Kolkata girl Tina Datta has become a household name for her characters in Hindi TV shows. Not just that, she is quite popular in the Bengali Tv and film industry too. Apart from TV shows, she has worked in quite a few movies. Tina was also part of several reality shows and is, therefore, one of the most popular Indian TV celebrity. Find out all about Tina Datta age, career, controversies, journey, and more.
- Tina Datta was born in a traditional Bengali family in Kolkata, West Bengal, on November 27, 1986. Her parents are not from a film background, and so not much is known about them. Her brother’s name is Debraj Datta.
- Tina Datta age: The actress is 33 years old
- She went to Meghmala Roy Education Center and St. Paul’s Boarding and Day School for her primary education. Both of these institutions are based in Kolkata. Later, she finished her graduation at the University of Calcutta. Tina Datta’s height is 5 feet and 1 inch with perfect statistics of 34-26-36. She has lovely black hair and naturally brown eyes.
Her love life has been quite controversial, where she was once rumored to be married to Supervising Producer Mahesh Kumar Jaiswal. However, it was not valid. Later, she also dated businessman Paresh Mehta. She is not yet married.
The lady has a pretty eventful journey since she appeared on screen for the first time, back then the Tina Datta age was just five years old. It was in 1992 for a Bengali TV show called Sister Nivedita. It was just the beginning, and she bagged back-to-back roles since then. Initially, she was only a part of Bengali soaps and movies and a few big ones. For example, she played the character of Monoroma in Rituporno Ghosh’s cult movie Chokher Bali.
The movie also stars big names like Aishwarya Rai Bachhan and Prasenjit Chatterjee. She has also been part of a Bengali comedy reality show I Laugh U. Later, and Pradip Sarkar spotted her on an excellent role in Parineeta. In it, she played the character of young Lolita. Vidya Balan played the older version. Apart from this, she has appeared on several other TV and reality shows.
Tina Datta was part of a mythological show on Hindi TV too. She plays an integral role in Karmaphal Daata- Shani. Besides, the audience has got to see her funny side on famous comedy shows such as The Kapil Sharma Show and Comedy Circus.
Awards and accolades
She won several awards, such as the Producers Guild Awards and the Indian Telly Awards as a debutant. Later, she also bagged awards for the role of Ichha in Uttaran under the category of the leading actress in a TV show.
Fight with Sreejita De
Along with her growing popularity, Tina Datta’s name has often become part of significant controversies. Once, she made highlights because she feuded with co-actress Sreejita De, who also happens to be a Bengali. They were working together in the famous daily soap Uttaran, and both were in pivotal characters.
Later, there were a lot of rumors and controversies regarding Tina Datta’s love life. The news of her marriage with Mahesh Kumar Jaiswal, a Supervising Producer, went viral. It was in 2011 when Tina was already at the peak of her success. However, she shut down all rumors by confirming that she was single.
She was also a controversial participant in Big Boss 5, the Indian version of the American reality show Big Brother. Her personality in the show was loved by a significant part of the audience. However, she also faced a lot of hate and criticism.
Feud with co-actress
While her long-running show Uttaran was quite a hit, Tina’s catfight with her other co-actress Rashami Desai also became the talk of the town. According to some sources, the two altogether avoided each other for days. Again, they would only come out to shoot when the other person was not around. However, Tina shut down the gossip by saying that all of this is untrue. Instead, they were both very supportive of each other.
Allegations of harassment
In another incident, she accused her co-star Mohit Malhotra of touching her inappropriately during an intimate scene. Tina said that she has never felt that way despite doing a lot of intimate and bold scenes. She added that Mohit was in frustration and would give lame excuses after doing inappropriate things. Later, she clarifies to have sort differences with Mohit too.