Deepak Adhikari, better known as Dev, is an Indian actor, producer, singer, and film writer best known for his work in Bengali and as a politician. He is the owner of the production company Dev Entertainment Ventures Pvt. Ltd. He is one of Bengal’s highest-paid actors. Dev made his acting debut in the 2006 film Agnishapath after being born in Keshpur. Dev faced backlash after the film’s release, which was a critical and commercial flop. Dev’s breakthrough came with his starring role in I Love You, opposite Payal Sarkar. The film, directed by Ravi Kinnagi, was critically unsuccessful but commercially successful, allowing him to quickly resurrect his career. Despite his success, Dev was unemployed for fourteen months. (1)
Facts About Dev Bengali
|Estimate Net Worth||$X.X million|
|Birthday||December 25, 1982|
Dev Bengali's Appearance (Height, Hair, Eyes & More)
|Height||6 ft 1 in|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Dev Bengali's Net Worth
Due to his acting talent and sense of humor, Dev Bengali has appeared in merchandise collaborations, project collaborations, and media advertisements. His celebrity in the media earned him $5 million. Dev Bengali has accumulated a substantial fortune (2). His earnings from his career path place him among the most significant celebrities. His primary source of income is his success as an actor and model.
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Dev Bengali's Early Life
Dev Adhikari was born on December 25, 1982, in Mahisha, a small village near Keshpur, to Gurudas and Mousumi Adhikari. His father used to run a catering business, and his mother is a stay-at-home mom. Raju is his nickname. He spent his childhood in Chandrakona with his maternal uncle and his sister, Deepali. (3)
Dev Bengali's Education
He later moved to Mumbai and attended Purushottam High School in Bandra, where he excelled academically. Dev also trained as an actor at the Kishore Namit Kapoor Acting Academy. In an interview with The Times of India, Dev recalled going to the outdoor shoot of Prahaar: The Final Attack with his father when his school was closed for the summer. De described it as a family vacation, with work not feeling like work. That was his first exposure to cinema as a child. Dev grew up in Mumbai and frequently accompanied his father to Abbas-Mustan, and Prakash Jha sets, among others.
Dev Bengali's Wife and Family Life
Dev is currently dating fellow actress Rukmini Maitra.
Dev Bengali's Career
Dev made his acting debut in Prabir Nandi’s 2005 film Agnishapath, opposite Rachana Banerjee. The movie did not do well at the box office. The film I Love You was in advancement at Shree Venkatesh Films at the time. Dev met with the producers and was cast as the male lead. Despite I Love You’s financial success, Dev did not take on any other roles for about 14 months. He traveled to Mumbai, where he learned to dance and trained under fight choreographer Aejaz Gulab.
Paglu, directed by Rajib Biswas, starred Dev alongside Koel Mallick in June 2011. Before being released in October 2012, this film, produced by Surinder Films, had the highest opening in Tollywood history. Paglu has the highest T.R.P. on Bengali television, with a T.R.P. of 12.25 when it aired on Star Jalsha. In the T.R.P. battle, it even left three idiots behind. According to Sree Venkatesh distribution head Debasis Sarkar, “Paglu released 166 theatres across Bengal in the first week, rising to 169 in the second week. It was running in 17 theatres in Kolkata. The gross collections have crossed Rs 50 million as of Monday’s matinée show.” The film was a box-office success. It also introduced martial arts to Bengali cinema, with Dev serving as the first martial arts hero.
In 2011, as a special appearance in Raj Chakraborty’s Sananda T.V. serial Sobinoy Nibedon, Dev showed his Romeo side, dancing to “Ami Romeo,” “Khokababu Jaye,” “Gal mitthi mitthi bol,” and “Paglu Thoda Sa Karle romance.” “I wish Naina and Joydeep a pleased married life,” Dev later told t2. Dev appeared in a holi special show, ‘Roger Anandey’ at Sananda T.V. in March 2012, and he appeared as a special guest in Mirakkel Akkel Challenger, an Indian reality show on Zee Bangla hosted by Mir Afsar Ali and directed by Subhankar Chattopadhyay in April 2010 and December 2011. Dev also appeared as a special guest on several shows, including Dadagiri Seasons 2 and 4. Dev took over as the show’s leading coach and judged in the eighth season, succeeding Mithun Chakraborty.
Dev has given numerous stage performances and has performed in several concerts. He was nominated for a Bengal Film Journalists’ Association award in 2007. In 2009, he appeared on ETV Bangla Prathama, a Bengali T.V. channel. In 2009, he also performed at the Mon Mane Na concert. He is a fantastic stage performer as well as a fantastic dancer. He also appeared in several awards shows, including Star Jalsha Entertainment Awards 2009, Zee Banglar Gourav Samman 2011, Star Jalsha Entertainment Awards 2011, Jaya Hey, and Zee Banglar Gourav Samman 2012. (4)
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