Arjun Chakrabarty

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Arjun Chakrabarty
Arjun Chakrabarty1.jpg
Born 5th March
Calcutta, India
Occupation Actor
Years active 2010–present
Parents Sabyasachi Chakrabarty; Mithu Chakrabarty
Relatives Gaurav Chakrabarty (brother)

Arjun Chakrabarty (Bengali: অর্জুন চক্রবর্তী) is a Bengali film actor. He is the younger son of famous actors Sabyasachi Chakrabarty and Mithu Chakrabarty.[1] He rose to fame playing the male protagonist "Gora" in his debut megaserial "Gaaner Oparey".[2]

Early life[edit]

Arjun Chakrabarty did his schooling from Assembly of God Church School, Kolkata, and graduated from St.Xaviers College, Kolkata in Mass Communication[3] and videography, after which he directly came into acting world. His family, friends and industry people call him by his nickname "Rishi".[4]


His acting debut has been with "Gaaner Oparey", produced by Ideas Creations. It was aired on Star Jalsha from 28 June 2010 to 16 April 2011. Ideas Creations, the production house of Prosenjit Chatterjee and Star Jalsha launched "Gaaner Oparey" to pay tribute to Rabindranath Tagore on his 150th birth anniversary.The likes of Rituparno Ghosh (who was initial scriptwriter of Gaaner Oparey), Debojyoti Mishra (Music Director), and other noted personalities from Film Industry were involved with the project.[5]

His debut Film "Bapi Bari Jaa" had released on 7 December 2012.[6]

Gaaner Oparey[edit]

Main article: Gaaner Oparey

Gaaner Oparey, was the musical journey between two artists, bohemian Gora and traditional Pupe and their love and in the whole process reinventing Tagore's "music" . The story revolved around a girl called Pupe from an orthodox Tagore-worshiping family and Gora, an extremely talented but care-free boy, who keeps on experimenting with "Rabindra Sangeet". Now what intrigued was: never the twain shall meet? This TV show marks the beginning of a-year-long celebration of 150th birth anniversary of Kabiguru Rabindranath Tagore.

Arjun has won accolades and has received numerous awards for his terrific portrayal of Gora in his debut serial, the epic called "Gaaner Opaarey" and made Gora eternal.[7]

Bapi Bari Jaa (Debut Film)[edit]

Arjun's debut film is Bapi Bari Jaa (Releasing 7th Dec, 2012) and he is the male lead, Bapi. The film is being produced by Prosenjit Chatterjee's production house, Ideas Creations. Directed by Sudeshna Roy and Abhijit Guha, Story and Script by Padmanabha Dasgupta and music by Jeet Ganguly. The Film is also the silver screen debut of Mimi Chakraborty (better known as Pupe,the female protagonist from Gaaner Oparey) and is the female lead here too, Dola.[8]

Television works[edit]



  • Agami Diner Star - Star Jalsha Parivar Awards, 2011
  • Best Male Debutant - Telesomman, 2011
  • Rising Star (Male) - Big Bangla Rising Star Awards, 2011[9]


  1. ^ Dasgupta, Priyanka (26 December 2010). "WHEN FELUDA BURNT THE FLOOR". Times of India. Retrieved 4 December 2012. 
  2. ^ "The sound of music The lead pair of STAR Jalsha’s mega Gaaner Oparey.". The Telegraph. 25 June 2012. Retrieved 4 December 2012. 
  3. ^ Sengupta, Reshmi (28 May 2010). "A soapy Tagore tribute". The Telegraph. Retrieved 4 December 2012. 
  4. ^ "Arjun Chakraborty – The upcoming star of Bengal Cinema.". Retrieved 4 December 2012. 
  5. ^ "The sound of music The lead pair of STAR Jalsha’s mega Gaaner Oparey.". The Telegraph. 25 June 2012. Retrieved 4 December 2012. 
  6. ^ ""Jouboner Khola Haway" (Bengali Title)". Ebela (Bengali News Paper). 29 November 2012. Retrieved 11 December 2012. 
  7. ^ "Ganer Opare Serial Songs, Casting". Retrieved 11 December 2012. 
  8. ^ "DHAMAKA JODI! Now catch Pupe and Gora — Mimi Chakraborty and Arjun Chakrabarty — in film from Prosenjit’s production house". Times of India. 4 October 2011. Retrieved 4 December 2012. 
  9. ^ "BIG Bangla Rising Star Awards 2011". Frontier India Portal. Retrieved 4 December 2012.