Tapas Paul is confirmed dead at the age of 61.
Tapas was best known as a Indian actor (Dadar Kirti).
Bengali actor and former MP Tapas Paul dead
Veteran Bengali actor and former Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Paul dies at 61
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Bengali actor and former Trinamool MP Tapas Paul passes away
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RT @timesofindia: Mumbai: Bengali actor and former TMC MP Tapas Paul dies of cardiac arrest
Sad to hear of the demise of Shri Tapas Paul. Condolences to his family and loved ones. Om Shanti 🙏
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Mumbai: Bengali actor and former TMC MP Tapas Paul dies of cardiac arrest
Mumbai: Bengali actor and former TMC MP Tapas Paul dies of cardiac arrest
A Tribute to all-time great artist Tapas Paul. We have lost a resourceful personality. A distinctive actor domina…
A Tribute to all-time great artist Tapas Paul. We have lost a resourceful personality. A distinctive actor domina…
Tapas Paul
Tapas Paul.jpg
Tapas Paul in 2019
Born(1958-09-29)29 September 1958
Died18 February 2020(2020-02-18) (aged 61)[1]
Mumbai, Maharastra, India
NationalityIndian
OccupationActor
Member of parliament
Years active1980-2013
Notable work
Dadar Kirti
Bhalobasa Bhalobasa
Anurager Choyan
Amar Bandhan
Guru Dakshina
Uttara
Mondo Meyer Upakhyan
Political partyAll India Trinamool Congress
Spouse(s)Nandini Paul
ChildrenSohini Paul
Tapas Pal
Member of the Indian Parliament
for Krishnanagar
In office
2009–2019
Preceded byJyotirmoyee Sikdar
Succeeded byMahua Moitra
MLA
In office
2001-2009
Preceded bySaugata Roy
Succeeded byFirhad Hakim
ConstituencyAlipore
Tapas Paul (29 September 1958—18 February 2020) was an Indian actor who is known for his work in Bengali cinema. He shot to fame and popularity with his debut film Dadar Kirti (1980), a romantic drama by Tarun Majumdar, and sustained his fame with films like Saheb (1981), Parabat Priya (1984), Bhalobasa Bhalobasa (1985), Anurager Choyan (1986), Amar Bandhan (1986) to name few. He was awarded the Filmfare Award for his role in Saheb (1981).
Paul made his Bollywood debut in Hiren Nag's Abodh (1984) opposite Madhuri Dixit. He collaborated with Tarun Majumdar for the second time in his romantic flick Bhalobasa Bhalobasa (1985) where he was paired with Debashree Roy. The film achieved a roaring success and established his pairing with Roy as the most bankable one of the nineteen eighties. His other major hits with Roy include Arpan (1987), Surer Sathi (1988), Surer Akashe (1988), Nayanmani (1989), Chokher Aloy (1989), Shubha Kamana (1991), Mayabini (1992), Tobu Mone Rekho (1994). He collaborated with Buddhadeb Dasgupta in Uttara (2000) and Mondo Meyer Upakhyan (2002). He is a Member of Parliament from Krishnanagar having won in the 2014 Indian General Elections on a Trinamool Congress ticket. He was arrested by C.B.I for alleged link to Rose Valley Chit Fund chitfund scam in December 2016, and was given bail after 13 months. died 18th feb 2020
Contents
1 Education
2 Film career
3 Controversy
4 Filmography
5 Awards
6 Political career
7 Personal life
8 References
9 External links
Education
Tapas Paul did his graduation in Bio-Science from Hooghly Mohsin College under University of Burdwan.
Film career
Paul's first movie appearance was in 1980, in the film Dadar Kirti, directed by Tarun Majumder. Paul collaborated with Tarun Majumdar for the second time in his romantic flick Bhalobasa Bhalobasa (1985) where he was paired with Debashree Roy. The film achieved a roaring success and established his pairing with Roy as the most bankable one of the nineteen eighties. His other major hits with Roy include Arpan (1987), Surer Sathi (1988), Surer Akashe (1988), Nayanmani (1989), Chokher Aloy (1989), Shubha Kamana (1991), Mayabini (1992), Tobu Mone Rekho (1994). He collaborated with Buddhadeb Dasgupta in Uttara (2000) and Mondo Meyer Upakhyan (2002).
Controversy
On 31 December 2016, Paul was arrested for his alleged involvement in the Ponzi firm Rose Valley Group.
He was released after serving a 13 thirteen months sentence.
On 11 January 2017, Bharatiya Janata Party MP Babul Supriyo filed a complaint against Paul along with AITC MP Saugata Roy and MLA Mahua Moitra for falsely accusing him of being involved in the Rose Valley scam.
Filmography
Film
Co-actors
Year
Director
Dadar Kirti
Mahua Roychoudhury, Debashree Roy, Sandhya Roy
1980
Tarun Majumdar
Baidurya Rahasya
Moonmoon Sen
1985
Tapan Sinha
Surer Bhubaney
Indrani Dutta, Rupa Ganguly, Prosenjit Chatterjee
1992
Prabir Mitra
Maya Mamata
Chumki Chowdhury
1993
Anjan Choudhury
Abishkar
Satabdi Roy
1990
Salil Dutta
Ajante
Moonmoon Sen
1984
Arbinda Mukherjee
Nishantey
Debashree Roy
1985
Narayan Chakraborty
Samapti
Debashree Roy
1983
Bijoy Bos
Rajnartaki
Sudha Chandran
1990
Narayan Chakraborty
Tumi Je Aamar
Prosenjit Chatterjee, Satabdi Roy
1994
Inder Sen
Garmil
Debashree Roy, Indrani Dutta, Roopa Ganguly
1990
Dilip Roy
Anurag
Satabdi Roy
1990
Jawhar Biswas
Chhokher Aloy
Debashree Roy
1989
Sachin Adhikari
Bahadur
1992
Abhijit Sen
Nishantey
Debashree Roy
1985
Narayan Chakraborty
Rajar Meye Parul
Anju Ghosh
1993
Milan Chowdhury
Rudrabina
Ranjit Mallick
1987
Pinaki Mukherjee
Toofan
Chiranjit, Abhishek Chatterjee
1988
Biresh Chatterjee
Tumi Koto Sundar
Moonmoon Sen
1989
Manoj Ghosh
Antaranga
Satabdi Roy
1988
Dinen Gupta
Antartama
Indrani Halder
1995
Saheb
Mahua Roychoudhury, Madhabi Mukherjee, Utpal Dutt
1981
Bijoy Basu
Antarer Bhalobasa
Mandakini
1991
Bimal Roy
Asha
Chiranjit, Debashree Roy
1989
Anup Sengupta
Parabat Priya
Mahua Roychoudhury, Debashree Roy
1984
Dipranjan Bose
Deepar Prem
1984
Abodh(Hindi)
Madhuri Dixit
1984
Hiren Nag
Baidurya Rahosya
Moonmoon Sen
1985
Tapan Singha
Anurager Chowa
Mahua Roychoudhury
1986
Johor Biswas
Pathbhola
1986
Tarun Majumdar
Anuraag
Satabdi Roy
1990
Jawhar Biswas
Mon Mayuree
Mousumy Chatterjee
1990
Biresh Chatterjee
Bhalobasha Bhalobasha
Debashree Roy
1986
Tarun Majumdar
Ashirbad
Mahua Roychoudhury
1986
Biresh Chattopadhyay
Guru Dakshina
Satabdi Roy
1987
Anjan Choudhury
Jar Je Priya
Aparna Sen
1987
Salil Dutta
Paap Punya
Chiranjit, Indrani Dutta
1987
Rajat Das
Agaman
Sandhya Roy, Debashree Roy
1988
Tarun Majumdar
Pratik
Chiranjit, Soumitra Chatterjee, Raakhee
1988
Prabhat Roy
Mangal Deep
Satabdi Roy, Ranjit Mallick
1989
Haranath Chakraborty
Angaar
Satabdi Roy
1989
Srinibas Chakraborty
Apan Amar Apan
Satabdi Roy
1990
Tarun Majumdar
Bolidan
Raakhee
1990
Anil Ganguly
Parashmani
Satabdi Roy, Sandhya Roy
1988
Tarun Majumdar
Surer Akashe
Debashree Roy
1987
Biresh Chatterjee
Mayabini (1992)
Debashree Roy
1992
Tushar Majumdar
Dan Protidan
Indrani Halder, Rachana Banerjee
1993
Sukhen Das
Atithi Shilpi
Ritu Das
1993
Kalidas Chakraborty
Amar Kahini
Ritu Das
1993
Indraneil Goswami
Nilimay Neel
Indrani Halder
1991
Biresh Chatterjee
Maan Maryada
Satabdi Roy
1991
Sukhen Das
Debar
Indrani Halder
1991
Amal Roy Ghatak
Duranta Prem
Rachana Banerjee
1993
Prabhat Roy
Boumoni
Soumitra Chatterjee, Madhabi Mukherjee
1994
Partha Pratim Chowdhury
Sangharsha
Prosenjit Chatterjee, Ranjit Mallick, Chumki Chowdhury
1995
Haranath Chakraborty
Lady Doctor
Laboni Sarkar, Abhishek Chatterjee
1995
Bimal Dey
Pratidhwani
Moonmoon Sen, Abhishek Chatterjee, Satabdi Roy
1995
Anup Sengupta
Pati Param Guru
Indrani Dutta
1991
Biresh Chatterjee
Antartama
Indrani Halder, Ranjit Mallick
1995
Dinbondhu Ghosh
Jamaibabu
Shatabdi Roy, Subhendu Chatterjee
1996
Dulal Bhowmik
Uttara
2000
Buddhadeb Dasgupta
Rin Mukti
Jisshu Sengupta, Mousumi Chatterjee
2000
Dinen Guptaj
Mondo Meyer Upakhyan
Samata Das
2002
Buddhadeb Dasgupta
Mayer Anchal
Prosenjit Chatterjee, Ranjit Mallick
2003
Anup Sengupta
Sudhu Bhalobasha
Jisshu Sengupta, Rachana Banerjee, Samata Das
2005
Raj Mukherjee
Ghatak
Jeet, Koel Mallick, Rajatava Dutta
2006
Shikar
Koel Mallick, Amitabh Bhattacharjee, Rajesh Sharma
2006
Saran Dutta
I Love You
Dev & Payel Sarkar
2007
Ravi Kinagi
8:08 Er Bongaon Local
Swastika Mukherjee, Sonali Chowdhury, Anamika Saha
2012
Debaditya
Challenge 2
Dev, Pooja Bose
2012
Raja Chanda
Ullas (film)
Biplab Chatterjee, Soumitra Chatterjee
2012
Ishwar Chakraborty
Swabhoomi
2013
Khiladi
Ankush Hazra, Nusrat Jahan
2013
Ashok Pati
Awards
Kalakar Awards
Political career
He is a member of All India Trinamool Congress. He was an MLA from Alipore for two terms (2001-2006 & 2006-2009). He was the MP of Krishnanagar since 2009 to 2019.
Personal life
He is married to Nandini Paul. At present she is a participant of Bigg Boss Bangla. They have a daughter named Sohini Paul, who is also an actor in Tollywood.
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