BanglaHunt Desk: Mithun Chakrabarty, as the name is known in Tollywood, is just as popular in Bollywood. Mithun's acting journey started at the hands of Bollywood. For a time, he ruled the world of Hindi cinema. Actresses used to rush to act in one film with him.
But everything was not so easy from the beginning. Going from Kolkata to the dream city of Mumbai, Mithun could not sit down suddenly. Day after day, night after night, he struggled. He crossed Bollywood with the dream of becoming a hero in two eyes. But when he went there, he was overwhelmed. Mithun also worked as a spot boy in a shooting set to earn money. Carried by Amitabh Bachchan and Rekha.
196 Gouranga Chakraborty alias Mithun entered the world of acting through Mrinal Sen's 'Mrigaya'. In the first film, he put on a shelf with extraordinary acting skills. Received national award. But even then he was offered small roles in several films. The actor agreed to that for the sake of running his stomach.
In the same year, Amitabh and Rekha's film 'Do Anjaane' was released. Mithun was also seen in a small character of two minutes in this film. He got another job as well. He was the spot boy of Amitabh and Rekha. Mithun was Amitabh's companion wherever he went. Even when Rekha went shopping, Mithun was responsible for carrying her bag.
But Mithun did not look at any work with a small eye. 196 His film 'Mera Rakshak' was a hit again. Mithun won the hearts of everyone in the movie 'Disco Dancer' by showing extraordinary dance. He is also very popular in Russia. Gradually, Mithun became the equivalent of Amitabh and Rekha. Mithun and Big B shared the screen at the same time in 'Agnipath'. He has also been seen in several films with Rekha. In Tollywood 196 Mithun's debut film 'From River to Sea'. After that, his three consecutive films Kalankini Kankavati, Trio and Andhaya Injustice became super hits. Mithun Chakraborty has also acted in Tamil and Telugu industries.