Parambrata Chatterjee

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Parambrata Chattopadhyay
Born (1981-06-27) 27 June 1981 (age 41)
OccupationActor, director
Years active2002–present
RelativesRitwik Ghatak
(maternal grandfather) Mahasweta Devi

Parambrata Chattopadhyay (born 27 June 1981) is an Indian film actor and director.[1] Parambrata started his career with Bengali television and films. He made his Hindi debut in Kahaani (2012), starring with Vidya Balan and Nawazuddin Siddiqui. He also acted in Bhalo Theko (2003), which is Vidya Balan's debut film.[2]

Personal life[edit | edit source]

Parambrata was born in Kolkata, West Bengal to parents who worked as film critics. He is the son of Satinath Chatterjee and Sunetra Ghatak, the grandson of Ashish Chandra Ghatak and grandnephew of filmmaker Ritwik Ghatak[3] and renowned Bengali author and activist Mahasweta Devi is Parambrata's aunt. He is left-wing and used to call his late mother 'Comrade'. He admitted to previously being in a relationship with actress Swastika Mukherjee, [4] He graduated from South Point High School, Kolkata

Career[edit | edit source]

Chatterjee has acted in many television series, tele-films, short films and films. His directorial debut feature film is Jiyo Kaka, starring Rituparna Sengupta and Rudranil Ghosh. His second directorial venture was Hawa Bodol. Seven months after the success of Kahaani, he was signed by Jeffrey D. Brown, who won an Academy Award for his debut short film in 1986, for his film Sold.[5][6]

On 30 May 2011, he became a producer along with colleague, Rudranil Ghosh, by launching their own production house, Workshop Productions Pvt. Ltd, in association with Dipak Raha of Sambandh Group.[7]

Filmography[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "Parambrata". Calcutta, India: 24 June 2008. Archived from the original on 26 May 2011. Retrieved 12 November 2008.
  2. Nivas, Namita (23 March 2012). "I'm not thinking of future in Bollywood: Parambrata Chatterjee". The Indian Express.
  3. Actor, Top (18 November 2005). "Direct action!". The Telegraph. Calcutta, India. Archived from the original on 2 January 2014. Retrieved 10 November 2012.
  4. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 14 July 2018. Retrieved 30 March 2020.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  5. K Jha, Subhas (18 September 2012). "Parambrata headed for Hollywood". Times of India. Mumbai Mirror. Archived from the original on 21 September 2013. Retrieved 7 November 2012.
  6. Nag, Kushali (5 January 2008). "Three boys & a babe". The Telegraph. Calcutta, India. Archived from the original on 26 May 2011. Retrieved 12 November 2008.
  7. "Workshop". Archived from the original on 14 March 2012. Retrieved 6 July 2011.

External links[edit | edit source]

BFJA Awards
Preceded by
Silajit Majumder
for Mahulbanir Sereng
Most Promising Actor Award
for Nishi Japan

Succeeded by
Rishi Kaushik
for Kranti