|D.O.B.||Feb 27, 1982|
Tannishtha Chatterjee is an Indian actress. She is best known in the West for her performance in the British film Brick Lane (2007), the film adaptation of Monica Ali's best selling novel of the same name. Thereafter she worked in India and Europe with well-known theatre directors. She was nominated for the British Independent Film Awards as the best actress for Brick Lane. Her other notables roles have been in Academy Award-winning German director Florian Gallenberger's film, Shadows of Time, Road, Movie with Abhay Deol and Bibar for which she won Best Actress at the 2006 Osian Film Festival and the 2007 BFJA awards. Thereafter she worked on an Indo-French coproduction Hava Aney Dey (Let the Wind Blow) directed by Partho Sen-Gupta which premiered at the Berlin Film Festival and won the best film award at the Durban International Film Festival among others.