Mithun Chakraborty

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Chakraborty in 2015.

Mithun Chakraborty ( Bengali: মিঠুন চক্রবর্তী;born Gaurang Chakraborty June 16, 1950) is an Indian film actor, social worker, entrepreneur and politician.[1] He was the member of Rajya Sabha from 2014 until his resignation on 2016.[2]

Chakrborty made more than 350 Bollywood films. He also did many films in Bangla, Odia and Bhojpuri. Mithun is also the owner of Monarch Group, which is engaged in the hospitality sector.

He finally became famous with the musical film Disco Dancer in 1982.[3] There, everyone became fan of it because of its music and is still loved today. Along with this film other musical films like; Kasam Paane Wale Ki (1984) and Dance Dance (1987), he was known as an outstanding dancer.[4]

He was a member of All India Trinamool Congress until 2016. He is now working with Bharatiya Janata Party from 2021.[5]

Filmography[change | change source]

Hindi Cinemas[change | change source]
  • Mrigaya (1976) - Ghinua
  • Do Anjaane (1976) - Ghanti
  • Mukti (1977) - Theater Artist (Guest Character)
  • Security (1979) - CBI Officer Gopi/Gunmaster G-9
  • Amar Deep 1979 - Saajan
  • Tarana 1979
  • Hum Paanch (1980) - Bheem
  • Shaukeen (1981) - Ravi Anand
  • Varadat (1981) - Gunmaster
  • Aadat Se Majboor (1981) - Apoorba Kishore Bir
  • Disco Dancer (1982) Anil
  • I want justice 1983
  • 0} The Swearer's Key (1984)
  • Love Doesn't Bend (1985)
  • Slavery (1985)
  • Dance Dance (1987) - Ramu
  • Temple of Love (1988) - Vijay
  • Jeete Hain Shaan Se (1988) - John
  • Dushman (1990) (1990) - Rakesh
  • Agneepath (1990) - Krishnan Iyer
  • Dil Aashna Hai (1992) - Sunil
  • Dalal (1993)
  • Tadipar (1993)
  • Hangman (1995) - Amavas
  • The Don (1995)
  • Raavan Raj: A True Story - ACP Arjun Verma
  • Loha (1997) - Arjun
  • Chandal (1998)
  • Sahara Jaluchi (Oriya) (1998)
  • Yamraj (1998) - Birju
  • Gunda (1998) - Shankar
  • Titli (2002) - Rohit Roy
  • Elaan (2005) - Baba Sikander
  • lucky<span typeof="mw:DisplaySpace" id="mwAYA"> </span>: No Time for Love (2005) - Das Kapoor
  • Chingari (2006) - Bhuvan Panda
  • Dil Diya Hai (2006)
  • Guru (2007) - Manikdas Gupta
  • Hassan Raja (2007) - Ruhul Amin
  • My Name is Anthony Gonsalves (2008)
  • Bhole Shankar (2008) Bhojpuri
  • Heroes (2008) - Dr. Naqvi
  • Chandni Chowk to China (2008) - Dada
  • C Company (2008)
  • Luck (2009)
  • Babar (2009)
  • Veer (2009)
  • Golapi Ekhan Biletai (2010)

References[change | change source]

  1. "Entertainment Photos, Entertainment Pictures, News Photos - NDTV.com Photo Gallery". www.ndtv.com. Retrieved 2022-09-24.
  2. "Mithun Chakraborty resigns from Rajya Sabha citing health reasons". The Indian Express. 2016-12-26. Retrieved 2022-09-24.
  3. Mukherjee, Madhuja; Bakshi, Kaustav (2020-06-09). Popular Cinema in Bengal: Genre, Stars, Public Cultures. Routledge. ISBN 978-1-000-44892-4.
  4. LIPKOV, ALEXANDER; Mathew, Thomas J. (1994). "India's Bollywood in Russia". India International Centre Quarterly. 21 (2/3): 185–194. ISSN 0376-9771. JSTOR 23003644.
  5. World, Republic. "Mithun Chakraborty may join BJP in PM Modi's presence on March 7 at Kolkata rally: Sources". Republic World. Retrieved 2022-09-25.

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