Rituparna Sengupta (Ritupôrna Shengupta; born 7 November 1971) is an Indian actress and producer who is known for her work in Bengali cinema, Hindi cinema and Bangla cinema. She received a National Award, two Filmfare Awards, four BFJA Awards and four Anandalok Awards.Rituparna Sengupta began her acting career on television. Her first acting assignment was Sada Paira (1989), a Bengali TV series. She was catapulted to stardom after she made her big screen debut with Prabhat Roy's National Award-winning Bengali film Shwet Patharer Thala (1992). She made her Bollywood debut with Partho Ghosh's Teesra Kaun (1994). During her hey-day, she was often paired with Prosenjit and Chiranjeet. She was featured opposite Prosenjit for the first time in Bhijoy Bhaskar's Naag Panchami (1994) and Chiranjeet for the first time in Prashant Nanda's Lal Paan Bibi (1994). Some of her hits in Bangla cinema include Sagarika (1998), Tomar Amar Prem (1998), Ranga Bou (1999).