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Tillotama Shome Age, Husband, Family, Biography & More

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Age: 44 Years
Husband: Kunal Shome
Hometown: Kolkata, West Bengal

 Tillotama Shome

Bio/Wiki
Profession(s)Actor, Theatre Artist
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 161 cm
in meters- 1.61 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 3”
Eye ColourBrown
Hair ColourBrown
Career
DebutFilm (English): Monsoon Wedding (2001) as Alice
Monsoon Wedding
Film (Bengali): Shadows of Time (2004) as Deepa
Shadows of Time
Film (Hindi): Turning 30 (2011) as Malini Roy
Turning 30
Film (Punjabi): Qissa: The Tale of a Lonely Ghost (2013) as Kanwar
Qissa: The Tale of a Lonely Ghost
Awards2013: Abu Dhabi Film Festival for Best Actress for the Qissa: The Tale of a Lonely Ghost

2019: Best Actor Award by Jagran Film Festival
Tillotama Shome receiving Jagran Film Festival Award
2020: FOI Online Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role for the film Señor

2021: IWM Buzz Digital Award for Best Actress in a Digital Film for Chintu Ka Birthday

2021: Critics Choice Film Award for Best Actress (Female) for the film Señor
Tillotama Shome with her Critics Choice Award
2021: Filmfare Award for Best Actress for the film Señor

2023: Hitlist OTT Award for Best Supporting Actor-Female for the web series Delhi Crime

2023: IWM Buzz Digital Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Negative Role for the web series Delhi Crime
Tillotama Shome with her IWM Buzz Award
2023: Best Supporting Actor (Female) in a Drama Series for ‘Delhi Crime Season 2’ at Filmfare OTT Awards (26 November 2023)
Tillotama Shome with the Best Supporting Actor (Female) award, which she won at the 2023 Filmfare OTT Awards
Personal Life
Date of Birth25 June 1979 (Monday)
Age (as of 2023) 44 Years
BirthplaceKolkata, West Bengal
Zodiac signCancer
NationalityIndian
HometownKolkata, West Bengal
College/University• Lady Shri Ram College, New Delhi
• Delhi University, New Delhi
• New York University, New York City
Educational Qualification• Bachelor of Arts (honours) at Lady Shri Ram College, New Delhi
Tillotama Shome's examination ticket
• Masters in English Literature at Delhi University
• Masters in Educational Theatre at New York University, New York City [1]Mans World India
EthnicityBengali [2]The New Indian Express
Food HabitNon-vegetarian [3]Instagram – Tillotama Shome
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/BoyfriendsKunal Shome
Marriage DateYear, 2015
Tillotama Shome's wedding picture
Family
Husband/SpouseKunal Shome (nephew of the Indian actress Jaya Bachchan)
Tillotama Shome with her husband
ChildrenNone
ParentsFather- Anupam Kumar Shome (retired from the Indian Air Force)
Mother- Baisakhi Shome (former stage performer)
Tillotama Shome's parents
SiblingsBrother- Gaurav Shome (younger)
Tillotama Shome's brother

Tillotama Shome

Some Lesser Known Facts About Tillotama Shome

  • Tillotama Shome is an Indian actor and theatre artist. She mainly works in Hindi films and web series.
  • In an interview, she shared that she used to stammer in childhood. Later, when she started working in theatres, she got over stammering. [4]Telegraph India

    Tillotama Shome's childhood picture with her brother

    Tillotama Shome’s childhood picture with her brother

  • While she was enrolling at New York University, she got a letter of recommendation from the Indian filmmaker Mira Nair.
  • After graduating from NYU, she worked at domestic violence shelters and prisons with the Creative Arts Team.
  • To brush up her acting skills, she joined Asmita Theatre Group, New Delhi
  • She has worked as a model in many print advertisements and photoshoots.

    Tillotama Shome's photo from her first photoshoot

    Tillotama Shome’s photo from her first photoshoot

  • She has also walked the ramp in many popular fashion shows.

    Tillotama Shome in a fashion show

    Tillotama Shome in a fashion show

  • She has been working as a theatre artist for many years. She has performed in many theatre plays like ‘What is Done is Done.’

    Tillotama Shome in a theatre play

    Tillotama Shome in a theatre play

  • She has acted in a few English films such as ‘Little Box of Sweets’ (2006), ‘The Waiting City’ (2009), and ‘Sold’ (2014).

    A still from the film Sold

    A still from the film Sold

  • She did a Bengali film ‘Tasher Desh’ in 2012.

    Tasher Desh

    Tasher Desh

  • Some of her Hindi films as an actor are ‘Shanghai’ (2012), ‘Hindi Medium’ (2017), ‘Sir’ (2018), and ‘Angrezi Medium’ (2020).

    Hindi Medium

    Hindi Medium

  • In 2012, Shome acted in the German film ‘Monsoon.’ She played the role of Shanti in the film.
  • She has appeared in various English short films like ‘Clap Clap’ (2003), ‘Butterfly’ (2003), ‘Long After’ (2006), and ‘Zamir and Preeti: A Love Story’ (2009).

    Butterfly

    Butterfly

  • She acted in the 2013 Nepali short film ‘Sahasi Chori’ in which she played the role of Radha.

    Sahasi Chori (Brave Girl)

    Sahasi Chori (Brave Girl)

  • She has also appeared in a few Hindi short films like ‘Nayantara’s Necklace’ (2015) and ‘Love Shots’ (2016).
  • She has acted in various Hindi web series like  ‘Mentalhood (2020; ALTBalaji and ZEE5), ‘Delhi Crime’ (2022; Netflix), ‘The Night Manager’ (2023; Disney+ Hotstar), ‘Tooth Pari: When Love Bites’ (2023; Netflix), and ‘Lust Stories 2’ (2023; Netflix).

    Tooth Pari: When Love Bites

    Tooth Pari: When Love Bites

  • She loves animals and has shared many pictures of them on her social media accounts.
  • She oftenly smokes cigarettes.

    Tillotama Shome holding a cigarette

    Tillotama Shome holding a cigarette

  • She regularly practices yoga to remain fit.

    Tillotama Shome doing yoga

    Tillotama Shome doing yoga

  • Whenever she gets time from her busy schedule, she enjoys travelling and reading books.

    Tillotama Shome during her trip

    Tillotama Shome during her trip

  • She has appeared on various magazine covers such as ISHQ, HT Brunch, Filmfare, Runway Square, and Cosmopolitan.

    Tillotama Shome featured on HT Brunch magazine

    Tillotama Shome featured on HT Brunch magazine