Seema Biswas was born on January 14, 1965 in Guwahati, Assam to Jagdish and Meera Biswas. Her first source of influence in life was her mother, a history teacher and a revolutionary figure for the female theatre artists then and this brought Seema into contact with artists such as Bhupen Hazarika, Phani Sarma and Bishnuprasadh Rabha very early. She studied Political Science at Nalbari College and later joined the National School of Drama at New Delhi.
She finished her studies at NSD in 1984 and went on to work with the NSD Repertory Company. It was here that Shekhar Kapur witnessed her performance in Khubsurath Bahu and offered her the role from Bandit Queen(1996). This role gave her the big break through into the Hindi Cinema, though she had already acted in an Assamese ...» read full biography