Shankar Chakraborty is a Bengali film and television actor who has acted in several Bengali films and teleserial. He was born in India on August 18, 1962. Haradhan Chakraborty is Shankar's birth name. He made his acting debut in the Bengali film Anubhab. After playing in the critically acclaimed series Bibaho Obhijan, he became a household name in Bengal. He has appeared in several Bengali films and serials over the years. Apart from commercial cinema, his work in Uttara, Dossier, Khela, and Ashukh, has received much praise. He is an actor who has appeared in films such as Ghatak (2006), Shakti (2004), and Kalishankar (2007).
Shankar's most well-known films include Jaanbaaz (2019) as
, Mon Jaane Na (2019), Maati (2018) as Meghla's father, Total Dadagiri (2018) as Bibhutibhusan Das, Jio Pagla (2017), Love Express (2016) as Ram Prasad Ganguly, Ki Kore Toke Bolbo (2016) as Akash's father, Arshinagar (2015) as Biswanath Mitra, Bela Seshe (2015) as Barin, Naxal (2015) as Arijit Mitra, Game (2014) as Dibakar Panda, Buno Haansh (2014) as Badal Bhai and Final Mission (2013) as Binod Pandey.