Mithun Chakraborty
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Mithun Chakraborty

Indian Film Actor
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Born Jul 16, 1950

Ustaad Mithun Chakraborty is an Indian film actor, social activist, and entrepreneur, who has won three National Film Awards. He made his acting debut with the arthouse drama Mrigaya, for which he won his first National Film Award for Best Actor. He gained a fan following as a dancing star and went on to establish himself as one of the more popular actors of India, particularly recognized for his role as street dancer Jimmy in the 1982 Bollywood movie Disco Dancer.… Read More

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Timeline

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CHILDHOOD

1957 Birth Born in 1957.

TEENAGE

1976 19 Years Old Mithun Chakraborty made his debut in the 1976 Mrinal Sen-directed film Mrigaya, for which he won the National Film Award for Best Actor.

TWENTIES

1978 21 Years Old His film Mera Rakshak was a success of 1978.
1979 22 Years Old Chakraborty rose to stardom with the low budget Ravikant Nagaich directed spy film Surakshaa, released in 1979. … Read More
1982 25 Years Old Disco Dancer released in 1982, became a blockbuster and made Chakraborty a star. … Read More
1986 29 Years Old 1 More Event
He also became India's highest tax payer in 1986. … Read More

THIRTIES

1989 32 Years Old As Chakraborty always had higher number of releases, sometimes it affected the business of his own films as happened in 1989, where he had a record 19 films. … Read More
1992 35 Years Old In 1992, the critically acclaimed Bengali film Tahader Katha won him his second National Film Award for Best Actor. … Read More

FORTIES

1998 41 Years Old 1 More Event
A third National Award followed in 1998, this time for the Best Supporting Actor, for his portrayal of, in G. V. Iyer's Swami Vivekananda.
2005 48 Years Old Mithun's Dream Factory films still continued to hold the audiences, moreover he started doing more Bengali films and gave consistent films like Titli, Guru, Barood, Yuddho, Tulkalam and Rehmat Ali. Chakraborty also made a comeback to the mainstream Hindi film industry in 2005 with the film Elaan. … Read More

FIFTIES

2009 52 Years Old His 2009 movie Zor Lagaa Ke Haiya! won multiple International awards and Chal Chalein was appreciated by critics for its bold theme. … Read More
2012 55 Years Old Chakraborty's recent films include Veer (2010) with Salman Khan, Golmaal 3 (2010) with Ajay Devgn and in 2012, he did 3 films with Akshay Kumar, Housefull 2, OMG – Oh My God! and Khiladi 786. … Read More
2014 57 Years Old 1 More Event
His first release of 2014 Kaanchi directed by Subhash Ghai where he played an evil politician wearing facial prosthetics has won him critical acclaim. … Read More
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