Born: Michkina, British Burma
Supriya Choudhury (born 8 January 1935) is an Indian Bengali actress, who is known for her work in Bengali cinema for more than 50 years. She is best known for her portrayal of Neeta in Ritwik Ghataks Bengali masterpiece Megha Dhaka Tara (1960). Her real name is Krishna and nickname Benu. In 2011 she received Banga-Vibhushan, the highest civilian honour in West Bengal. In 2014, She was awarded the Padma Shri by the Government of India, the fourth highest civilian award in India, for her contributions to the entertainment industry.
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