Friday, July 12, 2024

Ishana: A pretty picture

Mounita Khan Ishana, better known as Ishana in the media, has never looked back since she emerged as the runner up in the Lux-Channel i Superstar 2009.
While her childhood fantasy was to own a chocolate factory, Ishana’s true calling turned out to be the media. She made her early appearances as an actor in TV serials such as, “Nirbachito”, “Mr. Director” and “Phiriye Dilam Prithibi”. Now she is recognised both as an actor and model. Her latest ad has won wide acclaim.
Her recent works include “Koshto Ekantoi Onu”, where she acted alongside Sumaiya Shimu. Then there is the role of Dipa in a serial, which centres on a deep bond among seven friends who go to the beach. Ishana was busy shooting at Cox’s Bazar recently for the serial. She has also donned the role of Tithi in the serial “Romnomali”, and is shooting at Cox’s Bazar for Shokal Ahmed’s serial “Shimana Periye”. Other works by the emerging model-actress include “No Problem” by Omlan Bishwash and the serial “Generation Next” by Ejaz Munna.
On TV commercials, Ishana says she will be working on a new project very soon. She is open to the idea of appearing on silver screen, but only if the movie is as refined as “Monpura” and the character is appropriate for her.
Unafraid to take on new challenges, Ishana has taken up as a host with Banglavision’s “Utshobe Uchchhashe”. However, Ishana’s target continues to be to cement a niche for herself as an actress in the hearts of viewers.

 -With The Daily Star input

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