Background of Chandan Roy Sanyal
Born and brought up in Delhi, Chandan Roy Sanyal hails from a Bengali family. Chandan Roy Sanyal studied at Zakir Hussain College, Delhi University and has an Honors degree in Mathematics.
Career of Chandan Roy Sanyal
Chandan Roy Sanyal made his foray into the big screen in the year 2006 with Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra's "Rang De Basanti", in which he played the role of Batukeshwar Dutt. Although Rang De Basanti was a huge success at the box office, it was, however, his role in Vishal Bhardwaj's 2009 thriller "Kaminey" that got him noticed. This role won him a lot of appreciation from the movie critics and the audience alike. He was nominated for the Stardust Award for Breakthrough Performance (male) for this role in "Kaminey".
Chandan Roy Sanyal has also acted in a couple of Bengali movies, his first being "Mahanagar@Kolkata". His performance in the Bengali drama "Aparajita Tumi" and romantic drama "Prague" have been well received. In this film he dons the role of an architect who supposedly falls in love with some German girl. However things between them start getting more and more complicated because the architect suffers from schizophrenia. He has also acted in "F.A.L.T.U" and "D-Day" among others.
Filmography of Chandan Roy Sanyal