Named after the renowned river in Bengal, Koena Mitra came to limelight after she won the Gladrags Supermodel Contest in 2002. Koena is an Indian actress who started her career as a model and she reached great heights as a model. Koena Mitra was born in Kolkata. She has taken training under Mamata Shankar ballet troupe for 12 years and she is a fantastic dancer , which shows on her onscreen dance performance. Koena Mitra got her first break in Bollywood through an item number. Ram Gopal Verma gave her the opportunity in the movie ‘Road’, the song she featured in became a big hit. The song also established Koena as great dancer and also brought her recognition.
Koena Mitra even became the semi-finalist of Miss Intercontinental. She has appeared in a number of music videos like Stereo Nation’s Ishq, Aaj ki Raat, Akh Teri, and Channo by Jassi. Koena has immense faith in Goddess Kali and Goddess Durga. Koena has done many commercials like ACP Whisky, Miranda, Maruti Alto and Clinic All Clear turned out to be very successful.. Ever since she was a child, Koena aspired to become an actress and come to the world of glamour. With Sanjay Gupta’s ‘Musafir’, Koena became more famous as an item dancer. The films where she has acted as a lead actress are ‘Ek Khiladi, Ek Hasina’, ‘Apna Sapna Money Money’ and few more. With every role, Koena an already established dancer grows as an actor.