Sudipto Balav

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Sudipto Balav
Years active1999–present

Sudipto Balav is an Indian actor who is known for his negative roles. He is known for his works primarily in Malayalam, Hindi, and Bengali-language films.

Career[edit | edit source]

In 1999, Sudipto Balav started acting in Kolkata and worked on several television shows.[1][2] He also worked as a host for MTV Bakra before making his debut as an antagonist with the Malayalam film 2 Harihar Nagar (2009).[3] He learned Malayalam to prepare for his role.[3] He portrayed a ISI agent in Tere Bin Laden (2010).[4] He worked on an English film titled Meridian Lines; however, the film remains unreleased.[2] He has since starred in thirty films in various Indian languages and starred in the Hollywood film Extraction in the role of a henchman.[5]

Filmography[edit | edit source]

Year Film Role Language
2007 Gandhi, My Father Hindi
2008 Bidhatar Lekha Bengali
2009 2 Harihar Nagar Freddy Honai Malayalam
2010 Tere Bin Laden ISI agent Hindi
2013 Action 3D Telugu
2014 Powder Latif Lala Marathi
Force Bengali
2015 Lavender Sunny Tharakan Malayalam
2017 Tiyaan R.C. Shukla
2020 Extraction Shadek English

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "'Extraction' actor Sudipto Balav: Content is key to survival". Telangana Today.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "'Still in a state of shock,' says Sudipto Balav on former co-actor Irrfan's demise - Times of India". The Times of India.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Menon, Anasuya (February 23, 2012). "The baddie you love to hate". The Hindu.
  4. "Sudipto Balav goes outdoorsy - Times of India". The Times of India.
  5. Menon, Anasuya (June 6, 2020). "'Shadek is obnoxious; he is tough': Sudipto Balav on 'Extraction'". The Hindu.

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