Soham Chakraborty (born 4 March 1984), is an Indian actor, producer, television personality and politician. He has appeared in more than 100 Bengali films, as child artist (Master Bittu) and as male lead. He earned numerous accolades, including Uttam Kumar Awards, BFJA Awards and Star Jalsha Entertainment Awards. Chakraborty has a significant following in West Bengal, Assam and other adjacent states in India and Bangladesh. He is a member of All India Trinamool Congress. He contested in 2016 West Bengal Legislative Assembly election from Borjora Constituency.
4 March 1984
|Other names||Master Bittu (during his childhood days)|
|Years active||1987 child artist–present|
|Political party||All India Trinamool Congress|
|Spouse(s)||Tanaya Chakraborty (m.2012)|
|Parent(s)||Subrata Chakraborty (Father) Deepa Chakraborty (Mother)|
|Family||Sreeparna Chakraborty (Sister) Sreesh Bhowmick (Nephew)|
|Member of West Bengal Legislative Assembly|
|Assumed office |
2 May 2021
|Preceded by||Amiya Kanti Bhattacharjee|
|Constituency||Chandipur, Purba Medinipur|
Soham Chakraborty made his Tollywood debut in 1988 with the popular Bengali film Choto Bou. Early in his career, Chakraborty was recognised as Master Bittu featured in several superhit films as a child artist including Mangal Deep in 1989, Nayan Moni in 1989, Jowar Bhata in 1990, the great Satyajit Ray directed film Shakha Proshakha in 1990, Bhagya Debata in 1997, starring Mithun Chakraborty and several other noted films. He was awarded with Uttam Kumar Awards twice as Child Artist of the year for his performance in Jowar Bhata (1991) and Shakha Proshakha (1990). He has appeared in several television series and has played supporting roles in films in the late 1990s and early 2000s. After completing his higher education in the field of B. Com. (Hons), he appeared in Chander Bari , directed by Tarun Majumdar (2007). Chakraborty, has described the difficult phase and struggling days in his acting career to appear in the big budget films. He was then launched with the film Bajimaat (2008), as male lead. He then rose to prominence after starring in 2009 film Prem Aamar directed by Raj Chakraborty and produced by Shree Venkatesh Films, which turned out a blockbuster and recorded highest grosser in Bengali film's history. After Prem Aamar his previously shot films Rahasya, Jeena, and Soldier were released and were commercially average. His another blockbuster film Amanush was released in 2010. The film was directed by Rajib Biswas. Chakraborty played the role of Vinod, an orphan who has suffered a lot of physical and mental torture in his childhood. He went on to deliver back to back superhit films including Faande Poriya Boga Kaande Re (2011), Jibon Rong Berong (2011), Ley Halua Ley (2012), Jaaneman (2012), Bojhe Na Shey Bojhe Na (2012), Loveria (2013), Bangali Babu English Mem (2014), Amanush 2 (2015) and Black (2015 Bengali Film) . The series of comedies and family dramas that followed, earned Chakraborty widespread adulation from audiences, particularly among teenagers. Such films are Jamai 420 ( 2015), Katmundu (2015), Jio Pagla (2017) and Honeymoon ( 2018), JamaiBadal (2019) and Thai Curry (2019). His another blockbuster film Shudhu Tomari Jonya ( 2015), along with Dev, remains a highest-grosser and has been screened in Mumbai and New Delhi. In 2015, Chakraborty has been appointed as the Vice President of All India Trinamool Youth Congress.
Soham also anchored in a reality show Twinkle Twinkle Dancing Star launched by makers of Chirodini...Tumi Je Amar, Prem Amar, Challenge and Amanush. He was also the host of Parar Sera Bouthan, replacing Aneek Dhar, which aired on ETV Bangla. The show was then hosted by Aparajita Adhya. Soham has also appeared as a guest on television serial Bojhena Se Bojhena. Chakraborty, in 2019-20 along with Mithun Chakraborty and Srabanti Chatterjee judged the dance reality show Dance Dance Junior by StarJalsha.
Chakraborty joined All India Trinamool Congress in 2014. Chakraborty was appointed as the All India Trinamool Youth Congress state vice president. Chakraborty contested in 2016 West Bengal Legislative Assembly election from Barjora (Vidhan Sabha constituency). Chakraborty was defeated by Sujit Chakraborty of CPI-M by a margin of 616 votes.
|Denotes films that have not yet been released|
|2021||Pratighat||Rajiv Kumar Biswas||TBA|
|Rajneetir Alindey||Raja Chanda||TBA|
|Aghatan||Premendu Bikash Chaki||TBA|
|Ei Ami Renu||Saumen Sur||TBA|||
|Miss Call||Rabi Kinagi||Remake of Krishna Leela|
|2020||Harano Prapti||Raja Chanda||Mainak||The story is original and penned by Padmanabha Dasgupta Released on OTT Platform ZEE5 in September 2020|
|Bhootchakra Pvt. Ltd.||Haranath Chakraborty||Amit||Loosely based on the Telugu movie Anando Brahma|
|Thai Curry||Ankit Aditya||Ayan|||
|Jamai Badal||Rabi Kinagi||Krish||Remake of Punjabi movie Carry On Jatta|
|2018||Ami Sudhu Tor Holam||Subrata Halder||Chiranjib|
|Bagh Bandi Khela||Sujit Mondal||Hirok|
|Tui Sudhu Amar||Joydip Mukherjee, Anonno Mamun||Aditya||Bangladesh–India Joint venture|
|Piya Re||Abhimanyu Mukherjee||Ravi||Remake of Kannada movie Krishnan Love Story|
|Rongberonger Korhi||Ranjan Ghosh||Ramchandra Murmu|
|Honeymoon||Premendu Bikash Chaki||Gitin||Based on Samaresh Majumder's novel Chutir Fande|
|2017||Jio Pagla||Rabi Kinagi||Raj Shankar Dhol/Gouri||Core story based on the play Joy Maa Kali Boarding |
Remake of Biwi Aur MakanMarathi as Ashi Hi Banwa Banwi, Kannada as Olu Saar Bari Olu Hindi as Paying Guests
|Dekh Kemon Lage||Rahul Roy|
|Amar Aponjon||Raja Chanda||Joydip Mukherjee||Remake of Autograph|
|2016||Gangster||Birsha Dasgupta||Vishnu (Cameo)|
|2015||Black||Raja Chanda||Bullet / Biltu|
|Shudhu Tomari Jonyo||Birsha Dasgupta||Siraz Chowdhury||Remake of Raja Rani|
|Jamai 420||Rabi Kinagi||Shaan|
|Amanush 2||Rajiv Kumar Biswas||Md.Salim/Raghu/Ashok||Remake of Naan|
|2014||Golpo Holeo Shotti||Birsha Dasgupta||Rudra||Remake of Pizza|
|Bangali Babu English Mem||Ravi Kinagi||Madhushudan/Madhu/Honey||Remake of Jatt & Juliet|
|2013||Loveria||Raja Chanda||Aditya||Remake of Bumper Offer|
|2012||Bojhena Shey Bojhena||Raj Chakraborty||Noor Islam||Remake of Engaeyum Eppothum|
|Jaaneman||Raja Chanda||Debaditrya/Deva||Remake of Paiyaa|
|Le Halua Le||Raja Chanda||Rahul||Remake of Poochakkoru Mookkuthi and its Hindi version Hungama|
|2011||Jibon Rong Berong||Abhishek|
|Faande Poriya Boga Kaande Re||Raju||Remake of Maryada Ramanna|
|2010||Atanka / Aatangko||Babli||Special Appearance|
|Kichu Paowa Kichu Chaowa||Uday|
|Amanush||Vinod||Remake of Kaadhal Kondein|
|Jeena The Endless Love||Siddhartha Basu|
|Rahasya The Bhoutik|
|2009||Prem Aamar||Ravi||Remake of 7G Rainbow Colony|
|2001||Ek Tukro Chand||Shontu||Sequel of Kakababu Here Gelen?|
|1997||Mayar Badhon||Kushal||Child Actor|
|1989||Nayan Moni||Sachin Adhikari|
|1987||Choto Bou||Master Bittu|
|2021||Dujone ||Amar||Srabanti Chatterjee||Hoichoi|
|2010||Star Jalsha Entertainment Awards||Best Actor||Prem Amar||Won|
|2011||Star Jalsha Entertainment Awards||Best Actor||Amanush||Won|
|Tele Cine Awards||Best Actor||Amanush||Won|
|Zee Bangla Gourab Somman Awards||Best Actor||Amanush||Nominated|
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