In this article, you are going to know about Mithun Da.Some unknown facts have been revealed and his complete bio data is provided.
|Real Name||Gourang Chakraborty|
|Nick Name||Mithun Da|
|Profession||Actor and Indian Politician|
Physical Stats & More
|Height||in centimeters- 183 cm
in meters- 1.83 m
in Feet Inches- 6’ 0
|Weight||in Kilograms- 72 kg
in Pounds- 158 lbs
|Date Of Birth||16 June 1950|
|Birth Place||Barisal, East Pakistan now Bangladesh|
|Home Town||Barisal, East Pakistan now Bangladesh|
|School||Scottish Church College, Kolkata|
|College||Film and Television Institute of India, Pune|
|Debut||1976 (in the film Mrigaya)|
|Family||Father– Basantokumar Chakraborty
Mother– Santirani Chakraborty
|Hobbies||Dancing, Sportive Activities|
|Favourite Actor||Amitabh Bachchan|
|Favourite Actress||Suchitra Sen, Nargis|
|Favourite Sport||Cricket and Football|
|Favourite Sportsperson||Sunil Gavaskar, Saurav Gonguly,kapil Dev|
|Favourite Smoke Brand||Benson and Hezes|
Girls, Affairs and More
Yogita Bali &
|Wife||Yogeeta Bali (1979-present)|
|Children||Sons– Mahaakshay Chakraborty, Ushmey Chakraborty, Namashi Chakraborty
|Salary||15 Crore INR/Movie|
|Net worth||$40 Million|
Some Lesser Known Facts About Mithun Chakraborty
- Mithun Da, is a Bengali Indian Film actor, singer, producer, writer, social worker, entrepreneur and a Rajya Sabha Member Of The Parliament.
- Chakraborty was born in Barisal, then in East Pakistan and now in Bangladesh, on 16 June 1950.
- He began his career as a junior actor and went on to establish himself as one of the biggest stars in Bollywood.
- He is recognized as one of the best “dancing-heroes” in Bollywood with his “Disco and Desi” fusion-style dancing that is popular among the masses.
- He was a Naxalite before entering films, but tragedy struck his family when his only brother was electrocuted and killed in a freak accident. He returned to his family and left the Naxalite fold, even though this posed a grave risk to his own life.
- In the late 1970s, Mithun Chakraborty had a relationship with actress Sarika, who he had worked with, but they eventually broke up. He then had a relationship with model-actress Helena Luke, who he married in 1979, but the marriage ended shortly after. He then married actress Yogeeta Bali, who he met in 1979.
- Sridevi and Mithun Chakraborty had long been rumoured to have got married secretly, which Mithun Chakraborty later admitted to the press after a fan magazine published their marriage certificate.
- After his marriage with Sridevi had ended, he returned to his previous wife Yogeeta Bali.
- Mithun’s life journey intrigued many Bengali writers which is why they penned down many books on him. By Now, Mithun Da has 5 books written on him in Bengali, namely, Amar Nayikara, Ananya Mithun, Mithuner Katha, Cinemay Naamte Hole and Marbo Ekhane Lash Porbe Shoshane.
- CINTAA, the body which backs up needy actors was founded by the benevolent Mithun Da. He had joined hands with Dilip Kumar and Sunil Dutt to start the Cine T.V Artistes Association in 1992. Recently, Mithun Chakraborty and Anil Kapoor launched the ‘CINTAA’ Website.
- For his first movie, Mrigayaa (1976), he won his first National Film Award for Best Actor.
- After hosting Dance Bangla Dance successfully, Mithun generated the concept of Dance India Dance that airs on Zee TV in the India.
- Chief Minister of Best Bengal Mamta Benarji nominated him as the member of Parliament in Rajya Sabha. On 26 December 2016, he resigned from Rajya Sabha.
- In the late 1980s, Chakraborty was the ambassador of Panasonic electronics for India. Now he is the brand ambassador of GoDaddy, an internet domain registrar, and web-hosting company.
- Mithun founded Royal Bengal Tigers (sports team) for ICL(Indian Cricket League) in 2007.