Anu Choudhury left oriya film industry when she was in No 1 position. After she also acted in some oriya films, but these movies are not as successful as her earlier films. Anu’s place of birth is Bhubaneswar. She has completed her schooling, college life in Bhubaneswar. Anu graduated from RD Womens College, Bhubaneswar. Her father is a well known editor and teleserial producer.
Anu Choudhury acted as a child artist in the oriya film ‘Badhu Nirupama’. But as a main lead heroine she was launched in film ‘Maa Gojabayani’. She has done many films in different languages. Now she made her debut in bollywood through a hindi movie ‘Nirvana13’. She got some beautiful compliments for her role in this movie.
About Anu Choudhury:
Name – Anu Choudhury
Full name – Choudhury Anasuya Das
Nick name – Munu
Date of birth – 30th August 1979
Age – 39 years
Place of birth – Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India
Height – 5 Feet 5 Inches
Eye Color – Brown
Parents – Rabi Choudhury & Saudamini Choudhury
Marital Status – Married/Divorcee
Language know – Odia,Hindi,English & Bangla.
Favourite food – Chocolateand Icecream.
Favourite actress – Aparajita Mohanty & Maheswata Roy.
Favourite color – Black.
Favourite dress – T-sirt & jeans
Educational Qualification – Anu Choudhury is a IT Graduate.
Early Life of Anu Choudhury:
Anu Choudhury was born in Bhubaneswar to Odia film editor Rabi Choudhury and Soudamini Choudhury on August 30,1979. Rabi Chaudhury was a film make-up man and an editor, so she was quite familiar with film industry being a girl 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 before commencing a career as a film actress.Before coming to Oriya film industry she had never thought to be an actress.Yaa, in her early age she had acted in two Oriya movies as child artist. Before being an actress she had given voice for many actresses in films in her infant age.
Schooling and Education:
Anu Chowdhury is a IT Graduate. Since entering in to the entartainment line she became the dreem girl of thousands of odia peope with her qualities both in beauties and acting . From her debut “Maa Gojabayani” to “Kathantara”, Anu has been counted as leading and dependable actress and has made her presence felt in Oriya peoples. She is considered as most wanted actress as on the lines of veteran actresses Mahasweta and Aparajita.
Anu choudhury married life was not a good. She got a married to a businessman Sandip Mishra on march 3, 2006 and separated on 18 july,2016.
Career in Oriya industry:
Anu Choudhury begins her career in Oriya cinema as a child artist. She acted as child artist in two movies, one is Badhu Maa Gojabayani which was a huge hit in 1998.With her in the 1st movie there was no such big stars, but still with her effort she was eligible to compete with Rachana Banarjee during that period. She won praise for her acting in the film. For her first movie she got Best Actress award for that movie in Chalachitra Jagat award .Since then, she has acted in a number of films, Biswaprakash. In Biswaprakash she acted with internationally acclaimed actress Nandita Das which movie is a part of Indian Panorama. Then after she did movies like Mana rahigala tumari thare, Maa o mamata, Gare sindura dhare luha. Gare sindura dhare luha was one of the turning point of her career as from this movie she was considered as an actress who cam do serious role also. For this movie she got State Film Award as best actress.
Other Language Cinema:
Her first film in Bengali was Ram Lakshman but Surya was released first in 2004. Both films had Prosenjit Chatterjee in male lead. She has also acted in a Telugu movie Subha Bela directed by V.B. Ramana. Anu Choudhury is considered as the most beautiful and versatile actress of Oriya film industry. According to all Oriya directors and producers she is the most punctual and work loving actress of orissa. Anu gave a super hit movie ” Maa Gojabayani” at the entry of her into film industry.
After that she gave a lot hit and super hit movie for Oriya film industry and became favorite of all directors. In her film career she has acted with many talented directors and costars. After her movie Hari Bhai harena she gave a new definition to orissa cinema.
Her 1st telugu movie “Subhavela” was a hit and that movie was a very controversial movie at that time. At the peak of her career she got married and after a very short time period, she had seven releases as lead actress in a single year 2007 out of which four were hits.
Due to some personal issues she left Oriya industry for two years and back to industry after two years with two flop movies.But again she gave a hit number with ” Pahili Raja” in which she had played a cop character which was very challenging and got many awards for that.She has also acted in a Hindi movie nirvana 13 directed by jitin rawat also starring Sandeep Kulkarni proposed to be released in 2011. Her latest release was kemiti e bandhana which also starred Bollywood actor Chandrachur Singh. The film got a huge response.
Anu Choudhury Film Career :
Oriya Films :
Hey Prabhu Dekha De
Hare Krushna Hare Ram
Kemiti E Bandhana
Tume Hin Saathi Mora
Samaya Hatare Dori
Hasiba Pouni Mo Suna Sansara
Lal Tuku Tuku Sadhaba Bahu
Tumaku Paruni Ta Bhuli
Topaye Sindur Di Topa Luha
Chaka Chaka Bhaunri
Om Shanti Om
Pua Moro Jagata Jita
Samay Kheluchi Chaka Bhaunri
Rakhi Bandhili Mo Rakhiba Mana
Rakata Kahiba Kiye Kahara
Sasu Ghara chalijibi
Rakhiba Jadi Se Mariba Kiye
Hari Bhai Harena
Gare Sindura Dhare Luha
Mana Rahigala Tumari Thare
Maa O Mamata
Badhu Nirupama (Child Artist)
Bengali Movies :
Jamai Raja (2009)
Bhagya Chakra (2008)
Mayer Mukti (2007)
Shudhu Tomar Jonyo (2007)
Dadar Adesh (2005)
Shatrur Santan (2005)
Mayer Mon (2004)
Ram Lakshman (2004)
Bhaier Shapath (2003)
Randi Bazar (2003)
Telugu Movies :
Hindi Movies :
Nirvana 13 (By Jitin Rawat to be released in 2011)
Awards Of Anu Choudhury :
State Awards :
Anu has received the glorious Orissa State Film Awards for Best Actress four times
2001: Orissa State Film Awards, Gare sindura Dhare Luha
2002: Orissa State Film Awards, Rakhi bandhili mo rakhiba mana
2004: Orissa State Film Awards, Omm Santi Omm
2005: Orissa State Film Awards, Sashughara Chalijibi
International Awards :
2006: Best Actress award for Kathantara in Cine India Award,Noida
2011: Best Actress award for Nirvana 13 in Los Angeles Movie Award