Deepak Adhikari or Dev was born on 25 December 1985, in Mahisha, a small village near Keshpur, He is an actor, entertainer, a politician, and a singer. He first appeared on screen in 2006 in a film named “Agnishapath.” He is the most famous and wealthiest star in the cinema of Bengal. He has a younger sibling named ‘Dipali.’ His parents call him “Raju” out of love. He was raised by his maternal uncle in Mumbai. He did his schooling from Purushottam High School, Bandra and joined Bharatiya Vidyapeeth University, Pune for his higher studies. After this, Dev came back to Mumbai. His debut film opposite Rachana Banerjee did not do well at the box office and was a flop movie. His next movie “
I Love You
” was a hit and after the release of this film, Dev did not take up any roles for 14 months. “
” marked the came back of Dev, and the movie was a big hit.
He then appeared in some of the item songs. Dev was awarded STAR Ananda Shera Notun Pratibha award in 2010. He was a part of the movie “Paglu” which went to become the highest opener in Tollywood. The movie got so much appreciation from the fans and left behind even three idiots in the terms of T.R.P. Dev did martial arts in the movie was praised for his action sequences. He did most of his scenes without a body double, and everyone was shocked at such a dedication for a movie. “
” and “Khokababu” were the two films that released in 2011 and 2012 respectively. In both the movies he starred alongside Subhashree Ganguly. “Khookababu” became the second highest grossing movie and also had the longest running time in 2012. The movie also featured the costliest item song. Dev did a cameo in Raj Chakraborty’s serial in 2011.
He gave many live stage performances and organized concerts for his fans. He is an excellent dancer and a terrific stage performance. Dev is also a part of political aspects. He made it successfully in the Lok Sabha Elections in 2014 representing the ‘Trinamool Congres.’ His charm and his looks made him top the list of ‘Calcutta Times Most Desirable Men’ in 2013. Dev is also a brand endorser for brands like Royal Stag, Vivel and Bakefresh Biscuits. Currently, he has been hosting the famous dance show “Dance Bangla Dance.”