Ritabhari Chakraborty (born on 26th June 1992) is of Indian and Bengali descent. She is well-known in the Indian cinema and television industries. With the romantic suspense thriller Shesh Theke Shuru (2019) and Brahma Janen Gopon Kommoti (2020), Chakraborty achieved commercial success in Bengali Industry. She has been chosen by the Times of India as one of the Top 50 Most Desirable Women in the nation and as the Most Desirable Woman of 2018 in the East, surpassing numerous Bollywood celebrities in the process. Additionally, she is West Bengal’s youngest producer. Ritabhari was named one of the most promising young stars to utilize “Social media” for good by Facebook. She has more than 3 million followers scattered across several social media platforms. The event’s moderator was Priyanka Chopra, a global star.
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Ritabhari Chakraborty Biography
|Profession||Actress and model|
|Debut||Television: Ogo Bodhu Shundori (2009-2010)Film: Tobuo Basanta (2012)|
|Date of birth||26th June 1992 (30 years old as of 2022)|
|Place of birth||Kolkata, India|
|School||Haryana Vidya Mandir, Kolkata, India|
|College/University||Jadavpur University, Kolkata, IndiaUCLA School of Theatre, Film, and Television|
|Educational qualifications||B.A in History UCLA Professional Program|
|Height||170cm or 1.7m or 5’7”|
|Weight||50kg or 110 lbs.|
|Hair color||Dark Brown|
|Father’s name||Utpalendu Chakraborty (Filmmaker)|
|Mother’s name||Satarupa Sanyal (Film Director)|
|Sister||Chitrangada Chakraborty (Actress)|
|Hobbies||Horse riding and dancing|
Early Life and Background
Chakraborty was born in Kolkata, India to Filmmaker Utpalendu Chakraborty and Film Director Satarupa Sanyal. Her sister Chitrangada Chakraborty is an actress. She began her modeling career while still a high school student. After passing her 10th board exam, she made her television debut at the age of 15 as the lead female in the well-known Indian Bengali television series Ogo Bodhu Sundari. Despite juggling many tasks at once, Chakraborty, a high school student at the time, maintained her grade point average.
She later achieved All-India national distinction in Bengali and History for the 12th board exams. Chakraborty pursued history at Jadavpur University after graduating from high school. Chakraborty earned her degree in 2021 from the University of California, Los Angeles, where she studied in the UCLA Professional Program at the UCLA School of Theatre, Film, and Television and won the Acting for the Camera Pitch Competition for her multiracial play Colors of Silence.
Ritabhari Chakraborty is in a relationship with Doctor Tathagata Chatterjee. The duo has been spotted spending time together abroad in 2022. However, the couple has kept their relationship private, and in an interview in 2021, she said that she had no plans of getting married anytime soon.
|Actor||Kunal Karan Kapoor|
|Food||Burger, fish, and chicken tikka|
|Colors||Green, red, and pink|
Initially, Chakraborty played the lead female character in the Bengali television series Ogo Bodhu Sundari. Because of the show’s enormous popularity, Sasural Genda Phool, its Hindi equivalent, was also produced. She also portrayed the lead character in the STAR Jalsha television program Chokher Tara Tui. She had to leave the concert early, nevertheless, owing to health problems.
Additionally, Chakraborty was associated with the theatre company Jojok. In a Gautam Halder-directed theatrical rendition of Tagore’s Noshtonir, she portrayed Charulata.
In 2017, Ritabhari and Ayushmann Khurrana appeared in a music video for Orrey Mon that was made by Ritabhari’s own production firm, SCUD. Orrey Mon chronicles the journey of a young couple seeking to realize their shared ambition of opening a cafe. With presently over 20 million views on YouTube, the tune was a major hit. With performers like Kalki Koechlin, Parambrata Chatterjee (Nykaa Tvc), Anurag Kashyap, Rajat Kapoor, Kunal Karan Kapoor (Adda Song), and others, she continued to act and produce new material.
With the short film Naked, which Ritabhari also produced and starred Kalki Koechlin, she dabbled in writing. The short video aims to raise awareness of many types of violence against women, including cybercrime, while also taking a shot at the shallowness of entertainment journalism. The short film received a Filmfare nomination. Naked earned a great deal of cult status and has won several awards at various festivals. Additionally, SCUD collaborated with Anurag Kashyap to develop the short film Fool for Love, whose lead actress is Ritabhari. The narrative examines the universal theme of loneliness and the illusions of love. It was published in 2019 and has garnered praise for its incredible performances.
She was slated to make her big-screen debut in 2011 with the movie Tomar Shange Praner Khela, which was helmed by Sasural Genda Phool director Rakesh Kumar. The movie was later shelved, though. She continued to work in more movies, such as Barood and Tobu Basanta. In October 2014, she also had an appearance in Chotushkone, a multi-starrer directed by Srijit Mukherji. She appeared in the Biswaroop Biswas-directed Bengali play Bawal. She later began working with Onyo Apalaa, an official selection for Indian Panorama, in 2015.
Following the 2017 release of Naked, Chakraborty received a role in the Bollywood horror film “Pari”, which starred Anushka Sharma as the main character. Shesh Theke Shuru, her most recent film, starred Bengali star Jeet and did ok at the box office, but people took note of her work.
In addition, Chakraborty is the leader of SCUD Society for Social Communication, a non-governmental organization (NGO) with the mission of empowering the underprivileged via cultural activities, medical camps, and training in entrepreneurship. Monthly health clinics are sponsored by Chakraborty and her mother, Satarupa Sanyal, in West Bengal’s rural communities.
- Tobuo Basanta in 2012
- Chotushkone in 2014 as Nandita
- Once Upon a Time in Kolkata in 2014 as Sreelekha
- Bawal in 2015 as Kajal
- Onyo Apalaa in 2015
- Barood in 2015
- Kolkatay Columbus in 2016 as Shakira
- Naked in 2017
- Pari in 2018 as Piyali
- Painting Life in 2018
- Fool for Love in 2018
- Shrimati Bhayonkori in 2018
- Shesh Theke Shuru in 2019 as Farzana
- Broken Frame in 2019
- Brahma Janen Gopon Kommoti in 2020 as Shabari
- Tiki-Taka in 2020 as Bonolota
- FIR in 2021 as Dr. Esha Chakraborty
- Fatafati in 2023
- Ogo Bodhu Sundori from 2009-2010 as Lolita
- Chokher Tara Tui in 2014 as Sohag/Tutul
- She was the CBSE all-India topper in History and Bengali in her 12th Board Examinations in 2011.
- She started her career at the age of 15.
- Additionally, Chakraborty is the founder and president of the non-governmental SCUD Society for Social Communication (NGO).
- She was supposed to make her big-screen debut in 2011 with the film Tomar Shange Praner Khela, which was directed by Rakesh Kumar of Sasural Genda Phool. But the film was eventually shelved.