- Early Life: Moushumi Chatterjee’s Background and Screen Name
- Journey to Stardom: From Bengali Films to Bollywood Blockbusters
- Breakthrough Roles: Establishing Herself as a Leading Actress in the Industry
- Personal Life and Family: Marriage, Children, and Political Career
Moushumi Chatterjee, the celebrated Indian film actress, turns 75th years on April 26, 2023. The actress has been a prominent name in the entertainment industry and has made an indelible mark on the hearts of her fans. As she celebrates her birthday today. In this article, we delve deeper into Moushumi Chatterjee’s life, her journey to stardom, and her achievements.
Moushumi Chatterjee was born in Kolkata, West Bengal, on April 26, 1948. Her father, Prantosh Chattopadhyaya, was in the Indian Army & her grandfather was a judge. Her real name is Indira & Moushami is her screen name.
Journey to Stardom:
Moushumi Chatterjee started her acting career in 1967 with the Bengali film ‘Balika Badhu.’ In 1972, she made her Bollywood debut with the film ‘Anuraag.’ However, it was her role in the 1974 film ”Roti Kapda Aur Makaan” that made her a household name. Her performance in the film earned her a Filmfare nomination for Best Supporting Actress.
Moushumi Chatterjee continued to deliver stellar performances in a number of films in the 70s and 80s, including ‘Angoor,’ ‘Manzil,’ and ‘Ghar Ek Mandir.’ Her roles in these films established her as one of the leading actresses in the industry. In 1976, she was Nominated for the Filmfare Award for Best Actress for her performance in the film ‘Anuraag.’
Personal Life and Family:
Moushumi Chatterjee was married to Jayant Mukherjee. Jayanta Mukherjee is the son of music composer & singer Hemant Kumar. The couple has two daughters, Payal & Megha. Chatterjee contested in the 2004 Lok Sabha election as a candidate for Indian National Congress but lost. In 2019, Chatterjee joined Bharatiya Janata Party.
Moushumi Chatterjee is an iconic figure in Indian cinema and has made a significant impact on the industry. As she celebrates her birthday, we wish her good health & happiness.