Papiya Adhikari is addressed as the Jatra Queen by her fans. She is a diverse actress who has showcased her talents in different formats, be it films, jatras or television serials. She’s bold, beautiful and has mastered the art of entertaining her audience irrespective of the format. She made her debut in 1985 with the film ‘Sonar Sansar’ directed by Ratish De Sarkar. She got the role of a lead actress in the play ‘Soshane Kandche Lakkhi’ for which she was awarded the Best Actress Award from the Government of West Bengal. She is also known for the movie ‘17th September’ directed by Amitava Bhattacharya. Recently Adhikary interacted with Jiyo Bangla very candidly and shared interesting stories of her acting career on the show ‘Adda With Apsara’.