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Jisshu Sengupta (Actor)

Jisshu Ujjwal Sengupta was born on 15 March 1977; He is a leading Indian actor who mainly works in Bengali cinema. Besides, he also appeared in a few Hindi and English movies. Jisshu started his career with a Bengali television serial, Mahaprabhu, where he played the character of Chaitanya Mahaprabhu. 2004 he debuted in Bollywood with the National Award-winning film Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose: The Forgotten Hero. However, movies like Sesh Bole Kichu Nei (2014),  Rajkahini (2015), Byomkesh O Chiriyakhana (2016), Zulfiqar (2016), and Posto ( movie) (2017) gave him huge frames. 

Family & Relationship

Jishu Sengupta was born in a Baidya Brahmin family in Calcutta (now Kolkata), West Bengal. His father’s name is Ujjwal Sengupta who is also a Bengali actor. His mother’s name is Mukta Sengupta. Jisshu has an elder sister named Satarupa Sengupta. In 2004, Jisshu married his long-time girlfriend Nilanjana Sharma, and the couple has two daughters named Sara Sengupta and Zara Sengupta. 


Jisshu Sengupta completed his primary education at Julien’s day school, where he was completely engrossed in cricket. Later, he completed his graduation from Heramba Chandra College. Before entering the entertainment industry, Jisshu worked in an advertising agency. 

Jisshu Sengupta Wiki/Biography, Age, Height, Family, Education

Real Name/ Full NameJisshu Ujjwal Sengupta
Actor, Producer, TV Presenter, Anchor, Cricketer (Bengali, Hindi)
Zodiac signPisces
Birthday15 March 1977
Jisshu Sengupta Age46 Years (As of January 2023)
HometownKolkata, West Bengal
Food HabitNon-Vegeterian
HobbyDriving, Listening to Music

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Personal & Family Details

Father NameUjjwal Sengupta (Bengali Actor)
Mother NameMukta Sengupta (Homemaker)
ChildrenDaughters: Sara Sengupta, Zara Sengupta
SiblingsSister: Satarupa Sengupta (Elder)
Marital StatusMarried
Jisshu Sengupta WifeNilanjana Sharma (Actress)

Height, Weight & Body Measurements & More

Jisshu Sengupta Height (feet)6 Feet
Weight (Kilograms)(approx.)80 Kg
Figure Measurements (approx.)Chest:42 inches
Waist: 32 inches
Biceps: 13 inches
Eye’s ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorBlack

Career/ Achievements

Film: Priyojon (1999, Bengali)
Mr. and Mrs. Iyer (2002, English)
Moner Majhe Tumi (2003, Bangladesh)
Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose: The Forgotten Hero (2005, Hindi)
N.T.R.Kathanayakudu (2019, Telugu)TV Serial: Mahaprabhu
Jisshu Sengupta Superhit Bengali Movies
Jaatishwar (2014), Rajkahini (2015), Byomkesh O Chiriyakhana (2016), Zulfiqar (2016), Kelor Kirti (2016)
Superhit Hindi Movies
Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose: The Forgotten Hero (2004), Barfi (2012), Piku (2015)
Popular Web Series
Skyfire (2019), Typewriter (2019), Criminal Justice: Behind closed doors (2020)
Latest Web SeriesThe Trial: Pyaar Kaanoon Dhokha (2023)
Awards/ Recognition
1. Best Actor in a Leading Role (2017)
2. Best Performance by an Actor in a Negative Role (2021)
3. Best Actor (2019)

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Money/Earning/ Property

Salary ( approx)35 – 40 lakhs Per Film
Income SourceActing, Hosting
Net WorthRs 7 Crore to Rs 37 crore (Approx in 2021)
HouseYet to Update
CarMitsubishi Pajero, Mercedes-Benz
Other PropertyYet to Update

Favourite Things

Favourite FoodChicken Rice, Fish Curry
Favourite FilmNot Known
Favourite ColourBlack, Blue
Favourite DestinationGoa
Favourite ActressKajol
Favourite Actor(s)Not Known
Favorite SportsmanSourav Ganguly
Favourite ArtistNot Known


  • In an Interview, Sengupta said he was called an unlucky actor for the longest time as he didn’t get any project for a long time. 


  • Since childhood, Jisshu has been interested in playing cricket and now he is the captain of the ‘ Bengali Tiger T-20 Team in the Indian Celebrity Cricket League. 
  • Jisshu debuted with a Bengali television series, Mahaprabhu, where he played the character of Chaitanya Mahaprabhu. The role brought him into the limelight, and he debuted on the big screen with the Priyojon (1999) movie.
  • Sengupta got frames for the Shob Charitro Kalponik movie released in 2009. 
  •  Apart from acting, Jisshu hosted many reality shows and awards functions, including Filmfare Awards East (2017).
  • In 2004, Jisshu married Nilanjana Sharma, the elder daughter of film actress Anjana Bhowmick.
  • Jisshu was ranked as The Most Desirable Men of the Calcutta Times in the 2015 edition. 
  • Sengupta also appeared in Dabboo Ratnani’s Bong 1422 calendar for his movie Piku (2016). 
  • In the year 2012, Sengupta appeared in a short role in the Barfi movie. 
  • In 2014, Jisshu participated in the Kolkata Marathon along with other celebrities. 

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