Every time Konkona Sen Sharma has proved her spirit, tenacity and her personality on the screen beyond the doubts. She is truly a powerhouse performer. On the auspicious occasion of her 43rd birthday today, let’s take a look at 3 of her most ideal and important roles in this long and memorable journey.
Madhvi Sharma (Page 3)
The story of Page 3 revolves around an ambitious journalist Madhvi Sharma(Konkona) who goes through a very difficult time. From the dark side of the film industry to suicide attempt by her roommate, all leave an imprint on Madhvi’s emotional state of mind. Konkona shows the twist and turn in Madhvi’s journey in a very convincing way.
Shireen Aslam (Lipstick Under My Burkha)
Shireen Aslam is one of the most powerful character of Konkona Sen Sharma who always try to come out of her extremely painful situation with multiple abortions and domestic oppression. All the times, she continue to dream for a better life. Konkona’s nuanced expressions are truly very admirable.
Meenakshi Iyer (Mr. and Mrs. Iyer)
Portraying a Tamil Brahmin, Konkona as Meenakshi Iyer reveals her joy, happiness, satisfaction, dignity and also the unhappiness, distress in a very tangible and concrete way.
The story showcases her bus journey with her baby to meet her husband. On the journey, she meets Raja Chowdhury, a Muslim wildlife photographer. The story, then, narrates how she gets drawn to him. Sometimes Konkona can touch your soul without saying even a single word. She bagged National Film Award for the Best Actress for this role.