Chiranjeet Chakraborty

Deepak Chakraborty (born 2 November 1955), better known in film career as Chiranjeet Chakraborty, is an Indian actor and director in the Bengali film industry located in Kolkata, West Bengal.[2] He is also a politician and a Member of the Legislative Assembly of Government of West Bengal. He was born on 2 November 1955 at Kolkata. He has got the BFJA Award for his film Abaidha in 2002. The film was directed by Gul Bahar Singh.

Chiranjeet Chakraborty
Member of West Bengal Legislative Assembly
Assumed office
2011
Preceded byBithika Mondal
ConstituencyBarasat
Personal details
Born
Deepak Chakraborty

(1955-11-02) 2 November 1955 (age 65)[1]
Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Political partyAll India Trinamool Congress
OccupationActor, Director, MLA, Politician, Engineer

Chiranjeet completed his Higher Secondary from Mitra Institution (Main). He studied B.E in Architecture at Jadavpur University, but did not appear for his final examination. He has worked for Desh magazine and as a newsreader on TV. He is also a famous stage artist. He is married and has a daughter.

He made his debut with the 1981 film Sonay Sohaga. But it did not make his career. He gained popularity after starring in Anjan Choudhury's 1984 film Shotru. His first solo hit was the 1985 film Antarale. After that, he gave a series of hits like Pratikar, Paapi, Paap Punyo, Beder Meye Joshna, Amarkantak, Jibon Joubon, Bhoy, Shaitan, Pennam Kolkata, Chotushkone, etc.

He got a turning point after starring in Rituparno Ghosh's 2000 film Bariwali. He is considered to be one of the most successful actors of Bengali Cinema.

Political careerEdit

Chiranjeet contested in the 2011 West Bengal state assembly election in Barasat constituency for All India Trinamool Congress and won the seat. As of June 2020, he is a Member of the Legislative Assembly of Government of West Bengal.

Film careerEdit

As directorEdit

As actorEdit

AwardsEdit

  • Kalakar Awards-Best Actor Award for Ghar Sansar in 1993.
  • Kalakar Awards-Best Director Award for Sansar Sangram in 1996.
  • Kalakar Awards-Best Actor Award in 2000.
  • Kalakar Awards-Best Actor Award for Manus Amanus in 2003.
  • Kalakar Awards-Best Actor Award(Television) for Mushkil Assan in 2006.
  • BFJA Awards-Best Actor Award for Abaidha in 2003.
  • Bharat Nirman Award in 2011.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Chiranjit". gomolo.com. Retrieved 21 July 2019.
  2. ^ "Chiranjeet Chakraborty movies, filmography, biography and songs – Cinestaan.com". Cinestaan. Retrieved 21 July 2019.
  3. ^ "After Chotushkone, Chiranjeet takes on lead role". The Times of India. Retrieved 28 February 2015.

External linksEdit

State Legislative Assembly
Preceded by
Bithika Mondal
Member of the West Bengal Legislative Assembly
from Barasat (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

2011
Incumbent