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November 30, 1978 [better source needed]
Kolkata, West Bengal, India
|Height||5'10" [better source needed]|
|Spouse(s)||Mohona Ratlani (2011–present)|
|Children||Navanya Madnani (daughter, b. 2013)[better source needed]|
Jeet began his acting career with the lead role in Saathi directed by Haranath Chakraborty and released in the year 2002. The film not only met with good critical response and box office success but also helped Jeet in receiving the BFJA - Most Promising Actor Award. Followed by films Champion (2003), Naater Guru (2003), Shongee (2003), Premi (2004), Bondhon (2004), Juddho (2005), Hero (2006), Neel Akasher Chadni , Wanted (2010), Josh (2010), Dui Prithibi (2010), Fighter (2011), Shotru (2011), 100% Love (2012), Awara (2012), Deewana (2013), Boss (2013), Game (2014), Bachchan (2014),Besh Korechi Pream Korechi (2015), he had established himself as one of the leading heroes of Tollywood.
Jeet was born in a Sindhi family. As a child he studied at Andhra association school in Shah Nagar Road Kolkata, St. Joseph & Mary's School, New Alipore later in National High School, Hazra Road and completed his graduation from the Bhawanipur Education Society College of the University of Calcutta. However, his academic life was interrupted soon after for joining his family business.[better source needed]
Jeet started with modelling assignments and then shifted to serials like Bishabriksha in 1994–95 directed by Bishnu Palchaudhuri in which he played Taracharan, Janani by Bishnu Palchaudhuri in which he played Anil and Daughters of the Century by Tapan Sinha in which he was cast in the roles of Champiya and Kadambini.
Jeet collaborated with Haranath Chakraborty for Naater Guru, which had debutant Koel Mullick, in the female lead. He later acted with Priyanka Trivedi in the film Sangee, released on 14 June 2003. In 2004, his first film was with Raima Sen, named Shakti. His other films of the year include Premi; opposite debutant Chandana Sharma; Mastan, Aakrosh, and Bandhan.
In 2005, he played in Yuddha with Mithun Chakraborty, Koel Mullick and Deboshree Roy. In 2005, Jeet collaborated with Koel Mullick in Shubhodristi and Manik, both directed by Prabhat Roy. Jeet won the Anandalok Awards for Best Actor for Manik.
Jeet again acted with Koel Mullick in two consecutive films-Ghatak and Hero. He played the role of Govindlal, in Raja Sen's directional venture, Krishnakanter Will which starred Swastika Mukherjee and Monali Thakur as female leads. His next film was with Hrishita Bhatt, titled Bidhatar Lekha, which starred Priyanshu Chatterjee as the main antagonist. The film explores two lovers and their relationship in their last life that had come to a tragic end, and the pair confronts each other again in the current incarnation. He again collaborated with Swastika Mukherjee for the film Partner in 2008. Jeet collaborated with for Jor which made on a budget Rs. 1.25 crore crossed seven weeks in theater and proved to be a hit in the box office.
Jeet appeared with Koel Mullick in the films Saat Paake Bandha and Neel Akasher Chadni. He starred in Dui Prithibi, which was released on 14 October 2010. Dui Prithibi was the highest grosser of 2010, according to a study conducted by FICCI & Deloitte.
Jeet next starred with Srabanti Chatterjee in Fighter, the remake of Telugu film Lakshyam. He worked with Nusrat Jahan in Raj Chakraborty's action film Shotru, which was a remake of the Tamil film Singam. Roshni Mukherjee of The Times Of India gave the film a positive review. Jeet reappeared with Priyanka Trivedi in Hello Memsaheb. In 2012 he became a producer with the movie 100% Love, in which he also acted together with Koel Mullick. His second film in 2012 was Awara. In 2013, he appeared in the gangster action film Boss with Subhasree Ganguly which was a remake of Mahesh Babu's Businessman. Although the film received mixed reviews from critics, Jaya Biswas of The Times of India wrote that "Jeet [...] can dance, fight and emote as well." Jeet won the Kalakar Awards for The King of Tollywood for the film. He was also nominated for Best Actor in the inaurgal ceremony of Filmfare Awards East.
Jeet acted in an extended special performance with Abir Chatterjee and Shraddha Das in Neeraj Pandey's debut Bengali production venture The Royal Bengal Tiger. Produced by Neeraj Pandey's Friday Filmworks and Jeet's Grassroot Entertainment and distributed by Viacom 18 Motion Pictures, the film turned out to be a critical and commercial success. Jeet's performance of a suave and slightly dangerous Anjan who completely transforms the main protagonist in the film, received critical acclaim from the critics He also acted in Baba Yadav's second directional venture Game in which he played the role of an officer of DIA working in the Indian Army.
A relatively small budget ad of a regional brand of men's innerwear had Jeet in the lead. He became the brand ambassador of Fashion at Big Bazaar (a unit of Future Group) on 18 September 2013.In 2005, a special Durga Puja campaign of Thums Up launched Jeet as their brand ambassador in West Bengal.
|Name of the film||Banner|
|Name of the show||Notes||Channel|
|Star of Bengal||Host||Zee Bangla|
|Dance Bangla Dance||To promote his film Shotru||Zee Bangla|
|Koti Takar Baaji||Host||Star Jalsha|
|Dadagiri Unlimited||To promote his film The Royal Bengal Tiger.||Zee Bangla|
|Mirakkel||To promote his film Bachchan||Zee Bangla|
Awards and Nominations
|2003||Bengal Film Journalists' Association Awards||Sathi||Most Promising Actor||Won|
|2003||Anandalok Awards||Sathi||Best Actor||Won|
|2005||Anandalok Awards||Manik||Anandalok Award for Best Actor||Won|
|2006||Anandalok Awards||Priyotama||Best Upcoming Star(Male)||Nominated|
|2008||Anandalok Awards||Krishnakanter Will||Best Actor||Nominated|
|2010||Zee Bangla Gourab Somman Awards||Wanted||Best Actor||Nominated|
|2010||Anandolok Purashkar||Wanted||Best Actor(Male)||Nominated|
|2012||Star Jalsha Parivaar Awards||Koti Takar Baaji||Best Anchor||Won|
|2013||Tele Cine Awards||Deewana||Best Actor/Performance in a Leading Role||Won|
|2013||Tele Cine Awards||Deewana||Best Jodi with Srabanti Malakar||Won|
|2014||Filmfare Awards East||Boss||Best Actor||Nominated|
|2014||Kalakar Awards||Boss||The King of Tollywood Award||Won|
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