Jisshu Sengupta is an artist who is known for his versatile performance in Bengal Film and Television sectors. Originally named as Biswaroop Sengupta, he is fondly called as Jisshu by his friends and family. His father Ujjwal Sengupta too belonged to Bengali film industry whereas Jisshu's mother Mukta Sengupta is from wedding planning industry. On personal front Jisshu is married to Nilanjana Sharma, since 2004. She is daughter of another veteran Bengali Actress, Anjana Bhowmick. Jisshu's fame began in cricket, then strongly routed in Bengali television and film industry. He played for sub-junior level cricket representing Bengal. However, he always wanted to enter silver or movie screen. He got his first break with a television mega serial by name Mahaprabhu. This is a turning point in Jisshu's acting career. He played lead role in this serial as Chaitanya Mahaprabhu. In terms of big screen, Jisshu worked with few finest directors in the Industry. He worked with Shyam Benegal, Rituparno Ghosh, Gautam Ghose and many more. In his recent movies his well matured performance as Byomkesh Bakshi, is much applauded. He also played a villain role in Arshinagar and proved that he well suits negative shades as well. His performances are always known for stepping up from the earlier ones. His director Anjan Dutt mentioned in an interview that Jisshu is one of those very few actors in the industry who try and elevate themselves by few more notches, every time they play a new character. Piku (2015) is one of those films which brought Jisshu closer to larger section of audience. He had gained immense popularity in Bollywood too, with this movie. Recently he played cricket for team Bengal Tigers in T20 match in the Indian Celebrity Cricket League. He led the team as captain and made a crucial half century while playing in opposite to Kerala Strikers.
Jeetu Shivhare Hindi Actor

Jeetu Shivhare

Jeetu Shivhare is an Indian television actor, who became famous after donning the role of Gadha Prasad, a dumb servant, in the comedy show, Chidiya Ghar, which started airing on SAB TV from 2011 till present. He spent his childhood in Agra, where his family is currently residing. Jeethu had a diploma in catering, however, his interest in theatre has pushed him to act, direct and write plays. Until one day, Chidiya Ghar came to him and made his life fabulous. Initially, he did not like his character as Gadha Prasad, but the director approached him and narrated his role in detail, he joined the show, and his character became the most popular among the other cast of the show. This serial marked his debut in television. Rumors are stating that the actor has quit the show because he is not happy with how his character is shaping up. Also, due to the non-stop shooting, he got sick most of the time, and that’s why rumors started that the actor is quitting the show. But when he made a comeback after a brief hiatus, he made a bang by playing a dual role as Gadha Prasad and his brother, Mendak Prasad. Jeethu is an ardent follower of Lord Hanuman, and he believes that the Hindu God is taking his illnesses away. Jeetu acted in the Bollywood comedy films, C Kkompany in the year 2008, Atithi Tum Kab Jaoge in 2010 and this year’s comedy and social drama film, Uvaa. He wants to continue working in television rather than films and stated that he will never leave this medium for movies. But if there is a good offer that will not hamper his television show, he will surely take it up.


Joy Sengupta

Joy Sengupta is a well-known Indian stage and television and film actor, who predominantly works in the Bollywood and Bengali film and theatre industries. He was born on December 14, 1974, in Kolkata and brought up in Delhi and Nepal. He studied at Delhi University and took up English Literature. During this time, he participates in the Delhi-based amateur theatre group, Jana Natya Manch. Subsequently, he earned his diploma in drama at the Living Theatre Academy in Delhi, under the guidance of the prominent theatre director and drama teacher, Ebrahim Alkazi. He was featured in plays like Dance Like a Man and Dinner with Friends. In 2006, Joy won the National Award for Best Actor in Theatre for his performance as Mahatma Gandhi the popular stage play, Sammy, which was directed by Lillette Dubey. In 1997, he shifted to Mumbai after working in theatre, TV series and telefilms in Delhi. He joined the National Centre for Performing Arts (NCPA), the Alliance Frace and the Maxmuller Bhuvan film societies. He acted in his first telefilm entitled Ragini in year 1994 and presented Zee Entertainment Network’s Super Quiz. Few years after he moved to Mumbai, Joy started acting in television in Siddhant Cinevision’s Waaris on Zee TV in 1999, followed by Sahara One’s Kuch Pal Saath Tumhara in the year 2003 and Mr Gaayab on Zee TV. He made his film debut through Govind Nihalani’s Hazaar Chaurasi Ki Maa in the year 1998. This was followed by another Nihalani’s directorial film, Deham in 2001. Joy acted in the Bengali film, Bhalo Theko in the year 2003. He was starred alongside Soumitra Chatterjee and Debshankar Halder. This film also marks the debut of Vidya Balan in the film industry. After a long gap, he was seen in another Bengali film entitled Jara Bristite Bhijechhilo in 2007. Joy made another Bollywood film entitled Good Boy, Bad Boy in the same year. In 2008, he was starred in the lead role in 68 Pages; a film that exposes the absurdity of the society against the people who suffered an HIV infection. Later, he acted in Chaturanga that is based on Rabindranath Tagore’s novel. In 2009, he played as the father of the lead in the Bollywood fantasy adventure film, Aladin. He is also part of the comic drama film, Shakal Pe Mat Ja and Kagojer Bou in 2011. Joy acted in the 2012 erotic thriller film, Hate Story, a film that was written and produced by Vikram Bhatt. He was also seen in films like Tabe Tai Hok, Abhijit Chaudhuri’s Patalghar, the historical drama film entitled Bhopal: A Prayer for Rain, Children of War, Teenkahon, Path Ghat and Khola Hawa. This year, he acted in the feature film, RoughBook, which was helmed by Ananth Narayan Mahadevan. He got married to Tara, a model and a corporate thoroughbred from Kolkata. The couple met while filming the Bengali science fiction film, Patalghar. Joy is a teacher for Theatre in Education in Delhi. He was once a political journalist in the India Speaks magazine.

Joy Sengupta Hindi Actor