Born on 19 July 1950 in Chattogram, Kabori stepped into the field of cinema in 1964. Her first film was 'Shutorang'. Kabori acted in over a hundred films in her illustrious career. Kabori shared screen with actors such as Razzak, Alamgir, Sohel Rana, Ujjal, Wasim, Khan Ataur Rahman, Golam Mustafa, Anwar Hossain and ATM Shamsuzzaman.
The veteran actress received the Bangladesh National Film Award for Best Actress for her role in the film Sareng Bou (1978).
She was elected as a member of parliament from the Narayanganj-4 constituency as a Bangladesh Awami League politician in 2008.