Date of birth : 1980-03-04
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Kolkata, India
Nationality : Indian
Category : Arts and Entertainment
Last modified : 2011-07-24
Kamalinee Mukherjee, also known as Kamalini Mukherjee, is an Indian film actress. She has predominantly appeared in Telugu films as well as in a few Tamil, Malayalam, Hindi and Kannada language films. She has never worked in her mother tongue Bengali films.
After graduating with a degree in English literature, she completed a workshop on theatre in Mumbai because of her strong background in it. She made her acting debut in Phir Milenge (2004), a film that was based on the subject of AIDS. She gained recognition in the multiple-award winner, Anand.
Mukherjee was born and brought up in Kolkata, India. While her father is a marine engineer, her mother is a jewellery designer. She is the eldest of the three siblings in the family. Owing to her "love for being on the stage" since childhood, she acted in all sorts of amateur and professional stageplays while in school and college. Incidentally, she always portrayed masculine characters in these plays. Besides theater, she developed a love for reading spiritual works, painting and writing poetry. Just before she began her acting career in 2004, she had written three poems, each of these titled as Thoughts, Confusion and Solitude for poetry.com, a poetry-based website. One of these poems was selected for an International Poetry Contest, where along with one of the 150 people all over the world, she was invited to Washington, D.C. for a seminar that was presided over by Dalai Lama. Besides writing poetry, she also underwent several years of training in Bharatanatyam, an Indian classical dance form.
After graduating with a degree in English literature from Loreto College in Kolkata, she took up a hotel management course in New Delhi, but left it midway. Thereafter, she took a course in theatre arts in Mumbai due to her good background in the field.Thereafter, she performed in many theater plays and also modeled in advertisements for brands such as Neelkamal Furniture, Parachute, Fair & Lovely and Ayush.
2010: Savari, Police Police, Kutty Shranku, Maa Annayya Bangaram, Nagavalli
2011: Virodhi, Ramachari, Aparajit
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