Kokana Sen Sharma is an Indian actress and director, who started her career as a child artist from the movie “Indira” which was released in 1983. She got attention from the English-language movie “Mr. and Mrs. Layer” opposite to Mithun Chakraborty and her mother Aparna sen which was awarded by national film Awards for Best Actress.

Born on 3rd December 1979, Kolkata, India, she has played numbers of movies such as “Wake Up Sid”, “Ek Thi Dayan”, “Aaja Nachle”, “15 Park Avenue” with stars like Ranbir Kapoor, Emraan Hashmi, Madhuri Dixit and so on.


Kokana Sen Sharma’s Early Life

Kokana was born to Mukul Sharma (a famous writer and journalist) and Aparna Sen (Actress and director) and has an elder sister Kamalini Chatterjee. She passed her degree in 2001 from English from St. Stephen’s College, Delhi.

She is married to Ranvir Shorey (actor) in 2010 and is blessed with a son Haroon. This couple separated after five years long relationship in 2015.


Kokana Sen Sharma ‘s Career

Kokana made her debut as a child actress in Bengali movie “Indra” and did “Ek Je Aachhe Kanya” as an adult actress which was released in 2000. But her performance in the movie “Mr. and Mrs. Lyer” made her stand in the B-town.

She was offered the lead role in Mira Nair’s Hollywood movie but due to certain reason, she couldn’t enroll herself to the project.  But she made her performances at “15 Park Avenue”, “The President Is Coming” and “Amu”.


Beside Hollywood movies, she has done Hindi and Bengali movies such as “Akira”, “Kadambari”, “Talvar”, “Fashion”, “Life in a … Metro”, “Atithi Tum Kab Jaoge” and also has done horror movies “Ek Tha Dayan” produced by Ekta Kapoor and Vishal Bhardwaj.

Also, she has directed the movies “Naamkoron” in 2006 and “A Death In the Gunj” in 2015.

Kokana Sen Sharma ‘s Award and Achievement

Being one of the national and international actresses, she has won many awards and nominations which include Filmfare Awards, Zee Cine Awards, IIFA Awards, Kalakar Awards and some Bengali Awards.

She was also awarded by 11th New York Indian film Festival Awards and Mahindra Indo-American Arts Council (MIAAC) Film Festival for Best Actress for “Iti Mirinalini” and “Dosar”.


Kokana Sen Sharma’s Net Worth

She is one of the prominent actresses of Bollywood industry. She charges about 75 lakh-1 crores INR acting per movies. She has an estimated net worth of $5 million which she earned from her career in acting and directing the movies. She also has many properties in her hometown Kolkata, India.

Her next flick movie “Lipstick Under My Burkha” is to be released in 2017 starring Ratna Pathak, Aahana Kumrah, and Palabit Borthakur.