Antara Biswas is an Indian actress of Bengali origin. She adopted the stage name of 'Mona Lisa' at the behest of her uncle. She studied at Julien Day School in Gariahat, south Kolkata and graduated from Ashutosh College of the University of Calcutta earning a BA degree in Sanskrit before starting out a few years ago as a small-time TV actress and model in Oriya Albums. She made her debut on the Bollywood big screen acting in Blackmail starring Ajay Devgan and Sunil Shetty, and Tauba Tauba opposite Laxmikant Berde. She even did video albums in Oriya which earned her some films roles. She then acted and gyrated in south Indian films before coming to notice in Bollywood through her role in Tauba Tauba.