Full name: Mithun Chakraborty
Birth Date: June 16, 1950
Birth Place: Barisal, Bangladesh
Education: Scotish Church College
Occupation: Actor, Producer, Entrepreneur, Politician
Film Debut: Mrigayaa – 1976
Years active: 1976–present
Marital Status: Married
Wife (s): Yogeeta Bali
Zodiac sign: Gemini
Mithun Chakraborty is a very popular and powerful film actor in the Indian showbiz industry. He is also an entrepreneur, singer, producer, social worker and politician. Mithun is an actor who predominantly appears in Hindi and Bengali films. The actor already appeared in more than 350 films and won National Film Award three times by his outstanding acting performance.
Mithun Chakraborty Early Life:
Born Gourang Chakraborty was on June 16, 1950, in Barisal, Bangladesh to Basantokumar Chakraborty and Santirani Chakraborty. He studied at Scotish Church College, Kolkata and completed his graduation in Chemistry from the college. Then Mithun joined at Film and Television Institute of India, Pune pursue filming career. Before comes to the film industry, he was a Naxalite. There is a tragic incident in his life, his brother was electrocuted and died the tragedy stuck his family and him very much. He is well-known as Mithun Da around India.
Mithun Chakraborty Career:
Mithun Chakraborty made his acting debut in the film industry with the Hindi movie ‘Mrigayaa’ in 1976 directed by Mrinal Sen. In the movie; he made a wonderful acting performance and won the National Film Award for Best Actor. Since he never looked back in his long career time. Mithun was best known for his distinct dance technique in the films. Mithun made a wonderful dancing performance in the movie ‘Disco Dancer’ in 1982 and the actor is best remembering for the character Jimmy in the movie.
In 1990, he starred in the blockbuster movie ‘Agneepath’ for supporting role with Bollywood king Amitabh Bachchan. Mithun won the Filmfare Best Supporting Actor award for his magnificent acting performance. Then he made a wonderful acting performance in the movie ‘Tahader Katha’ and ‘Swami Vivekananda’ and won National Film Award for the performance in these movies.
In 2002, Mithun appeared in a Bengali movie ‘Bangali Babu’ with Roopa Ganguly and Ranjit Mallick and directed by Anjan Choudhury. Following the year, he appeared in the blockbuster movie ‘Guru’ with Tapas Paul and Laboni Sarkar. In 2004, he starred in the two blockbuster movies ‘Barood’ and ‘Coolie’. Following the year, Mithun appeared in the movie ‘Shaktimaan’ with co-actress Rituparna Sengupta.
In 2006, Mithun Chakraborty acted in the Bangladeshi movie ‘Golapi Ekhon Bilatey’ directed by Amjad Hussain with co-artists Moushumi, Shabnur and Ferdous Ahmed. In the same year, he appeared in the blockbuster movie of Tollywood film industry ‘MLA Fatakeshto’ with Debashree Roy and Koel Mallick.
In 2012, he made a wonderful acting performance in the movie ‘Housefull 2’ with Asin Thottumkal, Jacqueline Fernandez, Zarine Khan and Akshay Kumar. Following the year, he appeared in the movie ‘Rocky’ with his son Mahaakshay Chakraborty and Pooja Bose. In 2017, Mithun acted in the movie ‘Jole Jongole’ music directed by Jeet Gannguli.
Mithun Chakraborty participated in the West Bengal Rajya Sabha Assembly Polls as a candidate All India Trinamool Congress on February 7, 2014, and became Member of Parliament utilizing the stardom. Later he resigned as a Rajya Sabha MP.
Mithun Chakraborty tied a knot with the former actress of India Yogeeta Bali in 1979. The couple has three sons named Mahaakshay Chakraborty, Namashi Chakraborty and Ushmey Chakraborty and daughter Dishani Chakraborty. His elder son Mahaakshay Chakraborty is an actor.
It is reported, Mithun Chakraborty was romantically linked with Bollywood heartthrob actress Sridevi Kapoor during 1987. She forced the actor to divorce his first wife Bali. Later Sridevi split the relationship as Mithun didn’t divorce his wife. It is also known that they are got married secretly but Mithun denied the charge. Mithun also might have a love relation with Helena Luke.
Mithun Chakraborty Height, Weight and Body Measurement:
Height: 6 feet 0 inches
Weight: 72 kg
Chest: 45 inches
Waist: 34 inches
Biceps: 14 inches
Hair color: Black
Eye color: Brown
Shoe size: 10 US
Girlfriend: Sridevi Kapoor & Helena Luke
Favorite & Hobbies
Favorite Actor: Amitabh Bachchan
Favorite Actress: Suchitra Sen, Nargis
Favorite Sports: Football & Cricket
Favorite Sportspersons: Sunil Gavaskar, Kapil Dev, Sourav Ganguly
Favorite Food: Chicken Dishes
Smoke Brand: Benson & Hezes
Salary: 15 core INR for per movie
Net Worth: $40 Million