Parambrata Chatterjee

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Parambrata Chattopadhyay
পরমব্রত চট্টোপাধ্যায়
Parambrata Chatterjee photo.jpg
Born (1981-06-27) 27 June 1981 (age 37)
Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Nationality Indian
Other names Baban
Alma mater Jadavpur University, Bristol University
Occupation Actor, Director
Years active 2002 – Present
Home town Kolkata
Parent(s) Satinath Chatterjee (father)
Sunetra Ghatak Chattopadhyay (mother)
Relatives Ritwik Ghatak
(Maternal Grandfather) Mahasweta Devi
(Aunt)
Website www.parambrata.com

Parambrata Chattopadhyay (Chatterjee) is an Indian film actor, director, producer and television personality.[1] He has a significant following in West Bengal, India. Parambrata started his career with Bengali television and films. He rose to nationwide fame after starring in the film Kahaani (2012), starring along with Vidya Balan. He also acted in Bhalo Theko (2003), which is Vidya Balan's debut film.[2] He has a very good knowledge of world music and has sung for few Bengali films like Chaya Manush and Samantaral .

Personal life[edit]

Parambrata was born in Kolkata, West Bengal to film critic parents. He is the son of Satinath Chatterjee and Sunetra Ghatak, the grandson of Ashish Chandra Ghatak and grand nephew of filmmaker Ritwik Ghatak[3] and renowned Bengali author and activist Mahasweta Devi[4] is Parambrata's aunt.

Education[edit]

He went to Dolna Day School and then Assembly of God Church School and then Patha Bhavan, Kolkata for schooling and Jadavpur University for Bachelor's and Master's degrees in English literature. He also obtained a Master's in Film and TV Production from Bristol University, Bristol, United Kingdom.

Career[edit]

He has acted in many televison series, telefilms, short films and films. His directorial debut feature film is Jiyo Kaka starred by Rituparna Sengupta and Rudranil Ghosh. His second directorial venture was Hawa Bodol. Seven months after the success of Kahaani he was signed by Jeffrey D. Brown, who won an Academy Award for his debut short film in 1986, for his film Sold.[5][6]

Workshop Productions Pvt. Ltd.[edit]

On 30 May 2011 Parambrata became producer along with his acting colleague Rudranil Ghosh by launching their own production house, Workshop Productions Pvt. Ltd, in association with Dipak Raha of Sambandh Group.[7]

Filmography[edit]

As Director
Year Title Role Notes
2006 Premer Galpo Bengali Telefilm
2006 Sarate Prem Bengali Telefilm
2007 QSQT Policer Duty Bengali Telefilm
2011 Jiyo Kaka Bengali Film
2013 Hawa Bodol Jeet Bengali Film
2015 Lorai: Play to Live as Naxalite leader Manas (special appearance) Bengali Film
2017 Feluda (2017)[8][9] Pradosh Chandra Mitra (Feluda) TV & Web Series
2018 Shonar Pahar[10][11][12][13] Rajdeep Bengali Film (Released on July 6, 2018)
Khelechi Aajgubi Bengali Film (Coming Soon...)
As Actor
Year Title Role Notes Director
2002 Hemanter Pakhi Babai National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Bengali Urmi Chakraborty
2003 Bombaiyer Bombete Topshe Bengali Film Sandip Ray
Bhalo Theko Deep Bengali Film Gautam Halder
Shortcut Prem Ratan Telefilm (ETV Bangla) Kaushik Ganguly
Ektu Bhalobashar Jonno Telefilm
2004 Swapna Sundari Sayantan (Santu) Telefilm (ETV Bangla) June Malia
2005 Shubhodrishti Romen Bengali Film Prabhat Roy
Nishijapon Shyamal Bengali Film Sandip Ray
Ekdin Pratidin Unknown TV Series (Zee Bangla) 2005 - 2007 Anindya Bandopadhyay
Ekchhut Unknown Telefilm Raj Chakraborty
2006 Ankush Rahul Mukherjee Telefilm (Nominated for Best Telefilm in Anandalok Puraskar 2007) Atanu Ghosh
The Bong Connection Apu Bengali Film Anjan Dutt
Dosar Bobby Bengali Film Rituparno Ghosh
Aamra Raj Bengali Film Mainak Bhaumik
2007 Kailashey Kelenkari Topshe[14] Bengali Film Sandip Ray
2008 10:10 Guest Appearance Bengali Film Arin Paul
Chalo Let's Go Sanjay Bengali Film Anjan Dutt
Tintorettor Jishu Topshe Bengali Film Sandip Ray
2009 Brake Fail Sidhu Bengali Film Kaushik Ganguly
Ek Bar Bolo Uttam Kumar Kyabla Bengali Film Chinmoy Roy
033 Som Bengali Film Birsa Dasgupta
Box Number 1313 Joy Bengali Film Aniruddha Bhattachrya
Kaalbela Animesh Bengali Film Goutam Ghose
Kaler Rakhal Shubal Bengali Film Sekhar Das
2010 Thana Theke Aschi Arin Bengali Film Saran Dutta
2011 Jaani Dyakha Hawbe Megh Bengali Film Anjan Dutt
Baishe Srabon Abhijeet Bengali Film Srijit Mukherji
2012 Bhooter Bhabishyat Ayan Sengupta Bengali Film
More
Remade in Hindi as Gang of Ghosts where Parambrata reprised the role of a director
Anik Dutta
Kahaani Satyaki Sinha (Rana) Debut Hindi Film Sujoy Ghosh
Hemlock Society Ananda Kar Bengali Film Srijit Mukherji
Ekla Akash Arijit Bengali Film Sandipan Roy
Balukabela.Com Akash Bengali Film Partha Sen
Teen Yaari Katha Antu Bengali Film
More
priemered at 2006 Osian's Cinefan Festival of Asian and Arab Cinema and screened at World Film Festival of Bangkok and Kolkata Film Festival
Abhijit Guha & Sudeshna Roy
2013 Basanta Utsav A PhD Student Bengali Film Rhitobrata Bhattacharya
Maach Mishti & More Ronnie Bengali Film Mainak Bhaumik
Proloy Barun Biswas Bengali Film Raj Chakraborty
2014 Obhishopto Nighty Aparesh Lahiri Bengali Film Birsa Dasgupta
Apur Panchali Subir Banerjee Bengali Film Kaushik Ganguly
Chaya Manush Rahul Bengali Film Arindam Mamdo Dey
Gang of Ghosts Director Hindi Film Satish Kaushik
Balyakalasakhi Guest appearance Debut Malayalam Film Pramod Payannur
Sold Vikram Debut English Film Jeffrey D. Brown
Highway Ashmin Kapoor Bengali Film Sudipto Chattopadhyay
Hercules Horokailash (Haru) Bengali Film Abhijit Guha & Sudeshna Roy
Chotushkone Joyobroto (Joy) Bengali Film Srijit Mukherji
2015 Yaara Silly Silly Soumitro Roy/Sammy Hindi Film Subash Sehgal
Glamour[15] Aryan Bengali Film Mahua Chakraborty
Roga Howar Sohoj Upaye Joy Bengali Film Debaloy Bhattacharya
Kadambari Rabindranath Tagore Bengali Film Suman Ghosh
2016 Bastu Shaap Kushal Mukherjee Bengali Film Kaushik Ganguly
Cinemawala Prakash Das Bengali Film
More
Film won at UNESCO Fellini Award
Kaushik Ganguly
Traffic Abel Hindi Film Rajesh Pillai
Hemanta Hemanta Sen Bengali Film Anjan Dutt
Zulfiqar Tony Braganza Bengali Film Srijit Mukherji
Chocolate Rana Bengali Film Sujan Mukhopadhyay
2017 Senapati Filming Riingo Banerjee
Mi Amor Filming Suman Ghosh
Neelghurni[16] Announced Aarohi
Bhuban Majhi[17][18] Nahir[19] Debut in Bangladeshi Cinema Fakhrul Arefeen Khan
Mandobasar Golpo[20] Dr. Sayantan Chowdhury (Psychiatrist) Bengali Film Tathagata Banerjee
Jawker Dhan[21] Bimal Bengali Film Sayantan Ghosal
Voyangkor Sundor Muku Bangladeshi Cinema Animesh Aich
Anukul Anukul, a Robot who has human like thinking Hindi Short Film Sujoy Ghosh
Samantaral Sujan Bengali Film Partha Chakraborty
2018 Pari Arnab Hindi Film (Released on 2 March 2018) Prosit Roy
Sraboner Dhara[22][23] Dr. Neelabha Roy Bengali Film (Filming) Abhijit Guha & Sudeshna Roy
Holud Boni[24][25] Palash Indo-Bangladesh Film (Coming soon...) Mukul Roy Chaudhuri & Taher Shipon
Shonibar Bikel (Saturday Afternoon)[26] Indo-Bangladesh-German Film (Post Production) Mostofa Sarwar Farooki
Reunion[27] Bengali Film (Filming) Murari Rakshit
Untitled Film[28] Partha Sen Bengali Film (Announced) Rick Basu

Awards[edit]

Year Awards Category Nomination for Status
2006 Bengal Film Journalists' Association Awards Most Promising Actor Award Nishijapon Won
2012 Anandalok Puraskar Best Actor (Male) Hemlock Society Won
2013 Zee Cine Awards Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Male) Kahaani Nominated
Screen Awards Best Supporting Actor Nominated
2014 Zee Bangla Gaurav Samman Awards Rituparno Ghosh Memorial Award Hawa Bodol Won

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Parambrata". Calcutta, India: www.telegraphindia.com. 24 June 2008. Retrieved 12 November 2008. 
  2. ^ Nivas, Namita (23 March 2012). "I'm not thinking of future in Bollywood: Parambrata Chatterjee". The Indian Express. 
  3. ^ Actor, Top (18 November 2005). "Direct action!". The Telegraph. Calcutta, India. Retrieved 10 November 2012. 
  4. ^ Mahasweta Devi
  5. ^ K Jha, Subhas (18 September 2012). "Parambrata headed for Hollywood". Times of India. Mumbai Mirror. Retrieved 7 November 2012. 
  6. ^ Nag, Kushali (5 January 2008). "Three boys & a babe". The Telegraph. Calcutta, India. Retrieved 12 November 2008. 
  7. ^ Workshop
  8. ^ "Parambrata Chatterjee as Feluda in Web-Series Feluda; New Feluda for the New Age Audience" https://www.addatimes.com/show/feluda/
  9. ^ "Parambrata Chatterjee as Feluda in Web-Series Feluda; New Feluda for the New Age Audience" Courtesy: Sholoana Bangaliana. Retrieved 18 September 2017
  10. ^ "পরমের হাত ধরে টালিগঞ্জে আবার তনুজা" সৌজন্যে: আনন্দবাজার পত্রিকা। Retrieved 12 July 2016
  11. ^ "পরমব্রতর সোনার পাহাড়ে তনুজা" সৌজন্যে: এই সময়। Retrieved 21 October 2017
  12. ^ "Arunima Ghosh to Work in a Film Directed by Parambrata Chatterjee" Courtesy: Sholoana Bangaliana. Retrieved 21 October 2017
  13. ^ "কার সঙ্গে কতটা মিশব, সেই সীমারেখাটা আমিই টানি" সৌজন্যে: আনন্দপ্লাস। Retrieved 30 October 2017
  14. ^ Nag, Kushali (3 September 2008). "The return of the sleuth". Calcutta, India: www.telegraphindia.com. Retrieved 12 November 2008. 
  15. ^ "Audio Music Album of Upcoming Bengali film Glamour Starring Parambrata Chatterjee and Parno Mittra Launched" Courtesy: Sholoana Bangaliana. Retrieved 22 January 2015
  16. ^ "Om Puri, Parambrata Chatterjee team up for period drama". The Times of India. Retrieved 2 Oct 2016. 
  17. ^ "অভিষেক শব্দটিতে আমার আপত্তি আছে" সৌজন্যে: প্রথম আলো। Retrieved 3 March 2017
  18. ^ "Bhuban Majhi in the making". The Daily Star. 2016-01-08. Retrieved 2017-03-04. 
  19. ^ "মুক্তিযুদ্ধের 'ভুবন মাঝি' ছবিতে পরমব্রত". NTV Online. Retrieved 2017-03-04. 
  20. ^ "Director Tathagata Banerjee Starts Shooting for his Next ‘Mondobasar Golpo’; A Psychological Love Story Starring Parambrata and Paoli" Courtesy: Sholoana Bangaliana. Retrieved 4 May 2016
  21. ^ "Teaser of Upcoming Adventure Film Jawker Dhan Released; Parambrata Chatterjee Graces Occasion" Courtesy: Sholoana Bangaliana. Retrieved 16 April 2017
  22. ^ "In Love, Age Is No Bar" Courtesy: Calcutta Times. Retrieved 10 November 2017
  23. ^ "সামাজিক বার্তাবহ" সৌজন্যে: আনন্দপ্লাস। Retrieved 13 November 2017
  24. ^ "এবার তিশার নায়ক পরমব্রত" সৌজন্যে: প্রথম আলো। Retrieved 18 February 2017
  25. ^ "হলুদবনি ছবির শ্যুটিং -এর ফাঁকে" সৌজন্যে: এই সময়। Retrieved 10 March 2017
  26. ^ "ফারুকীর বিকেল" সৌজন্যে: এই সময়। Retrieved 9 January 2018
  27. ^ "নতুন জুটি – পরমব্রত ও প্রিয়াঙ্কা" সৌজন্যে: আনন্দপ্লাস। Retrieved 12 December 2017
  28. ^ "Parambrata Chatterjee Turns Detective for Rick Basu’s Bengali Film" Courtesy: Sholoana Bangaliana. Retrieved 3 July 2017

External links[edit]

Parambrata Chatterjee on IMDb

Awards and achievements
BFJA Awards
Preceded by
Silajit Majumder
for Mahulbanir Sereng
Most Promising Actor Award
for Nishi Japan

2006
Succeeded by
Rishi Kaushik
for Kranti