Purnima’s Coming into Bengali Cinema. Leading, popular and romantic actress of Dhaka cinema, Purnima’s coming into the film industry was like searching a princes in dream; as if thinking of the princess, getting her address, going there and coming with her. A big gap was created in her career because of her absence in the film industry for a year due to her being busy in her personal life. However, after the success of her recently released movie “Khomotar Gorom”, she got back her popularity in Dhaka film industry.
Purnima’s first film was E Jibon Tomar Amar(1997), which was released when she was in the ninth grade.[non-primary source needed] Her most successful film to date is Moner Majhe Tumi (2003), which was co-produced by[clarification needed] both Bangladesh and India and is the most successful commercial film ever in Bangladesh.
In 2004, she appeared in Megher Pare Megh, directed by Chashi Nazrul Islam. The story is based upon Liberation War of Bangladesh. The story is based on Rabindranath Tagore’s short stories Shashti and Shuvashini. First one Shasti:Punisment 2004, is also based on from Tagore’s same short story, in which she receveid critical acclaim. Another of her movies Shubha 2006, she acted as a mute girl. Her other notable commercial successes are Hridoyer Kotha 2006 and Akash Chhoa Bhalobasa 2008. Recently released it Poran Jaye Jolia Re 2010 and upcoming Matir Thikana on 2011