Rhea Chakraborty is an Indian film actress.[1][2] She started off as a VJ on MTV India.[3] In 2013, she made her Bollywood debut with the film Mere Dad Ki Maruti directed by Ashima Chibber.

Rhea Chakraborty
Rhea Chakraborty at Pega Teach For Change event (08) (cropped).jpg
Chakraborty at an event in 2019
Years active2009—present
Home townBangalore

Early lifeEdit

Chakraborty at Star Guild Awards in 2013

Rhea Chakraborty was born into a Bengali family[4] in Bangalore, Karnataka, India. She did her schooling from Army Public School Ambala Cantt.


Rhea started her television career in 2009 with MTV India's TVS Scooty Teen Diva where she was the first runner-up. Later on, she auditioned to be a VJ at MTV Delhi and was selected. She has hosted several MTV shows, including Pepsi MTV Wassup, TicTac College Beat and MTV Gone in 60 Seconds.

In 2012 she made her film debut with the Telugu film Tuneega Tuneega where she played the character Nidhi. In 2013 she debuted in Bollywood with Mere Dad Ki Maruti as Jasleen.[4] In 2014 she played the character of Sonali in Sonali Cable.[5]

In 2017 she appeared in YRF's Bank Chor.[6] She also did cameo appearances in Half Girlfriend and Dobaara: See Your Evil.[7] In 2018 she appeared in Jalebi opposite debutante Varun Mitra.[8]



  Denotes films that have not yet been released
Year Film Role Language References
2012 Tuneega Tuneega Nidhi Telugu
2013 Mere Dad Ki Maruti Jasleen Hindi [4]
2014 Sonali Cable Sonali Dattaram Tandel [5]
2017 Dobaara: See Your Evil Tanya
Half Girlfriend Anshika
Bank Chor Gayatri Ganguli [6]
2018 Jalebi Aisha [8]
2020 Chehre TBA Hindi Filming [9]


Title Role Channel
TVS Scooty Teen Diva Contestant MTV India
Pepsi MTV Wassup Host
Gone in 60 Seconds
TicTac College Beat


  1. ^ "Rhea Chakraborty wants to do meaningful roles". The Times of India. Retrieved 3 September 2018.
  2. ^ "Rhea Chakraborty sizzles in bikini on the beaches of Maldives. See pics". Retrieved 3 September 2018.
  3. ^ "Female VJs giving tough competition to their male counterparts". dna. 17 May 2010. Retrieved 3 September 2018.
  4. ^ a b c "Everyone thinks I am Punjabi: Rhea Chakraborty". The Times of India. Retrieved 3 September 2018.
  5. ^ a b "Sonali Cable: The story behind Ali and Rhea's crackling chemistry". The Times of India. Retrieved 3 September 2018.
  6. ^ a b "Rhea Chakraborty heats up the action in Bank Chor!". The Times of India. Retrieved 3 September 2018.
  7. ^ "Rhea Chakraborty bags a role in 'Half Girlfriend'". The Times of India. Retrieved 3 September 2018.
  8. ^ a b "'Jalebi' First Look Poster: Love in an Age of Bewilderment". The Quint. Retrieved 3 September 2018.
  9. ^ "#Chehre launch photo... Teams Amitabh Bachchan and Emraan Hashmi for the first time... Costars Kriti Kharbanda, Rhea Chakraborty, Siddhanth Kapoor, Dhritiman Chatterjee, Raghubir Yadav and Annu Kapoor". Retrieved 10 May 2019.

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