Moon Moon Sen’s real name is Srimati Dev Varma. She is the daughter of legendary actress Suchitra Sen and Dibanath Sen. All photos/mid-day archives and Instagram
Moon Moon Sen is from a royal family. Her father was the son of one of the wealthiest businessmen of Kolkata, Adinath Sen. Her great-grandfather Dinanath Sen was the Diwan or a Minister of the Maharaja of Tripura
Moon Moon Sen studied at Loreto Convent, Shillong and at Loreto House, Kolkata, she graduated from Somerville College, Oxford. She received her masters in Comparative Literature from Jadavpur University, Kolkata
Moon Moon Sen started her career in films and television after marriage and motherhood
Moon Moon Sen made her debut in Andar Baahar (1984). Her daring role in that film apparently created a storm of controversy
Moon Moon Sen slayed the Bollywood in the 80s with her courageous and bold stances
Moon Moon Sen married in 1978, to a descendant of the royal family of Tripura state. They have two daughters, actresses Raima Sen and Riya Sen
Before Bollywood, Moon Moon Sen was known for her works in Bengali, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Marathi and Kannada films
Moon Moon Sen has received Andhra Pradesh state Nandi Award for Best Supporting Actress in 1987, for her role in the film Sirivennela.
Before and after entering the film industry, Moon Moon Sen had also appeared in some modelling assignments
In Bollywood, Moon Moon Sen starred opposite Madhuri Dixit in suspense-thriller 100 days
Moon Moon Sen taught at a girls' School for a year and afterwards she taught English at a well known boys' school, before she finally quit teaching and join cinema
Moon Moon Sen represents Bankura constituency in West Bengal. She is a Trinamool Congress MLA.
Moon moon Sen joined Trinamool Congress in March 2014 and won in 2014 Lok Sabha Polls from Bankura constituency, where she defeated CPI(M)'s nine-time MP, Basudeb Acharia
Moon Moon sen is married to Bharat Dev Verma!
Moon Moon Sen was also active in social work and even thought about adopting a baby, even before she was married
Apart from doing some television serials, Moon Moon Sen also did couple of Bengali tele-films
On Prime Minister Narendra Modi, she had said, ""I think we should give him a chance. He has done a very good job winning all those votes and we have to give him a chance as a prime minister to do anything"
Moon Moon Sen with Rahul Roy
Moon Moon Sen at a party
Moon Moon Sen in an old photo with her two daughters
Moon Moon Sen's mother-in-law Ila Devi is the daughter of Indira Raje, was the princess of Cooch Behar, and elder sister of Gayatri Devi, the Maharani of Jaipur
As a child Moon Moon Sen learnt painting from Jamini Roy, a well known artist
She became a sensation after she did bold photoshoots in a conservative era
Moon Moon Sen said she would bare all even at 70
Moon Moon Sen in a vintage image
Moon Moon's daughters, Raima and Riya, followed in her footsteps to enter filmdom
While Riya is compared to her mother for sharing a bold on-screen persona, Raima is likened to her grandmother Suchitra for versatile acting prowess
When asked about glamour in politics, Moon Moon Sen was once quoted saying, "I don’t know why people are going about the 'glamour' factor. It shouldn’t be an unknown factor in politics because we have an Italian who is like a PM and former actress Jayalalithaa as CM with quite a personality and a unique wardrobe"
Moon Moon Sen's daughter Raima posts a lot of photos with her darling mother
Despite of her bohemian screen image, Moon Moon Sen is committed to family life
Moon Moon Sen with daughter Raima
Moon Moon Sen is one of those actresses who has forayed into politics. From her sexy roles, she has now transitioned to a minister in the Trinamool Congress Party. We trace her journey