Yash Dasgupta

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Yash Dasgupta
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Yash Dasgupta
Born (1985-10-10) 10 October 1985 (age 36)
NationalityIndian
Occupation
  • Actor
  • model
Years active2009 – present
Websiteyashdasgupta.com

Yash Dasgupta (born 10 October 1985)[1] is an Indian actor and model.

He started his career in television and then made his debut on the silver screen with the title role in Bengali film Gangster

Yash Dasgupta is best known for his roles in Bojhena Se Bojhena and Na Aana Is Des Laado.

Yash Dasgupta won the Glam King title in the Unish Kuri Streax Glam Hunt held in Kolkata.[2] Thereafter, he shifted his base to Mumbai to pursue career in acting, joined acting school, and got his first break as an actor in the Television Industry. Yash Dasgupta said in an interview with TImes of India, "I attended an acting workshop at Roshan Taneja's acting school and worked in a few Hindi serials too."[3]

He is an entrant to the Calcutta Times most desirable men in the Top 10.[4][5]

Early life and background[edit | edit source]

Yash Dasgupta was born to Dipak Dasgupta and Jayati Dasgupta. He is his parents’ only child. In his early childhood, he travelled all over India due to his parent's transferable work.

He has lived in Delhi, Mumbai, Madhya Pradesh, Sikkim among others due to him attending schools in different places. His interest in acting came from these formative years, as he was very fond of extracurricular activities. [3][6]

Career[edit | edit source]

Early career[edit | edit source]

Dasgupta began his acting career in selective roles on national television. He played a fun loving son as Suraj Dharamraj Mahiyavanshi in Bandini, and a character with grey shades as Ketan Sanghvi with Ram Kapoor in Basera [7] He played the role of Karan (Santosh's son, Diya and Jhanvi's cousin brother), in Na Aana Is Des Laado, a story which dealt with the social evil of female infanticide, and concentrates on the problems faced by women in a male-dominated world. Yash did episodic roles as Viraj, a mime artist in Adaalat.[8] He also enacted Demon Kalketu in a mythology called Mahima Shanidev Kii.[9]

In Kolkata Yash had also participated in ETV Bangla celebrity dance reality show Ritur Mela Jhoom Tara Ra Ra which was directed by Shiboprosad Mukherjee [10]

2013-present[edit | edit source]

Yash played the popular role of Aranya Singha Roy with Madhumita Sarkar (Pakhi Ghosh Dastidar), in Bojhena Se Bojhena a young business tycoon, an adaptation in Bengali of the popular Hindi TV series Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon? aired on Star Jalsha from 4 November 2013 to 18 June 2016.[11]

In 2015, Yash had an accident on the sets of "Bojhena se Bojhena" where his forearms were burnt while shooting a Diwali sequence.

"My proudest moment was when I won the 'People's Choice Best Actor Award'. You see, teleserials are dominated by women. However, after trying hard, I have made my own identity among my viewers.”[12]

He was out of action to recuperate and later won the popular awards.

Films[edit | edit source]

Yash was launched in films by Shree Venkatesh Films. Mahendra Soni said "We intend to launch Yash in films. He is extremely popular among the audience, so it will be a project that can do justice to his fandom. It will be an out-and-out commercial film, as Yashh connects with the masses well. We will give him time to prepare before the film goes on floor."[13]

The debut film of Yash Dasgupta with costar Mimi Chakraborty is a romantic thriller directed by Birsa Dasgupta and parts of it were shot in Istanbul Turkey[14][15][16]

Yash was stranded with his film production unit amid the attempted military coup in Istanbul, Turkey[17][18][19][20][21] Later the shooting of the film resumed.[22]

Other appearances[edit | edit source]

Dasgupta had performed in award ceremonies such as Colors Golden Petal Awards 2011 and Telly Academy Awards 2014. He performed in Jaya Hey, dedicated to the Kolkata Police. He had also anchored for a popular Television Award night, as Aranya (ASR) in Bengal Star Jalsha Parivar Awards 2014.[23]

Personal life[edit | edit source]

Dasgupta is a movie-buff, and acting is his life. He loves to travel and is a keen photographer. He is a sports enthusiast, especially adventure sports. He is a fitness freak with interests in bodybuilding and yoga.[24][25][26] He is easy going, an animal lover.[27][28] [29]

Television series[edit | edit source]

Year Show Role Channel
2009 Koi Aane Ko Hai Kalketu Colors TV
2009 Bandini Suraj Dharamraj Mahiyavanshi NDTV Imagine
2010 Na Aana Is Des Laado Karan Singh Colors TV
2012 Adaalat Viraj Sony
2013-2016 Bojhena Se Bojhena Aranya Singha Roy, Radhe Star Jalsha

Filmography[edit | edit source]

Films that are in production Denotes films that are still in production
Year Film Role Director Notes
2016 Gangster Guru / Kabir Birsa Dasgupta Debut film
2017 One Ronojoy Bose Birsa Dasgupta Remake of Tamil film Thani Oruvan
2018 Total Dadagiri Joy Dash Pathikrit Basu Remake of Telugu film Nenu Local
2018 Fidaa Ishaan Chatterjee Pathikrit Basu Remake of Telugu film Tholi Prema
2019 Mon Jaane Na Aamir Nawaz Shagufta Rafique Romance, thriller film
2020 SOS Kolkata Zakir Ahmed Anshuman Pratyush Romance, thriller film

Awards and accolades[edit | edit source]

Year Award Role Category Film / Show Result
2017 Filmfare Awards East Guru / Kabir Debut Best Actor Award Gangster Won

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "A scar on the eyebrows Pakhi's bday gift to Aranya Singha Roy". Times Of India.
  2. "The Telegraph - Calcutta : Metro". Telegraphindia.com. 21 August 2006. Retrieved 16 April 2015.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Ganguly, Ruman (26 December 2013). "Yash Dasgupta of Laado fame takes comparisons with Dev in his stride". Times of India. Retrieved 16 April 2015.
  4. "Calcutta times most desirable men 2015". Times and India.
  5. "Calcutta Times Most Desirable Men 2014 - TOI Mobile | The Times of India Mobile Site". M.timesofindia.com. Retrieved 16 April 2015.
  6. http://boxofficeindia.co.in/yash-dasgupta-want-bridge-commercial-sensible/
  7. Team, Tellychakkar. "It's time to struggle once again: Yash Dasgupta". Retrieved 3 September 2016.
  8. "Yash Dasgupta and Hritu Dudhani in Adaalat". Tellychakkar.com. 9 October 2012. Retrieved 16 April 2015.
  9. "Yash Dasgupta To Play Demon In 'Mahima Shanidev Kii'". Retrieved 3 September 2016.
  10. "The Telegraph - Calcutta : Entertainment". Retrieved 3 September 2016.
  11. "Team Bojhena Shey Bojhena shoots last episode - TOI Mobile - The Times of India Mobile Site". Retrieved 3 September 2016.
  12. "Animals teach us about unconditional love Yash Dasgupta his new friend happy". Tellychakkrar.
  13. "TV hearthrob Yashh Dasgupta gears up for big screen debut! - The Times of India". Retrieved 3 September 2016.
  14. "Birsa to direct Yashh Dasgupta in his debut film - TOI Mobile - The Times of India Mobile Site". Retrieved 3 September 2016.
  15. "Yash Dasgupta to woo Mimi in debut film - TOI Mobile - The Times of India Mobile Site". Retrieved 3 September 2016.
  16. Team, Tellychakkar. "We will sizzle on screen: Yash on pairing with Mimi". Retrieved 3 September 2016.
  17. "Turkey coup: Kolkata film crew stranded in Istanbul reported safe". Retrieved 3 September 2016.
  18. "No problem shooting in Istanbul Indian director". Pti News.
  19. "Indian film crew caught in the midst of coup in Istanbul - TOI Mobile - The Times of India Mobile Site". Retrieved 3 September 2016.
  20. "Team Tolly safe in Turkey". Retrieved 3 September 2016.
  21. "Turkey coup attempt: A night of fear for Bengali film crew in Istanbul". 16 July 2016. Retrieved 3 September 2016.
  22. "Birsa resumes film shooting after Istanbul returns to normalcy - TOI Mobile - The Times of India Mobile Site". Retrieved 3 September 2016.
  23. "Star Jalsha Parivar Awards are back". Timesofindia.indiatimes.com. 12 April 2014. Retrieved 16 April 2015.
  24. "Yashh Dasgupta, aka Aranya Singha Roy, reveals his fitness regime - The Times of India". Timesofindia.indiatimes.com. 1 January 1970. Retrieved 16 April 2015.
  25. "For Yash Dasgupta, photography is passion and acting is life". Tellychakkar.com. Retrieved 16 April 2015.
  26. "Tolly celebs and their yoga route to wellness - The Times of India". Retrieved 3 September 2016.
  27. Ruman Ganguly (10 October 2014). "A scar on the eyebrows: Pakhi's b'day gift to Aranya Singha Roy". Timesofindia.indiatimes.com. Retrieved 16 April 2015.
  28. Team, Tellychakkar. "Animals teach us about unconditional love: Yash Dasgupta on his new friend 'Happy'". Retrieved 3 September 2016.
  29. "When Yashh, aka, Aranya Singha Roy went Puja shopping with CT". Timesofindia.indiatimes.com. 1 January 1970. Retrieved 16 April 2015.

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