Mimi Chakraborty is a well-known Indian actress, singer, and politician. She is known for her work in Bengali cinema and television. She was listed as the most desirable woman in the Calcutta Times list of Most Desirable Women 2016. In 2019, she joined politics and contested from Jadavpur Loksabha Constituency in the 2019 Indian general election as a Trinamool Congress candidate.She is a Member of Parliament in the 17th Lok Sabha from the Jadavpur constituency.
Mimi Chakraborty was born in a Bengali Brahmin Family on 11 February 1989 in Jalpaiguri, West Bengal. Her father’s name is Arun Chakraborty and her mother’s name is Tapashi Chakraborty. She was once in a relationship with Raj Chakraborty, who is a Bengali film director and producer. She then came into a relationship with Melih Kizilkaya, an actor.
Mimi Chakraborty Wiki/Bio
|Birth Name||Mimi Chakraborty|
|Nick Name||Not Known|
|Age||(as in 2020) 31 Years|
|Debut||• TV: 'Gaaner Oparey' (2010)|
• Film: 'Bapi Bari ja' (2012)
• Song (singer): "Keno Je Toke Reprise" from the film 'Mon Jaane Na' (2019)
|Sun Sign/Zodiac Sign||Aquarius|
|Birth Place||Jalpaiguri, West Bengal, India|
|Date of Birth||11 February 1989|
|Residence||Jalpaiguri, West Bengal, India|
|Home Town||Town Deomali, Arunachal Pradesh, India|
|Mother's Name||Tapashi Chakraborty|
|Father's Name||Arun Chakraborty|
|Affairs/Boyfriends||• Raj Chakraborty (Rumoured; Director & Producer)|
• Melih Kizilkaya (Actor)
Marital Status, Husband and Children
|Marriage Date||Not Known|
|School||• Holy Child School, Jalpaiguri, West Bengal, India|
• St. James' School, Binnaguri, West Bengal, India
|College/University||• Asutosh College, Kolkata, India|
• University of Calcutta, Kolkata, India
|Profession||Model, Actress, Politician|
|Brands Endorsed||Not Known|
|Career Manager||Not Known|
Height, Weight, and Figure Measurements
|Height (Approx.)||in centimeters- 165 cm|
in meters- 1.65 m
in feet inches- 5’ 5”
|Weight (Approx.)||in Kilograms- 55 kg|
in Pounds- 121 lbs
|Breast Size||29 inches|
|Hips Size||30 inches|
|Waist Size||27 inches|
Extra Ordinary Features
|Race / Ethnicity||Straight|
|Hair Color||Light Brown|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|S*xual Orientation||Bengali Brahmin|
|Dress Size||6 US|
|Shoe Size||7 US|
|Tattoo||On The Right Forearm: Nataraj (lord of dance)|
|Favourite Actress||Rani Mukerji|
|Favourite Actors||Shahrukh Khan|
|Favourite Colors||Red, Yellow|
|Favourite Sport||Basketball, Cricket|
|Favourite Food||'Sondesh', 'Mishti Doi', Pastry, Cupcakes|
|Favourite Musician||Shakira, Rihanna, Lata Mangeshkar|
|Favourite Cricketer||Sourav Ganguly|
|Favourite Restaurant||Tao Restaurant|
Mimi Chakraborty lived her childhood in Arunachal Pradesh in the Deomali town of Tirap District and then moved to her ancestral home in Jalpaiguri with her family. She completed her schooling from Holy Child School, Jalpaiguri and later went to St. James’ School, Binnaguri. She did Bachelors in English from Asutosh College, Kolkata.
Mimi Chakraborty began her career as a model. She was one of the participants of Femina Miss India. She made her acting debut with the TV serial “Champion” that aired on Akash Bangla in 2008. Her second outline was a TV serial Gaaner Oparey, produced by nIdeas Creations. It aired on Star Jalsha from 28 June 2010 to 16 April 2011.
Mimi Chakraborty Net Worth
|Estimated Net Worth in 2019 (Approx)||$1 Million - $5 Million|
|Estimated Net Worth in 2018(Approx)||Under Review|
|Annual Salary||Under Review|
|Income Source||Model, Actress, Politician|
- She went into a controversy after her picture, in which she can be seen wearing gloves while shaking hands with the common people during one of her election campaigns, went viral on social media. Her picture invited severe criticism and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) alleged that it was an insult to the voters. However, later, her team clarified that Mimi was suffering from burns and nail scratches on her hands and wore gloves to hide them.
- Chakraborty again attracted controversy after she posted a photo of her wearing a ‘hijab’ and wished people a Happy Ramadan on social media. She was slammed for hurting the religious sentiments of people and her actions were termed as ‘cheap publicity stunt’ to gain votes.
- After she won the 2019 Lok Sabha Elections, she posted a picture of herself on social media with the Parliament in the background. She was trolled for wearing western outfits in the parliament. People told her that it was not the place of her shooting and also advised her to get serious.
- In the year 2018, Chakraborty got trolled for wearing a tee and shorts in front of the idol of Lord Ganesha during Ganesh Chaturthi. People criticized her for her inappropriate dressing for the festival.
- The Bengali actress, Subhashree Ganguly, once tweeted that Raj Chakraborty and Mimi Chakraborty have gone on a vacation to Goa. The actress slammed Ganguly for spreading false rumors about her and even clarified that she went to her hometown for some urgent work and not for a vacation.
Mimi’s debut movie Bapi Bari Jaa was released on 7 December 2012. Gaaner Oparey, was the musical journey between 2 artists, Bohemian Gora and traditional Pupe and their love and in the whole process reinventing Tagore’s “music”.
Mimi played the role of Pupe, a very talented singer, belonging to an orthodox Tagore worshipping family, who used to sing Rabindra Sangeet in traditional form in concurrence with her family values. She was brilliant in all the emotions and made Pupe iconic.
Her film debut was in Bapi Bari Jaa in which she played the female lead, Dola. The movie was produced by Prosenjit Chatterjee production house, Ideas Creations.
|2012||Bapi Bari Jaa|
|2014||Bangali Babu English Mem|
Golpo Holeo Shotti
Yoddha: The Warrior
Shudhu Tomari Jonyo
|2016||Ki Kore Toke Bolbo|
|2019||Mon Jaane Na|
TV Shows & Serials List
|2013||Didi No. 1 Season 5|
|2019||Didi No. 1 Season 8|
|2020||Durga Durgatinashini Mahalaya 2020|
Facts About Mimi Chakraborty
- Does Mimi Chakraborty drink alcohol?: Yes
- Does she smoke?: Not Known
- Chakraborty won ‘Telesomman Award’ and ‘Big Bangla Rising Star Awards’ for Best Actress in 2011.
- In the year 2016, Mimi also got ‘Kolkata Desirable Actor Award’ for the Best Actress.
- She loves celebrating her birthdays with kids at the schools.
- Mimi has been a part of Fame Fashion and Creative Excellence (FFACE), one of India’s prominent media, fashion, and talent management brands.
- Chakraborty is very passionate about animals.
- She defeated BJP’s Anupam Hazra in the 2019 Lok Sabha Elections by 295239 votes from West Bengal’s Jadavpur Constituency.