Debashree Roy (Actress) Age, Husband, Family, Biography & More

Debashree Roy

Real NameDebashree Roy
NicknameMiss Chumki
ProfessionActress, Dancer, Politician, Producer, Choreographer
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 165 cm
in meters- 1.65 m
in feet inches- 5’ 5”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 60 kg
in pounds- 132 lbs
Eye ColourBrown
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth8 August 1961
Age (as in 2017) 56 Years
Birth PlaceKolkata, West Bengal, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signLeo
HometownKolkata, West Bengal, India
Educational QualificationPost Graduate
DebutFilm: Pagol Thakur (1966, as a child artist)
Nadi Theke Sagare (1978, in a lead role)
FamilyFather- Birendra Kishore Roy
Mother- Arati Roy
Siblings- 6 (all Elder)
HobbiesCooking, Travelling, Writing, Reading
Favourite Things
Favourite FoodFish, Kadhai Chicken, Cheese Chilly Mushrooms
Favourite ActorMithun Chakraborty
Favourite ActressesRekha, Jai Bachchan
Favourite ColoursRed, Blue
Favourite PoetsAmrita Pritam, Gulzar
Boys, Affairs and More
Marital StatusDivorced
Affairs/BoyfriendsSandeep Patil (Cricketer)Sandeep Patil
Husband/SpouseProsenjit Chatterjee (Actor, m.1992– div.1995)Debashree Roy ex husband
ChildrenSon- None
Daughter- None

Debashree RoySome Lesser Known Facts About Debashree Roy

  • Does Debashree Roy smoke?: No
  • Does Debashree Roy drink alcohol?: No
  • Debashree is is truly multi-talented as she is a fine actress, dancer, and choreographer.
  • She gave her first dance stage performance at the tender age of 3.
  • She started her acting career as a child artist at the age of 6.
  • She got fame as a child artist at the age of 9, for her role of ‘Ranu’ in the Bengali film ‘Kuheli’ (1971). Debashree Roy in Kuheli
  • She is a trained Indian classical, tribal and folk dancer.
  • Initially, she learned dancing skills from her mother and eldest sister and then Bandana Sen, but later on, she was trained by Kelucharan Mahapatra.
  • She has worked in 100+ movies in various languages, such as – Bengali, Tamil, and Hindi.
  • She has won several awards including a ‘National Film Award’, ‘Banga Bibhushan’, 3 ‘BFJA Awards’, 5 ‘Kalakar Awards’, an ‘Anandalok Puraskar’ and ‘Bharat Nirman Award’.
  • She is the maternal aunt of Bollywood actress Rani MukerjiDebashree Roy with her niece Rani Mukerji
  • She participated in many classical and folk dance dramas like ‘Bichitro’, ‘Vasavdatta’ (production of Natraj Troupe), ‘Swapner Sandhane’ etc.
  • In 2011, she became the Member of the Legislative Assembly from ‘Raidighi constituency’.
  • She runs a non-profit organization namely ‘Debasree Roy Foundation’ for the cause of stray animals.