Biography of Mithun Chakraborty
Gouranga Chakraborty was the birth name of Mithun Chakraborty, who is a National Film Award-winning Film Actor, Entrepreneur and Social Activist. Mithun Chakraborty stepped into his acting career with the arthouse drama Mrigaya in the year 1976 and by his acting ability he won his first National Film Award for Best Actor for this movie. After the success of ‘Disco Dance’ in 1982, Mithun had earned huge fan followings as a dancing star. Mithun Chakraborty has appeared in more than 100-Tollywood (Bengali) films, 200-Bollywood films & Bhojpuri films. Mithun also contribututed in Hospitality Sectors by his ‘Monarch Group’.
Mithun Chakraborty’s Personal life:-
Mithun Chakraborty was born at Dimla of West Bengal. He completed B.Sc in Chemistry from ‘Nilphamari Government College’ then graduated from “Film & Television Institute of India”, Pune. There are two known facts of Mithun that Mithun was a staunch Naxalite and he had undergone Martial Art training before entering the film industry. Mithun Chakraborty was the highest tax payer in India for 5-consecutive years from 1994 to 1999 – it is an achievement too.
Mithun Chakraborty is married to Yogita Bali (Indian Actress) and they have Three Sons, and One Daughter. Mimoh Chakraborty (Eldest Son) has already stepped into bollywood in 2008 in the film ‘Jimmy’.
Film Career of Mithun Chakraborty:-
Mithun Chakraborty made his debut with ‘Mrigaya’ (Directed by Mrinal Sen) in 1976 and he won the ‘National Film Award’ for Best Actor. Then after he had done some supporting roles in films like ‘Do Anjaane (1976)’ and ‘Phool Khile Hain Gulshan Gulshan (1977)’. In the late 1970s and early 1980s, he slowly able to establish himself with the films like ‘Surakshaa’ (1979 - Ravikant Nagaich directed), ‘Hum Paanch’ (1980) and ‘Wardaat’ (1981).
Mithun had the breakthrough role in ‘Disco Dancer’ (1982) in which he played the role of ‘Jimmy’. Then came his other hit films ‘Kasam Paida Karne Wale Ki‘(1984), Wanted (1983), Boxer (1984), Jagir (1984), Jaal (1986), Watan Ke Rakhwale (1987) and ‘Dance Dance’ (1987) which established himas a talented dancer-cum-actor of bollywood. Mithun has worked with some of the famous acctresses in 1980s and 1990s like Zeenat Aman, Padmini Kolhapure, Rati Agnihotri, Rekha, Sridevi, Madhuri Dixit and more.
Mithun Chakraborty also known for critical actings along with commercial acting. “Tahader Katha” and “Swami Vivekananda” – are two of the films where his performance was acclaim and he won ‘National Film Awards’ once again in his lifetime. Mithun Chakraborty won the ‘Best Supporting Actor Award’ (Filmfare) for his performance in ‘Agneepath’ (1990) and ‘Best Villain Award’ (Filmfare) for ‘Jallad’.
Hit Films of Mithun Chakraborty:-
- Mujhe Insaaf Chahiye (1983)
- Pyaar Jhukta Nahin (1985)
- Swarg Se Sunder (1986)
- Pyaar Ka Mandir (1988)
- Commando (1988)
- Waqt Ki Awaaz (1988)
- Guru (1989)
- Mujrim (1989)
- Dushman (1990)
- Pyaar Ka Mandir (1988)
- Mujrim (1989).
Some films as supporting acotor :-
: Elaan (2005) - was not successful.
: Lucky (2005)
: Chingari (2005) – his performance was acclaimed.
: Guru (2007) - he received critical acclaim.
: My Name Is Anthony Gonsalves (2008)
: Don Muthuswami (2008)
: C Kkompany (2008)
: Heroes(2008) - did very well.
Upcoming Movies of Mithun Chakraborty:-
• Veer ( Hindi ) - Salman Khan, Mithun Chakraborty, Sohail Khan - Release Date : 29 Jan 2010
• Raakh ( Hindi ) - Amrita Arora, Mithun Chakraborty, Sohail Khan - Release Year : 2009
• Manikya ( Kannada ) - Jeevan, Manisha Koirala, Tulip Joshi - Release Year : 2009
• Buddham Sharanam Gachhami ( Hindi ) - Amitabh Bachchan, Mithun Chakraborty - Release Year : 2010
• Kaal Purush - Memories Of The Mist ( Hindi ) - Mithun Chakraborty, Rahul Bose, Sameera Reddy - Release Year : 2010
• Aap Ke Liye Hum ( Hindi ) - Madhavan, Ayesha Takia, Jaya Bachchan - Release Year : 2010
Mithun Chakraborty in Reality Show:-
In the year 2008, Mithun has entered in Television Shows as Judge of the show “Dance India Dance” on Zee TV. Then in “Dance Bangla Dance” on Zee Bangla.
Mithun Chakraborty in Sports:-
He has been attached in promotion of all sports especially Football and he is the co-owner of ‘Royal Bengal Tigers’ Cricket Team of the Indian Cricket League (ICL).