Purnendu Bhattacharya is an Indian actor and Theatre artist. He is also a health coach. He developed a love for acting at a very small age. He has been working in various films and television shows since the age of four years.
Purnendu's father always supported his passion for acting. After completing his education, he started working in the corporate sector but soon gave up his corporate career to become a Theatre Artist. He began his acting career with a play titled, "Khel."
The play is a Hindi translation of the Bengali play, "Khela." The play had been performed a lot many times in Bengali, but this was its first Hindi adaptation. It was organized by Impresario India on the third day of The National Festival of Creative Arts.
Purnendu, who is a Bengali had little difficulty to understand all the familiar dialogues in Hindi, but his dedication and hard work helped him. Purnendu played the part of an 84-year-old Sashodhar in the play. By this time, he was also managing a nutrition club with his wife, Runa Bhattacharya. The play and Purnendu's brilliant acting skills made him a well-known Theatre Artist.
In the same year, he got a role in a Hindi Drama film, "
Children of War
," also known as "The Bastard Child." The film is about Bangladesh's war of liberation. The movie has at its core the themes of war, oppression, thirst for independence. In the motion picture, Purnendu played the role of Abbu. The film was critically as well as commercially successful.
The film brought immense fame to the actor. The actor was also seen in "The Aam Aadmi Family," a mini television series. Purnendu is seen playing the part of Colonel in the show. He was most recently seen in the 2017 Comedy, "
." The actor portrayed the role of the Chief Minister of Delhi in the film. His confidence and dialogue delivery make even a cameo part, a worthy one.
He played a paltry role in the Rani Mukherjee and
starter "No one killed Jessica," but his role was almost negligent in the film. The endearing actor can be most recently spotted in a Comedy Web series titles as "
The series revolves around the lives of three girls in an Engineering College. Purnendu Bhattacharya plays the character of Grover Sir in the 2018 series. Thus, his work experience itself defines his abilities and talents. He has worked in Theatre, films, and now even in web series. He has been a part of various types of media, which shows his incredible skills and experience.