Mamata Shankar

Indian Actor
Born Jan 7, 1955

Mamata Shankar is an actress in the Bengali language film industry of India. She has acted in films by renowned film directors including, Satyajit Ray, Mrinal Sen, Rituparno Ghosh, Buddhadev Dasgupta and Gautam Ghosh. In addition to being an actress, she is a dancer and choreographer. She is the daughter of legendary dancers Uday Shankar and Amala Shankar, and the niece of Pandit Ravi Shankar.… Read More

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    Calcutta Tube - Apr 12, 2012
  • When Teasing Actually Helps The Asian Age
    Google News - Sep 15, 2011
  • It Was Poetry In Motion Times Of India
    Google News - Aug 11, 2011
  • Dance, Drama In An Event In Kolkata Times Of India
    Google News - Aug 08, 2011


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Mamata Shankar.


1955 Birth Born in 1955 to Uday Shankar and Amala Shankar, her brother was a renowned Indo-Western fusion musician Ananda Shankar. … Read More


1976 21 Years Old She made her film debut with Mrigayaa in 1976, directed by Mrinal Sen. … Read More
1983 28 Years Old …  This was in 1983, while she reviewed; "Aajker Ekalabya"; a ballet on the theme of Guru-Disciple relationship as prevalent in the present day society.


1986 31 Years Old Mamata is married to Chandrodoy Ghosh, and runs the Udayan - Mamta Shankar Dance Company, which was founded in 1986, and which travels extensively throughout the world, with the 'Mamata Shankar Ballet Troupe'.
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