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A Legendary and Veteran Star, Mithun Chakraborty born with the name of Gourang Chakraborty, is an Indian Actor and Politician who mainly works in Hindi Cinema. He is also known as the ‘Mithun Da’ in the Indian film industry. He was a Naxalite, before entering into the film industry.
He is well known for his unique and trademark dance steps among the youth. He came to the limelight with the role of street dancer Jimmy in the hit film ‘Disco Dancer’. From this film, he never looked back and starred in over 400 films in his acting career.
Height / Weight / Age
Born on 11 October 1942, this versatile actor of Bollywood with a well-crafted body features 42″ chest, 36″ waist, and 13″ biceps will turn 71 years old in 2020. He looks handsome on-screen in his healthy physique with 72 kg (158 lbs) of weight and a tall height of 6’0” (183 cm). He seems very attractive with his black eyes and black hair.
According to the sources, the estimated net worth of Mithun Chakraborty is $40 Million approx.
Education / Family
Mithun was born and raised up in Barisal, East Pakistan now Bangladesh, and belongs to a Hindu family. He is born to his father Basantokumar Chakraborty and his mother Santirani Chakraborty. He attended Scottish Church College, Kolkata to attain a Degree in Chemistry.
|Real Name||Gourang Chakraborty|
|Birth Place||Barisal, East Pakistan now Bangladesh|
|Date Of Birth||16 June 1950|
|Age||71 years old (as of 2020)|
|Height||In centimeters – 183 cm
In feet inches –6’0”
|Weight||In Kilograms- 72 kg
In Pounds- 158 lbs
|Profession||Actor and Indian Politician|
|College||Scottish Church College, Kolkata (Degree in Chemistry)
Film and Television Institute of India, Pune
|Home Town||Barisal, East Pakistan now Bangladesh|
|Debut||1976 (in the film Mrigaya)|
|Fathers Name||Basantokumar Chakraborty
|Mothers Name||Santirani Chakraborty
Career / Fashion And Style
Talking about his career, he started his acting career from the movie ‘Mrigaya’ in 1976 for which he won the National Film Award for Best Actor. He ruled over Bollywood in the 1980s with super hit movies like Ghar Ek Mandir’, ‘Pyaar Jhukta Nahin’, ‘Swarag Se Sunder’ ‘Mujhe Insaaf Chahiye’ and ‘Pyaar Ka Mandir’.
But he got huge fame across India from the movie ‘Disco Dancer’ in which he played the role of street dancer Jimmy and his dance steps of the song ‘Disco Dancer’ is popular till the date.
Apart from his Bollywood work, he also worked in Bengali, Oriya, Bhojpuri, Punjabi, Kannada, and Tamil language movies. In 1982, he made his debut in the Bengali film industry from the movie ‘Troyee’. He is a Member of Parliament in Rajya Sabha for West Bengal and a member of TMC (All India Trinamool Congress).
Girlfriends, Affairs, Wife, and More
Mithun Da was involved in several relationships with stars like Sridevi, Yogita Bali, and Helena Luke. He got married to Yogeeta Bali in 1979 and the couple blessed with three sons Mahaakshay Chakraborty, Ushmey Chakraborty, Namashi Chakraborty, and a daughter Dishani Chakraborty. In the 1980s he fell in love with Sridevi and secretly married each other but took divorce in 1988.
|Wife||Sridevi (1985 – 1988)
Yogeeta Bali (1979 – present)
|Children||Sons – Mahaakshay Chakraborty, Ushmey Chakraborty, Namashi Chakraborty
Daughter – Dishani Chakraborty
Here we are providing you a list of her favorite things.
|Favorite Actors||Amitabh Bachchan|
|Favorite Actress||Suchitra Sen, Nargis|
|Favorite Musical Instrument||Not Known|
|Favorite Sportsperson(s)||Sunil Gavaskar, Saurav Ganguly, Kapil Dev|
|Favorite Sport||Cricket, Football|
|Favorite Smoke Brand||Benson and Hezes|
|Favorite Color(s)||Not Known|
Some Interesting Facts About Mithun Chakraborty
- He founded the CINTAA in 1992 along with Dilip Kumar and Sunil Dutt.
- A total of 5 books were written on his life journey.
- In 2007, he founded ‘Royal Bengal Tigers’ for ICL.
- His and Sri Devi’s marriage certificate was published by Fan magazine.
- His Zodiac Sign is Gemini.