Ritabhari Chakraborty

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Ritabhari Chakraborty
Born Ritabhari Chakraborty
(1992-06-26) June 26, 1992 (age 25)
Kolkata
Nationality Indian
Other names Paulin
Education Jadavpur University, Kolkata
Occupation Actress
Years active 2009 - Present
Height 5.8 ft (180 cm)
Parent(s) Utpalendu Chakrabarty (Father)
Satarupa Sanyal (Mother)

Ritabhari Chakraborty is a Bengali film and television actress. She made her first appearance in television as the female protagonist of the popular Bengali television serial Ogo Bodhu Sundari. In 2011, she made her big screen debut in Tomar Shange Praner Khela.[1][2]

Apart from her acting career she is also known for topping ISC exams in History and Bengali in the year 2011.

Chakraborty runs a production house along with her mother film maker Satarupa Sanyal called “SCUD” which has produced national award winning films like Anu and popular videos like “Naked” .

Presently she is the brand face of Chandrani Pearls, Rupayan Jewellers, Shehnaz, Rajlaxmi Jewellers, Bazar Kolkata, Dr. Paul’s skin clinic, Nakoda Hallmarking, AMRI Dental clinic, Sunrise Masala, Siddha, PCO club, Paridhan, Aurum Jewellers, Enkor electronics, Rimi Nayak India, Resham Shilpi, Manini, Ananya etc.

Early life

Ritabhari grew up in Kolkata and started her career early in modelling and television at the age of 15. She finished her schooling from Hariyana Vidya Mandir. She topped in History and Bengali all over India in CBSE exams in the year 2011. She graduated in History from Jadavpur University in the year 2014. Featured in numerous magazines and advertisements, she is quite well known in the advertising industry as well and has endorsed more than 100 brands . She and her mother runs an NGO "Scud Society for Social Communication “ which primarily focuses on the development of women in rural areas in west bengal (currently involved with Bashtala) . She was the ambassador of the Dog Owners and Lovers association (DOLA) and is also known for her charitable works for the "Ideal school for the deaf".

Career[edit]

Chakraborty played the female protagonist in the Bengali television serial Ogo Bodhu Sundari. The serial was remade into Hindi as Sasural Genda Phool. In 2011, she made her big screen debut with the film Tomar Shange Praner Khela. The film was directed by Rakesh Kumar, who also directed Sasural Genda Phool. The story of the film explores the relationship of the female protagonist with five men. Later she worked in other films like Barood and Tobu Basanta.[1][3] She was also recently seen acting in a TV series, Chokher Tara Tui, which is aired on STAR Jalsha. She has however quit the serial, stating health issues. She also played the character of Charulata (a theatrical adaptation of Tagore's Noshtonir) for Gautam Halder's cine play "Noshtonir". She also appeared in Srijit Mukherji's multi starer film Chotushkone in October 2014 . She was seen in an Indian Bengali Drama film Bawal directed by Biswaroop Biswas[4]. She was last seen in Onyo Apalaa[5] in 2015 which was an official selection in Indian Panorama[6] She was recently featured in a music video with Ayushmann Khurrana called Orrey Mon - written by Swanand Kirkire and directed by Shlok Sharma which garnered praises from all spheres .

Early in 2017 - Ritabhari was seen in a short film with Kalki Koechlin titled “Naked” which was also penned and produced by her .

She is currently working in the horror film titled “Pari” with Anushka Sharma set to release in February 2018.

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Director
2012 Tobuo Basanta Debojit Ghosh
2014 Chotushkone Srijit Mukherji
2014 Once Upon a Time in Kolkata Satarupa Sanyal
2015 Bawal Biswaroop Biswas
2015 Onyo apalaa (film) Satarupa sanyal
2015 Barood (film) Somik Halder
2016 Colkatay Columbus Sourav Paloodhi
2017 Tomar Shange Praner Khela with Hiran Rakesh Kumar
2018 Pari[7] Prosit Roy

Television[edit]

Year Serial Character
2009 - 2010 Ogo Bodhu Sundori Lolita
2014 Chokher Tara Tui Sohag / Tutul

Awards[edit]

Year Awards Winner
2010 Star Jalsha Entertainment Awards Best Actress
2010 Protidin Tele Somman Best Female Debutant
2014 Uttam Kumar Kala Ratna Awards Best Actress

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "The film is about my relationship with five men: Ritabhari". The Times of India. Retrieved 10 March 2013. 
  2. ^ "Ritabhari Chakraborty". Gomolo. Retrieved 10 March 2013. 
  3. ^ "Actress Ritabhari Chakraborty on her Bangla Movies "Tobu Basanta" and "Prem Unlimited"". WBRi. Retrieved 10 March 2013. 
  4. ^ "Biswaroop Biswas". IMDb. Retrieved 2016-02-22. 
  5. ^ "Nigel, Roopa Ganguly start shooting for Apala - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 2016-02-22. 
  6. ^ "Eight films from Bengal selected in Indian Panorama, IFFI - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 2016-04-07. 
  7. ^ "anushka-sharma-pari-release-date-first-look-teaser-parambrata-chatterjee". www.timesnownews.com.