Kamalini belongs to the Kolkata "Bhadralok" and is a versatile genius: she writes poetry, paints and is an excellent actress.

After debuting in movies with 'Phir Milenge', alongside Shilpa Shetty, Salman Khan and Abhishek Bachchan, in 2004, she got her big break in Kamal Haasan's 'Vettaiyaadu Vilaiyaadu' (2006). She went on to do movies like 'Happy Days', 'Jalsa' and 'Kutty Sranku'.

Now, Kamalini is one of the most sought after actresses down South.

Here is a pictorial ode to the Bengali beauty, who turns 32 today.
 Kamalini Mukherjee was born on March 4, 1980, in Kolkata

Kamalini Mukherjee used to portray male characters in plays performed at school and college.

Kamalini has written poems for a poetry-based website. One of these poems was selected for an International Poetry Contest.

She also underwent several years of training in Bharatanatyam. Kamalini has a degree in English literature from Loreto College in Kolkata.

She studied theatre arts in Mumbai. Kamalini has been a successful model; she has modelled for brands such as Neelkamal Furniture, Parachute, Fair & Lovely and Ayush.

Though Kamalini's debut film, 'Phir Milenge', bombed at the B.O., her performance in it was well received. She played a radio jockey and the younger sibling to Shilpa Shetty in the film.

She debuted in Telugu with Sekhar Kammula's 'Anand'. The film won her the Nandi Award for Best Actress.

In 2006, she appeared in two Telugu films-- 'Style' and 'Godavari'-- and both films were superhits.

In 'Vettaiyaadu Vilaiyaadu', directed by Gowtham Menon, Kamalini played the wife of Kamal Haasan. Though the role was a small one, it won her critcal acclaim. The film was later dubbed into Telugu as 'Raghavan'.

Her second film with Shekhar Kammula, 'Godavari', turned out to be another superhit. Kamalini's beauty and measured acting came in for effusive praise.

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