Biography: Tannishtha Chatterjee is an Indian actress. She is best known in the West for her performance in the British film Brick Lane. Chatterjee's first film Swaraj won a National Film Award. Chatterjee was in the jury of the 2010 Asia Pacific Screen Awards. She has done movies like Bombay Summer,Road, Bibar and Bhopal: Prayer for Rain. Chatterjee was born in Pune, Maharashtra, to a Bengali Hindu family. Her father was a business executive and her mother was a political science professor.