Dipankar De is an Indian actor who primarily works in the Bengali Film Industry (also known as Tollywood) and television.
Dipankar De was born on Wednesday, 5 July 1944 (age 75 years; as in 2019) in Jamshedpur, Bihar Province (now Jharkhand), British India. He grew up in Kolkata and his zodiac sign is Cancer. He did his schooling from St. Xaviers School in Kolkata. He did his Honours in Economics and Master of Arts from Presidency University, Kolkata.
Eye Colour: Black
Hair Colour: Black (semi-bald)
Family, Caste & Wife
Dipankar’s father was an engineer, who worked in Jamshedpur. His mother used to work in England, she returned to India when Dipankar was 10 years old and died after 8 years. Dipankar De has two children from his first marriage. Dipankar Roy and Dolon Roy were in a live-in relationship for many years. The couple got married on 16 January 2020.
Dipankar De made his debut with the Bengali film “Seemabaddha” (1971).
He did some popular Bengali film such as Subarna Golak (1981), Amar Kantak (1986), Shakha Proshakha (1990), Titli (2002), Utsab (2000), Mayer Anchal (2003), Sangram (2005), Hemlock Society (2012), Kailashe Kelenkari (2007), Challenge 2 (2014), Agantuker Pore (2015), Har Har Byomkesh (2015), Dotara (2018), and Ahaa Re (2019). He made his Bollywood debut with the film Youngistaan (2014).
He made his Television debut with the Bengali TV show “Ganer Oparey” (2010-2011) as ‘Chandrasekhar Deb.’
He acted in popular TV shows such as Jarowar Jhumko (2016-2017), Bhojo Gobindo (2017–2018), and Kanak Kakon (2019–Present). He made his Hindi Television debut with Star Bharat’s “Jai Kanhaiya Lal Ki” (2018) as ‘Janki Nath Chaudhary.’
- He likes reading books and listening to music.
- His family members and loved ones call him ‘Tito’ with love.
- For his performance in “Parama,” he was awarded the National Film Award for the Best Supporting Actor in 1986.
- He has also received Banga Bibhushan Samman from the former Governor of West Bengal, M. K. Narayanan, and the Chief Minister of West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee, for his contributions at the Science City in Kolkata.
- On 17 January 2020, Dibakar suffered from severe breathing problems and was rushed to a hospital near Salt Lake City in Kolkata, where he was admitted in the intensive cardiac care unit.