Konkana Sen Sharma is one of the most brilliant actresses of our time with many awards under her belt. She can make most simple lines most profound with her acting prowess. Let’s revisit a few such lines and meet her onscreen personas who have delivered the lines.
1. Mr. and Mrs. Iyer (2002)
Meenakshi Iyer had always lived a protected life. Then one day she got caught in a crisis and needed co-passenger Raja for protection. But she ended up protecting him by pretending to be his wife. Soon it became more than just pretension. Away from both sides of families for the first time, she enjoyed a couple of carefree days with a stranger but a mate. Her final goodbye was a simple
But with tearful eyes and her face Konkana made the simple goodbye not merely farewell to a co-passenger but farewell to what could have been and to Meenakshi’s carefree persona.
2. Page 3 (2005)
Madhavi Sharma walks in on her boyfriend in a compromising condition with another man who was her very good friend too. After some time when her friend came to make amends she held her ground and the only thing she said was
In one line Konkana has managed to express how dignified Madhavi is and how indifferent she has become to the past relationships.
3. Omkara (2006)
Indu is an independent, somehow brash foul-mouthed woman with a heart of gold. She was never scared of calling a spade a spade especially to declare men want only ‘one thing in any relationship based on her experience at least.
4. Life in a… Metro (2007)
Shruti Ghosh is 28, single and virgin and desperate to find love. Konkana played the character with a little humour which could be seen in the following thought of Shruti.
Everybody is falling in love. Census report mein likha hai ki hazaar ladkon ke liye 930 ladkiyan hain. Phirbhi sattar ladken to mere liye hone chahiye na.
5. Wake up Sid (2009)
Aisha Banerjee was never a girl but always a grown woman with grown up goals. But in the end she realised immature Sid was opposite of her hence he complemented her.