When we talk about the few legends in the Indian film Industry then it becomes inevitable to take the name of Mithun Chakraborty; more commonly known as Mithun Da. His real name is Gouranga Chakraborty, and he was born on 16th of June 1950. He is not only an actor, but also a producer, singer, social worker, entrepreneur, and writer. In addition, he is also a member of the Rajya Sabha Parliament. It was the year 1976 when Mithun Chakraborty made his debut with the art house drama called Mrigayaa. The fact that he won the first National Award of his life right from his debut film gives a sheer proof of his supreme talent. But, it was not the end; after winning the National Award for Best Actor for the art house drama, he won two more National Film Awards.
Mithun Chakraborty started as a dancer, which helped him to set himself up as an actor. This is the reason why he became immensely popular with his street dancer role in the movie called Disco Danger (1982); where he played the character of Jimmy. After earning immense popularity with this movie, he won National Awards for the movies called Tahader Katha and Swami Vivekananda, in 1992 and 1998 respectively. Apart from working in Hindi movies, he has also acted in Oriya, Bengali, Punjabi, Telugu, and Bhojpuri films. In total, he has worked in more or less 350 films. He is also the main judge or the Grandmaster in the TV show Dance India Dance; and for this his name has been entered in the Guinness World Records.