Sabyasachi Chakravarthy Biography
Sabyasachi Chakraborty (Bengali: সব্যসাচী চক্রবর্তী) is a Bengali Indian male actor of TV and films. Sabyasachi Chakraborty is one of the most talented and prolific actors of Bengal whose acting prowess is well known all over India.
His parents, Jagadish Chandra Chakraborty and Monica Chakraborty, used to lovingly call him "Benu." In 1975, he passed Higher Secondary Examination from Delhi’s Andrews College. He also earned a degree in B.Sc from the famous Hansraj College of Delhi. He cleared his AMI examination from Delhi in 1978. Apart from acting , his love for nature and forests is well known. He takes ardent interest in wild life photography. Sabyasachi got married in 1986. He has two sons.
He made his movie debut in Tapan Sinha’a film “ Antardhan” in 1992. After this, he has worked in several famous television shows (mostly in Bengali); most notable is "Tero Parbon"(the theme song was catchy as well as his role as GORA) which made him immensely popular, in his initial days. The television shows have also made him a household name.
He has directed many TV shows and also some TV shows for children. His role as Feluda in "Jotokando Kathmandutei," "Baksho Rahashya," "Bombaiyer Bombete", "Kailashey Kelenkari" and "Tintorettor Jishu" have reinstated the nostalgia surrounding Satyajit Ray’s Feluda series.
His roles in "Antardhan," "Sweth Pathorer Thala," "Mahulbanir Sereng," "Parineeta" (Hindi), "Nishijapon" Raj Kumar Santoshi's cop drama "Khakee"and Mira Nair's"The Namesake" amongst others have earned him wide recognition. He got involved with "Charbak" theatre group in 1983. He has worked in a number of Hindi movies and TV shows as well.
In 2002 Chakraborty was awarded the Best Actor award for "Ek Je Aachhe Kanya" and in 2004 he was again awarded Best Actor for his performance in "Bombaiyer Bombete" by Anandalok Awards.
In 1996 he received the Best Actor award for his performance in "Kakababu Here Gelen" and, again, in 2005 he was awarded Best Actor for his role in "Mahulbanir Sereng," by Bengal Film Journalists' Association Awards (BFJA). Sabyasachi Chakraborty has been the recipient of the Best Actor award in a Supporting Role by the BFJA in 1995, 2000 and 2003.
He has received many other awards including the 2nd International Indo-Bangladesh Kala Music Award (IIBKMA). As an actor, Sabyasachi Chakraborty, receives plenty of recognition from various institutions.
The first Feluda film shot abroad was "Tintorettor Jishu (film)" and, director, Sandip Ray cast Sabyasachi as Feluda again who delivered a much expected strong and praiseworthy performance. Soumitra Chatterjee originlly played Feluda in Satyajit Ray's Feluda series. Both Soumitra and Sabyasachi played the Feluda character with great success. Sandip Ray's Feluda movies recently have also been casting Parambrata Chatterjee as Topshe, originally played by Siddhartha Chatterjee and Bibhu Bhattacharya as Jatayu (Lal Mohan Ganguly), originally played by Santosh Dutta in Satyajit Ray's Feluda series.