Parambrata Chattopadhyay – A Smart Actor And A Smarter ProducerI am a movie enthusiast, and quality cinema always attracted me. When it comes to choosing between a flashy commercial movie and a content-driven movie, my first choice will always be the latter. Talking about contemporary and parallel cinema, there are many actors who have surprised us with their ace acting skills and mettle. One such outstanding actor is Parambrata Chatterjee. I was dumbstruck by his performances in Kahaani (2012) and Pari (2018). This made me do some research on his marvelous acting career in Bengali cinema and trust me – he is an outstanding performer.

About Parambrata Chatterjee

Kaali Zee Original Parambrata Paoli DamParambrata Chatterjee has created quite a mark in both Bengali and Hindi cinema with a diverse acting experience. With an illustrious career spanning across television series, telefilms, short films, and feature films. Parambrata has been an actor, director, and even a producer. A known name in Bengali cinema, he eventually made his way into Bollywood with powerful roles in films like Kahaani and Traffic. Now, he is headed into the web space as a producer with a Bengali thriller series called Kaali.

Kaali – delineating power of a mother

Starring Paoli Dam, Shantilal Mukherjee, and Rahul, Kaali is a Bengali thriller web series that is streaming on ZEE5. It follows the story of a single mother whose son is in trouble and needs a huge amount of money for his surgery in a couple of hours. In the process of getting that money, the lines of a good and bad blur for Kaali as she dives into Kolkata’s dark underbelly, desperate to save her son’s life.
After having captured the interest of people through content-rich films. Kaali is a step forward for Parambrata towards repeating that same magic in the digital space.
But how does Parambrata pick such amazing stories to make? The answer lies in the movies he did in the past as a director and actor.

As a Director

He made his directorial debut with a telefilm called Premer Golpo in 2006. He followed it up with two more telefilms before heading to the silver screen with the 2011 comedy film Jiyo Kaka. Continued to taste success in direction with films like Hawa Bodol and the sports drama Lorai: Play to Live. 2018, he directed veteran actress Tanuja in Shonar Pahar. But his directorial prowess wasn’t just limited to film. In 2017, came his directorial web series based on the famous Feluda character. In the series, he also played the character of Topshe. The series was acclaimed for giving an edgy twist to the well-known stories written by Satyajit Ray.

As an Actor

Debuting as an actor with 2002’s Hemanter Pakhi, Parambrata has been known to juggle between a wide range of roles. This has made his performances a refreshing treat to watch over the years. He has been known to associate with both critically acclaimed movies and box office hits. Some of his best movies are Dosar, Kaalbela, Baishe Srabon, Kahaani, and Kadambari. He has even made his mark in the web space with the sci-fi short film Anukul. In this movie, he played the role of the titular robot, acing the complex character with incredible finesse. There’s also the Feluda web series which he had directed, where his performance as Topshe received critical acclaim.
With all the above facts in perspective, it is needless to say that the multi-faceted Parambrata Chatterjee is someone who is in the cinematic journey for the long run.

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18 Comments

anitapratapsingh · November 21, 2018 at 10:52 pm

Maine inko kahani movie me dekha tha , 👍👍 great actor hain

Sajid Akhter · November 22, 2018 at 11:38 am

Hi Dipika,

He is indeed a very good actor. I saw him in Kahaani. He was very good in his role as a police officer. He is quite natural when it comes to acting. We have a whole new generation of good actors in Bengali cinema and he is one of those promising lot.

Thanks for sharing, have a good day. 🙂

    gleefulblogger · November 24, 2018 at 1:58 pm

    Oh he is an ace actor with amazing finesse in acting skills. Thanks for stoppong by Sajid.

Mayuri Nidigallu · November 26, 2018 at 3:18 pm

I have loved Parambrata ever since I saw him in Kahaani. Has no idea he was this multi talented though! Thanks for sharing, Dipika

    gleefulblogger · November 27, 2018 at 7:55 pm

    He is definitely multi talented person and a rare tresure for Cinema. Thanks for reading Mayuri.

Priyal · November 29, 2018 at 11:56 am

I have seen him kaahani, must say he has done an amazing role in the character of police. It’s good to know more about him through your post

Hema · November 29, 2018 at 3:03 pm

If I am not wrong he played a vital role in Kahani movid. His acting, dialogue delivery and screen presence was Fab. Got to know more about him. Thanks for ahshari

Ritu Kalra · November 29, 2018 at 5:23 pm

Though I have only seen Kahaani..but this actor has left a huge impact on people like me…am sure he has a lot of potential to keep his fans excited about his movies

Siddhi Palande aka book_gobbler · November 29, 2018 at 6:19 pm

Many congratulations to this multifaceted personality. I swear him in Kahaani and loved him. Kaali’s storylines is quite interesting.

Akanksha · November 29, 2018 at 6:50 pm

I’m really intrigued by bengali thriller series Kaali. Is it also available with english subtitles or dubbed in Hindi? I would love to watch.

prismaroundgurjeet · November 29, 2018 at 7:11 pm

I loo loved his acting in both movies. I am eagerly awaiting for kali to watch on zee5

Jhilmil Bhansali · November 29, 2018 at 7:18 pm

What a talented actor he is, Kahaani was all due to his and Vidya’s acts. I missed watching Pari, would love to watch it .

rohinijames · November 29, 2018 at 8:11 pm

I’m also a movie buff and I also prefer to watch movies which are content driven. I watched this actor in Kahaani and I felt he matched Vidya Balans acting in every frame.

Pooja Budhiraja · November 29, 2018 at 9:07 pm

I have watched kahaani movie and liked the work of star cast. Such movies leave a positive impressions on audience

Papri Ganguly · November 29, 2018 at 9:14 pm

He is one of the finest actor in Bengali film industry. I love his acting skill . He also started shining as director.

shaandaarjenie · November 29, 2018 at 9:17 pm

He is a fantastic actor. Loved his acting in Hindi movies both Kahani and Pari. Now will see this bengali movies

    gleefulblogger · November 30, 2018 at 11:33 am

    True, he is fabulous actor and multi talented guy

The Cotton Diaries · November 29, 2018 at 11:38 pm

Oh yes, the guy from the movie kahani, right? The police officer? He was such an amazing actor, I must say!

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