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Raj Chakraborty (Bengali: রাজ চক্রবর্তী; born: 1975) is an Indian film director, actor and producer. A person from middle-class family background, he was born in Halisahar, West Bengal. He graduated from Rishi Bankim Chandra College, Naihati. He is one of the most commercially successful film-makers in Tollywood.[3] Before directing his debut film, he was busy in Bengali TV. Raj Chakraborty was associated with Zee Bangla's popular laughter show Mirakkel Aakkel, hosted by Mir, and dance competition Dance Bangla Dance, judged by Mithun Chakraborty, during their initial days. He also directed Star Jalsha's laughter programme I Laugh You.[4]

Raj Chakraborty
Native name
রাজ চক্রবর্তী
Born
Raj Chakraborty

(1975-02-21) 21 February 1975 (age 44)
ResidenceKolkata, India
NationalityIndian
EducationRishi Bankim Chandra Colleges, Naihati
OccupationFilm director, Actor, Producer,
Years active2008–present
Notable work
Spouse(s)

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FilmographyEdit

As directorEdit

Denotes films that have not yet been released
Release Date Title CBFC
Rating
Composer Producer Cast Note
2008 August 15 Chirodini Tumi Je Amar U/A Jeet Gannguli Shree Venkatesh Films Rahul Banerjee
Priyanka Sarkar
Rudranil Ghosh
Remake of Kaadhal (2004) (Tamil)
2009 March 20 Challenge U Dev
Subhashree Ganguly
Remake of Bunny (2005) (Telegu)
2009 October 9 Prem Aamar U/A Soham Chakraborty
Payel Sarkar
Remake of 7G Rainbow Colony (2004) (Tamil)
2010 June 10 Le Chakka U/A Indradeep Dasgupta Srijan Arts Dev
Payel Sarkar
October 14 Dui Prithibi U/A Jeet Gannguli
Samidh-Rishi
Shree Venkatesh Films Jeet
Dev
Koel Mallick
Barkha Bisht Sengupta
Remake of Gamyam (2008) (Telugu)
2011 June 3 Shotru Indradeep Dasgupta Eskay Movies Jeet
Nusrat Jahan
Remake of Singam (2010) (Tamil)
2012 December 28 Bojhena Shey Bojhena U/A Arindom Chatterjee
Indradeep Dasgupta
Shree Venkatesh Films Soham Chakraborty
Mimi Chakraborty
Abir Chatterjee
Payel Sarkar
Remake of Engaeyum Eppothum (2011) (Tamil)
2013 March 15 Kanamachi U/A Indradeep Dasgupta
Rishi Chanda
Eskay Movies Ankush Hazra
Srabanti Chatterjee
Abir Chatterjee
Sayani Ghosh
Remake of Ko (2011) (Tamil)
August 9 Proloy A Indradeep Dasgupta Shree Venkatesh Films
Raj Chakraborty Productions
Parambrata Chatterjee
Mimi Chakraborty
Paran Bandopadhyay
Saswata Chatterjee
Rudranil Ghosh
Inspired by a true story
2014 15 Borbaad A Arindom Chatterjee Shree Venkatesh Films Bonny Sengupta
Rittika Sen
Mainak Banerjee
Remake of Polladhavan (2007) (Tamil)
October 1 Yoddha U/A Indradeep Dasgupta
Savvy
Dev
Mimi Chakraborty
Remake of Magadheera (2009) (Telugu)
2015 September 11 Parbona Ami Chartey Tokey Indradeep Dasgupta Shree Venkatesh Films
Surinder Films
Bonny Sengupta
Koushani Mukherjee
Remake of Uyyala Jampala (2013) (Telugu)
October 16 Katmundu Anupam Roy GreenTouch Entertainment Soham Chakraborty
Abir Chatterjee
Rudranil Ghosh
Srabanti Chatterjee
Mimi Chakraborty
Saswata Chatterjee
Roja Paromita Dey
Malobika Banerjee
Ekavali Khanna
Original
2016 7 Abhimaan Suddho Roy Reliance Entertainment
Grassroot Entertainment
Walzen Media Works
Jeet
Subhasree Ganguly
Sayantika Banerjee
Remake of Attarintiki Daredi (2013) (Telugu)
2017 June 23 Chaamp Jeet Gannguli Dev Entertainment Ventures Dev
Rukmini Maitra
September 22 Bolo Dugga Maiki Arindom Chatterjee SVF Entertainment Ankush
Nusrat Jahan
Partially adapted from Oru Vadakkan Selfie (Malayalam)
2018 December 21 Adventures Of Jojo
2019 June 5 Shesh Theke Shuru Arko Jeetz Filmworks Pvt. Ltd. Jeet
Koel Mallick
Ritabhari Chakraborty
Remake of Siddhartha(2016) (Telugu)
TBA TBA Parineeta TBA Ritwick Chakraborty, Gaurav Chakrabarty, Subhashree Ganguly, Falaque Rashid, Adrit Roy Based on an original story about love and revenge

As actorEdit

Year Film Role
2008 Chirodini Tumi Je Amar Cameo
2012 Bojhena Shey Bojhena Challenge 2 2012 Hemlock Society Setu Bhenkatraman 2015 Jamai 420 Himself
Parbona Ami Chartey Tokey Cameo
2017 Chaamp
Cockpit Shanu Ghosal
2018 Uma Cameo

As producerEdit

Year Film Note
2013 Proloy
2018 Noor Jahaan Indo-Bangladesh joint venture film.
2019 Prem Amar 2 Indo-Bangladesh joint venture film.

AccoladesEdit

Award name Year Category Movie Result
Anandalok Awards 2008 Best Director Chirodini Tumi Je Amar Won
2009 Best Director Challenge Won
2010 Best Director Le Chakka Won
2011 Best Director Shotru Won
Tele Cine Awards 2012 Best Director Bojhena Shey Bojhena Won
BFJA Awards 2013 Best Promising Director Won

TelevisionEdit

Raj Chakraborty produced the television serial Kanamachi, which was aired on Star Jalsha. For Zee Bangla, Raj Chakraborty Productions made the popular soap opera Raage Anuraage. He returned as director of his very own show I Laugh you, a show he had started in its first season. I Laugh You was a very popular laughter programme in the Indian regional television world, which was aired on Star Jalsha. Raj Chakraborty's association with another very popular Bengali entertainment channel Colors Bangla occurred with him producing the soap opera Kajallata for that channel.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "'‌ওদের ভাল হোক'‌, বলছেন রাজের প্রথম স্ত্রী শতাব্দী". Aajkaal.
  2. ^ "Everything you want to know about Raj-Subhashree wedding". The Times of India. 9 March 2018. Retrieved 9 March 2018.
  3. ^ Nag, Kushali (26 December 2008). "A few good men". Calcutta, India: www.telegraphindia.com. Retrieved 6 March 2009.
  4. ^ "Bengal regional TV revolution grips everyone". ibnlive.in.com. Retrieved 14 November 2008.

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