Rahul Bose Height, Weight, Age, Affair, Biography & More

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Real NameRahul Bose
NicknameNot Known
ProfessionActor, screenwriter, director, rugby player, social activist
Physical Stats & More
Heightin centimeters- 168 cm
in meters- 1.68 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 6”
Weightin Kilograms- 61 kg
in Pounds- 134 lbs
Body Measurements- Chest: 38 Inches
- Waist: 30 Inches
- Biceps: 12 Inches
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth27 July 1967
Age (as in 2017)50 Years
Birth PlaceKolkata, West Bengal
Zodiac sign/Sun signLeo
HometownMumbai, Maharashtra
SchoolCathedral and John Connon School, Mumbai
CollegeSydenham College, Mumbai
Educational QualificationsNot Known
DebutFilm: English, August (Hinglish, 1994)
TV: A Mouthful Of Sky (1995)
Directorial: Everybody Says I'm Fine! (2001)
Everybody Says I Am Fine poster
FamilyFather- Rupen Bose (Marketing consultant)
Mother- Late Kumud Bose
Brother- Not Known
Sister- Anuradha Bose Ansari (Elder sister)
Rahul bose with his sister
HobbiesReading, Watching Cricket
ControversyRahul Bose garnered widespread criticism when he made a statement regarding the Nirbhaya rape case. The actor said that the rapists should be given a chance to 'reform' if they show genuine remorse and guilt for their heinous act. Even after media backlash, Bose refused to apologize for his comments.
Favourite Things
Favourite FoodShami kebabs, Baingan ka bharta, Haagen-Dazs Belgian Chocolate ice-cream
Favourite ActressKonkona Sen Sharma
Favourite Musicians/BandsRadiohead, Bhimsen Joshi, Billie Holiday
Favourite BooksUlysses by James Joyce, Brando: The Biography by Peter Manso, Elia Kazan: A Life, The Glass Palace by Amitav Ghosh
Favourite Authors/WritersHaruki Murakami, Bruce Chatwin, Anthony Bourdain
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Affairs/Girlfriends Not Known
ChildrenSon- N/A
Daughter- N/A

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Some Lesser Known Facts About Rahul Bose

  • Does Rahul bose smoke: Not Known
  • Does Rahul Bose drink alcohol: Not Known
  • Rahul Bose is an all-rounder from a tender age. From acting to sports, Bose has excelled in every field he has chosen.
  • His first acting role came at the age of 6, when he played the lead in his school play- Tom, the Piper’s Son.
  • Unlike other families where fathers push their kids towards sports, Bose was instead introduced to Rugby and Boxing by his mother. Additionally, he played Cricket under the guidance of late cricketer Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi.
  • Out of all the above-mentioned sports, Bose chose Rugby. As a part of the Indian National Rugby team, he even participated in Asian Rugby Football Union Championship in 1998.Rahul Bose rugby
  • After passing school, Bose applied to 18 different universities in the United States. However, he was rejected each time.
  • After his mother’s demise, Bose started looking for a full-time job. As a result, he started working as a copywriter at a radio and TV signals distribution company, Rediffusion.
  • Bose’s debut film (as a lead), English, August was the first ever Indian film to be bought by 20th Century Fox, an American film distribution company.
  • In order to prepare for his role as a roving water vendor for the film Split Wide Open (1998), Bose observed a drug-dealer in a Mumbai slum for 2 weeks. For this film, he was awarded the Silver Screen Award for Best Asian Actor at the 2000 Singapore International Film Festival.
  • In the year 2007, he adopted six children from the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. He even raised INR 2.4 million for their education and upbringing.
  • Bose was once named as Time Magazine’s ‘superstar of the Indian arthouse cinema’ and ‘Maxim’s Sean Penn of oriental cinema’.
  • As a social activist, he has participated in a number of National and Global concerns like Narmada Bacho Andolan, 2004 World Youth Peace Summit, Copenhagen World Climate Change Summit (2009), etc.