‘I was under the scanner till Chokher Bali’: Raima Sen

Twenty years after her debut, Raima Sen reflects on her career, comparisons with her grandmother Suchitra Sen among other things

For Raima Sen, who was part of a family with two successful actresses (mother Moon Moon Sen and grandmother Suchitra Sen), films were neither an active pursuit nor an aversion. They were a part of life. She and her sister, Riya, were occasional child artistes. After growing up, however, she wasn’t craving to get into films. But when Vinay Shukla wanted to cast her in Godmother, she, still in college, didn’t deny the offer.

Raima got one film after another, made by acclaimed directors like Pradeep Sarkar (Parineeta) and Rituparno Ghosh (Chokher Bali). Raima, 20 years since Godmother, believes she has created a niche for herself. She speaks on that among other things to MetroPlus when she was in Bengaluru for the third Bengaluru Bengali Kannada Film Festival….Click here to read the full story