Tillotama Shome Biography, Facts & Life Story

Tillotama Shome Indian Actress

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Known ForIndian film actress


Full Name:Tillotama Shome



Date of Birth:Not Known

Birthplace:Kolkata, West Bengal, India

Zodiac Sign: Not know

Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Height:5 feet 3 inches (1.61 m)

Weight:115 lbs (52 kg)

Body Measurements:34-28-34

Waist:28 inches

Hips:34 inches


Dress Size:8 (US)

Hair Color:Black

Eye Color:Dark Brown

Tillotama Shome is a high-spirited actress, born in Kolkata, West Bengal, India.  She has done a double Masters in English Literature and Educational Theatre from New York University. In 2001, she made her debut movie “Monsoon Wedding” which was directed by Mira Nair. In the movie, she portrayed the role of Alice for which she got huge acclaim. Apart from movies, she has also acted in a variety of theater plays. A very few people know that she is a member of Bachchan’s family as her husband Kunal is the son of Jaya Bachchan’s sister.


Before joining the film industry, Tillotama Shome took the start of her career as an artist and taught Art at Creative Arts. It’s an organization that conveys social awareness messages through theatre. In 2001, she made her acting debut with a movie named “Monsoon Wedding” which was directed by Mira Nair. Subsequently, she got many offers and worked in numerous Hindi and English movies. Meanwhile, she established herself as the best actress in Bengali, Punjabi, and Nepali cinema. She is one of the finest actresses and has worked for 16 years in Hollywood and Bollywood. Undoubtedly, she has an incredible talent as she had given splendid performances during her career life. In 2009, she appeared in an English-Australian movie “The Waiting City” which was directed by Claire McCarthy. Later, appeared in another movie “Gangor” which was based on a novel written by Mahashweta Devi. It was directed for the purpose of raising social awareness. Thereafter, she made an appearance in the Bengali movie “Tasher Desh” by Qaushiq Mukherjee. In the movie, she worked alongside Soumyak Kanri Debiswas and Anubrata Basu. While it was released in 2012. Also, she acted in the movie “Shangai” which was directed by Dibaker Banerjee. However, Tillotama Shome has worked in many movies and made herself a successful actress.


Tillotama Shome was honored with the title “Best Actress” for the movie “Qissa” in the new Horizons Competition of the 7th Abu Dhabi Film Festival.

Tillotama Shome Education

Qualification: Masters in English Literature Masters in Educational Theatre

School: Not Known

College: New York University, New York
Lady Shri Ram College for Women, New Delhi

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Tillotama Shome Career

Profession: Actress

Known For: Indian film actress

Debut TV Series/Movie: Film Debut: Monsoon Wedding (2001)  

Salary: Under Review

Net Worth: Under Review

Family & Relatives

Father: Not Known

Mother: Not Known

Brother(s): Gaurav Shome

Sister(s): Not Known

Marital Status: Married

Husband/Boyfriend: Kunal Ross

Son(s): Not Known

Daughter(s): Not Known

Tillotama Shome Favorites

Hobbies: Cooking, reading and theatre plays

Favorite Actor: Irrfan Khan and Javier Bardem

Favorite Actress: Bollywood Films: Jaane Bhi do Yaaro Hollywood Films: Sherlock Holmes and Once upon a Time in Anatolya

Favorite Food: Prawns

Favorite Destination: Goa,Darjeeling

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