Antara Biswas is an Indian actress of Bengali origin. She adopted the stage name of 'Monalisa' 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.
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 cleavage-flaunting role in the skin flick Tauba Tauba.
Antara is known for playing sleazy, sexy roles. She also acted in Kumar Jay’s "Jhoota Kahin Ka" with Nigar Khan, who is also known for playing sultry roles in sexy clothes.