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Barun Chanda

Barun Chanda is an Indian Bengali advertising professional, actor and author based in the city of Kolkata. He is mostly remembered for his role in Satyajit Ray's Seemabaddha.[1]

Barun Chanda
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BornDhaka, Bangladesh
OccupationAuthor, Actor
Known forActing in Seemabaddha (1971)



Chanda was born at Dhaka in present day Bangladesh, but came to Kolkata at an early age to pursue higher education. Chanda acted in the 1971 Bengali movie Seemabaddha, directed by Satyajit Ray. After that he did not appear in any films for over twenty years. In 1992 he again acted in director Rituparno Ghosh's debut film Hirer Angti. Next he acted in Kalo Cheetah (2004). Since then he has acted in several movies like Tolly Lights, Antaheen, and Laptop. He recently played the role of the landlord father of Sonakshi Sinha in the Hindi Film Lootera.[2]

Chanda is also a writer and advertising professional. He has written several books like Coke, a Bengali thriller.



  • Coke

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  1. ^ "Coke & crime in Kathmandu". The Telegraph (Calcutta). Retrieved 28 December 2012.
  2. ^ Darius Cooper (2000-01-13). The Cinema of Satyajit Ray: Between Tradition and Modernity. Cambridge University Press. pp. 252–. ISBN 978-0-521-62980-5.

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