Konkona Sen Sharma isn’t your typical Bollywood heroine. She has always chosen smaller, content-oriented films instead of signing contracts with big production houses. Yes, Konkona did work in movies like Wake Up Sid and Laaga Chunari Mein Daag but that's only because she essayed some well-written characters in the films. And c’mon, who would have thought that Ranbir Kapoor and her would share such amazing chemistry in Wake Up Sid? Once the film released, the camaraderie between the lead pair was one of the highlights of the movie. As stated before, the very talented actress has worked in several small budget, critically-acclaimed movies you probably have missed. Here are some of them that you need to watch NOW.


Based on a novel by the same, this 2005-released movie was showcased at various film festivals. It didn't have a wide release in India but Konkona was praised for her performance. 

The President Is Coming 

Konkona Sen Sharma

Kunaal Roy Kapur directed this satire, which starred Konkona, Shernaz Patel, Namit Das and Ira Dubey. The film received rave reviews and is one hilarious watch.


This 2010 film revolved around four short stories. Mirch was directed by Vinay Shukla of Godmother fame. 

Yun Hota Toh Kya Hota 

Veteran Bollywood actor, Naseeruddin Shah, made his directorial debut with Yun Hota Toh Kya Hota. Unfortunately, the movie, in spite of its stellar cast sank without a trace.