Rituparna Sengupta, a prominent Actress, Dancer, Social Worker, Entrepreneur and Producer, in true sense epitomizes Women Empowerment.

Graduating from Lady Brabourne College, Rituparna embarked on her acting journey with the Bengali TV series Shwet Kapot in 1989. Soon after, she made her big-screen debut in the Odia film Kotia Manish Gotiye Jaga in 1991. Known for her roles in critically acclaimed Bengali films like Dahan, Drishtikon, Rajkahini, and Moner Manush, Rituparna's contribution to regional cinema has been exemplary. She later ventured into Bollywood with Teesra Kaun in 2004, displaying her versatility across different film industries, and acted in more than 200 Indian films across six regional languages including Bollywood. Some big releases in Bengali and Hindi are in the pipeline as well.

With a career spanning decades, she has garnered numerous accolades, the prominent ones being Sunmarg Aparajita award for Inspiration to Cinema, Outlook Business award for Women of Worth, Bharat Nirman Award, and a National Film Award for Best Actress. She has also won innumerable other awards including Best Actress awards from Filmfare (including Critics Choice awards), BFJA (Bengali Film Journalists’ Association), Anandalok Awards, and Kalakar Awards, just to name a few. In 2022 she was also conferred with Banga Bhusan by the Honourable Chief Minister of West Bengal, which is the highest civilian award.

Rituparna has also been a producer and an entrepreneur, having produced very interactive and interesting films from literature and her recent release being Datta by Sarat Chandra Chattopadhya.

She is also the president of Shilpi Sangsad, a forum of artistes in the Bengali film industry, which is dedicated for the wellbeing of distressed technicians and artists.

She has also taken lot of interest in writing. She wrote columns in eminent newspapers like The Telegraph and Anand Bazar Patrika, and also penned articles for India Today, Times, and other magazines and newspapers. It does not end here, as her book of poems will get inaugurated in the next book fair.

Recently she has started a platform called Onerishta which is about empowering of mind, body and soul. It caters to the well being of human beings through dance, music and wellness.

Reliability, Leadership & Discipline are some of her core values, and having established herself as a versatile performer, Rituparna’s story would be incomplete without mentioning that she is also a Manipuri and Odisi dancer with performances all across the globe. She has also produced dance reality shows and runs her own troupe as well.

Rituparna is also deeply committed to social service. She actively supports causes such as thalassemia, orphanages, street children, old age homes, and individuals with visual and hearing impairments. Recognized as the Brand Ambassador of World Wildlife Fund for Environmental Development, she has also served as a social ambassador for numerous NGOs and women's organizations, including Life Beyond Cancer, which deals with paediatric cancer. For her, social work is a moral obligation, and making a difference is her passion, also inspiring other artists and individuals to bring about a positive change in the society.

She is an epitome of talent, professionalism, kindness and humility. More power to females like her, especially when they do not just achieve, but also inspire to achieve, and all this while she also plays the role of a mother and wife, as she takes care of her family who lives in Singapore.