Tillotama Shome

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Tillotama Shome
Biography
NameTillotama Shome (तिल्लोतामा शोम)
Full NameTillotama Shome Ross
ProfessionIndian actress
Years Active2001-Present
Date of BirthJune 25, 1978
Age (In 2022)44 Years
Birth PlaceKolkata, West Bengal, India
HometownKolkata, West Bengal, India
NationalityIndian
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ReligionHinduism
CasteKayastha
Mother TongueBengali
ZodiacCancer
Physical Stats
Heightin centimeters- 160 cm
in meters- 1.60 m
in Feet Inches- 5ft 3in
Eye ColorBrown
Hair ColorBlack
Family and Marriage Details
Marital StatusMarried
Husband/SpouseKunal Ross (Jaya Bachchan's Nephew)
tillotama shome with her husband kunal ross
Marriage DateMarch 29, 2015
kunal ross and tillotama shome marriage picture
Parents
FatherAnupam Kumar Shome 1
tillotama shome with her father anupam kumar shome
MotherBaishakhi Shome
tillotama shome with her mother baishakhi shome
Sibling(s)
Brother(s)Gaurav Shome
tillotama shome childhood picture with her brother gaurav shome
Other Relative(s)
Father-in-lawHoward Ross
tillotama shome with her father-in-law howard ross
Mother-in-lawNeeta Ross
Education Details
SchoolNot Known
CollegeNew York University, New York
Lady Shri Ram College for Women, New Delhi
Educational QualificationMasters in English Literature
Masters in Educational Theatre
Filmography
Debut MovieMonsoon Wedding (2001)
MoviesDeep 6 (Bengali, 2021)
Angrezi Medium (2020)
Dheet Patangey (2020)
Chintu Ka Birthday (2019)
Raahgir: The Wayfarers (2019)
Is Love Enough? Sir (2018)
Manto (2018)
Kadvi Hawa (2017)
The Song of Scorpions (2017)
A Death in the Gunj (2017)
Hindi Medium (2017)
Union Leader (2017)
Budhia Singh: Born to Run (2016)
The Letters (English, 2015)
Ludo (Bengali, 2015)
Monsoon Baby (German, 2014)
Children of War (2014)
Sold (English, 2014)
Qissa: The Tale of a Lonely Ghost (Punjabi, 2013)
Aatma (2013)
Tasher Desh (Bengali, 2012)
Shanghai (2012)
Turning 30 (2011)
Gangor (English-Bengali, 2010)
The Waiting City (English, 2009)
Little Box of Sweets (English, 2006)
Shadows of Time (Bengali, 2004)
Monsoon Wedding (2001)
TV SeriesLove Shots (2016)
Futurestates (English, 2010)
Web SeriesDelhi Crime Season 2 (2022)
Mentalhood (2020)
Short MoviesNayantara's Necklace (2015)
Sahasi Chori (Nepali, 2013)
Boond (2009)
Clap Clap (English, 2009)
Zamir and Preeti: A Love Story (English, 2009)
Long After (English, 2006)
Butterfly (English, 2003)
Award(s)/Title(s)
Best Actor for 'Raahgir: The Wayfarers' at at UK Asian Film Festival, 2021
Best Actress (Critics) for 'Is Love Enough? Sir' at Filmfare Awards, 2018
Contact/Social Media Details
Twittertwitter.com/TillotamaShome/ (16k followers)
Facebookfacebook.com/profile.php?id=100063489979403
Instagraminstagram.com/tillotamashome/ (106k followers)
Email[email protected]
Other Details
Family Picture
tillotama shome and kunal ross with their family
Facts
Tillotama Shome is an Indian actress known for Monsoon Wedding (2001), A Death in the Gunj (2017), Sir (2018) & Delhi Crime Season 2 (2022).
Tillotama was born on June 25, 1978 in a bengali kayastha family to Anupam Kumar Shome & Baishakhi Shome in Kolkata, West Bengal. She has a younger brother named Gaurav Shome. She spent her childhood in different indian cities as her father was in the Indian Air Force.
She did her Bachelors & Masters in English Literature from Lady Shri Ram College for Women, New Delhi and during this time joined Arvind Gaur's Asmita theatre group.
She went to New York City to did her Masters in Educational Theatre from The New York University Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development. She worked as a teaching artist at Creative Arts, an organization in New York that conveys social awareness message through theatre and taught theatre to prisoners in the US. 2
She made her acting debut in Mira Nair's Monsoon Wedding (2001). The film received positive reviews from critics and it earned over $30 million against its budget of $1.2 million and won the Golden Lion award at the Venice International Film Festival and also received a Golden Globe Award nomination.
Tillotama met Kunal Ross, nephew of Jaya Bachchan at her cousin's house. At that time she didn't knew that Kunal is related to the Bachchans and when she asked about this to Kunal, he said that he didn't think it was important to mention it. Earlier Kunal was working for an advertising firm in Dubai but now he has an online coffee business, TheIndianBean.com. 3
Tillotama Shome got married to Kunal Ross on March 29, 2015. The entire Bachchan family including Amitabh, Jaya, Abhishek, Aishwarya, Shweta, Aaradhya were all a part of the huge wedding ceremony in Goa.
bachchans at tillotama shome and kunal ross wedding
She was nominated for the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in A Death in the Gunj (2017) and won the Filmfare Award for Best Actress (Critics) for her acting in Is Love Enough? Sir (2018).
On 14 September 2021, Tillotama took to Twitter to slam a troll who called her a 'flop actress who looks likes a maid' but added a quirky humour to the post as well by saying "Now how is that even mildly insulting, given my situation!?" as she had played the role of a maid in the movie and found it applause-worthy that people could not differentiate she is not an actual maid but an actress who is playing the role of a maid.
Her mother, Baishakhi Shome is battling cancer. Tillotama Shome took to Twitter on 24 February 2022 to react on the ongoing Russia-Ukraine crisis. She tweeted, "I worry incessantly for my mother who is battling cancer in the imidst of covid. But when I think of the families and cancer patients in the middle of war, my brain just ceases to comprehend." "Nothing is uglier than war. Mothers don't give life for war," she added.
She won the Best Actor Award at the UK Asian Film Festival, 2021 for her film Raahgir: The Wayfarers (2019) directed by Goutam Ghose.
Tillotama Shome played the role of a serial killer in the Season 2 of crime drama series Delhi Crime (2022) released on Netflix. She received a lot of praises for her acting in the series.
She was featured on the cover of the Filmfare magazine in April 2021 along with actresses Alaya F & Taapsee Pannu.
tillotama shome, alaya f and taapsee pannu on filmfare cover in april-2021
Actress Kalki Koechlin is her best-friend.
tillotama shome with kalki koechlin
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