Indraneil Sengupta

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Indraneil Sengupta
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Sengupta with wife Barkha Bisht Sengupta
Born (1974-09-08) 8 September 1974 (age 46)
Occupation Model, actor
Years active1999–present
Spouse(s)
(m. 2008)
Children1

Indraneil Sengupta is an Indian film and television actor, [1] and a model living in Kolkata since 2004.

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Career

Sengupta was a finalist of the 1999 Gladrags Manhunt Contest in which John Abraham was the winner. He modelled for designer Rohit Bal and worked for choreographers Marc Robinson and Achala Sachdev. He also appeared in commercials for the Tata Indigo Marina car, VIP Frenchie and Aquafina.

Later, he transitioned into music videos, including those for Falguni Pathak's "Pal pal tere yaad sataye" and Jagjit Singh; one for the south Indian singer Yesudas's Hindi album; and a remix of the old film song "Koi diya jale kahin (rum pum bum)", sung by Asha Bhosle from the movie Bees Saal Baad . He also appeared in a television show on STAR Plus, Pyaar ke do naam...Ek Radha Ek Shyaam .

In 2004, he starred in the film Shukriya: Till Death Do Us Apart which also starred Aftab Shivdasani, Shriya Saran and Anupam Kher. He was to act in the movie Dus but the project got shelved.

In 2008, he played the negative role of Mohan Kanta, a British Indian army man who betrays his revolting pro-independence military regiment in the horror film 1920, written and directed by Vikram Bhatt. He also starred as Tushaar in the Zee TV serial Banoo Main Teri Dulhan.

He appeared with his wife in Nach Baliye 3 as a late entrant.

He starred in Bollywood movies Mumbai Salsa and Kahaani . He has also done a few Bengali films. In 2008, he starred in Janala , also starring Swastika Mukherjee and directed by Buddhadeb Dasgupta.

At the beginning of 2009, he starred opposite Indrani Haldar in Angshumaner Chhobi , which was directed by first-time filmmaker, Atanu Ghosh. The film was the only Bengali entry in the competitive section of the Indian Panorama in Goa. In late 2009, he starred as a bisexual lover in Kaushik Ganguly's Arekti Premer Golpo . His love interest in this film is director Rituparno Ghosh, and this was Rituparno's first movie as an actor.

In 2010, he did his first commercial Bengali film, Jodi Ekdin, directed by Riingo. Indraneil received the Anandalok Fresh Face of the Year (male) award in 2009 for Anshumaner Chobi.

Indraneil starred as a young aspiring director in the Bengali movie Autograph with Prasenjit Chatterjee and Nandana Sen. The movie is a tribute to both Satyajit Ray and to Uttam Kumar as it is on the lines of the film Nayak .

In 2012 he acted in the Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury-directed Bengali movie Aparajita Tumi , in which he played a young Bangladeshi professor. He played the role of a criminal in the Hindi film Kahaani , directed by Sujoy Ghosh in the same year. In 2012 he also played a role in a Bangladeshi movie, Chorabali .

He also starred in Goyenda Gogol , which was released in 2013.

He also starred in Teen Patti, a Bengali film directed by Jenny Sarkar and Dipayan Mandal.

Filmography

Films

YearTitleLanguageRoleCountry
2004 Shukriya: Till Death Do Us Apart HindiYashIndia
2007 Mumbai Salsa HindiKaran KapoorIndia
2008 1920 HindiMohan KantIndia
2009 Angshumaner Chhobi BengaliAngshumanIndia
2009JanalaBengaliAngshumanIndia
2010 Autograph BengaliShuvobrataIndia
2010Jodi EkdinBengaliIndia
2011BediniBengaliKeshtaIndia
2011Uro ChithiBengaliIndia
2011 Arekti Premer Golpo BengaliBasuIndia
2012SystemBengaliEklavyaIndia
2012 Aparajita Tumi BengaliYusufIndia
2012 Kahaani HindiArnav Bagchi/Milan DamjiIndia
2012 Elar Char Adhyay BengaliAtindraIndia
2012 Chorabali BengaliSumonBangladesh
2012DashamiBengaliIndia
2013 Goyenda Gogol BengaliAshok ThakurIndia
2013 Nayika Sangbad(2013) BengaliBijitIndia
2013 Mishor Rohoshyo BengaliHani AlkadiIndia
2013 Satyagraha HindiAkhileshIndia
2013 Satyanweshi BengaliHimangshuIndia
2013 C/O Sir BengaliRanabirIndia
2014Teen PattiBengaliAryaIndia
2014 Obhishopto Nighty BengaliRaja/AlokIndia
2014 Arundhati BengaliKaal RudraIndia
2014 Jilmil Jonak AssameseCameoIndia
2014 Samrat & Co. HindiVijay SinghIndia
2014 Gogoler Kirti BengaliAshok ThakurIndia
2015 Shajarur Kanta BengaliDebasishIndia
2015 Calendar Girls HindiShashankIndia
2016 Jara Hatke [2] MarathiAakashIndia
2016 Samraat: The King Is Here BengaliRajaBangladesh
2016 Kiriti O Kalo Bhromor BengaliKiriti RoyIndia
2017 B.A.Pass 2 HindiRiteshIndia
2017 Boss 2 BengaliBidyut ShivalkarIndia
2017 Sargoshiyan HindiVikram RoyIndia
2018 Nilacholey Kiriti BengaliKiriti RoyIndia
2018 Aschhe Abar Shabor BengaliBijoy SenIndia
2018 Mulk HindiAftab MohammadIndia

Web Series

YearTitleRolePlatform
2020 Love and Affairs Abhishekhoichoi
2020 Abhay - S2TBA ZEE5 [3]
2020The Gone GamePrateek Jindal Voot

Television

YearTitleRoleChannel(s)
2005 Pyaar Ke Do Naam: Ek Raadha, Ek Shyaam ShyaamStar Plus
2006 Banoo Main Teri Dulhann TusharZee TV
2007 Aahat (Season 3; Episode - 3 'Khel') AbhilashSony Entertainment Television
2007 Nach Baliye (Season 3) Self (competitor)Star Plus
2008 Babul Ki Bitiya Chali Doli Saja Ke DakshSahara One
2008 Maayka AngadZee TV
2014 Tumhari Paakhi RohanLife OK
2014 Box Cricket League Self (competitor; represented Chandigarh Cubs)Sony Entertainment Television
2015 Maharakshak: Devi Shukracharya Zee TV
2015 Darr Sabko Lagta Hai (Season 1; Episode 25) Avinash&TV
2016 Jamai Raja Neil Sengupta  [4] Zee TV
2017 Ghulaam STS officer Raghav Verma (cameo)Life OK
2017–2019 Nimki Mukhiya Abhimanyu RaiStar Bharat
2019–2020 Shrimad Bhagwat Mahapuran Lord Shiva Colors TV
2019–2020 Yeh Hai Chahatein Rajeev KhuranaStar Plus

Awards

Personal life

On 1 March 2008, Sengupta married Barkha Bisht Sengupta who was his co-star in Doli Saja Ke and Pyaar ke do naam...Ek Radha Ek Shyaam . [7] They have a daughter named Meira, who was born in October 2011. [8]

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