Tathagata Mukherjee

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Tathagata Mukherjee
Born
Tathagata Mukherjee

(1985-05-15) 15 May 1985 (age 34)
Nationality Indian
Education Baranagore Ramakrishna Mission Ashrama High School [1]
Rabindra Bharati University
Occupation Actor, Director
Years active2007 - present
Height5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) [2]
Weight166 lb (75 kg; 11.9 st) [2]
Spouse(s)
Kanyakumari Chanda(m. 2011)
(divorced)
Debolina Dutta (m. 2014)
[3] [4]

Tathagata Mukherjee (born 15 May 1985) is an Indian Bengali language film and television actor and an independent filmmaker. He played the main lead in many Bengali soap operas. [5]

Bengali language Indo-Aryan language spoken by the Bengali people of South Asia

Bengali, also known by its endonym Bangla, is an Indo-Aryan language primarily spoken by the Bengalis in South Asia. It is the official and most widely spoken language of Bangladesh and second most widely spoken of the 22 scheduled languages of India, behind Hindi. In 2015, 160 million speakers were reported for Bangladesh, and the 2011 Indian census counted another 100 million.

A soap opera is an ongoing drama serial on television or radio, featuring the lives of many characters and their emotional relationships. The term soap opera originated from radio dramas being sponsored by soap manufacturers.

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Early life

Tathagata Mukherjee studied at the Baranagore Ramakrishna Mission Ashrama High School, and thereafter studied drama at Rabindra Bharati University. He has done professional theater since 2005, during his childhood. He did three years yatra with Chapal Bhaduri.

Baranagore Ramakrishna Mission Ashrama High School Senior secondary boys school in West Bengal, India

Baranagore Ramakrishna Mission Ashrama High School (BRKMAHS) is a senior secondary boys' school in the district North 24 Parganas of West Bengal, India. The school was founded in 1912, and is located at the northern outskirt of Kolkata, on the banks of the river Ganges (Hoogly). The school is run by the Baranagore Ramakrishna Mission Ashrama Authority under the guidance of Ramakrishna Mission at Belur Math.

Rabindra Bharati University university in Kolkata, West Bengal

Rabindra Bharati University is a university in Kolkata, India. It was founded on May 8, 1962, under the Rabindra Bharati Act of the Government of West Bengal in 1961, to mark the birth centenary of the poet Rabindranath Tagore. It is located at the Tagore family home, Jorasanko Thakur Bari.

Yatra

Yātrā, in Hinduism and other Indian religions, generally means a pilgrimage to holy places such as confluences of sacred rivers, places associated with Hindu epics such as the Mahabharata and Ramayana, and other sacred pilgrimage sites. Tīrtha-yātrā refers to a pilgrimage to a holy site and is generally undertaken in groups. One who goes on a yatra is known as a yatri. As per Vedic Hindu Dharma Shastras, a Yatri is supposed to do Yatra barefoot. He/she should travel without umbrellas, vehicles etc., to get the benefit of the Yatra. At present these rules are not followed by many pilgrims.

Career

He started his career as a film actor in Laal Ronger Duniya in (2007). In 2008, he started his television career as a hero in a daily soap called Sada Patay Kalo Daag. After that he did many telefilms and soaps. Bou Kotha Kao (2009), became a turning point of his career. After that, he played lead characters in Payer Tolar Mati.Harano Sur, Kon Kanoner Phool, Sokhi, and Care Kori Na. He did cameo roles in Agnipariksha and Tumi Asbe Bole. Tathagata played the lead role in Choukath. [6]

A television film is a feature-length motion picture that is produced and originally distributed by or to, a television network, in contrast to theatrical films, which are made explicitly for initial showing in movie theaters.

Agnipariksha was a Bengali television serial telecast by Zee Bangla

In 2014 Tathagata did two films back to back, superhit Badsahi angti and Force. His first Hindi film was The Best Seller. Tathagata essayed the role of reporter Debabrata Bose, alias, Dev in Raashi. He played the protagonist in Mon Niye Kachakachi as Ranbir Kapoor, in 2015/16. In 2016 Mukherjee and his wife Debleena Dutta formed their production house. His first independent short film as director was Shuyopoka (2016). His next short film, Geodesy, selected for jio filmfare 2017 (Mumbai).The film was the only entry from west bengal in the finals. As an actor, he next worked on Parokiya. For the first time, Tathagata and Debleena are playing a married couple. The film is based on a short story written by the director in 2008. He is also shooting three TV series: Swapno Uran, Radha and Shree Krishna. In 2018 he made a horror short called Buno for Hoichoi.along side he made three music videos with national award winner music director mayookh bhoumik.Two of them "Jingle bell qawali" and "Holi bol" got viral on the internet. Mr. Amitabh Bachchan tweeted his video twice on the 31st 2017. Right now he is shooting a musical with national award winner singer Anupam Roy, and his next Film "Unicorn". The film is about human liberation and teleportation. "Unicorn" has been shot for a period of over 8 months, at Singapore, Malaysia and Andaman islands apart from Kolkata. The film has under water portions which has been shot in Indian ocean. Tathagata mukherjee himself was the underwater cinematographer and major portion of the film was shot by himself.

<i>Mon Niye Kachakachi</i> television series

Mon Niye Kachakachi, is a Bengali language soap opera which premiered on Star Jalsha on 12 January 2015. The show is produced by Mahendra Soni and Shrikant Mohta under their production company Shree Venkatesh Films. It is the remake of the Hindi show Yeh Hai Mohabbatein which stars Karan Patel and Divyanka Tripathi in the lead roles.

Debolina Dutta is an Indian film actress known for her works predominantly in Bengali cinema and Television. She made her acting debut as a child artist with the film Manush Amanush. In 2014, she received critical reception for her role as a water prostitute in Taan. In 2014, she married actor Tathagata Mukherjee.

Amitabh Bachchan Indian actor

Amitabh Bachchan is an Indian film actor, film producer, television host, occasional playback singer and former politician. He first gained popularity in the early 1970s for films such as Zanjeer, Deewaar and Sholay, and was dubbed India's "angry young man" for his on-screen roles in Bollywood. Referred to as the Shahenshah of Bollywood, Sadi ka Mahanayak, Star of the Millennium, or Big B, he has since appeared in over 190 Indian films in a career spanning almost five decades. Bachchan is widely regarded as one of the greatest and most influential actors in the history of Indian cinema as well as world cinema. So total was his dominance on the Indian movie scene in the 1970s and 1980s that the French director François Truffaut called him a "one-man industry". Beyond the Indian subcontinent, he also has a large overseas following in markets including Africa, the Middle East, United Kingdom, Russia and parts of the United States.

Television (daily soaps)

Bou Kotha Kao ; is a television serial which aired on Bengali GEC Star Jalsha. It was produced by Ravi Ojha Productions and was directed by Biswajit Ganguly. It starts Riju Biswas and Manali Dey in the lead roles. It was one of the most popular TV serials of Bengali television as well as Star Jalsha. For continuous 2 years it recorded the highest TRPs. It ended in January 2012. Later it was remade in Hindi as Gustakh Dil.

In show business, a guest appearance is the participation of an outsider performer in an event such as a music record or concert, show, etc., when the performer does not belong to the regular cast, band or other performing group. In music, such an outside performer is often referred to as a guest artist. In performance art, the terms guest role or guest star are also common, the latter term specifically indicating the guest appearance of a celebrity. The latter is often also credited as special guest star or special musical guest star by some production companies.

Care Kori Na is a Bengali TV series that premiered on 16 June 2012 on the channel STAR Jalsha. The last episode was aired on 9 March 2013. Farhan Imroze and Madhumita SarKar played the lead roles of Krishnendu Sengupta and Juni, respectively.

Filmography

Actor

<i>Badshahi Angti</i> (film) 2014 film by Sandip Ray

Badshahi Angti is a 2014 Bengali thriller film directed by Sandip Ray, based on the novel of the same name by Satyajit Ray, starring Abir Chatterjee and Sourav Das as Feluda and Topse respectively. The film was released on 19 December 2014. It is the first film which stars Abir Chatterjee as Feluda. This was going to be a reboot to previous Feluda film series after Royal Bengal Rahashya. But in 2016 Sandip Ray cancelled the reboot series because Abir Chatterjee started a new version of film series based on Byomkesh Bakshi franchise under Shree Venkatesh Films and Surinder Films. The other reason was the new Feluda movie Sandip Ray intended to make under a Mumbai-based production house Eros International, but Abir has a strict contract with Shree Venkatesh Films and Surinder Films.

<i>Force</i> (2014 film) 2014 Indian film directed by Raja Chanda

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