Indraneil Sengupta

Indraneil Sengupta is an Indian film and television actor,[1] and a model living in Kolkata since 2004.

Indraneil Sengupta
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Sengupta with wife Barkha Bisht Sengupta
Born (1974-09-08) 8 September 1974 (age 46)
OccupationModel, actor
Years active1999–present
(m. 2008)


Sengupta was a finalist of the 1999 Gladrags Manhunt Contest in which John Abraham was the winner. He modelled for designer Rohit Bal and worked for choreographers Marc Robinson and Achala Sachdev. He also appeared in commercials for the Tata Indigo Marina car, VIP Frenchie and Aquafina.

Later, he transitioned into music videos, including those for Falguni Pathak's "Pal pal tere yaad sataye" and Jagjit Singh; one for the south Indian singer Yesudas's Hindi album; and a remix of the old film song "Koi diya jale kahin (rum pum bum)", sung by Asha Bhosle from the movie Bees Saal Baad. He also appeared in a television show on STAR Plus, Pyaar ke do naam...Ek Radha Ek Shyaam.

In 2004, he starred in the film Shukriya: Till Death Do Us Apart which also starred Aftab Shivdasani, Shriya Saran and Anupam Kher. He was to act in the movie Dus but the project got shelved.

In 2008, he played the negative role of Mohan Kanta, a British Indian army man who betrays his revolting pro-independence military regiment in the horror film 1920, written and directed by Vikram Bhatt. He also starred as Tushaar in the Zee TV serial Banoo Main Teri Dulhan.

He appeared with his wife in Nach Baliye 3 as a late entrant.

He starred in Bollywood movies Mumbai Salsa and Kahaani. He has also done a few Bengali films. In 2008, he starred in Janala, also starring Swastika Mukherjee and directed by Buddhadeb Dasgupta.

At the beginning of 2009, he starred opposite Indrani Haldar in Angshumaner Chhobi, which was directed by first-time filmmaker, Atanu Ghosh. The film was the only Bengali entry in the competitive section of the Indian Panorama in Goa. In late 2009, he starred as a bisexual lover in Kaushik Ganguly's Arekti Premer Golpo. His love interest in this film is director Rituparno Ghosh, and this was Rituparno's first movie as an actor.

In 2010, he did his first commercial Bengali film, Jodi Ekdin, directed by Riingo. Indraneil received the Anandalok Fresh Face of the Year (male) award in 2009 for Anshumaner Chobi.

Indraneil starred as a young aspiring director in the Bengali movie Autograph with Prasenjit Chatterjee and Nandana Sen. The movie is a tribute to both Satyajit Ray and to Uttam Kumar as it is on the lines of the film Nayak.

In 2012 he acted in the Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury-directed Bengali movie Aparajita Tumi, in which he played a young Bangladeshi professor. He played the role of a criminal in the Hindi film Kahaani, directed by Sujoy Ghosh in the same year. In 2012 he also played a role in a Bangladeshi movie, Chorabali.

He also starred in Goyenda Gogol, which was released in 2013.

He also starred in Teen Patti, a Bengali film directed by Jenny Sarkar and Dipayan Mandal.



Year Title Language Role Country
2004 Shukriya: Till Death Do Us Apart Hindi Yash India
2007 Mumbai Salsa Hindi Karan Kapoor India
2008 1920 Hindi Mohan Kant India
2009 Angshumaner Chhobi Bengali Angshuman India
2009 Janala Bengali Angshuman India
2010 Autograph Bengali Shuvobrata India
2010 Jodi Ekdin Bengali India
2011 Bedini Bengali Keshta India
2011 Uro Chithi Bengali India
2011 Arekti Premer Golpo Bengali Basu India
2012 System Bengali Eklavya India
2012 Aparajita Tumi Bengali Yusuf India
2012 Kahaani Hindi Arnav Bagchi/Milan Damji India
2012 Elar Char Adhyay Bengali Atindra India
2012 Chorabali Bengali Sumon Bangladesh
2012 Dashami Bengali India
2013 Goyenda Gogol Bengali Ashok Thakur India
2013 Nayika Sangbad(2013) Bengali Bijit India
2013 Mishor Rohoshyo Bengali Hani Alkadi India
2013 Satyagraha Hindi Akhilesh India
2013 Satyanweshi Bengali Himangshu India
2013 C/O Sir Bengali Ranabir India
2014 Teen Patti Bengali Arya India
2014 Obhishopto Nighty Bengali Raja/Alok India
2014 Arundhati Bengali Kaal Rudra India
2014 Jilmil Jonak Assamese Cameo India
2014 Samrat & Co. Hindi Vijay Singh India
2014 Gogoler Kirti Bengali Ashok Thakur India
2015 Shajarur Kanta Bengali Debasish India
2015 Calendar Girls Hindi Shashank India
2016 Jara Hatke[2] Marathi Aakash India
2016 Samraat: The King Is Here Bengali Raja Bangladesh
2016 Kiriti O Kalo Bhromor Bengali Kiriti Roy India
2017 B.A.Pass 2 Hindi Ritesh India
2017 Boss 2 Bengali Bidyut Shivalkar India
2017 Sargoshiyan Hindi Vikram Roy India
2018 Nilacholey Kiriti Bengali Kiriti Roy India
2018 Aschhe Abar Shabor Bengali Bijoy Sen India
2018 Mulk Hindi Aftab Mohammad India

Web seriesEdit

Year Title Role Platform
2020 Love and Affairs Abhishek hoichoi
2020 Abhay - S2 Kiran Dagar ZEE5[3]
2020 The Gone Game Prateek Jindal Voot


Year Title Role Channel(s)
2005 Pyaar Ke Do Naam: Ek Raadha, Ek Shyaam Shyaam Star Plus
2006 Banoo Main Teri Dulhann Tushar Zee TV
2007 Aahat (Season 3; Episode - 3 'Khel') Abhilash Sony Entertainment Television
2007 Nach Baliye (Season 3) Self (competitor) Star Plus
2008 Babul Ki Bitiya Chali Doli Saja Ke Daksh Sahara One
2008 Maayka Angad Zee TV
2014 Tumhari Paakhi Rohan Life OK
2014 Box Cricket League Self (competitor; represented Chandigarh Cubs) Sony Entertainment Television
2015 Maharakshak: Devi Shukracharya Zee TV
2015 Darr Sabko Lagta Hai (Season 1; Episode 25) Avinash &TV
2016 Jamai Raja Neil Sengupta [4] Zee TV
2017 Ghulaam STS officer Raghav Verma (cameo) Life OK
2017–2019 Nimki Mukhiya Abhimanyu Rai Star Bharat
2019–2020 Shrimad Bhagwat Mahapuran Lord Shiva Colors TV
2019–2020 Yeh Hai Chahatein Rajeev Khurana Star Plus


Personal lifeEdit

On 1 March 2008, Sengupta married Barkha Bisht Sengupta who was his co-star in Doli Saja Ke and Pyaar ke do naam...Ek Radha Ek Shyaam.[7] They have a daughter named Meira, who was born in October 2011.[8]


  1. ^ "I am not chasing films: Indraneil Sengupta".
  2. ^ Eros International ties up with Ravi Jadhav Films for upcoming Marathi film '&' -
  3. ^ "ZEE5 Releases The Trailer Of 'Abhay' Season 2; Show To Stream On August 14". Mumbai Live. Mumbai Live. Retrieved 8 August 2020.
  4. ^ Jamai Raja has been a trendsetter in many ways: Indraneil Sen Gupta - Times of India
  5. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 20 August 2010. Retrieved 12 April 2009.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  6. ^ Vivel Filmfare Awards East 2013 Winners - Apna Films
  7. ^ "Barkha Sengupta on 10 years of being together with Indraneil: I can still manage to blow him away".
  8. ^ Dasgupta, Priyanka (8 November 2011). "Being a father is the most beautiful experience: Indraneil". TOI. Archived from the original on 11 February 2015. Retrieved 11 November 2012.

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