Antara Biswas, better known by her stage name Mona Lisa, is an Indian actress. She has done over 50 Bhojpuri films, and has also appeared in Hindi, Bengali, Oriya, Tamil, Kannada and Telugu films. She is a contestant of Indian show Bigg Boss 10.
Mona Lisa was born to a Bengali Hindu family.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 Asutosh 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 video albums.
She acted in several low budget films before making her debut in Bollywood with Blackmail, starring Ajay Devgn and Suniel Shetty.She then acted and got rated in South Indian films before coming to notice through her role in Tauba Tauba opposite Amin Gazi. She acted in a Kannada film titled Jackpot.In 2010, The Hindu reported that Mona Lisa (along with Rinku Ghosh) was the most sought after actress in the Bhojpuri film industry.