I'm a Conscious Consumer
Outlook Money|October 2021
Actor Konkona Sen Sharma has never been a careless spender but now she is a more careful saver.
Lachmi Deb Roy
She doesn’t carry any stardom-like tantrums. She is unassumingly humble in interactions. She is very unusual in her words and expressions. She is the girl next door. She is Konkona Sen Sharma.

“I don’t feel like an A-lister Bollywood actor. I don’t even know if I have made it into Bollywood that way,” she says in her quintessentially individualistic demeanour. “I just enjoy my work and I consider myself to be a working actor with a normal life.”

Cinema, or to put it more widely, art and culture, swathed her from the very early childhood. She is grateful to have the privilege of being the daughter of actor-turned-filmmaker Aparna Sen. Her grandfather Chidananda Dasgupta was a film critic, a maker of several documentary and feature films, and a renowned film historian. He co-founded the Calcutta Film Society with Satyajit Ray.

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