Srijit Mukherji Age, Girlfriend, Wife, Family, Biography & More
Bio/Wiki Profession(s)Film Director, Actor, Producer, Screenwriter Physical Stats & More Height (approx.)in centimeters- 183 cm in meters- 1.83 m in feet & inches- 6’ Eye ColourDark Brown Hair ColourBlack Career DebutLyricist (TV): Coffee & More (2009) Lyricist (Film): Le Chakka (2010) Film Director: Autograph (2010) Screenwriter: Autograph (2010) Actor (Television): Ganer Opare (2010) Actor (Film): An Unfinished Letter (2010) Producer: Shah Jahan Regency (2019) Awards, Honours, Achievements • "Best Director," "Best Original Screenplay," and "Best Cinematography" award at the 62nd National Awards 2015 for the film "Chotushkone" • "Best Bengali Film" for "Ek Je Chillo Raja" at the 66th National Film Awards • Young Achiever Award from Rotary International in 2012 • Shera Bangali Award from ABP Anando in 2012 • Shoilojanando Mukhopadhyay Memorial Award in 2012 • BFJA Award in 2012 for remarkable contribution to Bengali Cinema • Uttam Kumar Memorial Award from the Government of West Bengal in 2013 Personal Life Date of Birth23 September 1977 (Friday) Age (as in 2019)42 Years BirthplaceKolkata, West Bengal Zodiac signVirgo NationalityIndian HometownKolkata, West Bengal School• Dolna Day School School, Kolkata, West Bengal • South Point School, Kolkata, West Bengal College/University• Presidency University, Kolkata, West Bengal • Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi Educational Qualification(s) Anandabazar Patrika• B.Sc Economics from the Presidency University, Kolkata • Master's in Economics from the Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi • M.Phil from the Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi ReligionNot Known Food HabitNon-Vegetarian
Some Lesser Known Facts About Srijit Mukherji
Srijit Mukherji is an Indian film director, producer, actor, and screenwriter who mainly works in Bengali cinema. He is a National Award-winning director, and his first film won 41 awards.
He is also an economist, who worked as a social scientist in the Urban Transport and Pollution Sector with TERI in New Delhi; after completing his college education.
Within a year of getting enrolled in PhD (Economics), he quit the course and joined IRI Symphony, an MNC in Bangalore. He worked in Bangalore and Milan when he was with IRI Symphony, but he quit his job to pursue theatre and films.
Srijit Mukherji during his younger days
Srijit has always been interested in theatre. He was involved with the theatre circuit of New Delhi and Bangalore while he was a student and also when he used to work as an economist.
From 2008 to 2010, he acted in many plays. In 2010, he got the opportunity to be an assistant director, actor, and lyricist for many TV Series and films. He also wrote songs for many albums.
Srijit Mukherji working as an Assistant Director
In 2010, he directed his first feature film, Autograph. It was a critical and commercial success. The film won 41 awards in India, and it was featured in the Abu Dhabi International Film Festival 2010, the Glasgow International Film Festival 2011, the MIAAC Film Festival in New York 2010, and the London-Indian Film Festival 2011.
Srijit Mukherji with Prosenjit Chatterjee during the shooting of Autograph
In 2011, his second film, “Baishe Srabon” was released starring Prosenjit Chatterjee and Raima Sen. It was the official selection of the Dubai International Film Festival and the closing film at the London-Indian Film Festival. The film had a 105 day run at the box office, making it the blockbuster Bengali film of 2011.
Srijit Mukherji with Raima Sen and the cast of Baishe Srabon
His fifth film, “Jaatishwar” is considered to be the biggest film of his career. It won 4 National awards for the Best Music Direction, Playback Singing, Costume and Makeup. In 2014, it became the movie with the highest number of National Awards.
In 2017, he made his Bollywood acting debut with the movie Begum Jaan starring Vidya Balan, Ila Arun, Pallavi Sharda, and Naseeruddin Shah. Srijit was the director of the film and Mahesh Bhatt was the producer.
Srijit Mukherji with Mahesh Bhatt (top right), Gauhar Khan (bottom left), Vidya Balan (centre), and Pallavi Sharda (bottom right)
Reportedly, in 2018, he was working on a 12 part web series on the short stories of Satyajit Ray.
In November 2019, according to a source, it was revealed that he was dating Rafiath Rashid Mithila, and the couple were about to get married.
Srijit Mukherji with Rafiath Rashid Mithila
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