Indraneil Sengupta

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Indraneil Sengupta
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Indraneil Sengupta (right) with wife Barkha Bisht Sengupta (left)
Born Indraneil Sengupta
(1974-09-08) September 8, 1974 (age 39)
Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
Residence Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Occupation Model, Actor
Years active 1999-Present
Spouse(s) Barkha Bisht Sengupta (March 2, 2007 - present)
Children 1

Indraneil Sengupta (Gujarati: ઇંદ્રનીલ સેનગુપ્ત, Bengali: ইন্দ্রনীল সেনগুপ্ত) (was born in Ahmedabad, India) is a Bengali Indian film actor (mainly in Tollywood and occasionally in Bollywood)and model. He was schooled and raised in Ahmedabad, India. In 2000, he moved to Mumbai to pursue a career in modelling. On 2 March 2007, he married Barkha Bisht Sengupta who was his co-star in Doli Saja Ke and Pyaar ke do naam...Ek Radha Ek Shyaam. His daughter Meira was born in 2011.[1]

Career[edit]

Indraneil Sengupta was a finalist of the 1999 Gladrags Manhunt Contest. He modelled for designers like Rohit Bal and worked for choreographers like Marc Robinson and Achala Sachdev. He also appeared in commercials for the Tata Indigo Marina car, VIP Frenchie and Aquafina.

Later, he transitioned into music videos which include one each for Falguni Pathak's "Pal pal tere yaad sataye" and Jagjit Singh; one for the south Indian singer Yesudas's Hindi album and a remix of the old film song Koi diya jale kahin (rum pum bum) sung by Asha Bhosle from the movie Bees Saal Baad. He also appeared in a television show on STAR Plus which was called Pyaar ke do naam...Ek Radha Ek Shyaam.

In 2004, he starred in a film called Shukriya: Till Death Do Us Apart which also starred Aftab Shivdasani, Shriya Saran and Anupam Kher. He was to act in the movie Dus but the project got shelved.

In 2008, he played the negative role of 'Mohan Kanta', a British Indian army man who betrays his revolting pro-independence military regiment in the horror film 1920, written and directed by Vikram Bhatt. He also starred as Tushaar in the Zee TV serial Banoo Main Teri Dulhan.

He has appeared with his wife in Nach Baliye 3 as a late entrant.

He has starred in Bollywood movies Mumbai Salsa and Kahaani. He has also done few Bengali films. In 2008, he also starred in Janala, opposite Swastika Mukherjee which was directed by Buddhadev Dasgupta.

At the beginning of 2009, he starred in Angshumaner Chhobi, opposite Indrani Haldar which was directed by first-time filmmaker, Atanu Ghosh. The film was critically acclaimed and was the only Bengali entry in the competitive section of the Indian Panorama in Goa. In late 2009, he also starred as a bisexual lover in Kaushik Ganguly's Arekti Premer Golpo. His love interest in this film is director Rituparno Ghosh. Arekti Premer Golpo was Rituparno's first movie as an actor.

In 2010, he did his first commercial Bengali film Jodi Ekdin, directed by Riingo. Indraneil also received the Anandalok Fresh Face of the Year (male) award in 2009 for Anshumaner Chobi.

Indraneil starred as a young aspiring director in the Bengali movie Autograph with Prasenjit Chatterjee and Nandana Sen. The movie is a tribute to both Satyajit Ray and to Uttam Kumar as it is on the lines of film Nayak.

In 2012 he acted in Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury directed Bengali movie Aparajita Tumi where he played a Bangladeshi young professor. He played the role of a criminal in the Hindi film Kahaani, directed by Sujoy Ghosh in the same year. In this year he also played a vital role in a Bangladeshi movie Chorabali.

He also starred in Goyenda Gogol which was released in 2013.

He also starred in Teen Patti a Bengali Film Directed by Jenny Sarkar & Dipayan Mandal.

Filmography[edit]

Films[edit]

Year Title Language Role Co-actor(s) Country
2004 Shukriya: Till Death Do Us Apart Hindi Yash Anupam Kher, Aftab Shivdasani, Shriya Saran India
2007 Mumbai Salsa Hindi Karan Kapoor Vir Das, Linda Arsenio, Manjari Phadnis, Amruta Khanvilkar India
2008 1920 Hindi Mohan Kant Rajneesh Duggal, Adah Sharma, Anjori Alagh, Raj Zutshi India
2009 Angshumaner Chhobi Bengali Angshuman Soumitra Chatterjee, Indrani Halder, Tota Roy Chowdhury, Ananya Chatterjee, Sabyasachi Chakrabarty, Rudranil Ghosh, Anjana Basu India
2009 Janala Bengali Angshuman Shankar Chakraborty, Swastika Mukherjee, Tapas Paul India
2010 Autograph Bengali Shubhobroto Mitra Prosenjit Chatterjee, Nandana Sen India
2010 Jodi Ekdin Bengali Saheb Chatterjee, Biplab Dasgupta, Priyanka Sarkar India
2011 Bedini Bengali Keshta Rituparna Sengupta India
2011 Uro Chithi Bengali Sreelekha Mitra, Bishwanath Basu, Tanushree Chakraborty, Rudranil Ghosh, Sudipta Chakraborty, Locket Chatterjee, Reshmi Ghosh, Saswata Chatterjee, Anjan Dutt India
2011 Arekti Premer Golpo Bengali Basu Rituparno Ghosh, Jisshu Sengupta, Churni Ganguly, Raima Sen India
2012 System Bengali Eklavya Sabyasachi Chakrabarty, Subhra Kundu India
2012 Aparajita Tumi Bengali Yusuf Prosenjit Chatterjee, Padmapriya Janakiraman, Kamalinee Mukherjee, Chandan Roy Sanyal, Tanusree Shankar India
2012 Kahaani Hindi Arnav Bagchi/Milan Damji Vidya Balan, Parambrata Chatterjee, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Dhritiman Chatterjee, Saswata Chatterjee, Darshan Jariwala, Abir Chatterjee India
2012 Chorabali Bengali(Bangladesh) Sumon Shahiduzzaman Selim, Joya Ahsan, ATM Shamsuzzaman, Jannatul Ferdoush Peya Bangladesh
2012 Dashami Bengali Koel Mallick, Locket Chatterjee India
2013 Goyenda Gogol Bengali Ashok Thakur Ahijit Ghosh, Debdut Ghosh, Saheb Chatterjee, Rachana Banerjee India
2013 Mishor Rohoshyo Bengali Hani Alkadi Prosenjit Chatterjee India
2013 Satyagraha Hindi Akhilesh Amitabh Bachchan, Ajay Devgan, Arjun Rampal India
2013 Satyanweshi Bengali Himangshu Sujoy Ghosh, Arpita Pal, Anindya Chatterjee India
2013 c/o Sir Bengali Ranabir Raima Sen, Saswata Chatterjee, Kaushik Ganguly India
2014 Teen Patti Bengali Arya Pooja Bose India
2014 Obhishopto Nighty Bengali Paoli Dam, Parambrata Chatterjee, Tanusree Chakraborty, Jisshu Sengupta India
2014 Arundhati Bengali Rudra Rahul Banerjee, Koel Mallick India
2014 Samrat & Co. Hindi Vijay Singh Shreya Narayan, Rajeev Khandelwal, Madalsa Sharma, Priyanshu Chatterjee], Puja Gupta, Barkha Bisht India
2014 Gogoler Kirti Bengali Ashok Thakur Ahijit Ghosh, Saheb Chatterjee, Locket Chatterjee India

Television[edit]

Year Title Role
2005 Pyaar Ke Do Naam: Ek Raadha, Ek Shyaam Shyaam
2006 Banoo Main Teri Dulhann Tushar
2008 Babul Ki Bitiya Chali Doli Saja Ke Daksh
2008 Maayka Angad
2014 Tumhari Paakhi Rohan

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dasgupta, Priyanka (November 8, 2011). "Being a father is the most beautiful experience: Indraneil". TOI. Retrieved 11 November 2012. 

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