Gourang Chakraborty better known as Mithun Chakraborty is an Indian actor, producer, singer, writer and a member of the Parliament. He made his acting debut from the movie “Mrigayaa” which was released in 1976 which won him the first National Filmfare Awards for Best Actor.

Born on 16th June 1950, Barisal, East Pakistan (now Bangladesh), he has played different movies such as “Kick”, Houseful 2”, “Agneepath” and much more along with the stars like Amitabh Bachchan, Salman Khan, Akshay Kumar and so on.

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Mithun Chakraborty’s Early Life and Relationship

Mithun was born to Basanto Kumar Chakraborty (father) and Santirani Chakraborty (mother) in the city of Barisal, Pakistan. He was bought in Kolkata and did his education from Scottish Church College, Kolkata and earned a degree in Chemistry. But later on, he joined Film and Television Institute of India, Pune and earned a degree there.

Before entering into Bollywood industry, he was working for Naxalite (Communist Party of India). His height is 6 feet tall and has a weight of 158 pounds.

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He was in a relationship with Sridevi Kapoor and married her in 1985 and got divorced in 1988. Later on, he got married to Yogeeta Bali in 1979 and is blessed with four siblings; three sons named Mahaakshya, Ushmey, and Namashi Chakraborty and has a daughter Dishani Chakraborty.

Mithun Chakraborty’s Career

This 66-year-old actor made his debut from Mrinal Sen’s directed movie “Mrigayaa” in 1976 and was praised by viewers and critics. Then he was offered by different movies such as “Suraksha”, “Pram Vivah” and much more.

He has done about 19 movies in 1980’s such as “Disco Dancer”, “Shaukeen”, “Sun Sajan”, “Aamne Samne”, “Waqt Ki Awaz” and much more but he felt to receive awards that period. In the next decade, his movie “Agneepath” was released and helped him win Filmfare Awards for Best Supporting Actor.

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During 1995-99, he paid more tax due to more movies released that period and started his own business. He operates different hotels in Tamil Nadu, Darjeeling, Siliguri, and Kolkata.

He returned to the industry with the movie “Elaan” in 2005  and started acting with a supporting role in the movies like “Lucky: No Time for Love”, “Luck”,“Golmaal 3”, “Khiladi 786”, “Boss”, “Entertainment” and much more movies. Besides Bollywood movies, he has also done Telegu, Bengali, and some religious movies.

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Apart from acting career, Mithun is recognized as a Grand Master in the dance reality show “Dance India Dance” along with the dance master “Terrence Lewis, Remo D’Souza and Geeta Kapoor.

Mithun Chakraborty ’s Achievement and Award

Being one of the successful actors of Bollywood industry, he has won many awards and nominations which include 3 National Awards, 2 Filmfare Awards, Stardust Awards, BFJA Awards and Anandalok Awards. Also, Guinea-Bassau issued a postal stamp in his honor in 2010.

He is also a great politician after an actor. He was nominated for Rajya Sabha Member of Parliament election and resigned as a Rajya Sabha MP.

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Mithun Chakraborty ’s Net Worth

 Mithun is one of the top celebrities of the Bollywood industry. He has an estimated net worth of $40 million which he earned from acting, reality shows. He is also the brand ambassador of Panasonic Electronics and face of GoDaddy Company, Channel 10 and Manappuram gold Loan for West Bengal state.

He lives in the house situated in Mumbai with his family and has a bungalow in Madh Island and other properties all over India. He has luxurious cars such as Mercedes Benz, Fortuner and more cars in his garage.