Seema Biswas, the actress who brought alive the screen beauty Phoolan Devi in Shekhar Kapur’s Bandit Queen, is known for realistic cinema. The film Bandit Queen brought Seema Biswas to prominence with National and Filmfare Awards. Her journey to becoming a successful actress is tied to the bandit queen. On the birthday of Seema Biswas, she knows 10 films that have received the most popular and highest ratings. Of these, you have hardly seen all the films.
Seema inherited acting legacy from her mother
Seema Biswas Born in Guwahati, Assam, Biswas became 56 years old on 14 January. In childhood, Seema’s parents brought her to Nalbari. Seema’s mother Asami was a well-known actress in cinema and theater. On her mother’s wish, Seema Biswas started working in plays. Later, Seema Biswas intended to pursue a career in acting and took admission in the National School of Drama in Delhi.
During NSD, she started acting for a drama company. In 1992, he used to get the lead role in the drama but the remuneration was only 800 rupees a month, which made it difficult for him to live. To get more work, Seema started sending her pictures to the directors.
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Seema Biswas`s told in an interview that those days Shekhar Kapoor was working on the film Bandit Queen and he saw some pictures of me. He suddenly came to see my play to test my acting. According to media reports, Seema’s superb performance in the drama convinced Shekhar Kapoor and he offered the film Bandit Queen.
Shekhar Kapoor made the film Bandit Queen on Mala Sen’s book written on the life of Phoolan Devi. As soon as its release in 1994, the film went on the screen and Seema became the headline. Bandit Queen Film won the National Film Award while Seemaeived the National Award for Best Actor. Bandit Queen was the second film of Seema Biswas’s career. Later, Seema did hundreds of films in many languages and won dozens of awards.
Seema Biswas made her film debut in the 1994 Shekhar Kapoor film Bandit Queen. Where Phoolan Devi’s character earned her much fame. After this, Seema played the co-star in many of the best films. Some of Seema’s best films are Bandit Queen, Khamoshi: The Musical, Bhoot, Ek Hasina Thi, Vivah and Half Girlfriend.
Seema Biswas has won many awards for her performance. These include Filmfare’s Best Female Debut Award in 1997 for the film Bandit Queen, as well as the National Film Award for the same film, the Star Screen Award in 1997, and the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award in 2001.