Jeet (actor)

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Not to be confused with Jeet Gannguli
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Occupation Actor
Years active 2002–present
Spouse(s) Mohona Ratlani (2011–present)

Jeet (born Jeetendra Madnani) is a Bengali film actor, producer and television presenter.

Personal life[edit]

Jeet married Mohana Ratlani, a school teacher from Lucknow, on 24 February 2011.[1][2]


Main article: Jeet filmography


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 Yuddho with Mithun Chakraborty, Koel Mallick and Deboshree Roy.[3] 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.[4]


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.[5][6][7][8][9][10]

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.[11] Jeet reappeared with Priyanka Trivedi in Hello Memsaheb.[12] 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.[13] 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."[14] 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[15] 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.

In 2014, Jeet co-starred with Aindrita Ray (in her debut Bengali film) in the film Bachchan, which released on 3 October 2014, to positive response from critics as well as from audiences.[16]


Title Year Role Director Notes
Besh Korechi Prem Korechi 2015 Aditya Raja Chanda Remake of Loukyam
Bachchan 2014 Bijay Bachchan Raja Chanda Remake of Vishnuvardhana (film)
Game 2014 Abhimanyu Chatterjee, captain in DIA, a wing of Indian Army Baba Yadav Remake of Thuppakki
The Royal Bengal Tiger 2014 Abhi Rajesh Ganguly Extended Special Appearance
Boss[17] 2013 Surya Bhai Baba Yadav Remake of Businessman (film)
Deewana 2013 Abhi Rabi Kinnagi Remake of Deepavali (2007 film)
Hemlock Society 2012 Srijit Mukherji Special Appearance
Awara[18] 2012 Surya Rabi Kinnagi Remake of Krishna (2008 film)
100% Love[19][20] 2012 Rahul Rabi Kinnagi Remake of Aadavari Matalaku Arthale Verule
Hello Memsaheb 2011 Megh Chatterjee Nandita Roy,
Shibprasad Mukhopadhyay
Shotru 2011 Dibakar Singha Raj Chakraborty Remake of Singam
Fighter 2011 Surja Rabi Kinnagi Remake of Lakshyam (2007 film)
Dui Prithibi 2010 Rahul Raj Chakraborty Remake of Gamyam
Josh 2010 Indra Rabi Kinnagi Remake of Bhadra (2005 film)
Wanted 2010 Rajkumar Banerjee (Raja)/Shibu Rabi Kinnagi Remake of Athadu
Neel Akasher Chadni 2009 Akash Sujit Guha Remake of Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam
Saat Paake Bandha 2009 Rahul Sujit Mondol Remake of Pavitra Bandham
Hanshi Khushi Club 2009 Shankha Bandyopadhyay
Jor 2008 Surya Swapan Saha Remake of Okkadu
Pyar Jab Kenhu Se Hoi Jala 2008 Omar Khan Debut in Bhojpuri cinema
Partner 2008 Ayan roy Shankar Ray
Bidhatar Lekha 2007 Raja Mukherjee
Krishnakanter Will 2007 Govindlal Raja Sen
Kranti (2006 film) 2006 Jeet Riingo Banerjee
Pitribhumi 2006 Prabhat Roy
Ghatak 2006 Swapan Saha
Hero 2006 Shuvoo Swapan Saha
Priyotama 2006 Akash Roy Prabhat Roy Remake of Manmadhudu
Sathihara 2005 Biresh Chattopadhyay
Chore Chore Mastuto Bhai 2005 Special Appearance
Manik 2005 Probhat Roy
Shubhodrishti 2005 Prabhat Roy
Yuddho 2005 Surja Rabi Kinnagi
Aakrosh 2004 Abhimanyu das/Obhi Prashanta Nanda
Bandhan 2004 Rohit Rabi Kinnagi Remake of Santosham (2002 film) and Unnai Thedi
Mastan 2004 Raju/Raja Rabi Kinnagi Based on Jaanwar (1999 film)
Premi 2004 Rahul Rabi Kinnagi Remake of Nee Sneham
Shakti 2004 Shakti P. Sambhashiv Rao Remake of Satyam
Sangee 2003 Bijay Haranath Chakraborty Remake of Kannedhirey Thondrinal
Naater Guru 2003 Rabi Maitra Haranath Chakraborty
Champion 2003 Raja Rabi Kinnagi Based on Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar
Sathi 2002 Bijay Haranath Chakraborty Remake of Thulladha Manamum Thullum
Chandu 2001 Telugu Debut

As Producer[edit]

Film Name Year
100% Love 2012
Boss 2013
The Royal Bengal Tiger 2014
Game - He Plays To Win 2014
Bachchan 2014

Brand endorsements[edit]

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.[21] In 2005, a special Durga Puja campaign of Thums Up launched Jeet as their brand ambassador in West Bengal.[22]

Playback singer[edit]

Name of the film Banner
Bachchan Reliance

Special appearances[edit]

Jeet has made some special appearances in Anup Sengupta's Chore Chore Mastuto Bhai and in Srijit Mukherji's Hemlock Society.

Television appearances[edit]

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[23] 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[edit]

Year Award Film/Show Category Result
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) Won
2008 Anandalok Awards Krishnakanter Will Best Actor Won
2010 Zee Bangla Gourab Somman Awards Wanted Best Actor Won
2010 Anandolok Purashkar[24] Wanted Best Actor(Male) Nominated
2012 Star Jalsha Parivaar Awards Koti Takar Baaji Best Anchor Won
2013 Tele Cine Awards[25] Deewana Best Actor/Performance in a Leading Role Won
2013 Tele Cine Awards[25] 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


  1. ^ "Jeet Marriage". Retrieved 24 January 2013. 
  2. ^ "Marriages are made in heaven: Jeet". The Times of India. 
  3. ^ "The Telegraph – Calcutta : Metro". The Telegraph. Kolkota. 
  4. ^ Tolly tally. Telegraph 12 March 2008
  5. ^ "Alive & Kicking". "The Statesman". 23 December 2011. 
  6. ^ "The revival of Bangla film industry". "Economic Times". 30 April 2011. 
  7. ^ "Special Report". "Golden Reel". 28 January 2011. 
  8. ^ "Is There a new 'New Wave' in Bengali Cinema?". "Bengali Movies". 
  9. ^ "Film industry wants Mamata to focus right in revamp shot". The Indian Express. 19 December 2011. 
  10. ^ "A symphony of art Media & Entertainment in East India-Bengal" (PDF). "Deloitte". Dec 2011. 
  11. ^ "Shatru Movie Review". The Times of India. 7 June 2011. 
  12. ^ "Hello Memsaheb (2011) - Bengali Movie Review". 12 October 2011. 
  13. ^ "Awara (2012)". 
  14. ^ "Boss Movie Review". The Times of India. 11 August 2013. 
  15. ^ "The Royal Bengal Tiger Movie Review". The Times of India. 2 February 2014. 
  16. ^ "Full Biography Bengali Film Actor Jeet". Retrieved 9 April 2013. 
  17. ^ "Boss Movie Review". The Times of India. 
  18. ^ "Awara (2012)". 
  19. ^ "Koel-Jeet chemistry". The Telegraph. 
  20. ^ "100% Love". 
  21. ^ "Superstar Jeet is the new face of FBB" (PDF). Future Group. Retrieved 18 September 2013. 
  22. ^ Reshmi Sengupta (18 August 2006). "Enter, box-office brandwagon- Door of product promotion opens up for cash-starved Tollywood". The Telegraph. 
  23. ^ "Jeet to host high-tech game show". The Times of India. 14 October 2011. 
  24. ^ "Anandalok Purashkar Nominations". The Telegraph. Retrieved 28 October 2010. 
  25. ^ a b "13th Tele Cine Awards 2013". Retrieved 27 April 2013. 

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