Seema Biswas is one of the most popular actresses of Assam and well known personality in the Indian film industry. She works in Hindi films and theatre. Seema Biswas won the National Film Award for Best Actress for her performance as a “Phoolan Devi” in Shekhar Kapur’s 1994 film Bandit Queen. She won the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award in 2000 and the Genie Award for Best Actress for her role as a Shakuntala in Deepa Mehta’s “Water” in 2005.
Biography of Seema Biswas
|Date of Birth||14 January 1965|
|Place of Birth||Nalbari, Assam, India|
|Father’s Name||Jagdish Biswas|
|Mothers’s Name||Meera Biswas|
Personal Life and Education of Seema Biswas
Seema Biswas was born in Nalbari, Assam in 14 January 1965. Her father’s name is Jagdish Biswas and mother’s name is Meera Biswas. After studying at Nalbari College, she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in political science from Nalbari College, Assam. She then joined the National School of Drama in New Delhi, where she studied dramatic arts.
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Seema Biswas’s Career in Hindi Film Industry
Seema Biswas is one of the most popular actresses in Indian film industry. Born in Nalbari district of Assam, the artist later joined the National School of Drama in Delhi and took lessons in acting. Shekhar Kapur who watched her perform in the NSD Repertory Company offered her a role in “Bandit Queen.” The character “Phoolan Devi” played by her in Bandit Queen is still in the hearts of the audience. Although she had earlier acted in Assamese cinema, this was her first entrance into Hindi cinema. Biswas, who has starred in several Hindi films, first starred in the web series “Code M”. It is to be noted that Phoolan Devi’s character of Seema Biswas received a lot of response from the audience parallel to in 1996, she received the National Film Award as well as the Filmfare Award. Apart from this, the actress has received various awards for various films and in 2000 she was awarded the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award. It is a matter of pride for the Assamese people that the daughter of Assam has gone to the national scene and won the appreciation of the audience. In 1996, she played the role of Flavy, a deaf and dump woman in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s ‘Khamoshi’ and won the Screen Award for Best Supporting Actress. She has worked in various films. She has also worked in Marathi, Malayalam, and Tamil films.
Seema Biswas has been honoured with the Life Membership of International Film and Television Club of Asian Academy of Film & Television by the director Sandeep Marwah. Biswas was also a jury member in 2014 of 45th International Film Festival of India, held from 20 to 30 November at Goa.
Biswas has acted in a variety of films and character roles. She has also receives various prestigious awards for her roles in the films. Some of the films where she has acted are as follows: Bandit Queen (1994), Khamoshi: The Musical (1996), Ladies Only (1997), Water (2004), Ek Hasina Thi (2004), Vivah (2005), Yeh Mera India (2008), Lalbaug Parel (2010), City of Gold (2010), Patang (2011), Midnight’s Children (2012), etc. Apart from Hindi films she has also acted in various Marathi, Malayalam, and Tamil films. Some of her Marathi films are – Bindhast, Dhyaas, Parwa and Lalbaug-Parel.
Seema Biswas who is daughter of Assam has helped the flood affected people of Assam. The flood problem in Assam has touched many due to which many people have come forward to help the flood affected people of the state. This time many bollywood actor and actresses as well as popular actress Seema Biswas of Assam has come forward to help the flood affected peoples. The actress has donated Rs 5 lakh to the Chief Minister’s Fund for the flood relief. Biswas, one of the most celebrated actresses in the Indian film and theatre world, has donated Rs 5 lakh to those affected by the devastating floods in Assam. Seema Biswas is a pride of Assam.
1. When and where was Seema Biswas born?
Ans: Seema Biswas was born in Nalbari, Assam in 14 January 1965.
2. What is the father’s and mother’s name of Seema Biswas?
Ans: Her father’s name is Jagdish Biswas and mother’s name is Meera Biswas.
3. Name some of the films where Seema Biswas has acted.
Ans: Bandit Queen (1994), Khamoshi: The Musical (1996), Ladies Only (1997), Water (2004), Ek Hasina Thi (2004), Vivah (2005), Yeh Mera India (2008), Lalbaug Parel (2010), City of Gold (2010), Patang (2011), Midnight’s Children (2012), etc. Apart from Hindi films she has also acted in various Marathi, Malayalam, and Tamil films. Some of her Marathi films are – Bindhast, Dhyaas, Parwa and Lalbaug-Parel.
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