Mumtaz Sorcar Wikipedia
Native Name: মুমতাজ সরকার
Born Name: Mumtaz Sorcar
Date of Birth: 15 September 1986
Place of Birth: Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Siblings: Moubani Sorcar, Maneka Sorcar
Education: South Calcutta Law College, Modern High School for Girls
Parent(s): P. C. Sorcar Jr., Jayashree Devi
Mumtaz Sorcar, informally (pet name) known as "Pratiti Sorcar", is an Indian film actress. She is the youngest daughter of world-famous magician PC Sorcar Junior and Jayashree Devi.Mumtaz started her career with a music video for singer Mehreen from Bangladesh. She first appeared in the Bengali film 033 directed by Birsa Dasgupta.
Education and activities
Her schooling was from Modern High School for Girls (Kolkata). She completed her Graduation in BA.LLB from South Calcutta Law College under Calcutta University. Sports is her hobby. As an athlete, she trained in Boxing from south Kolkata club under Bengal Amateur Boxing Federation. She also underwent training in Judo. She is also a classical Jazz dancer. She's also a gold medalist in shot put from YMCA.
Her debut film was 033, which was directed by Birsha Dasgupta. She also signed a Tollywood film and appeared in Shoumik Sen-directed No Poblem (2007). The film is currently in post-production and is set to be released in 2012.
She got a role in the Bengali film Musalmanir Galpo (The Story of the Muslim Girl). She played a beautiful Hindu girl, "Kamala", who was abducted by the notorious dacoit "Madhumallar" in the film. The film is based on the last story Rabindranath Tagore wrote. Biplab Chatterjee was one of her co-stars.
Then, she followed up with 033, which was a joint venture between Moxie Group and NDTV Imagine. It was a film about a group of youngsters who form a bangla band and named it after the city's STD code (033). She played "Ria". The music in the film was scored by Chandrabindoo (band). Her co-stars in the film included Swastika Mukherjee, Parambrata Chatterjee, Sabyasachi Chakrabarty and Rudranil Ghosh.
2011 saw her in the Telefilms Kolkatar Jongole and Rajbarir Rahasya, based on the famous adventure series Kakababu, by Sunil Gangopadhyay. Future releases are in slot in the corresponding series. These Telefilms are produced by Mahua Films.
2012 started with a big hit for her, with the success of Bhooter Bhabishyat. The portrayal of a die-hard romantic young girl "Koel" added another feather to her crown. Her co-actors included Parambrata Chatterjee, Sabyasachi Chakrabarty, Swastika Mukherjee and Mir.
Her next film Kanchenjunga Express is of the suspense Thriller (genre). The story revolves around the character "Nandini", who works for a NGO and is married 3 times and dies under mysterious circumstances. The film is directed by Arnab Ghosh and was scheduled to be released mid June '12.
She made her Bollywood debut as a young female boxer in the movie Saala Khadoos. Her co-star was R. Madhavan.
She has also signed for the film Atmogopan, by Somnath Sen. Mumtaz plays the character "Anu", Subhash Chatterjee essays her father.
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