Anu Choudhury

Anu Choudhury

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Anu Choudhury Profile

  • Name:
  • Anu Choudhury
  • Born:
  • August 30, 1979
  • Father:
  • Rabi Choudhury
  • Mother:
  • Soudamini Choudhury

Anu Choudhury Biography

Anu Choudhury is a leading actress of Bengali and Oriya films. She has acted in more than 50 films. Her debut Oriya film was Maa Goja Bayani and Bengali film was Surya released in 2004. Born and brought up in the capital city of Bhubaneswar, Anu began her career as a child artist in "Badhu Nirupama" and later became a noted heroine of the industry. Her father is Oriya film editor and makeup man Rabi Choudhury and mother is Soudamini Choudhury. She debut Telugu with "Subhavela" in 2000 which was moderate success at box office. However she couldn’t make it big in South. She has also acted in Bollywood movie, Nirvana 13 (2011). Though the movie never got released in India, she received best actress award at Los Angeles movie award, 2012. She won 4 Oriya state awards for best actress during the period, 2001 to 2005, missing the 2003 year only. 


Anu was born in Bhubaneswar to Oriya film editor Rabi Choudhury and Soudamini Choudhury on August 30, 1979. Thus she was familiar with the industry as she was from film background. But it was never her dream to become an actress. But she has worked as child artist and has even dubbed for some heroines of the industry. She graduated from R D Women's College in home science. But later she was spotted by many leading directors of the industry and thus her career paved way to cinema.


Her first film as main lead actress was Maa Gojabayani which was a huge hit in 1998. The movie was without big stars and her work was appreciated. Not only that, she won State award for best actress Chalachitra Jagat award. She has won Orissa state award for best actress for the movies, Gare Sindura Dhare Luha (2001), Rakhi bandhili mo rakhiba mana (2002), Omm Santi Omm (2004) and Sashughara Chalijibi (2005). Thus she was the top actress during the first half of 2000’s. Her role in Dhauli express also needs special mention.

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Updated: July 08, 2018


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