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Mithun Chakraborty Biography

Mithun Chakraborty was born on 16-06-1950 in the state of Barisal, Bangladesh. He is an Indian Film Actor, Singer, Film Producer

By sahil khanPublished 2 years ago 4 min read

Mithun Chakraborty is known as a consummate actor and a peculiar producer in Indian film industry. He is also a Rajya Sabha member. He owns the graduate certificate from .His debuted film was Mrigaya. This film was released in 1976 and for this movie, he was embellished with National Film Award for the best actor. His affluent career started after the success of movie Surakshaa. After this movie, many movies were released having Mithun Chakraborty in the lead role. In 1982 he got famous for the movie Disco Dancer. For this movie, he got popularity from India to Rusia. In the era of 90s, he was an appreciated action hero for movies like Pyaar ka Mandir and Swarg Se Sundar etc. he owned film-fare Award for the movie Agneepath for best-supporting actor. In 1992 his career was made more embellished with the 2nd National Film award for the Bengali movie Tahader Katha. In the time between 1990 to 1999 he had a lot of movies released. From them, Shandaar, Mere Sajana Sath Nibhana, Pyar Ka Debta etc have boosted his career to the optimum level. In 1995 he won the Award for best villain and star screen award as best villain for the movie Jallad. He is also renowned for having 3rd National Film Award for the Swami Vivekananda movie as the best supporting actor. During the time 2000- 2017 he was seen in movies like Veer in 2010, Golmal3 in 2012, House full, OMG, and Khiladi 786 etc. in 2014 he was observed in movie Kaanchi and Kick. His recent movies are Entertainment and Hawaizaada. And his new upcoming movie is Geher. Beside carrier, in Bollywood, he is also seen in Bengali movies like Troyee and Anyay Abichar etc. Which will be a horror movie and in this film Mithun Chakraborty will play the lead role.He was born to Basantokumar Chakraborty and Santirani Chakraborty. He is married to Yogeeta Bali since 1979 and has three sons named Mahaakshay, Ushmey and Namashi Chakraborty and a daughter named Dishani Chakraborty with her. He fell in love with Sri Devi and was married to her from 1985 to 1988. However, after her divorce with Sri Devi, he again went back to Yogeeta Bali.Veteran actor Mithun Chakraborty has led an illustrious career in showbiz that has spanned over four decades and various languages and to commemorate his contribution to Hindi cinema, recently, journalist-filmmaker-biographer Ram Kamal Mukherjee unveiled the biography of the veteran, titled Mithun Chakraborty: The Dada Of Bollywood.The book contains some known and unknown parts of Mithun’s life, accounts of the people that he has lived with or worked with and a whole lot more. Ask Ram about what he took away from chronicling the journey of the Disco King, and he says, “I learnt that nothing is B grade in your life. Never think that some other person is getting something better than you. Whatever you are getting is probably the best in your life. It is not that if Amitabh Bachchan and Rajesh Khanna are getting some big director to make a film with them, and he is getting some smaller director, it means it isn’t the best.”Ram goes on to share that this fact is reflected in Mithun’s achievements. “Mithun received three National Awards in his life, and none of them were for a film made by a mainstream filmmaker. They were made by Mrinal Sen (Mrigayaa), Buddhadeb Dasgupta (Tahader Katha) and GV Iyer (Swami Vivekananda). So, what you are getting is life, you should cherish that and Mithun always valued that,” he insists.The biographer goes on to reminisce about one interesting incident that he got to notice while working on the book with Mithun. “While writing the book, Mithun told me one very interesting thing. He said that Zeenat Aman was the first big actress to say yes to work with him. During his initial days, all top actresses were busy with Rishi Kapoor, Vinod Khanna, Amitabh Bachchan, Shatrughan Sinha and Rajesh Khanna. They had all these priorities and then came Raj Kumar and such actors. Be it Hema Malini ji, Rekha or Parveen Babi, they were all busy working with and prioritising these big actors and Mithun didn’t get any A-list heroine to work with. But eventually they all worked with him, be it Rekha, Smita Patil or Shabana Azmi, when everyone realised his talent but the journey wasn’t smooth,” he concludes.


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