beauty pageant held at Guwahati, Assam.

Geetanjali’s debut short English film was Myth (2006) that was made in Sikkim, directed by Prashant Rasaily, when she was still in school. Her first Hindi film was ‘Tina Ki Chaab’i in the year 2010 with Ranvir Shorey. Her next film I.D. directed by Kamal K.M. got her two international awards for best actress.

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She did some TV commercials, including a L’Oreal ad with Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and also won the Best Actress award for the film Liar’s Dice at the New York Indian Film Festival 2014.

Panchi Bora

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She was born on 27 December 1985. She is one of the famous serial actress. She had played superb lead acting in one of the Balaji Telefilms namely Kayamath which eventually brought her a special place in Indian hearts.

She had also acted in many commercial as well in international projects.

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Some of the notable shows acted by Panchi Bora are Kayamath, Keshav Pandit, Aahat, Kasturi, Kahin To Hoga, Kahani Ghar Ghar Ki , C.I.D. and Tujh Sang Preet Lagai Sajna. Panchi Bora has also acted in some Bollywood movies like” It’s My Life”.

Patralekha Paul

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24-year-old Patralekha is an upcoming actress of Bollywood. She was born in Shillong, Meghalaya in the year 1990. She did her schooling from her native place Shillong only, but headed to Mumbai for her further studies.

She has made her debut of her acting career in Bollywood in a recent released movie called Citylights this year where she played wife to Rajkummar Rao. Her performance in the movie is applauded by one and all from people hailing from different nooks and corners of the film world.

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The actress is quite optimistic about her career and wishes to work in Hollywood as well in times to come.

Reema Debnath

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As an actress, she is known for her performances in Salman Khan and Kareena Kapoor movie Bodyguard, playing a supporting artist role named Savitha in the film.

Her latest movie is Rajkumar Hirani-directed film PK, alongside Aamir Khan, Anushka Sharma and Sanjay Dutt.

She started her acting career as a student of the Kolkata Film and Television Institute. She is a member of Cine & TV Artist Association CINTAA, Mumbai.

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She was born in Agartala, Tripura. Tripura is one of the seven states in Northeast India.

Nov 11, 2017 19:42

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