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Born in Barisal, Bengal Presidency, British India
Birth NameGouranga Chakraborti
Nickname Mithunda
Height 6' (1.83 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Mithun Chakraborty was born on June 16, 1947 in Barisal, Bengal Presidency, British India as Gouranga Chakraborti. He is an actor, known for OMG: Oh My God! (2012), Guru (2007) and Vivekananda (1994). He has been married to Yogeeta Bali since July 1982. They have four children. He was previously married to Sridevi and Helena Luke.

Spouse (3)

Sridevi (1985 - 1988) ( divorced)
Yogeeta Bali (July 1982 - present) ( 4 children)
Helena Luke (? - ?) ( divorced)

Trivia (92)

Announced that he will be introducing his son, Mahakshaya (Mimoh Chakraborty), as a Bollywood leading man in two movie projects. [2005]
Is 3 Time Winner Of The Prestigious National Film Award Of India. For 1977 - for Best Actor for Mrigayaa (1977), 1993 Best Actor for Tahader Katha (1992), 1994 for Best Supporting Actor for Vivekananda (1994).
His younger son, Rimoh Chakraborty, starred in the film Phir Kabhi (2008).
Starred in Late Vijay Anand's shelved film "Dosti Ka Taqaza" with Govinda.
His youngest son Namoshi was born on September 4 1992.
His son Namoshi writes movie reviews on IMDB.com under the reviewer name nama chakravorty. Namah has written hundreds of reviews on the website.
Middle son " Remo"'s real name is Ushmey Chakraborthy.
Elder brother died in a accidental electrocution in Calcutta. This was before Mithun came into films.
Son Remoh Ushmey Chakraborthy is now a director.
Starred in the shelved film " Raasta" co starring Dilip Kumar and Anupam Kher.The film was to be produced by actor, producer Lalit Arora. He is the nephew of producer P.N. Aurora.
Mother's name is Santirani Chakraborty.
Father's name is Basantokumar Chakraborty.
Son in law of actor Jaswant. His mother in law's name is Haridarshan Kaur. ( Sister of Late Geeta Bali). She produced the film Baaz (1953).
Wife Yogeeta Bali's uncle was director Late Abrar Alvi. He was her dad's cousin.
Was once engaged to Mamata Shankar, his co star from his first film.
Signed the film " Fast Foward" with son Mahaakshay but later opted out.
Went for a world tour concert with Jaya Pradha, Mandakini, Gulshan Grover and Bappi Lahiri. This was in May 1989. They went to cities in Canada, America and England.
Went for a world tour concert with Sunny Deol and Shahrukh Khan in May 1994. They visited cities in Canada, America and England.
Starred in the shelved movie Shristi Creations "Love Station"(1998)Starring Dharmendra,Mithun Chakraborthy,Pratibha Sinha,Prem Chopra,Pramod Moutho,Deepak Shirke,Vishwajeet Pradhan,Jack Gaud, Ishrat Ali, Music by Bappi Lahiri, Directed by Sanjay Sharma.
Youngest son Namashi recently became a assistant movie director with the film Ishqedarriyaan.
Distant relative of Hollywood actress Fiza Dosani. Mithun's wife Yogita Bali's uncle ( dad's cousin) is Abrar Alvi. Abrar Alvi is Fiza's grand uncle.
Starred in the shelved movie Kaal Nirnay (1995). Starring Mithun Chakraborty,Vicky Arora,Ravi Kissen,Barkha ,Ketna, Amit Ruparel,Simran, Sidhant Salaria, Pramod Moutho, Direction: Raju Chohan.
Starred in the shelved film, Roopa Films " Hum Toh Jaate Apne Goan" (1998). Starring Mithun Chakraborthy, Jackie Shroff, Sheetal Bedi,Jyoti, Shakti Kapoor,Ismat Merchant,Rajoo Kariya,Raju Shrestha. Music by Ghulam Ali. Produced and Directed by Mahendra Shah.
Starred in the shelved film,"Waqt Ka Faisla"(1997).Starring Mithun Chakraborthy, Rambha, Ajit Sinha,Karmveer,Mohan Joshi, Music by Arpita Mahendra. Directed by Ashwin K. Nagpal.
Starred in the shelved film, V.M.C.L's "Warrant" (1995).Starring Mithun Chakraborthy, Atul Agnihothri,Sumeet Saigal,Sheeba,Pratibha Sinha, Indrani Bannerjee,Shakti Kapoor,Kiran Kumar, Tej Sapru,Paintal,Guddi Maharuti.Music by Ananad Milind, Produced by N. Pariyani,V.R. Mathur,Directed by Lawrence D'Souza.
Starred in the shelved movie,Khaitan Productions, "Jaan Ki Baazi"(1997). Starring Mithun Chakraborthy, Mukul Dev, Sharad Kapoor,Deepti Bhatnagar, Mayuri Kango,Divya Dutta,Pramod Moutho,Nirmal Pandey,Vijayendra Ghatge,Music by Anu Malik, Produced by Pawan Khaitan,K.R. Khan,Directed by Kawal Sharma.
Starred in the shelved movie,Tals Ent.Inc's "Agni Saugandh"(1996). Starring Mithun Chakraborthy,Raveena Tandon,Shakti Kapoor,Mohan Joshi,Laxmikant Berde,Anupam Kher,Farida Jalal,Johnny Lever. Music by Jatin Lalit. Produced by D.N. Joshi,Directed by K.R.Reddy.
Starred in the shelved movie,Swastik Enterprises "Maang Le Tu Maang Le"(1996). Starring Mithun Chakraborthy,Rituparna Sengupta, Karina Eva Grover. Music by Anand Milind, Produced by Umesh Sharma,Devi Sharma,Rohana Sharma, Directed by K.R. Reddy.
Starred in the completed and unreleased movie, Sindhwa Films "Parakrami". Starring Mithun Chakraborthy,Sangeeta Bijlani,Sharat Saxena,Raj Tilak,Kader Khan,Charanraj,Kiran Kumar,Satish Shah,Mohan Bhandari,Beena, Girja Shanker. Music by Laxmikant Pyarelal. Produced by Bhagwanji Sindhwa, Arvind.A. Gediya,Vijay Chandra,Narender Nanda,Directed by Vijai Deep.
Starred in the shelved film, Mahalakshmi Movies "Ahsaanmand"(1990). Starring Mithun Chakraborthy,Nisha,Bindu,Shakti Kapoor,Kader Khan. Music by Anand Milind, Produced by N.K.R. Raja, Directed by Legend actor Biswajeet.
Starred in the shelved film, Rohitasha Movies "Dosti Ka Taqaza"(1990). Starring Mithun Chakraborthy, Govinda. Music by Bappi Lahiri, Produced by Suresh Grover, Directed by Vijay Anand.
Starred in the shelved film, Anshu Prema Films,"Maha Paap"(1990).Starring Mithun Chakraborthy, Madhuri Dixit, Aditya Pancholi, Sumeet Saigal,Suparna,Sadashiv Amrapurkar,Shakti Kapoor,Paresh Rawal,Sanjay Bajaj. Music by Anand - Milind, Produced and Directed by Surendra Mohan Ahuja.
Starred in the shelved film, Royal Film Corporation's "Arjun - Raj" (1996). Starring Mithun Chakraborthy,Pratibha Sinha,Raman Trikha,Saadhika,Megha,Kiran Kumar,Ishrat Ali,Bharat Kapoor,Neelam Mehra,Kader Khan. Music by Bappi Lahiri,Produced by B. Loganathan, Directed by Talat Jani.
Starred in the shelved film, Bhagwati Maa Productions "Aakhri Pratigya"(1998). Starring Mithun Chakraborthy,Revali, Juhi Patel,Jack Gaud, Mohan Joshi,Johnny Lever,Shiva,Pramod Moutho,Raju Srivastava,Puneet Issar,Razzak Khan, Ishrat Ali.Produced by Sunita Gaur, Directed T.L.V. Prasad.
Starred in the shelved movie, Indian Arts "War" (1999). Starring Dharmendra, Mithun Chakraborthy, Aditya Pancholi,Mallika, Puneet Issar,Jack Gaud. Produced by Saroj Choudhry, Directed by TLV Prasad.
Starred in the shelved movie,Anju Films, "Ab" (1999).Starring Mithun Chakraborthy. Music by Bappi Lahiri, Produced Abdul Gafoor Khan ,Anwar Sagar. Directed by K.R.Reddy.
Starred in the shelved movie, BMB Productions,"Aamdani Athanni Karcha Rupayya"(2001). Starring Mithun Chakraborthy, Shilpa Shirodkar, Saadhika,Kader Khan, Gulshan Grover, Shakti Kapoor. Music by Dalip Sen Sameer Sen. Produced by Suresh Bokadia, Directed by TLV Prasad.
Starred in the shelved movie,J.D. Creations "Duniya Mere Jeb Mein"(1998). Starring Mithun Chakraborthy, Mukul Dev,Mayuri Kango,Ashish Balram Nagpal,Mohan Joshi,Shakti Kapoor,Music by Ghulam Ali, Produced and Directed by Deepak Pawar.
Starred in in the shelved movie Royal Film Corpration's "Arjun Raj"(1996)Starring Mithun Chakraborthy,Pratibha Sinha,Sadhika,Raman Trikha,Megha,Kiran Kumar, Ishrat Ali,Music by Rajesh Roshan, Directed by Talat Jani, Reels:13.
Starred in the shelved film, Moonstone Films "Zaalim Zamana"(1995) Starring Mithun Chakraborthy,Chandni,Manohar Singh,Parikshat Sahni,Sadashiv Amrapurkar, Music by Bappi Lahiri,Directed by Ketan Anand. Reels:13.
Starred in the shelved movie Aniket International's "Insaaf Main Karoonga"(2002) Starring Mithun Chakraborty,Ravi Kissen,Rajesh Bhartiye, Usha Raj,Deepak Shirke,Raza Murad,Anil Nagrath,Arjun,Kiran Kumar,Tej Sapru,Avtar Gill,Shiva,Shakti Kapoor, Music by Arvind -Nirmal, Produced by Manisha Pujari, Directed by Hamid Ali Khan.
Starred in the shelved film "Tussi Great Ho Paazi"(2004). Starring Mithun Chakraborthy, a leading Pakistani actress, Omar Shariff. Music by Channi Singh. Directed by Rajesh Bhatt. Mithun was going to play a sardar in the film.
His debut film wasn't Mrigaya (1976). He was a junior artiste in Do Anjaane (starring Amitabh Bachchan and Rekha) but it released after Mrigaya. He have spent the worst days of my life in Bombay. The period 1970-1972 was the darkest. He had shifted to Bombay to try my luck in films but got no work. Then he joined the Film and Television Institute of India in Pune. His classmates were Ranjeeta, Tom Alter... Shabana Azmi was a year senior to him while Naseeruddin Shah was a year junior. Right after he passed out, Mrinalda (Sen) chose him for Mrigaya. He won the National Award (for best actor). He travelled to many festivals with Mrinalda, including Russia.
He started doing street theatre in Calcutta when he was very young. Then he got involved in politics .
IMithun was a typical north Calcutta boy who loved football. He wanted to become a great footballer and join Mohun Bagan. He was quite a good player. A renowned khep player (on hire per match), He used to be paid Rs 5 for quarter-final matches, Rs 10 for semi-finals and Rs 25 for finals. It used to take care of his pocket money. He also wanted to become a political leader... but after working as a junior artiste, he felt like taking up acting as a profession. Baba wanted me to become an engineer. He had even picked up the admission form for an engineering college. But it didn't happen. He also learnt wrestling at one point.
In 2011, Penguin publishing was apparently, going to assign assign somebody to write a book on Mithun. The title has been decided - The Black Moon.
He had mentally prepared himself to adopt the name of Rana Rez. He was popular with the girls at the Institute as Rana and not as Mithun.It was at the instance of Mrinal Sen that he retained his original name Mithun Chakraborty for the screen .
He has 3 sisters.
Starred as a extra in "Paapi Devta".(1977) This film maybe the Sunil Dutt starrer "Paapi" or "Phool Khile Gulshan Gulshan" with a different title. with a different title or it maybe a shelved film.
He passed out from the Institute in the year 1974. His batch-mates were Rama Vij, Ranjeeta, Vijayendra Ghatge and Mala Jaggi.
His father worked as a supervisor at a telephone exchange in Calcutta.
In the Film Institute, Pune Mithun became popular with his amicability. Mrinal Sen had once seen him at the Institute. When Mrinal Sen was looking for a young man with robust feature with rustic looks for his film "Mrigaya", he sent his assistant to get Mithun.
In 2001, Producer Sanjay Chaturvedi signed Mithun for Mujhe Jeene Do. The film was to be shot in Kazakhistan. The film got shelved .
Brother in law name is Pijus Banerjee. He is married to Mithun's sister Kalyani. Kalyani and Pijus have a son named Daebuu Banerjee who debuted as an actor in "Tum Jo Mile". Directed by Fiji Indian director Parm Sivan.
Kalyani Banerjee is Mithun's younger sister. Her son is actor Daebuu Banerjee.
Mithun Chakaraborthy's sister's son is actor Daebuu Banerjee , He debuted in the Hindi movie made in Austraila , "Tum Jo Mile".It was made by Fiji Indians based in Australia.
Starred in the shelved film "Kashmakash" (1985). Starring Mithun Chakraborthy,Poonam Dhillon, Amrish Puri.
Starred in the shelved movie "Vachan". (1996). Starring Mithun Chakraborthy, Ashwini Bhave, Sabeeha. Music by Sukhwinder. Produced by Surendra Mohan. Directed by Sikander Bharti.
Starred in the shelved film MAQSADD The Plan (2008) Starring Mithun Chakraborthy, Zarina Wahab, Om Puri, Kaifeena Khan, Ali Khan, Kiran Kumar, Raza Murad,Produced by Anup Jalota/Farook Sayed, Directed by Farooq Shardul.
Mithun Chakraborthy was offered the lead role in Mani Ratnam's film Iruvar. Mithun refused the role as he would be required to cut his long hair.
Starred on the shelved movie " Tum Vish Main Amrit" (1993). Starring Mithun Chakraborthy, Aneeta Ayoob.
In 1994, Anil Sharma had signed Mithun Chakraborthy and Sri Devi for a film. Sri Devi changed her mind and opted out. The film later got shelved.
Director Deepak Bahry in the year 1987 had started a film and shot for about 10 reels but due to some problems the film was shelved. The film was titled "Number One" and was shot in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, East Africa and it had Mithun Chakravborty, Dimple Kapadia, Anita Raaj, Kimi Katkar and Hollywood stars Jilly Johnson, Tina Hudson,Ranjeet and Danny Denzongpa and all the stars were in Tanzania for shooting schedule. The film was to be a James Bond type of film and was written by K.K.Shukla and some songs were recorded and also picturised. Music was composed by Laxmikant-Pyarelal.
Twenty-two-year old rookie film producer Pradeep Desai is embarking on a project which would daunt even old hands at the game. He is producing a film based on the lives of Billa and Ranga. Amol Palekar will take the part of Billa, and Mithun Chakravarty will star as Ranga. The subject is so "topical" that the Censor Board has advised the young producer not to go ahead with the film. If he does, he could lay himself wide open to a contempt of court, because Billa and Ranga have yet to be tried. Desai was deeply impressed by the movie, Helter Skelter, based on the Sharon Tate murders. Said Desai, "My film is going to be realistic. No running around trees, and no music." The film will be released only after the Billa-Ranga case is decided.
Starred in Sultan Ahmed's shelved film "Naamwala" (1991). Starring Mithun Chakraborthy,Rekha .
In 1985, Mithun recorded 4 puja songs for Megaphone Company. The music was by Babul Bose and the lyrics by Gauri Parsana Majumdar.
Starred in the shelved film Prabhat. Starring Mithun Chakraborthy, Meenakshi Sheshadri.Produced by Vidhvan Lakshman, Directed by K Shashilal Nair.
Starred in the shelved film "Prahaar" (1988). Starring Mithun Chakraborthy, Shilpa Shirodkar. Directed by Raj Tilak.
Starred in the shelved film "Jung" (1988). Starring Sunil Dutt,Mithun Chakroborthy, Aditya Pancholi, Mandakini,Amala, Produced by Hanif and Samir,directed by Mukul .S. Anand. Mukul Anand lost interest in the film when he signed films with Amitabh Bachchan.
Starred in the shelved film Cine Entertainers "Kashmakash" (1984) Starring Mithun Chakraborthy, Poonam Dhillon,Amrish Puri, Music R.D. Burman, Directed by Vinod Pande.
Starred in the shelved film Mohan Choti Productions Chabi Chor Ke Haath (1983) Starring Mithun Chakraborthy, Neeta Mehta, Vidya Sinha,Amjad Khan, Music by R. D. Burman, Produced and Directed by Mohan Choti.
Starred in the shelved film Rishi Art International Gunaahon Ka Devta (1983) Starring Mithun Chakraborthy,Rameshwari, Prema Narayan, Amjad Khan, Aruna Irani, Muisic by R.D. Burman, Directed by Ashok Roy.
Starred in the shelved film Ajanta Arts, Jab Pyar Hua Starring Mithun Chakraborthy, Sanjay Dutt, Padmini Kholapure,Music R.D. Burman, Produced and Directed by Sunil Dutt.
Starred in the shelved film Muse movies "Khwaish" Starring Sanjeev Kumar, Mithun Chakraborthy,Rakhee Gulzar, Bindya Goswami, Music by R.D. Burman, Directed by Anil Ganguly.
Starred in the shelved film Sada Suhaagan, Starring Shammi Kapoor, Mithun Chakraborthy, Rameshwari, Music by Rahul Dev Burman, Produced by Ram Chandel,Sanjay Agrawal, Directed by Manik Chatterjee.
Starred in the shelved film C.V.K. Shastri's Untitled film co starring Rekha. Directed by Pankaj Prashar. This was in 1989.
Wife Yogita Bali's brother Yogesh Bali was also a actor. He was married to singer Hemlata (Cousin of Sulakshna Pandit and Viyatya Pandit). Yogesh passed away in 1988.
After Allah-Rakha, Ketan Desai was starting a film with Mithun Chakravorty ( fresh after success of Pyar Jhukta Naheen ) This Ketan Desai film was titled Rozi Roti, but then he started Toofan with Amitabh Bachchan. Rozi Roti was shelved.
Mithun's youngest sister took sanyas in 1984. She has never married.
Starred in the shelved film Ravikant Nagaich's Soochna (1989). Starring Mithun Chakraborthy, Manjeet Khullar.Manjeet was going to be relaunched as a actress in this film with the screen name "Bobby".
Starred in the shelved film Vajra (1991) Starring Mithun Chakraborthy, Shilpa Shirodkar, Rahul Roy, Raveena Tandon ,Directed by Harry Baweja.
In 1994 Chetan Anand was planning a film titled Hasraton Ki Daag with Mithun Chakraborthy and Madhoo. The film was shelved due to Chetan's ill health .
In 1981, actor Junior Mehmood produced a film titled Kismat Ki Baazi. The film starred Mithun Chakraborthy, Sharmila Tagore, Reena Roy, Jagdeep, Sujit and Prem Chopra. Music by Rahul Dev Burman and directed by Bappi Sonnie. The film lays completed and unreleased due to financial problems. Then in 1984, Junior Mehmood decided to start another film with Mithun and Anita Raaj. Mithun was having date issues and backed off. A newcomer was then signed. Anita Raaj left the film as she did not want to work with a newcomer.
Starred in the shelved movie "Ganagajal" (1979). Starring Jeetendra,Mithun Chakraborthy, Sulakshna Pandit, Reeta Badhuri,Asrani, Ranjeet, Directed by Kundan Kumar. After he suddenly passed away, Ramesh Ahuja took over. The film was eventually shelved.
In 1975, Mithun signed a film titled "Qurbani" using the screen name "Rana Raz". The film had a small mahurat that was attended by Shashi Kapoor. The film got shelved.
Starree in the untitled shelved film produced and directed by Jyoti Prakash.This was in 1981 . Starring Mithun Chakraborthy, Rameshwari, Madan Puri, Sujit Kumar, Music by Rahul Dev Burman.
Starred in the shelved film UVM Enterprises presents Ukayvee Productions of Canada's "Agyat" (1981) .The movie was going to be shot in Canada in 1981. Starring Rajesh Khanna, Rakhee Gulzar, Rekha, Mithun Chakraborthy, Mazhar Khan, Ajit, Tom Alter, Rekha Sahay,Dilly Jamal, Senora Sandra Black, Music by Rahul Dev Burman. Produced and Directed by Umesh Vijaya.
Starred in the shelved movie "Aastik" (1982). Starring Sunil Dutt, Moushami Chatterjee, Mithun Chakraborthy, Rati Agnihothri, Produced and Directed by Shiv Kumar.
Son Mahaakshay is married to actress Madalsa Sharma. She is the daughter of actress Sheela Sharma and writer Subhash Sharma.
Starred in the shelved movie, 3 R Films "Jai Devaa" (1993). Starring Mithun Chakraborthy,Sanjay Dutt,Madhuri Dixit,Danny Denzongpa,Laxmikant Berde,Music by Nadeem Shravan , Produced by Rita D'Souza,Directed by Lawrence D'Souza.
Mrinal Sen and Mithun were to come together for another film after Mriggya. This was in 1982. Mithun confirmed the dates and agreed to do the film for free. But it was Mrinal who changed his mind and decided to make Khandar instead.
Starred in the shelved film Bante Bigadte (1986).

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