Mithun Chakraborty : Net Worth, Height, Weight, Age, Affairs, Wiki, Facts and Figures

Mithun Chakraborty was born on June 16, 1950, in Kolkata, India. The Bollywood actor he is a highly celebrated actor, producer, and politician. His charismatic personality and versatile acting skills have made him a beloved figure in the Indian film industry.

Mithun Chakraborty’s real name is Gourang Chakraborty. While he is widely known by his screen name Mithun Chakraborty, he adopted the name Mithun during his early acting career and it has stayed with him ever since.

Mithun
Mithun

Early Life and Upbringing

Mithun Chakraborty was born and brought up in Kolkata, India. He completed his schooling from the Scottish Church College in Kolkata and later went on to study at the Film and Television Institute of India in Pune.

Mithun Chakraborty’s father, Basantakumar Chakraborty, was a renowned lawyer, and his mother, Santirani Chakraborty, was a homemaker.

Mithun - Early Life And Upbringing
Mithun – Early Life And Upbringing

Personal Life – Age, Zodiac Sign

Mithun - Personal Life
Mithun – Personal Life
Personal DetailsInformation
Full NameGouranga Chakraborty
NicknameMithun Da
Alternative Names(s) (also known as)Disco Dancer, Jimmy
Date of Birth16 June 1950
Age (as of 2023)73 Years
ReligionHinduism
Zodiac SignGemini
NationalityIndian
BirthplaceBarisal, East Pakistan (now Bangladesh)
HometownBarisal, East Pakistan (now Bangladesh)
Current AddressMumbai, Maharashtra, India
Education QualificationGraduation in Chemistry from Scottish Church College, Kolkata; Diploma in Acting from Film and Television Institute of India, Pune
Hobbies and InterestsDancing, Sportive Activities
Languages KnownHindi, Bengali, English
Social Media Profiles link (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter)Facebook, Instagram, Twitter
Wikipedia Profile linkMithun Chakraborty
IMDb Profile linkMithun Chakraborty
Website linkN/A

Physical Appearance – Height, Weight, Body Measurements

Mithun - Physical Appearance
Mithun – Physical Appearance
Physical StatsInformation
Body TypeAthletic
Body Measurements (Chest – Waist – Hips)40 – 32 – 36 inches
Height in feet, inches, cm6’ 0″, 183 cm
Weight in kg, lbs72 kg, 158 lbs
Chest40 inches
Waist32 inches
Biceps14 inches
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
HairstyleShort
Distinctive FeaturesDimpled smile, dancing skills
TattoosN/A

Family and Relationships – Girlfriend/Wife, Affairs

Mithun Chakraborty has been married twice. His first marriage was to Helena Luke in 1979, which ended in a divorce the same year.

He then married Yogeeta Bali in the same year, and they have four children together, including Mahakshay and Ushmey Chakraborty.

Mithun - Family And Relationships
Mithun – Family And Relationships
Relationships DetailsInformation
Marital StatusMarried
Spouse – WifeYogeeta Bali (1979-present)
FatherBasantokumar Chakraborty (died in 2020)
MotherSantirani Chakraborty (died in 2023)
Children Mahaakshay Chakraborty (son), Ushmey Chakraborty (son), Namashi Chakraborty (son), Dishani Chakraborty (daughter)
Siblings N/A
Affairs – Girlfriend(s) Sridevi (1985-1988), Helena Luke (1979)
Significant RelationshipsRavi Ranjan (Naxalite friend)

Rise to Stardom

Mithun Chakraborty made his acting debut with the art house drama Mrigayaa in 1976, for which he won his first National Film Award for Best Actor. He gained immense popularity in the 1980s for his iconic dance moves and the title song from the film Disco Dancer.

Besides Disco Dancer, Chakraborty is also remembered for his performance in films such as Surakksha, Hum Paanch, Sahhas, Wardat, Shaukeen, Wanted, Boxer, Kasam Paida Karne Wale Ki, Pyar Jhukta Nahin, Ghulami, Dilwaala, Swarag Se Sunder, Nasihat, Avinash, Dance Dance, Watan Ke Rakhwale, Pyar Ka Mandir, Waqt Ki Awaz, Prem Pratigyaa, Daata, Mujrim, Agneepath, Ravan Raaj, and Jallaad.

After a period of decline in the late 1990s and early 2000s, he switched to character roles in several successful and acclaimed films such as Guru, Golmaal 3, Housefull 2, OMG – Oh My God!, Khiladi 786, Kick, The Tashkent Files, and The Kashmir Files.

Mithun - Rise to Stardom
Mithun – Rise to Stardom

Debut Film – Mrigayaa

Mithun - Debut Film
Mithun – Debut Film

Successful Film – Ghulami

Mithun - Successful Film
Mithun – Successful Film

Career Highlights, Awards, and Achievements

Mithun Chakraborty has appeared in more than 350 films, including Bengali, Hindi, Odia, Bhojpuri, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, and Punjabi pictures. He is the recipient of three National Film Awards for Best Actor for his performances in Mrigayaa, Tahader Katha, and Swami Vivekananda.

He has also won the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Krishnan Iyer Nariyal Paniwala in the film Agneepath. In addition, he has been honored with a Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award for his incredible contribution to Indian cinema.

Mithun - Career, Awards, And Achievements
Mithun – Career, Awards, And Achievements
Career DetailsInformation
Profession(s)Actor, producer, writer, singer, entrepreneur, television presenter, politician
Debut FilmMrigayaa (1976)
Notable RolesJimmy in Disco Dancer (1982), Krishnan Iyer Nariyal Paniwala in Agneepath (1990), Shambhu in Tahader Katha (1992), Swami Vivekananda in Swami Vivekananda (1998), Dada Thakur in Jallaad (1995), Raju in Guru (2007)
Recent Films – New Movies The Tashkent Files (2019), The Kashmir Files (2021), Bhootiyapa (2021)
Upcoming Films Don Cinema (2022), Bhootiyapa 2 (2022), Disco Dancer 2.0 (2022)
Popular Television Series Dance India Dance (2009-2012), Bigg Boss Bangla (2013-2016), Dadagiri Unlimited (2010-2013)
Awards and Achievements National Film Award for Best Actor for Mrigayaa (1976), Tahader Katha (1992), and Swami Vivekananda (1998); Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor for Agneepath (1991); Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award (2014); Padma Shri (2014)
Endorsements/Brand Collaborations Manikchand Gutka, Emami, Tata Tea, GoDaddy, Parle-G, Britannia, Dabur
Philanthropy/Charity Work Cine & T.V Artistes Association (CINTAA), Film Studios Setting & Allied Mazdoor Union, Maa Foundation, Smile Foundation
Professional Associations Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), All India Trinamool Congress (AITC), Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist) (CPI-ML)
Training and EducationFilm and Television Institute of India, Pune
Production CompanyPaparazzi Productions
Box Office Success – Hit Movies Disco Dancer (1982), Pyar Jhukta Nahin (1985), Dance Dance (1987), Prem Pratigyaa (1989), Agneepath (1990), Jallaad (1995), Guru (2007), Housefull 2 (2012), OMG – Oh My God! (2012), Kick (2014)
Critical Acclaim Movies Mrigayaa (1976), Tahader Katha (1992), Swami Vivekananda (1998), The Tashkent Files (2019)

Assets and Finances – Net Worth

Mithun - Assets And Finances
Mithun – Assets And Finances
Financial ProfileInformation
Net Worth in Rs. and DollarsRs. 295 Crore, $40 Million
Per Movie Charges in Rs. and DollarsRs. 15 Crore, $2 Million
Per Endorsement Charges in Rs. and DollarsRs. 1 Crore, $0.14 Million
Sponsorship Deals Manikchand Gutka, Emami, Tata Tea, GoDaddy, Parle-G, Britannia, Dabur
Business Ventures Monarch Group, Paparazzi Productions, Mithun’s Dream Factory
Investments Hotels, resorts, schools, colleges, hospitals, production houses
Real Estate Holdings Bungalows in Mumbai, Kolkata, Ooty, Madh Island; farmhouses in Pune, Kerala, Darjeeling
Luxury Items/Properties Owned Private jet, yacht, island, jewelry, paintings, antiques
Cars Collection Mercedes-Benz S-Class, Rolls-Royce Phantom, Audi Q7, Range Rover, Toyota Fortuner

Favorite Things, Likes and Dislikes

Mithun - Favorite Things, Likes And Dislikes
Mithun – Favorite Things, Likes And Dislikes
Favorite ThingsInformation
Favorite ActorAmitabh Bachchan
Favorite ActressSuchitra Sen, Nargis
Favorite FilmSholay (1975)
Favorite Music BandsABBA, Boney M
Favorite SportCricket, Football
Favorite BooksThe Godfather by Mario Puzo, The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand
Favorite ColorBlack
Favorite FoodBengali cuisine, fish curry, biryani
Things s/he likeTraveling, reading, watching movies, spending time with family
Things s/he dislikeSmoking, drinking, violence, corruption

Top 5 Best Films – Mithun Chakraborty

Film NameYear of ReleaseCharacter Played
Mrigayaa1976Ghinua
Tahader Katha1992Ramu
Swami Vivekananda1998Swami Vivekananda
Agneepath1990Krishnan Iyer Nariyal Paniwala
Guru2007Nanaji

Controversies – Mithun Chakraborty

  • Mithun Chakraborty was questioned by Kolkata Police over a controversial poll speech.
  • He faced allegations of being associated with a company accused of running a fraudulent investment scheme.
  • A complaint was filed against him accusing him of inciting post-poll violence in West Bengal through his speeches.
  • He moved Calcutta high court for quashing the case against him.
  • The court asked him to appear for questioning through video conferencing.
Mithun - Controversies
Mithun – Controversies

Interesting Facts – Mithun Chakraborty

  • Mithun Chakraborty was the first six abs hero in Bollywood13.
  • He holds a World Record of maximum film releases as Hero in a single year. He released 19 films in 1989.
  • Superhero comic book Jimmy Zhingchak is based on Mithun Chakraborty.
  • He is a trained martial artist.
  • He has been recognized with two more National Film Awards for his exceptional performances in “Tahader Katha” and “Swami Vivekananda”.
  • He has also been honored with a Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award.
Mithun - Interesting Facts
Mithun – Interesting Facts

Mithun Chakraborty’s journey from a common man to a superstar is truly inspiring. His contribution to Indian cinema is immense and his legacy continues to inspire many aspiring actors.

Despite facing several controversies, he has always maintained his dignity and proved his innocence. His life is a testament to the fact that with hard work and determination, one can achieve great heights.


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