Age: 73 Years
Wife: Yogeeta Bali
Hometown: Barisal, Bangladesh
|Real Name||Gourang Chakraborty|
|Profession||Actor and Indian Politician|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 183 cm
in meters- 1.83 m
in Feet Inches- 6’ 0”
|Weight (approx.)||in Kilograms- 72 kg
in Pounds- 158 lbs
|Date of Birth||16 June 1950|
|Age (as of 2023)||73 Years|
|Birthplace||Barisal, East Pakistan now Bangladesh|
|Hometown||Barisal, East Pakistan now Bangladesh|
|College||Scottish Church College, Kolkata (Degree in Chemistry)
Film and Television Institute of India, Pune
|Film Debut||1976 (in the film Mrigaya)
|Party||Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) (7 March 2021-present)
|Political Journey||• On 7 February 2014, he became a Rajya Sabha member on a TMC ticket.
• On 26 December 2016, he resigned as a Rajya Sabha MP.
• On 7 March 2021, he joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
|Family||Father- Basantokumar Chakraborty (died in 2020)
Mother- Santirani Chakraborty (died in 2023) Hindustan Times
|Hobbies||Dancing, Sportive Activities|
|Actresses||Suchitra Sen, Nargis
|Sportspersons||Sunil Gavaskar, Saurav Gonguly, Kapil Dev
|Smoke Brand||Benson and Hezes
|Girls, Affairs and More|
Yogeeta Bali (1979-present)
|Children||Sons- Mahaakshay Chakraborty,
Daughter- Dishani Chakraborty
|Salary||15 Crore INR/Movie|
|Net Worth||$40 Million|
Some Lesser Known Facts About Mithun Chakraborty
- Does Mithun Chakraborty smoke?: Yes
- Mithun Chakraborty is not only an actor, he is also a singer, producer, writer, social worker, entrepreneur, and politician.
- One of the most interesting facts of his life is that he was Naxalite before entering films. During his days as a Naxalite, he was friends with Ravi Ranjan, a popular Naxal figure.
- Mithun had one brother who was electrocuted and died.
- Mithun Chakraborty has been a renowned dancer in Bollywood. The ‘Disco Dancer’ whose moves taught the entire nation to dance, has worked in many movies and is one of the established actors of the film industry.
- 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.
- His acting talent was not restricted to Hindi movies. Mithun Da has also appeared in Bengali, Oriya, Bhojpuri, Telugu and Punjabi movies as well. In total, he has acted in more than 350 films.
- 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.