Koena Mitra is a popular model and an Indian actress. She endorsed several popular brands and also been featured in movies. In 2009, it was rumored that she took money to appear in the Jharkand’s CM’s rally spread. But later, the news reported being false. In 2017, she filed a case against a stranger who harassed her using different numbers.
Currently, she is a participant of a reality show Bigg Boss 13 that premiered on colors channel. Let us read about her professional and personal life below.
Early Life and Career
Born in Kolkata in a Bengali family, Koena Mitra has learned western dance forms, tennis, swimming, and sports. She did her schooling from South Point High School and completed college from Lady Brabourne College, Kolkata. To pursue a career in acting, she joined Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute, Los Angeles.
Koena started modeling when she was in school. She is also crowned with the beauty pageant Gladrags Mega Model India in 2001 and then was featured under top 12 finalists of the competition Miss Intercontinental Pageant in Germany. Throughout her career, she has endorsed several popular brands like Mirinda, beauty products, Maruti Alto, shampoo Clinic All Clear, and more.
She is also starred in some music videos like Akh Teri, a popular song Channo by Punjabi singer Jasbir Jassi, and others. Koena first appeared as a guest in the director Ram Gopal Varma’s film Road. But came into light after performing in the film Musafir that featured Sanjay Dutt in a lead role. Koena then appeared in films starring Riteish Deshmukh Apna Sapna Money Money and Fardeen Khan starrer Ek Khiladi Ek Haseena. She made her Tamil debut from the film Ayan and did an item number Honey Honey.
Not many of her fans know that when she went to LA to improve her acting skills she bagged a few projects there. Two of them are Dark Romance and The Story of Naomi. Koena was away from the limelight for a long time but is now making headlines as a participant of the most controversial reality TV show Bigg Boss 13.
At present, Koena is single but dated Turkish guy Mette Merral before. She is fond of animals and loves spending time with dogs. She often posts her pictures with animals on her Instagram account. She is also a gym enthusiast and never misses any workout session. In 2010 she became the topic of town when her nose surgery didn’t go well and had to lose many Bollywood projects. After appearing in movies and videos, Koena for the first time is appearing in the reality show.
Koena Mitra Biography
- Name: Koena Mitra
- DOB: 7 January 1984
- Birthplace: Kolkata
- Profession: Model and Actress
- Famous as: Saki Saki girl
- Height: 5 feet 7 inches
- Sun Sign: Capricorn
- School: South Point High School, Kolkata
- College: Lady Brabourne College, Kolkata, Lee Stratsberg Theatre and Film Institute, Los Angeles
- Qualifications: She did PG in Psychology
- Hobbies: Partying, driving car and swimming
- Marital Status: Unmarried
- Boyfriend: Mette Merral
- Father: Vishwanath Mitra
- Mother: Krishna Mitra
- Siblings: Younger sister
- Favorite Bollywood Actor: Salman Khan
- Favorite Bollywood Actress: Madhuri Dixit
- Favorite Sports Personality: Bajranj Punia and Marry Kom
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Siddharth Shukla, Koena Mitra, Devoleena Bhattacharjee, Rashmi Desai, Arti Singh, Daljeet Kaur, Paras Chhabra, Mahira Sharma, Shehnaaz Gill, Shefali Bagga, Asim Riaz, Abu Malik, Siddharth Dey