A biography of actor-turned-politician Mithun Chakraborty is because of be printed by Rupa Publications this August.
Titled Mithun Chakraborty: The Dada of Bollywood, the e-book has been penned by journalist-turned-filmmaker Ram Kamal Mukherjee. The e-book’s announcement was made yesterday by the publishers on Chakraborty’s 71st birthday.
Chakraborty, a former MP, made his performing debut in Mrinal Sen’s Mrigaya (1976) and gained his first Nationwide award for Finest Actor for his efficiency. His first large successes got here with the movies Mera Rakshak (1978) and the cult spy movie Surakksha (1979) and he grew to become identified for his dancing abilities after the success of Disco Dancer (1982).
The veteran actor would go on to win two extra Nationwide awards for Tahader Katha (1992) and Swami Vivekananda (1998). He additionally gained the Filmfare award for Finest Supporting Actor for Agneepath (1990), holding his personal as Krishnan Iyer reverse Amitabh Bachchan’s Vijay Dinanath Chauhan.
In his four-decade profession, Chakraborty has appeared in over 350 movies, showing in Bengali, Hindi, Bhojpuri, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Punjabi movies.
Mukherjee has beforehand written the biographies of actress Hema Malini and actor Sanjay Dutt.