Abir Chatterjee

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Abir Chatterjee
Abir Chatterjee.jpg
Abir Chatterjee in 2017
NationalityIndian
EducationMBA
Alma materGoenka College of Commerce and Business Administration
Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts of India
OccupationActor
Years active2004 – present
Notable work
Badshahi Angti
Cross Connection
Bishorjan
Spouse(s)
Nandini Chatterjee
(m. 2007)
ChildrenMayurakshi Chatterjee

Abir Chatterjee is an Indian actor who mainly works in Bengali cinema. He is the son of theater personalities Phalguni Chatterjee and Rumki Chatterjee.[1] He started his career with Bengali television and made his debut in Bengali cinema in 2009 as a lead with Cross Connection.

Early life and education[edit]

He is the son of theatre artists Falguni Chatterjee and Rumki Chatterjee.[1] He was granted his B.Com degree from the Goenka College of Commerce and Business Administration and his MBA degree from the ICFAI Business School, Kolkata.[citation needed]

Personal life[edit]

Chatterjee is married to Nandini Chatterjee, his college friend in 2007. The couple has a daughter named Mayurakshi Chatterjee.[citation needed]

Career[edit]

Arjun Chakrabarty (left), Chatterjee (middle) and Ishaa Saha (right) at the motion poster launch event of Durgeshgorer Guptodhon in 2019.

He has acted in many Bengali serials including Proloy..asche[2] Ruposhi Bangla, Shasuri Zindabad and Khuje Berai Kacher Manush, Banhishikha, Sudhu Tomari Jonno, Ek Akasher Niche, Janmobhumi.[3][4][5]

He appeared in Bengali movies as Byomkesh Bakshi and Feluda.[6] The Indian Express said he brought "elegant élan and confidence" to his role in The Royal Bengal Tiger.[7]

2014 saw his emergence in a solo leading role in the critically acclaimed film Hrid Majharey by debutant director Ranjan Ghosh.[8][9][10] After acting in this film, he went on to top the list of Calcutta Times Most Desirable Men of 2014 and 2019.[11] In 2020 he will host the new season of Zee Bangla Sa Re Ga Ma Pa

Filmography[edit]

Awards[edit]

Year Category Organizer Film Result
2016 "Lead Actor Popular Choice" IBFA, NABC 2016@ Madison Square Garden,NYC Bastu Shaap Won
2017 King of Tollywood Kalakar Awards Byomkesh Pawrbo Won
2019 Sera Bangali ABP Ananda Outstanding contribution to cinema Won
2020 Best Actor Films and Frames Digital Film Awards Durgeshgorer Guptodhon Won

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "My IQ makes me hot: Abir Chatterjee". The Times of India. 2012. Archived from the original on 11 October 2020. Retrieved 26 November 2014.
  2. ^ "Junior Horlicks SOMOY (SAMAY,SHOMOY) Bengali TV Show on Rupashi Bangla". Washington Bangla Radio. 19 July 2010. Archived from the original on 30 November 2010. Retrieved 18 January 2011.
  3. ^ "ABIR CHATTERJEE AS A DIFFERENT BYOMKESH in ADIM RIPU (2010)". Washington Bangla Radio. 10 December 2010. Archived from the original on 2 January 2011. Retrieved 18 January 2011.
  4. ^ "Being Byomkesh". The Telegraph. Calcutta, India. 14 July 2009. Archived from the original on 4 April 2011. Retrieved 18 January 2011.
  5. ^ "Anjanda happens to be emotional: Abir". The Times of India. 10 August 2010. Archived from the original on 4 April 2013. Retrieved 2 July 2013.
  6. ^ "The Making of a Master Sleuth: Abir Chatterjee, From Byomkesh to Feluda". NDTV. September 2014. Archived from the original on 21 November 2014. Retrieved 26 November 2014.
  7. ^ "The Royal Bengal Tiger (Bengali) / The turnaround". The Indian Express. February 2014. Archived from the original on 29 November 2014. Retrieved 26 November 2014.
  8. ^ "Abir-Raima jodi-The pair comes together in Ranjan Ghosh's first film". Archived from the original on 17 October 2014. Retrieved 19 December 2014.
  9. ^ "Love, and jealousy, 450 years after the Bard". Archived from the original on 5 August 2014. Retrieved 19 December 2014.
  10. ^ "Hrid Majharey (Bengali) / Dark but honest". Archived from the original on 22 October 2014. Retrieved 19 December 2014.
  11. ^ "Calcutta Times Most Desirable Man: Abir Chatterjee". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 9 May 2015. Retrieved 14 April 2015.

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