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Occupation  Actor, musician
Years active  2003-present

Name  Samrat Chakrabarti
Role  Film actor
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Born  22 August 1975 (age 47) (1975-08-22) London, England
Education  Harvard University, Brandeis University
Music groups  The Hyannis Sound (1997 – 2001), Five O'Clock Shadow
Music director  Walkaway, Firecracker, Fillum Star
Movies  Vishwaroopam, Gangor, Midnight's Children, The Waiting City, Beyond the Mask
Similar People  Italo Spinelli, Claire McCarthy, Ajay Naidu, Raj Amit Kumar, Deepa Mehta

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Samrat Chakrabarti (Bengali: সম্রাট চক্রবর্তী) (born 22 August 1975) is a British-American film actor and musician of Indian descent.


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Early life

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Born in London, England to Indian Hindu Bengali immigrant parents from Kolkata, West Bengal, India. He performed in Indian community functions in Boston, Massachusetts, where he was exposed to music, poetry and the plays of Rabindranath Tagore.

Acting career

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Having acted all through school, Chakrabarti's feature film debut came in 2004 in Spike Lee's She Hate Me. Early in his career, he starred opposite Molly Shannon in The Wedding Weekend and then in Manish Acharya's Loins of Punjab Presents. He also had a role in the Australian film, The Waiting City. His film, The War Within, was nominated for an Indie Spirit Award while Bombay Summer, starring Tannishtha Chatterjee won Best Film at the 2009 MIAAC Film Festival. Chakrabarti starred opposite Rebecca Hazelwood in Kissing Cousins and made an appearance in the Yash Raj-produced Bollywood film, New York. Chakrabarti played the character Rishi, a menacing gangster in Ajay Naidu’s Ashes. He will be seen soon in Murder in the Dark, produced by Napoleon Dynamite’s Chris Wyatt.

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Chakrabarti has also appeared in television productions. He has appeared on In Treatment (HBO) as Irrfan Khan’s son, 30 Rock (NBC) opposite Alec Baldwin, Bored to Death (HBO), Blue Bloods (CBS) opposite Tom Selleck, Law & Order: Criminal Intent (NBC) opposite Chris Noth, Law & Order (NBC), Love Monkey (CBS), The Sopranos (HBO) opposite James Gandolfini, and All My Children. Chakrabarti was a recurring character on FX’s Damages opposite Ted Danson.

Music career

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Samrat Chakrabarti is also an established international musician. In 1994, he founded Brandeis University's award-winning all male a cappella group, VoiceMale, for which he continues to contribute arrangements and original compositions, including "Please Don't Go," which appears on the album Suit Up and arrangements for the national a cappella compilation Voices Only 2009. He won a U.S. CARA for Best Original Pop/Rock Song for his composition "What's It all About". He is a former member of the a cappella group Five O' Clock Shadow. He was also a part of the group The Hyannis Sound. In 1998, Chakrabarti produced an untitled album for his musical group, JYDE, and composed the song "Startving".

Chakrabarti has also composed the theme song "Dhol Beat" for Loins of Punjab, and Sundaram Tagore’s Natvar Bhavsar: Poetics of Color.


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