|Real Name||Shonali Bose|
|Professions||Film Director, Producer, and Writer|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 160 cm
in meters- 1.60 m
in feet inches- 5’ 3”
|Weight (approx.)||in kilograms- 50 kg
in pounds- 110 lbs
|Date of Birth||3 June 1965|
|Age (as in 2018)||53 Years|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Gemini|
|Schools||The Lawrence School, Sanawar, Kasauli, Himachal Pradesh, India
Jamnabai Narsee School ( JNS ) Mumbai
Loreto House, Kolkata
|College/University||Miranda House, Delhi University
Columbia University, New York
|Educational Qualification||Master Degree in Political Science|
|Debut||Film:- Amu (2005)
|Hobbies||Listening to Music, Watching Movies, Photography|
|Awards, Honours, Achievements||Best Film, Best Script, Best Direction - Filmmaker of the Year for 'Margarita with a Straw' (2015)|
|Boys, Affairs and More|
|Marital Status||Married but Separated|
|Children||Sons- Ishan Pain (Late), Vivan Pain
|Parents||Names not known|
Cousin- Malini Chib
|Favourite Actor||Amir Khan|
Some Lesser Known Facts About Shonali Bose
- Does Shonali Bose smoke?: Not Known
- Does Shonali Bose drink alcohol?: Not Known
- Bose has worked as an organizer for the National Lawyers Guild for about a year.
- During her school and college years, she used to work as an actress in theatres.
- Prior to becoming a professional director, she directed some short films; The Gendarme Is Here and Undocumented, Lifting the Veil.
- In 2005, Bose achieved her breakthrough with her first feature film and biographical drama Amu, which was based on her own novel of the same name.
- Amu was screened at international film festivals in Berlin and Toronto. Amu was critically acclaimed and won Bose several national and international awards for the film.
- Her 2015 film, Margarita with a Straw caught the global attention and received various awards around the World. This film was inspired by Bose’s cousin Malini who is one year younger to Bose.
- On September 13, 2013, she lost her 16-year-old son Ishan in a freak accident involving an electric razor.