32 Facts About Mithun Chakraborty

1. Mithun Chakraborty featured in Prasanta Bal's period drama Hindustani Sipahi, based on veteran actor and dramatist Utpal Dutt's Bengali play Ferari Fauj.

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2. Mithun Chakraborty has celebrated the total number of 68 birthdays till date.

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3. Mithun Chakraborty is a Very popular Indian Film actor, he works in Bollywood and Bengali Film Industry.

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4. Mithun Chakraborty is the co-owner of Bengal Football Academy, started with the aim of promoting football talents of the country.

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5. Mithun Chakraborty married actress Yogeeta Bali, whom he met in 1979.

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6. Mithun Chakraborty was the ambassador of Panasonic electronics for India back in the late 1980s.

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7. Mithun Chakraborty joined as a Member of Parliament after he was nominated for the Rajya Sabha Member of Parliament elections by the Chief Minister of West Bengal Mamata Banerjee for her All India Trinamool Congress in the West Bengal Rajya Sabha Assembly Polls which were held on February 7, 2014.

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8. Mithun Chakraborty made his acting debut on TV with the comedy show The Drama Company.

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9. Mithun Chakraborty replaced Sourav Ganguly as the host of the show.

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10. Mithun Chakraborty appeared in Goutam Ghose's Gudia in 1999 as well as Rituparno Ghosh's Titli in 2002.

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11. Mithun Chakraborty appeared in director Buddhadeb Dasgupta's Tahader Katha, which got him his second National Award in 1992.

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12. Mithun Chakraborty made his debut in Bengali cinema with Arabinda Mukhopadhyay's Nadi Theke Sagare which was a major success at box office.

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13. Mithun Chakraborty had Entertainment and Hawaizaada as recent releases and now he is playing the lead role in Geher, a horror film directed by Ram Gopal Varma and Anil Sharma's Genius released worldwide successfully.

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14. Mithun Chakraborty was acclaimed for his villainous role in Kalpana Lajmi's Chingaari.

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15. Mithun Chakraborty made a comeback to the mainstream Hindi film industry in 2005 with the film Elaan.

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16. Mithun Chakraborty shifted his entire family to Ooty and he constructed The Monarch Hotel.

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17. Mithun Chakraborty went on to star in a number of romantic and family dramas during the 1980s, such as Mujhe Insaaf Chahiye, Ghar Ek Mandir, Pyaar Jhukta Nahin, Swarag Se Sunder and Pyaar Ka Mandir.

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18. Mithun Chakraborty was educated at the Scottish Church College in Kolkata, West Bengal, India, where he earned his degree in Chemistry.

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19. Mithun Chakraborty was born in Barisal, then in East Bengal and now Bangladesh, on 16 June 1952.

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20. Mithun Chakraborty is recognized as one of the best "dancing-heroes" in Bollywood with his "Disco and Desi" fusion-style dancing that is popular among the masses.

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21. Mithun Chakraborty began his career as a junior actor and went on to establish himself as one of the biggest stars in Bollywood.

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22. Mithun Chakraborty made his acting debut with the art house drama Mrigayaa, for which he won his first National Film Award for Best Actor.

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23. Mithun Chakraborty is the recipient of two Filmfare Awards and three National Film Awards.

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24. Mithun Chakraborty took the opportunity to share some light moments with the singer.

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25. Mithun Chakraborty is the face of Manappuram Gold Loan for West Bengal state.

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26. Mithun Chakraborty was the Grand Master of Dance India Dance Li'l Masters as well as the host of the reality show Dadagiri Unlimited on Zee Bangla channel.

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27. Mithun Chakraborty had Entertainment and Hawaizaada as recent releases and now he is playing the lead role in Geher, a horror film directed by Ram Gopal Varma and Anil Sharma's Geniu released worldwide successfully.

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28. Mithun Chakraborty had another 100 plus releases in this decade too, starting with Agneepath, which won him the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor.

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29. Mithun Chakraborty played the lead role of Bheema in the super-hit multi-starrer movie Hum Paanch.

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30. Mithun Chakraborty made his Bollywood debut with Mrinal Sen's National Award winning film Mrigayaa, for which he won the National Film Award for Best Actor.

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31. Mithun Chakraborty owns the Monarch Group, which has interests in the hospitality sector.

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32. Mithun Chakraborty is best remembered for his role as Jimmy in the 1982 all-time-blockbuster movie Disco Dancer, which was a superhit in India and in many other countries, especially the Soviet Union and Russia.

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