Who is Chittaranjan Tripathy?
Chittaranjan Tripathy is an Indian actor, writer, director and a music director born in Odisha. He is best known for playing Binayak Mohanty in M.O.M:Mission Over Mars (2019) and Jitender (a Pharmacist) in Jholachhap (2022). In both the web series Chittaranjan played the negative characters so naturally that it looked so real and authentic on the screen. Especially in Jholachhap, he was so into the character that people started hating his character.
Chittaranjan is also known for portraying the role of a villain ‘Trivedi’ in Anurag Kashyap’s directional series Sacred Games (2018-19). The series was a big hit and got hugely popular among young viewers in India. Tripathy’s role in the series was very much appreciated along with Nawazuddin, Pankaj Tripathi, Girish Kulkarni, Radhika Apte and others.
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Prior to Hindi cinema, Chittaranjan directed, written and produced Odia film ‘Dhauli Express‘, the film received three Odisha State Film Awards. Apart from that, he produced a Movie titled ‘Mukhyamantri‘ (2009) and plays such as ‘Taj Mahal ka Tender‘ which garnered appreciation and popularity among theatre lovers in Delhi.
Chittaranjan Tripathy Biography
Chittaranjan Tripathy was born on 21st November 1971 in Odisha. He did his early education from his hometown Bhadrak, Odisha. Later he completed his graduation from University of Hyderabad. After finishing his degree, he moved to Delhi and joined NSD. Not just that, he went to London and enrolled at ‘Guildford School of Acting’, where he learned about camera acting.
|Real Name||Chittaranjan Tripathy|
|Nick Name||Tripathy, Chittu|
|Profession||Actor, Director, Writer, Producer, Music Director|
|Date of Birth||21 November 1971|
|Age||51 Years (as on August 2022)|
|Place of Birth||Chandabali, Bhadrak, Odisha|
|Hometown||Chandabali, Bhadrak, Odisha|
|Current Location||Mumbai, Maharashtra|
|Languages Known||Hindi, English, Oriya|
|College||University of Hyderabad|
Guildford School of Acting, London
|Theatre||National School of Drama (NSD Graduate), Delhi|
|Hobbies and Favorites Stuff||Reading, Writing, Singing, Acting|
|Favorite Actor||Nawazuddin Siddiqui|
|Favorite Series||Crown and Narcos (Netflix)|
Table of Contents
- Who is Chittaranjan Tripathy?
- Chittaranjan Tripathy Biography
- Body Measurements and Physical Appearance
- Family and Relatives
- Affairs and Dating Information
- Debut and Career
- Awards and Nominations
- Lifestyle and Luxury
- Facts about Chittaranjan Tripathy
- Salary and Net Worth
- Social Media Accounts
Body Measurements and Physical Appearance
Chittaranjan Tripathy is 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighs around 68kgs. He has got black eyes and wheatish complexion. If we look at his body stats, his chest size is 42 inches, waist is 36 inches and biceps are 13 inches.
|Chest Size||42 inches|
|Waist Size||36 inches|
|Biceps Size||13 inches|
Family and Relatives
There is no information about his family in public domain. However, we are trying our best to gather this information. Keep checking this space for further updates.
Affairs and Dating Information
Chittaranjan Tripathy has not opened up about his past affairs or relationships on any platform. Although, we came to know that he is married and has a 4 years old child.
Debut and Career
Chittaranjan Tripathy started his career from theatre, and has been a part of plays such as Ladi Nazaria, he performed in Bhubaneswar.
In 2007, Chitta made his directional debut in Oria Film Industry from movie called ‘Dhauli Express‘. Which received several awards. Apart from producing and directing, Chitta was also the writer, lyricist, playback singer and music director of the film.
Thereafter, he directed tv serial episodes such as:-
- Dhund Legi Manjil Hame
- Ye Isk Hai
- Jaani Pehchani Si Ajnabi
- Mano Ya Na Mano
- Savdhan India
In 2009, he made his acting debut as ‘Ramleela Announcer‘ from Hindi feature film ‘Delhi-6‘, directed by Rakesh Omprakash Mehra. In 2017, he appeared in Ayushmann Khurrana’s starrer film ‘Shubh Mangal Savdhan‘ as Mudit’s father. Same year he appeared in Anurag Kashyap’s ‘Mukkabaaz‘ where Vineet Kumar Singh was in the lead role of a struggling boxer, while Chittaranjan played the supporting actor. Following year Tripathy directed and acted in film titled ‘Pramod Gupta J.E‘ which was presented at several film festivals and later released in cinema halls and multiplexes.
In 2018, he got the chance to work with Anurag once again in Netflix’s most popular series ‘Sacred Games‘, where he played the negative character of ‘Trivedi’, a villain from the Gaitonde’s gang. Which is also one of the most memorable roles he ever played on screen.
Following the success of Sacred Games, he joined the cast of ‘M.O.M – Mission Over Mars‘, helmed by Ekta Kapoor. In M.O.M Chitta portrayed the negative character of Binayak Mohanty, the web series was streamed on Zee5 and Alt Balaji OTT platform.
In 2020 – 21, he became a part of Mx Player original series ‘Raktanchal‘ and ‘Runaway Lugai‘. While his latest releases are Abhishek Bachchan starrer film ‘Dasvi‘, and Voot original series ‘Jholachhap‘.
In Jholachhap, Chittaranjan played the character called ‘Jitender’ who runs a Pharmacy shop in village, and often fools people by giving them expired medicines or ill advices. Later his Pharmacy cum Doctory business was challenged, when a new lady doctor (Played by Mahak Manwani) arrives in a govt. hospital that offered a better treatment at low to no cost. Therefore he joined hands with other Jholachhap doctors and conspired against the lady doctor to throw her out of the village.
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Awards and Nominations
Chittaranjan Tripathy has been nominated and won the following awards:-
- In 2007, received Mohana Sundara Goswami Award for Odia Movie ‘Dhauli Express’.
- In 2007, received Odisha State Film award for ‘Best Music Director’ and ‘Best Singer’ for ‘Dhauli Express’.
- In 2016, received Odisha State Film Award for ‘Best Comedian’ in film ‘Love You Jessica’.
Lifestyle and Luxury
Chittaranjan Tripathy has been living a luxurious life, he has got an expensive car and a big apartment in Mumbai.
Facts about Chittaranjan Tripathy
- Chittaranjan Tripathy doesn’t drink alcohol.
- He has written more than 50 plays.
- He is an Ollywood and Bollywood actor.
- He is an NSD Graduate.
- He is a good friend of Nawazuddin Siddiqui. They were batchmates at NSD in Delhi.
- He is an actor, director, writer, music composer, music director, lyricist, playback singer and what not.
Salary and Net Worth
Based on Chittaranjan Tripathy’s experience, work profile and brand value, his net worth is estimated at around 7-8 crore Indian rupees. He earns most of his income from movies and web series.