Actor / Director / Producer Hindi
Rahul Bose Biography
Born : 27 July 1967, in Kolkata, India
Height: 5' 7″ (1.7 m)
Rahul Bose went on to make his directorial debut with Everyone Says I’m Fine (2000). The film was a moderate success, but continued to project Bose as the new face of the alternative cinema movement in India. During this time, Bose worked in critically acclaimed films such as Split Wide Open (1999), Water (2006), and The Japanese Wife (2010). Despite the reputation, Bose did not restrict his work to these unconventional roles, and also performed in mainstream cinema with films like Thakshak (1999), Jhankar Beats (2003), Chameli (2003), Pyaar ke Side Effects (2006), and Vishvaroopam (2012). He recently played a supporting role in the well-acclaimed film Dil Dhadakne Do (2015).
Bose worked in a number of Bengali films during this time. His most famous films include Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury's Anuranan (2006), Kaalpurush (2008) and Antaheen (2009). Rahul Bose has also worked in a number of international collaborations with films like Before the Rains (2008) and Deepa Mehta’s Midnight's Children (2012).
Besides his work in cinema and theatre, Bose is a rugby player. He has worked with a number of NGOs and social welfare groups for the promotion of education and gender equality. He has also been a vocal proponent for gay rights as well as other social causes that include the Narmada Bachao Andolan. He has also worked in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands after Tsunami hit the coast, an initiative undertaken by his NGO, The Foundation. He won a number of international and national awards for these endeavours, including the Youth Icon Award for Social Justice and Welfare in 2009, the Green Globe Foundation Award in 2010, and the Lt. Governor's Commendation Award in 2012.