Tina Dutta is an actress on Indian television. She has also acted in many Bengali films. She is well-known as Iccha and Meethi, characters that occur in the soap opera Uttaran which airs on Colors TV.
Early life and career
Tina Dutta was born on November 27, 1986 in the city of Kolkata, West Bengal. She began her career as a child actor when she was only 5 years old. Tina essayed the role of teenage Lola in the Hindi film Parineeta which released in 2005.
At the age of 16, Tina featured in the Aishwarya Rai starrer Bengali movie Choker Bali. She has also been a part of many Bengali movies as well as TV shows such as Aahat, Koi Aane Ko Hai, and Comedy Circus. The turning point in her acting career however came when she was offered the role of Iccha in the TV drama Uttaran, which has been on air since 2009. The 5’1″beauty currently plays the both Iccha and her daughter Meethi’s roles in the tele-serial.
Tina Dutta in Uttaran: When studying in standard X, Tina was offered a role in Khela, a Bengali TV show. During this period a production house for Mumbai was also holding auditions for a new TV soap called Uttaran and they called Tina for it. She was ultimately chosen for the role of the female protagonist in this serial produced by Filmfarm Production. Uttaran, which is telecast on Colors TV, is one of the longest running shows on Indian television.
Tina plays the role of Iccha as well as Meethi in Uttaran. She is very happy of the fact that the soap opera has stayed on air for over 5 years and that she is a part of this success story. She states that Balika Vadhu and Uttaran are the only two shows on the small screen, over the past decade, which have remained a favorite with the viewers. She is keeping her fingers crosses and hoping that the success of Uttaran continues for many more years to come.
Tina Dutta – Dating, boyfriend, and marriage
In the past, it was rumored that Tina had gotten married to Mahesh Kumar Jaiswal, who was a supervising producer for the TV show Koi Aane Ko Hai. It was said that they had instantly hit it off after meeting each other. Tina has however denied the rumors about her marriage.She states that she was initially annoyed to hear the rumors about her alleged marriage. But she later understood that such rumors were a regular feature of stardom and hence began ignoring them. She further stated that her protective parents were also very upset by the rumors and hence had to initially go through some tough times.
Currently, rumor has it that Dutta is dating Paresh Mehta who is a businessman. He is one among her group of friends comprising of Nandish Sandhu, Ali Mercchant, Arjun Bijlani, and others.The two have been seen together at many public spots and it is believed that the two have been in a relationship for quite a while. Even Tina’s parents know about this relationship.
Tina Dutta has also denied these rumors. She clarifies that she was in a relationship before, but she is very much single as of now. She continues that she has many friends whom she hangs out with, and Paresh is just one of them. She has taken pictures with several guys, where she can be seen hugging them. This only shows her friendly nature and does not indicate that she is dating them. She maintains that all of them, including Paresh, are just her good friends.
Tina Dutta does not want her personal life to be the talk of the town. She states that she will let the world know whenever she gets married. She does not believe in dragging a relationship for 4 to 5 years to check if it is working, nor in live-in relationships. When and if she finds the right man, she will get married. Till then, the self-professed homely girl wants to continue enjoying her life and work.
The 5 feet 1 inch (1.55 meter) tall Tina Dutta is known for her mercurial temperament and her temper tantrums. She however does not agree with the tag of a tantrum queen. She clarifies that she is a humble person, but quite blunt. She tends to ask straight questions upfront, which is the reason for the bad perception in the media.
Tina may be a scarifying ‘bahu’ on the show Uttaran, but in reality she is a talkative and fun-loving extrovert. She was the most talkative person in school and has fun playing pranks on her co-stars. During her free time she likes to go out and watch movies, hang out with friends and party, get pampered with spa treatments, and listen to music. The foodie does not have the time for exercises, but she maintains her health by controlling her diet. She loves homemade food, and since she lives with her mother in Mumbai, she always has ready access to delicious homemade food.
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