Actor Deepak Chakraborty, also known as Chiranjeet Chakraborty, is a noted actor and director in the Bengali film industry. Along with his successful film career, he is also involved in politics and currently serves as a Member of the Legislative Assembly in the Government of West Bengal. Chakraborty began his acting career in 1981 with the film Sonay Sohaga, but it did not bring him much success. He rose to fame after starring in Anjan Choudhury's 1984 film Shotru. His first solo hit was Antarale in 1985, and he went on to have a string of successful films like Pratikar, Paapi, Paap Punyo, Beder Meye Joshna, Amarkantak, Jibon Joubon, Bhoy, Shaitan, Pennam Kolkata, Beyadap, Tridhara, Jiban Yoddha, Phiriye Dao, Agnitrishna, Shakti, Rakta Nadir Dhara, Tomar Rakte Amar Shohag, Trishul, and Chotushkone among others.
In 2002, he received the BFJA Award for his film Aboidha, which was directed by Gul Bahar Singh. Chakraborty's career took a turning point after his performance in Rituparno Ghosh's 2000 film Bariwali.
Chakraborty is considered to be one of the most successful actors in the history of Bengali cinema. Recently, he appeared as a guest on the show ‘Jiyo Adda with Anindita Sarkar’ where he discussed his life and acting career.
Catch actor Chiranjeet Chakraborty on Jiyo Bangla’s exclusive segment ‘Jiyo Adda With Anindita Sarkar’, sharing his personal and professional life during a candid interview!