Srijit Mukherjee Age Height Bio Wiki Wife Family & More

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Srijit Mukherjee

Srijit Mukherjee is a renowned Indian film director. His area of making is the Bengali film industry. Here he has played with a diverse genre and showed expertise in each. From a brilliant, bright student to a passionate filmmaker, Srijit has been a mystery all his life.

Srijit Mukherjee Selfie
Selfie

We all see well-dressed stars flawlessly shining on the screen, bringing a character to life. The slightest of emotion, tiniest turn of event, sets our heart on race on a good script. But all these are not served on plate ready-made. The wise direction of a seasoned director is behind this. A director like ‘ Srijit Mukherjee’ is.

Bio/Wiki

Full name Srijit Mukherjee 
NicknameNot available 
Date of birth 23 September 1977, Friday 
Age43 Years (as of 2020)
Zodiac sign Virgo
Nationality Indian 
Indian Flag
Birthplace Kolkata, West Bengal 
Language Bengali, Hindi, and English 
Religious viewNot specified, Born in a Hindu family. 
Political view Not specified.

Height, Weight & Body Fact

Height 6′ Feet
183 cm
1.83 meter 
WeightIn kilogram-78 kg 
In pounds- 167.551 lbs
Eye colorDark brown 
Skin color Brown 
Hair color Black 
Shoe size11 US 
Srijit Mukherjee Wiht Camara
Wiht Camara

A widely known fact about creative people is they are never a family person. To some extent, it might be. Family is a comfort zone, a place to rest, not where art is born. Art is all about passion and reckless thoughts. Breaking yourself every time and reborn with a different character. Srijit Mukherjee has also never been much of a family man.

Family

Father’s Name Samaresh Mukherjee ( Head of the department of Jadavpur University, Kolkata) 
Mother’s Name Sumita Sarkar ( Doctor)  
Sibling 
Brother(s)None 
Sister(s)Name not known 
Srijit Mukherjee With her Second Wife
With her Wife

Srijit Mukherjee has always been a bohemian man. Who Never settled anywhere, with anyone for a longer time. As a result, a lot of names linked to him. He has also never protested against it. The list contains some big names as well!

Girlfriend and Affair

Marital Status:Married (The first wife divorced)
2017-2018Ritabhari Chakraborty
(Girlfriend) 
2018-2019Swastika Mukherjee 
(Girlfriend) 
20019-PresentRafiath Rashid Mithila
(Second Wife)

But as love finds a way to every heart, sooner or later. Srijit Mukherjee also got his love of life. In 2019, he married a Bangladeshi actress, social activist, and professor named Rafiath Rashid Mithila. Before her, Srijit also married once. But his first wife, all her information is unrevealed.

Srijit Mukherjee With Ritabhari Chakraborty
With Ritabhari Chakraborty

As a fact, Mithila was also a divorcee with a daughter when she married Srijit Mukherjee. So, even though he has no child from any marriage yet, he is the father of one. From his social media photos and posts, it seems he’s enjoying fatherhood to the fullest.

On Father’s Day, he uploaded a photo of his sleeping daughter on the lap, tagging Mithila, and thanking her for bringing this precious princess to his life.

Srijit Mukherjee with Swastika Mukherjee
with Swastika Mukherjee

Education

Most people in our society think creative people aren’t good at studies. They find a way to escape the system. Baseless and Srijit’s academic records prove it well.

School Dolna Day School, Kolkata, West Bengal South Point School, Kolkata, West Bengal 
CollegeNot known 
University Presidency University, Kolkata Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi 

Qualifications 

B.SC in economicsPresidency University, Kolkata
Masters in economics Jawaharlal University, New Delhi 
M.phil in economics Jawaharlal University New Delhi. 

Not only was he academically bright, but Srijit Mukherjee also worked as a ‘social scientist ‘ in the transport and pollution department with TERI. After graduation, he started Ph.D. but had to quit in the first year. Instead, he joined the IRI symphony as an economist and business analyst. After this, he had a brief working period in Milan, Italy.

But something was missing. After understanding what it was, goodbye to the secured career, and started the theater and film journey.

Debut 

Srijit Mukherjee was actively a theatre person during the university period. He appeared on:

  • Madness: Adoption of ‘Veronica Decides to Die by Paulo Coelho.
  • The Orchard Of Banchharam by Manoj Mitra.
  • Pratidwandi- The Adversary by Sunil Ganguli. 
  • Dutta Vs Datta.
  • Bapi Bari Ja 
  • Shabdo.
  • Gaaner Opare ( Rituparno Ghosh Special).  
  • Chaplin. 

After enough practice, Srijit Mukherjee started to try luck in direction. His first directed piece is ‘ Mindgame,’ an Indian adaptation of ‘Twelve Angry Men’ After this ‘Alliance Francaise De Bangalore. ‘

Success Story

After two successful creations, Srijit thought of leaping his ability. He made his team named ‘ Pandora’s Act,’ which debuted with ‘Feluda Pherot, ‘a Satyajit Ray masterpiece. Not to mention, this was a huge runaway success.

After this came ‘ Byomkesh Bakshi ‘ recreation, a Saradindu Bandopadhyay masterpiece came to life in his hand. This man proved himself as a magician behind the screen and on-screen—versatility as its best. 

Srijit Mukherjee Image
Image

Big Time  

Srijit Mukherjee was doing a commendable job until now. But it was larger than life yet. It was not until 2010 when he made his big entry in the film world with ‘ Autograph ‘ which was commercially a huge success and also commercially successful. This movie brought him everything he needed for a boost. Like

  • 41 international awards.
  • Official selection on Abu Dhabi Film Festival.
  • MIAAC Film Festival selection.
  • Glasgow Film Festival acclamation.
  • London Film Festival selection. 

Movies List

YearMovie Name Genre
2011Baishe Srabon (2nd original) Feature film 
2012Hemlock Society (3rd film)Feature film
2013Mishawr Rawhoshyo (Kakababu besed) Urban Mainstream film 
2014Jaatishwar Cultural biopic, musical, reincarnation drama.
2015 Chotushkon Drama 
2017Begum Jaan (Remake of Raja Kahini), Bollywood debut) Partition era Drama 

This talented person was not at rest after achieving the highest honor in direction. He left his golden sign in almost every sector of media. Being a successful lyricist, method actor, screenplay writer, and singer, he proved himself to be the one-person army.

Web series

  • Feluda Perot
  • The Mahabharata Murders. 

Screen director and lyricist in : 

  • Madly Bangalee by Anjon Dutt. 
  • It Mrinalini by Aparna Sen.
  • Cross Connection (Lyricist).
  • Le Chakka (Lyricist)
  • Josh (Lyricist) 

TV serial : 

  • Dadagiri
  • Usha Uthup collaboration. (Non-film Album)

Producer

  • Shah Jahan Regency.

Srijit Mukherjee is making some very magical art pieces to introduce us to the serene beauty of expressions. The deepest of emotions and darkest of emotional strain has become loud in his films. No doubt, he is on our favorite list. Let’s get to know some favorite things about our famous director.

Srijit Mukherjee with Prosenjit Chatterjee
with Prosenjit Chatterjee

Favorite Things

Favorite Actor(s)Amitabh Bachchan Prosenjit Chatterjee
Favorite Actress(s)Aishwariya RaiKoel MallickSuchitra Sen
Favorite Director Woody Allen
Beloved Film(s)Mohabbatein Ganga Jal
Favorite Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar Brian Lara Wasim Akram 
HobbiesWatching cricket
Food HabitNon veg cuisine 

Achievements are never just awards and unique titles. It is people’s love that makes an artist immortal. Srijit Mukherjee is already winning hearts the best. Now it’s time to know some of his official acclamations too.

Awards and rewards  

Best cinematography 62th National Award 
Best Bengali Film ( Ek je Chillo Raja) 66th National Award 
Young Achiever Award Roter Foundation, 2012. 
Shera Bangali Award ABP Anando, 2012
BFJA award 2012
Uttam Kumar Memorial Award West Bengal Government, 2013. 

Controversies  

The controversy is a part of fame. People love to fantasize and gossip. Not everything is right, nor is everything a lie. But Srijit Mukherjee’s name has also been in some of the dark pages of Tollywood.

Srijit Mukherjee with Rafiath Rashid Mithila
with Rafiath Rashid Mithila

1.In the year 2018, during the famous ‘ #metoo ‘ India Movement, a girl claimed that Srijit harassed her friend. Though later on, he posted openly about it on social media, and nothing has proved.

2.Srijit Mukherjee faced a legal notice for his film ‘ Gumnami Baba ‘ which is based on’ Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose.’ Apart from these, there were no other rumors about him.

Watch List 

In an interview, the host asked Srijit about how to develop an eye for art. His answer was as simple as ‘ Watch more, and you’ll know more. ‘ He published a list of classic movies that he thinks we all should watch at least once before getting numb.

Srijit Mukherjee HD Picture
HD Picture

1. Boidurjo Rawhoshyo. (1985)

2. Nayak. (1966)

3. Golpo Holeo Shotti (1966)  

4. Basanta Bilap (1973).

5. Aakaler Shondhane (1900)

6. Saptapadi (1961)

7. Goopy Gyne Bagha Byne (1969).

8. Ekhoni (1971). 

9. A Clockwork Orange (1971) ( A Stanley Kubrick Creation). 

10. Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind (2004)

11. Bitter Moon (1992) 

12. The Harry Potter and The Prisoner Of Azkaban (2004)

13. Deewar (1975) 

14. Black Cat, White Cat (1998) 

15. Aamis (2019). 

We all survive; how many of us truly live? Not many for sure. This struggle for food and a better life is something that drains out the energy out of us. But among us, some have a hunger for something more profound. Some are passionate about creating fame and influencing others for a fruitful life.

Srijit Mukherjee is one of them. He found the eternal meaning of life and with detailed personification, bringing those forms of life in disguise of characters—a perfect director in every means.

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