Tillotama Shome Biography

Wiki Biography: New York-based screen actress Tillotama Shome is best known for her acclaimed portrayal of Alice in Mira Nair's Monsoon Wedding. She played a pivotal role as Deepa in director Florian Gallenberger's epic Shadows of Time (Schatten der Zeit) and appeared as Lara in Meneka Das's Little Box of Sweets; Jaya in Afia Nathaniel's short film Long After; and Miraal in Tanuj Chopra's Butterfly. In addition to her on-screen acting accomplishments, Tillotama Shome works as a teaching artist at Creative Arts Team/City University of New York. CUNY/CAT uses theatre as a medium to promote social, emotional and intellectual growth in communities throughout New York City to explore a wide range of issues including peer pressure, violence, sexuality, substance abuse, parenting, and HIV/AIDS prevention. Her work in particular also involves working with prison inmates at Rikers Island and women in domestic shelters. Tillotama Shome has bachelors and masters degrees in English literature from India and a second masters from New York University in Educational Theatre.

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Filmography

Movies Title Appeared As Year Genre
Monsoon Wedding 2001 0, 0
Schatten der Zeit Deepa 2005 Drama, Romance
Little Box of Sweets Lara 2007 Drama, Romance
The Waiting City Sister Tessila 2010 Drama, Romance
Turning 30!!! Malini Roy 2011 Comedy, Drama, Romance
Gangor Medha 2011 Drama
Shanghai Mrs. Ahmedi 2012 Crime, Thriller
Tasher Desh Queen 2013 Fantasy
The Bastard Child Bhitika 2013 Drama, History
Ludo Shaman 2014 Fantasy, Thriller
Sold Bimla 2016