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Konkona

Postby raja » Sat May 22, 2010 10:06 pm

My current avatar is Konkona Sen Sharma.
Other than having Madhubala and Hema Malini as my avatars in the past, I have not normally had avatars of actors/actresses.
After the recent World Cup, I wanted to change my Bresnan avatar.
I decided to go with Konkona.

She is my current favourite Hindi film actress.
I am HUGELY impressed by her "natural" acting and have seen quite a few of her films.
I will gladly see a film for her alone (and I cannot say that for many actresses).

If I had to pick 5 actresses of the last 50 years for their "natural" acting (i.e when they act you do not even realise they are acting), I would pick
Konkona Sen Sharma
Shabana Azmi
Jaya Bhaduri
Smita Patíl
Kajol

Honorary mentions : Meena Kumari, Waheeda Rehman.

What do you guys think ?

Maybe it is partly to do with the roles she plays. I think she picks her roles well. She does meaningful roles that allow her to put up a good performance.

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Re: Konkona

Postby Ranjith » Sat May 22, 2010 10:14 pm

I dont know anything abt her but im pretty sure she will end up as an "Item number" girl or something similar :D

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Re: Konkona

Postby squarecut » Sun May 23, 2010 5:06 am

There are two Sen dynasties in Indian movie world. One is Suchitra Sen dynasty and another is Aparna Sen dynasty.

Konkona Sen Sharma belongs to Aparna Sen dynasty. She is the daughter of Aparna Sen who was a legendary actress in Bangla movies.

Suchitra Sen's dynasty is bigger. Suchitra Sen, like Aparna Sen was a legendary acress of Bangla movies. Her daughter was the Bangla movie actress Moon Moon Sen. Moon Moon Sen's daughters, Reema Sen and Riya Sen are actresses in Bollywood.

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Re: Konkona

Postby raja » Sun May 23, 2010 5:31 am

I think what is setting Konkona apart at the moment is the type of roles she is playing.
AFAIK (I may be wrong), she does not play the typical masala entertainer (Akshay Kumar, Salman Khan type) with plenty of loud music and not much in terms of content.
Her roles have been normal "woman" roles - which allow her to act like a normal person.
Whether in Mr. and Mrs. Iyer or 15 Park Avenue or Omkara or Mixed Doubles or even Wake Up Sid or Luck By Chance.

Indian cinema (and the audience) has really matured over the last few years.
This allows actors like Konkona (and Rahul Bose, Ranvir Shorey) to show their ability in (what is still called) "parallel" cinema.

In the past, "parallel" cinema usually meant boring, arty stuff.
Not anymore.

Ranjith, I do not agree with you. :-)
My Konkona will never become just an item girl.
She may do the odd item girl dance but she will still do roles with substance.

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Re: Konkona

Postby asterix » Sun May 23, 2010 9:57 am

Any Sen will do for me..:up:

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Re: Konkona

Postby shourey » Sun May 23, 2010 1:59 pm

Ranjith wrote:I dont know anything abt her but im pretty sure she will end up as an "Item number" girl or something similar :D


I dont think she is item number material, so she picks roles that suit her.

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Re: Konkona

Postby raja » Sun May 23, 2010 2:05 pm

asterix wrote:Any Sen will do for me..:up:

There are so many Sens out there, can you please not cast your evil eye on sweet Konkona ? :grin:
I don't care about the Moon Moons of the world, or the Rima and Riyas.

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Re: Konkona

Postby Leo » Tue May 25, 2010 6:48 am

I Love Kajol :)

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Re: Konkona

Postby hopeinj » Tue May 25, 2010 1:46 pm

Kajol? Bharath is going to be pissed... lol

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Re: Konkona

Postby bharathh » Tue May 25, 2010 2:13 pm

Eww!!!! Why ruin a thread about lovely ladies like the Sens with the K word :(

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Re: Konkona

Postby asterix » Tue May 25, 2010 3:05 pm

:lmao:

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Re: Konkona

Postby Alishabc » Wed Feb 09, 2011 5:46 am

dnt know about her