Soham Chakraborty

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Soham Chakraborty
সোহম চক্রবর্তী
Born Soham Chakraborty
04. March 1984
Nationality India
Other names Master Bittu (during his childhood days)
Occupation Actor, Singer, Politician
Years active 1987 child artist–present
Political party All India Trinamool Congress
Spouse(s) Tanaya Pal

Soham Chakraborty is an Indian film actor and producer who appears in Bengali films. He started his acting career as a child artist at the age of three as Master Bittu, and also appeared in the film Shakha Proshakha, a film by Satyajit Ray. As an adult he starred in Chander Bari, and has acted in several successful films including Prem Aamar (2009).[1][2]

Acting career[edit]

Soham Chakraborty debuted in 1987 Bengali film Chhoto Bou, at that time he was 2 years and 1/2 month old.[3] His first film at a young age was Chander Bari.[4] His next Big Budget film was Bajimaat directed by Haranath Chakraborty, Produced by Piyus Saha which was a success at the box office was his first film as a full-fledged hero. Chakraborty has described that as a difficult phase of his acting career and he did not expect a chance in Bengali film industry after the success of Bajimaat. But, in next year he acted in Prem Aamar directed by Raj Chakraborty and produced by Shree Venkatesh Films. After Prem Aamar he acted in films like Rahasya, Jeena, and Soldier which were commercially average.[1][5] His another super hit film Amanush released in 2010. The film was directed by Rajib Biswas. Chakraborty played the role of Vinod, an orphan who has suffered a lot of physical and mental torture in his childhood.[5]

Television[edit]

Soham also anchored in a reality show Twinkle Twinkle Dancing Star launched by makers of Chirodini...Tumi Je Amar, Prem Amar, Challenge and Amanush.[6] He was also the host of Parar Sera Bouthan, replacing Aneek Dhar, which airs on ETV Bangla.[7] The show is currently hosted by Aparajita Adhya.Soham has also appeared on television serial Bojhena Se Bojhena.

Politics[edit]

Chakraborty joined All India Trinamool Congress in 2015.[8] He contested in 2016 West Bengal Legislative Assembly election but lost.[9][10]

Filmography[edit]

Denotes films that have not yet been released
Year Film Role Note
2018 Tui Sudhu Amar Films that have not been releases
2018 Piya Re
2018 Honeymoon with Subhashree Ganguly.Under surinder films & greentouch entertainment banner.
2017 Jio Pagla Dhol/Gouri Core story based on the play Joy Maa Kali Boarding
Remake of Biwi Aur Makan which has already been remade in Marathi as Ashi Hi Banwa Banwi , in Kannada as Olu Saar Bari Olu and again in Hindi as Paying Guests
2017 Dekh Kemon Lage Rahul
2017 Amar Aponjon Joydip Remake of Autograph
2016 Gangster Vishnu (Cameo)
2015 Black Bullet / Biltu
2015 Shudhu Tomari Jonyo Siraz Chowdhury Remake of Raja Rani
2015 Katmundu Sunny
2015 Jamai 420 Shaan
2015 Amanush 2 Salim/Raghu/Ashok Remake of Naan
2014 Golpo Holeo Shotti Rudra Remake of Pizza
2014 Bangali Babu English Mem Madhu/ Honey Remake of Jatt & Juliet
2013 Loveria Aditya Remake of Bumper Offer
2012 Bojhena Shey Bojhena Noor Islam Remake of Engaeyum Eppothum
2012 Jaaneman Debaditrya Remake of Paiyaa
2012 Le Halua Le Rahul Remake of Poochakkoru Mookkuthi and its Hindi version Hungama
2011 Jibon Rong Berong Abhishek
2011 Faande Poriya Boga Kaande Re Raju Remake of Maryada Ramanna
2010 Atanka / Aatangko Babli Special Appearance
2010 Kichu Paowa Kichu Chaowa Uday
2010 Hangover Special Appearance
2010 Amanush Vinod Remake of Kaadhal Kondein
2010 Soldier Subhash Chandra
2010 Jeena Siddhartha Basu
2010 Rahasya The Bhoutik
2009 Prem Aamar Rabi Remake of 7G Rainbow Colony
2008 Bajimaat Suvra
2007 Chander Bari
2001 Ek Tukro Chand Shontu Sequel of Kakababu Here Gelen?
1998 Chowdhury Paribar
1997 Mayar Badhon Kushal Child Actor
1996 Lathi
1992 Surer Bhubane
1991 Nawab
1990 Debota
1990 Garmil Shuvoo
1990 Shakha Proshakha
1989 Nayan Moni Sachin Adhikari
1989 Mangaldeep
1987 Choto Bou Master Bittu

Accolades[edit]

Year Award Category Film Result
2010 Star Jalsha Entertainment Awards Best Actor Prem Amar Won
2011 Star Jalsha Entertainment Awards Best Actor Amanush Won
Tele Cine Awards Best Actor Amanush Won
Zee Bangla Gourab Somman Awards Best Actor Amanush Nominated

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "I have become choosey: Soham Chakraborty". Times of India. 20 January 2010. Retrieved 11 October 2012. 
  2. ^ "Soham Chakraborty Bengali Actor". Retrieved 11 December 2012. 
  3. ^ Nag, Kushali (May 27, 2008). "Spotlight". The Telegraph, Calcutta. Calcutta, India. Retrieved 11 October 2012. 
  4. ^ "Janemon pair Koel & Soham romance in serene Switzerland". The Telegraph (Calcutta). Calcutta, India. 9 May 2012. Retrieved 11 October 2012. 
  5. ^ a b Nag, Kushali (April 27, 2010). "Why soham plays a geek in friday release Amanush". The Telegraph (Calcutta). Calcutta, India. Retrieved 11 October 2012. 
  6. ^ "Soham to make TV debut?". Times of India. April 23, 2010. Retrieved 25 December 2012. 
  7. ^ "Soham to anchor T.V. show?". The Times of India. 
  8. ^ "Trinamool Youth Congress to protest against fuel price hike". DNA India. 16 May 2015. Retrieved 30 December 2017. 
  9. ^ "Trinamool's actor candidate Sohom worth over Rs.2 crore". Business Standard. 25 March 2016. Retrieved 30 December 2017. 
  10. ^ "8 Ministers, TMC's Madan Mitra Among Heavyweight Losers in Bengal". News18. 20 May 2016. Retrieved 30 December 2017. 

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