This Bengali beauty learnt Bharatanatyam and is a very good dancer in that classical form. Though she debuted in a Hindi film, she has appeared in South Indian movies as well. She was also seen in TV ads of brands like Neelkamal furniture, Parachute, Fair and Lovely and Ayush.
South indian actress Kamalinee Mukherjee stills on press meet
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After her graduation she attended a workshop on theatre in Mumbai, which helped her a lot in learning acting. After graduation she took up a management course in New Delhi, but left it midway.
Kamalinee Mukherjee was born and brought up in Kolkata. Her father is a well established businessman in the city, where as her mother is a garment designer. She has two younger sisters.
She is a very active girl having too many hobbies. Her hobbies includes painting, cooking, listening music, reading, writing poems, watching films and dancing
Before coming to cinema Mukherjee was doing modelling and she worked for brands like Fair & Lovely , Parachute , Ayush and Neelkamal Furniture.
Kamalinee Mukherjee is graduted in English literature. She has great interest in writing poems and she also written some poems. She sent three of her best poems to poems.com” each titled as Thoughts, Solitude and Confusion. The website has selected one among the poems for an an International Poetry Contest, where along with one of the 150 people all over the world, she was invited to Washington, D.C. for a seminar that was presided over by Dalai Lama.
Her acting hindi film debut was through Phir Milenge in 2004. The film was based on the subject of AIDS. Unfortunately the film went unnoticed despite of strong script.
She gained fame in the award winner, telugu movie Anand in 2004.
For her telugu debut Anand in 2004 Mukherjee won the Nandi Award for the Best Leading Actress. The fim won 6 prestigious 2004 Nandi Awards bestowed by the Government of Andhra Pradesh.
Kamalinee Mukherjee quotes
“I am very expressive and spontaneous. I am very persistent. I love acting. I am very stubborn. I can be very impatient, when it comes to what I want . I am very sarcastic ”
“Now I am working on a story and in fifteen years from now I will make a Bengali film based on that story. Meantime, I will get married and have children. When kids grow up and when I have time to spare sometime for filmmaking, then I will direct this film. That film deals with something I observed all my life.”
“I was acting in plays since my childhood. I did school plays, amateur plays, college plays and professional production. I love being on the stage. In my school plays, I always did the role of a boy.”
“Theater is my passion. Theater and dance come to me spontaneously. I am a trained Bharata Natyam dancer for the past 8 years.”
“I love jeans. I am more comfortable in jeans. Jeans and t-shirt is my normal ware.”
“My main motto in life is to spread happiness. If I spread happiness, it comes back to me. I do it very consciously and unconsciously.”
” I do not have any filmy background. I entered the film industry with sea of hopes. I am swimming across giant waves.”
” I love film industry and the medium of Big screen. Let it be any language. Recently, my film with Kamal Hasan sir released for Telugu audience. My role, though short could make a strong impression. For the last three days, I got several calls from my well-wishers. I am thankful to them for their words of appreciation.”
“I regret for not getting to work with lot of good people. But I have no regrets about doing Godavari. All other opportunities will come back for me. But Godavari is like a lifetime chance. Godavari was something which I wanted to be a part of.”
“On an average, a regular commercial Bengali film is not really recommended. But there are different categories of Bengali directors who take their cinema very seriously. They come out with really good stuff. These directors are called arty directors. If I do a Bengali film, I will make sure that it is an arty film.”
Kamalinee Mukherjee’s movie list
- Jalsa [ Pawan Kalyan , Ileana D'Cruz , Ali , Prakash Raj , Kamalinee Mukherji , Parvati Melton ]
- Gamyam [ Allari Naresh , Kamalinee Mukherji , Sharwanand , Rao Ramesh ]
- Happy Days [ Varun Sandesh , Nikhil Siddharth , Tamanna Bhatia , Gayatri Rao , Kamalinee Mukherji , Vamsee Krishna , Raahul , Monali Chowdhary ]
- Godavari [ Sumanth , Kamalinee Mukherji , Tanikella Bharani , Neetu Chandra , Gangadhar Panday ]
- Style [ Prabhu Deva , Raghava Lawrence , Charmme Kaur , Kamalinee Mukherji , Raja ]
- Anand [ Raja , Kamalinee Mukherji , Anish Kuruvilla , Satya Krishnan ]
- Vettaiyaadu Vilaiyaadu [ Kamal Haasan , Kamalinee Mukherji , Jyothika , Daniel Balaji , Prakash Raj , Saleem Baig ]