Mithun Chakraborty Height, Weight, Age, Affairs, Wife, Biography & More
Bio Real NameGourang Chakraborty NicknameMithun Da ProfessionActor 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 Eye ColourBlack Hair ColourBlack Personal Life Date of Birth16 June 1950 Age (as in 2017)67 Years Birth PlaceBarisal, East Pakistan now Bangladesh Zodiac sign/Sun signGemini NationalityIndian HometownBarisal, East Pakistan now Bangladesh SchoolNot Known CollegeScottish Church College, Kolkata (Degree in Chemistry) Film and Television Institute of India, Pune Educational QualificationsGraduation Debut1976 (in the film Mrigaya)
Some Lesser Known Facts About Mithun Chakraborty
Does Mithun Chakraborty smoke?: Yes
Does Mithun Chakraborty drink alcohol?: Not Known
Mithun Chakraborty is not only an actor, he is also a singer, producer, writer, social worker, entrepreneur and a Rajya Sabha Member of Parliament.
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.
For his first movie, Mrigayaa (1976), he won his first National Film Award for Best Actor.
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.