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Mithun Chakraborty is a famous Indian actor. Glory to the whole world brought him a role in the film, which everyone knows from the phrase from the song “Jimmy, Jimmy, acha, acha”. Today, the artist is considered one of the most popular and wealthy people in India.
Childhood and youth
The favorite of a multimillion-dollar movie audience was born on June 16, 1950 in Calcutta, where the boy’s family moved from Bengal. Mithun is the eldest and only son. Three younger sisters also live in India, with one becoming a hermit in the temple.
Already in childhood, Mithun Chakraborty surprised his mother and father and teachers with acting talent, participating in amateur theatrical performances. After school, the young man’s education continued at the Scottish Church College in Calcutta, where he studied as a chemist.
Love of freedom, openness, and youthful maximalism led the young Chakraborty to the ranks of the Naxalites, a Maoist political organization. In 1967, after another high-profile uprising of extremists, many of the guy’s associates were arrested and sentenced to long years in prison. Thanks to the timely intervention of his father, Mithun escaped a similar fate.
Now the place of residence of the young man has become Bombay, and the way to make a living is the position of a distributor of cosmetics.
Mithun learned about the beginning of the recruitment of students to the prestigious film institute in the city of Pune (160 km from Bombay) by chance. But the arrival of the guy was not without the intervention of providence.
At first, they refused to accept the unknown, moreover, not entirely trustworthy young man. But the bright appearance (high growth of 183 cm and weight 72 kg), innate acting talent and charisma made the examination committee change their minds and give Chakraborty a chance to get an education. In fairness, it should be noted that he graduated from the institute with honors. The student saw a purpose in this profession, so he gave all his best.
His Net Worth $ 5million.
Height 5 ft 9 in approx. 1.70 in cm and Weight 69 Kg approx. 124.2 in Pounds.
His Body Measurements 36-29-36 Inches. His chest size 36 inches, Waist size 29 Inches and Hip size 36 Inches.
His Shoe Size 11 (US) and Dress Size 8 (US).
Fawad Khan hair Color is brown and Eye Color is brown. He loves to style his hair and is often seen with the same hair color though.
Mithun Chakraborty met his first love in a dance show in his youth. The young man’s chosen one was the charming fashion model Helena Luke. The couple walked for a long time to unite by marriage: lack of money was an obstacle to happiness. And only after the wedding, the lovers realized the fallacy of this decision. The couple’s family life was short.
The second marriage brought Mithun a happy personal life. Chakraborty’s wife was actress Yogita Bali, who selflessly abandoned her stellar career in favor of creating a strong marriage. The couple had four children – three sons (two of whom followed in the footsteps of their father) and a daughter. The girl is the artist’s step-child. In the 90s, Mithun found the baby in a garbage container. The crumb lay and was torn from screaming, and people walked by, and no one paid attention to her. Chakraborty picked up the child and took him to the hospital.
The famous actor did not forget about the rescued baby. He told his wife about what had happened, and the couple returned with a desire to take the baby to themselves. After collecting the papers, the artist adopted the girl. She was given the name Dhani. She knows she is the couple’s step-daughter, but she has never felt disadvantaged in anything. According to the girl, her parents and brothers treat her like a princess.
Despite the created image of a hero-lover, Mithun Chakraborty turned out to be an exemplary family man. The impeccable qualities of a man as an excellent head of the family only once gave a small crack. The reason for the scandalous story was the star’s passion for the young actress Sridevi. But, despite provocative articles in the media, this romance did not destroy the Disco Dancer family.
Now the celebrity, answering journalists’ questions, thanks to the family for their understanding and support. According to the man, the beauty and wisdom of his wife help him not to look at age and allow him to remain forever young and energetic, full of new creative plans.
Today, the source of strength of Mithun Chakraborty is in a strong marriage, and the main pride of his life is the success of his children.
In 1995, Filmfare magazine named Mithun Chakraborty as the sexiest actor in the audience vote. In 1999, he was entered in the Guinness Book of Records as an artist who played the maximum number of leading roles – in 249 films (at that time).
Mithun Chakraborty’s acting career began with cameo roles during his student days. But success came along with the first serious role in the movie “Royal Hunt”. The young actor managed to really get used to the image, for which he even had to live for some time with the Santal tribe, whose life was narrated in the film. For his bright acting, creativity and realism, Chakraborty received the first award – the Golden Lotus Indian Film Award in the Best Actor nomination.
This was followed by a time of hard work. It happened that in a year he starred in a dozen films. Directors, both renowned and aspiring, tried to make the most of the talented young actor. At the same time, takeoffs alternated with long stagnation.
Mithun Chakraborty tried to fully reveal his talent, endowing the audience with the skill of the game and the versatility of talent. Today, the result of creativity is a huge filmography, numbering hundreds of paintings.
In 1982, the film “Imaginary Saint” was released, where Dev Anand, Rati Agnihotri, Padmini Kolhapur and others starred with Mithun. And in 1985, his filmography was replenished with the film “Ganges, Your Waters Are Turbid”, where he again played the main role. The main female character went to Yasmine Joseph, who is better known to fans under the pseudonym Mandakini . In the film “Pledge of Allegiance”, where the actor appeared, the main female character was performed by Zinat Aman .
Mithun also regularly appears in front of the audience in the show “Dance, India, dance!” He acted as a judge. At the same time, the actor himself can go on stage and please the audience with an incendiary dance.
In 2014, Mithun Chakraborty was nominated as a candidate for the Indian Parliament. The artist accepted this offer, but did not attend the meetings for health reasons and constantly sent letters of apology. Later, due to illness, the actor asked to remove the duties of a deputy from him.
Mithun Chakraborty Latest news
Although Chakraborty is no longer filming – age makes itself felt, his son Namashi was preparing for his Bollywood debut, the premiere of the film with which was scheduled for 2024. Meanwhile, Mithun devotes time to his family and already matured sons and daughters, due to constant filming, he could not fully raise children, and in old age he had time.
There is a YouTube channel dedicated to the Bollywood actor. There, fans publish programs and film excerpts with his participation. As already mentioned, Mithun does not maintain social networks, fans will find out the latest news through the Internet.
- 1982 – Disco Dancer
- 1984 – “Like Three Musketeers”
- 1986 – Networks of Love
- 1987 – Dance, Dance
- 1988 – Farewell
- 1989 – “The Sentenced”
- 1990 – The Enemy
- 1994 – Anger and Justice
- 1996 – The Decisive Showdown
- 1997 – Fight for Life
- 2005 – Lucky. No time for love “
- 2008 – “Heroes”
- 2010 – “Vir – Hero of the People”
- 2015 – Dreamers / Son of the Wind
- 2017 – Hason Raja
- 2018 – Villain
- 2018 – Bhaiyyaji Superhitt
- After the filming of the actor in the film “Ganges, Your Waters Are Turbid” with Mandakini in the title role, rumors of a romance between the actors spread in the world of cinema. However, Chakraborty in every possible way denied this information, since by that time she already had a chosen one. What was in reality between a man and a woman, fans of Indian cinema can only guess.
- At the beginning of 2019, articles about Mithun’s death began to appear on the Internet. The fans did not believe that he passed away. At first, the relatives did not comment on the news in any way, but then Chakraborty’s son responded to the press, explaining that the actor was simply undergoing a routine examination at the hospital, he is alive and is now in excellent health.
- Ranjita Kaur has appeared in more than 20 films, 6 of which were with Mithun. This includes the film “Defense”, which became a huge hit for both artists. But this picture might not have come out, since the directors could not find a partner for Chakraborty for a long time, until they turned to his old friend for help, who saved the situation.