Birthdate: 4th October, 1980
Marital Status: Single
Awards: Shera Bangali New Face 2009
Paoli came into limelight after doing an explicit scene containing full frontal nudity in her Bengali film Chatrak (Mushrooms). The film was premiered at the Cannes Film Festival in 2011.
Paoli Dam, a young, sultry and bold actress made her presence felt before in Bollywood even before her debut film (Hate Story) released. After starting her career in a serial, Tithir Atithi, Paoli made her debut in the Bengali film Agnipariksha in 2006 and has worked in over a dozen Bengali films since then. A postgraduate in chemistry, she has worked with famous Bengali directors like Rituparno Ghosh and Gautam Ghose.
Paoli was established as an actress in Rituparno Ghosh’s Bengali film Kalbeela (2009). This film was set against Naxalite moment and Paoli role was appreciated
Her film Chatrak (Mushrooms) was premiered at Cannes Film Festival and the Toronto Film Festival. However, the actress was engulfed by a lot of criticism for an explicit scene in the film. Paoli was seen alongside with Bipasha Basu’s debut Bengali film, Shob Charitro Kalponik.
Paoli Dam was selected for a role in Italian director Italo Spinelli’s film Choli Ke Peeche. The film was earlier rejected by Shahana Goswami and Nandana Sen citing reasons excess nudity involved. She is making her Bollywood debut with Vikram Bhatt’s erotic thriller Hate Story.
She did her schooling the Loreto Schools, Kolkata. Later, she attended the Vidyasagar College in Kolkata, from where graduated in chemistry with honours.Subsequently she also earned a postgraduate degree in chemistry at the Rajabazar Science College of the University of Calcutta.
|2012||Hate Story||Vivek Agnihotri||Gulshan Devaiya & Nikhil Dwivedi||released on 20 April 2012|
|2011||Chatrak(KLPD)||Vimukthi Jayasundara||Sudip Mukherjee||Premiered at Cannes, also shown at Toronto film festival.|
|2010||Moner Manush||Gautam Ghose||Prosenjit Chatterjee||released|
|Actor Aalive||Unreleased ..... Junior CBI Officer|
|Kagojer Bou||Released: February 4, 2011.....Preiti|
|Mati O Manush||Unreleased|
|Takhan Teish||Atanu Ghosh||Jisshu Sengupta, Aparajita Ghosh Das, Tanusree Shankar, Rajatabha Dutta, Biswajit Chakrabarty, Biplab Chatterjee, Neel Mukherjee, Locket Chatterjee, Indrani Halder||Released: January 21, 2011.....Mohini|
|Thana Theke Aschi||Saran Dutta||Parambrata Chatterjee||Released: February 3, 2010.....Sandhya Mondol|
|Shob Charitro Kalponik||Prosenjit Chatterjee, Bipasha Basu, Sohag Sen||Kajori Roy|
|Box No. 1313||Parambrata Chatterjee|
|Jamai Raja||Swapan Saha||Prosenjit Chatterjee|
|Kaalbela||Gautam Ghosh||Soumitra Chatterjee, Parambrata Chatterjee||Madhabilata|
|2007||I Love You (2007 film)||Rabi Kinagi||Dev (actor)||Guest Appearance|
|Tulkalam||Haranath Chakraborty||Amitava Chakraborty|