prachi baidwrote on Jul 24 2009 11:17AM
Sanjana Kapoor is an Indian theatre personality and former Indian film actress, who has been running the Prithvi Theatre in Mumbai since 1993 .
She attendedBombay International School in Mumbai. She had a love for acting and visited the Prithvi Theatre in Juhu.
She made her acting debut in the 1981 film 36 Chowringhee Lane which was produced by her father and starred her mother Jennifer Kendal in the lead. She played the younger version of the character her mother played. She later appeared in Utsav (1984) also produced by her father and played her first leading role in a Bollywood film titled Hero Hiralal (1988) which was unsuccessful at the box office.
She then appeared in Mira Nair's critically acclaimed film Salaam Bombay in 1988 and has since quit acting, shifting her focus to theatre in the 1990s, soon she started managing the Prithvi Theatre, in Juhu, Mumbai. She hosted, the 'Amul India Show' on television for three and a half years.
She also runs theatre workshops for children