Dev (Bengali Actor) Height, Weight, Age, Girlfriend, Biography & More


Real NameDeepak Adhikari
NicknameDev, Raju
ProfessionActor, Producer, Singer, Screen Writer, Politician
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 185 cm
in meters- 1.85 m
in feet inches- 6’ 1”
Weight (approx.)in Kilograms- 85 kg
in Pounds- 187 lbs
Body Measurements- Chest: 44 Inches
- Waist: 33 Inches
- Biceps: 15 Inches
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth25 December 1982
Age (as in 2016) 34 Years
Birth PlaceVillage Keshpur, Mahisha, Paschim Medinipur, West Bengal, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signCapricorn
HometownTown Chandrakona, West Bengal, India
SchoolPurushottam High School, Bandra, Mumbai, India
CollegeBharati Vidyapeeth University, Pune, Mumbai, India
Educational QualificationDiploma in in Computer Engineering, Diploma in Acting
DebutFilm: 'Agnishapath' (2005)
TV: 'Sobinoy Nibedon' (2011)
FamilyFather- Gurudas Adhikari (Caterer)
Mother- Mousumi Adhikari (Housewife)Dev mother
Brother- Not Known
Sister- Deepali (Married)
AddressSouth Kolkata, India
HobbiesReading, Gymming
Controversies• In 2014, before Lok Sabha Elections, Bengali Ebela e-Paper media asked Dev 'if he enjoyed being in the spotlight?' He replied, that "it's just like being raped, either you can enjoy or can shout." This improper statement created controversy and led to calls for him to withdraw his candidacy but soon after, he apologized on his official Twitter account.
Favourite Things
Favourite FoodChicken Biryani
Favourite ActorsRaj Kapoor, Rajesh Khanna, Govinda, Abhishek Bachchan
Favourite ActressRukmini Maitra
Favourite ColoursRed, Blue
Favourite SportCricket
Favourite PerfumeLacoste
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Affairs/Girlfriends Subhasree Ganguly- Actress (Rumoured)Dev with Subhasree Ganguly
Rukmini Maitra- Actress (Present)Dev with Rukmini Maitra


Some Lesser Known Facts About Dev

  • Does Dev smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Dev drink alcohol?: Yes
  •  Dev spent his childhood with his uncle in the town Chandrakona, West Bengal along his sister.
  • During his school summer’s holidays, he had watched the shooting of the movie ‘Prahaar: The Final Attack’ (fame Nana Patekar) with his father.
  • Sometimes he had even washed plates and served food when his father is busy in another work of catering in his childhood days.
  • He started his career in 2004 as an observer on the set of  Bollywood movie ‘Taarzan: The Wonder Car’.
  • He learned acting skills from Kishore Namit Kapoor Acting Academy, Mumbai.
  • He has his own production house namely ‘Dev Entertainment Ventures Pvt. Ltd’.
  • He won various awards and name in nominations for the best actor.
  • In 2013, he was listed at the top in ‘Calcutta Times Most Desirable Men’.
  • Apart from a brilliant actor, he is also the Member of Parliament as he won the 2014 Lok Sabha Elections as a Trinamool Congress candidate from Ghatal constituency.
  • He has also been a mentor of ‘Dance Bangla Dance’ (Bengali dance reality show), replacing Mithun Chakraborty.
  • He is a supporter of various brands such as ‘Vivel-ITC Limited’, ‘Royal Stag’, Shricon TMT Bars’, Bakefresh Biscuits’ and many more.
  • He is one of the highest paid Bengali actors with assets and property over 15 million.
  • He used to love animals and thus has a rabbit.