Ranjit Mallick is a famous Indian actor known for his roles in the Bengali cine field. He was born on 28th September 1944 in Calcutta, West Bengal. Mallick pursued his education at the Asutosh College and went to the Syamaprasad College at the University of Calcutta. He started his acting career in 1971, with the film 'Interview' directed by
. Consequently, He received the International Best Actor Award from Karlovy Vary. Mallick acquired popularity as a romantic hero in the 70s through his appearance in films like Mouchak, Devi Chaudharani, Raag Anuraag, Sayang Siddha.
also cast him in his film Shakha Proshakha, where he played a complicated role of a young man struggling between moral values and tradition. After 1984, he started appearing as an action hero; one such movie is Shatru, directed by Anjan Choudhary. Ranjit Mallick and Deepa Mallick married and birthed
. Koel is also an actress in Bengali cinema. Mallick has acted successfully in over 100 Bengali films. In 2014 he became the Sheriff of Kolkata and held the post for a year.