Mithun Chakraborty Date of Birth

Bollywood Legend Mithun Chakraborty was born on born 16 June 1952.

Mithun Chakraborty Age

He is 66 years old.

Mithun Chakraborty Family

Chakraborty was born in Barisal, then in East Bengal and now Bangladesh, on 16 June 1952.

He was educated at the Scottish Church College in Kolkata, West Bengal, India, where he earned his degree in Chemistry. After that, he attended and graduated from the Film and Television Institute of India, Pune.

He was a Naxalite before entering films, but tragedy struck his family when his only brother was electrocuted and killed in a freak accident. He returned to his family and left the Naxalite fold, even though this posed a grave risk to his own life.

Mithun Chakraborty Picture

Photo of Mithun Chakraborty
Photo of Mithun Chakraborty

Mithun Chakraborty Wife

He married actress Yogeeta Bali, whom he met in 1979. Chakraborty has two children: three sons and a daughter.

Mithun Chakraborty Son

He has two children – son Mimoh Chakraborty and daughter Dishani Chakraborty.

Mithun Chakraborty Daughter

Dishani is not the veteran actor’s own child, but he adopted her. He spotted  Dishani as an infant inside a roadside dustbin in West Bengal by some people, following which she was rescued by an NGO.

But she was reportedly in a weak condition. When the actor came across the news, he immediately decided to adopt the girl child. His wife Yogita Bali also was happy about Mithun’s decision.

Mithun Chakraborty First Movie

chakraborty made his Bollywood debut with Mrinal Sen’s National Award winning film Mrigayaa (1976), for which he won the National Film Award for Best Actor.

After playing a few minor roles in films his first major successful film was the 1978 film Mera Rakshak.

Mithun Chakraborty Movie

People best remembered Chakraborty for his role as Jimmy in the 1982 all-time-blockbuster movie Disco Dancer, which was a superhit in India and also in many other countries, especially the Soviet Union and Russia.

In Russia, Chakraborty and Raj Kapoor are the most popular Indian actors.

He later won two more National Film Awards for his performances in Tahader Katha (1992) and Swami Vivekananda (1998). Chakraborty has appeared in more than 350 films, including Bengali, Hindi, Odia, Bhojpuri, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Punjabi pictures.

Mithun Chakraborty Biography

He began his career as a junior actor and went on to establish himself as one of the biggest stars in Bollywood.

Chakraborty owns the Monarch Group, which has interests in the hospitality sector. and educational sector. He has also started the production house Paparatzy Productions.

In 1992, he, along with Dilip Kumar and Sunil Dutt, set up a trust to help needy actors called Cine & T.V Artistes Association (CINTAA).

He was also the Chairperson of Film Studios Setting & Allied Mazdoor Union, which takes care of the welfare of cine workers and resolves their demands and problems.

Later Chakraborty joined as a Member of Parliament after he was nominated for the Rajya Sabha Member of Parliament elections by the for her All India Trinamool Congress (TMC) in the West Bengal Rajya Sabha Assembly Polls which were held on February 7, 2014.

On 26 December 2016, he resigned as a Rajya Sabha MP.

Mithun Chakraborty Caste

Chakraborty is a surname meaning ′Ruler of the country′ or ′Emperor′ of Bengali or Assamese Hindu Brahmin people in the Indian states of West Bengal, Assam, and Tripura.

Mithun Chakraborty Height

He is 183cm or 6’0” tall.

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