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‘Best actor in Kolkata’- if there ever would be a title like that, then there is absolutely no doubt that the competition would be tough. While everyone would go for their favorite, if you are willing to support grit, determination and extreme hard work, then it is obvious that Biplab Chatterjee will be your favorite choice. Proving his metal under almost every Director in Tollywood in Kolkata and beyond, in over 250 movies in a career expanding to almost 40 years, he has given negative roles in the Bengali movies his own charismatic touch.
Though do not be short-sighted only by judging his performance in the films, as his journey had originally started from theater. Biplab Chatterjee started his career working under one of the greatest actor-cum-dramatists and also one of the most famous Director in Tollywood in Kolkata, Shambhu Mitra. While acting in Mitra’s theater group “Bohurupee”, he learnt the basic and advanced acting techniques to place himself in an irreplaceable position in the way of becoming one of the Best actor in Kolkata.
The grit and hunger to excel in his choice of career, made him work tirelessly. This gave him the breakthrough that was required to boost his profile. He got a chance to act in a Satyajit Ray film as his first act in a feature film. It was a dream start of an acting career under the all-time great Director in Tollywood in Kolkata; things could not get any better. The role of an unemployed young man in “Protidwondi” played by Biplab Chatterjee achieved many many critical acclaims. There was no obstacle in the way between him and becoming the Best actor in Kolkata.
Then, Biplab took a challenging decision. He decided to portray himself as a negative role actor. Working in numerous films in such roles, Biplab gained his goal of becoming the Best actor in Kolkata and achieved it by creating new dimensions to each of the negative roles he did in every movie. This versatile talent was observed by many a Director in Tollywood in Kolkata and Biplab Chatterjee became an important name in the casting list of directors of the levels of Mrinal Sen, Topon Singha, Satyajit Ray, Buddhadeb Dashgupta, Torun Mazumder, Sandip Ray and among many directors of the new generation as well.
Even between the tiring shooting schedules of films, Biplab Chatterjee has not forgotten his alma-mater, the theater. Among his latest works, “Shakunir Pasha” is the most mentionable. He pulled out time from his rigorous schedule to perform this one act play for 200 nights! And that also so effortlessly! The performance has brought appreciations from all over the Bengali acting community. Though, as age is not seem to stop, so isn’t Biplab. The once Best actor in Kolkata in the villain roles is now pasturing on a different field of play- directing films. He has directed a Hollywood production named “Will to Live”, and who knows, not before long we also might see him in the role of a Director in Tollywood in Kolkata. Among the many national and international awards that he has received, let our best wishes also remain with him for even more to come.
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The Best actor in Kolkata is not only a renowned actor in the Bengali film industry with innumerable films to his credit, but he is also a well known political figure too. To know more about Biplab Chatterjee in politics in Kolkata, please visit : http://www.biplabchatterjee.com/
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