Actor , Producer

Jul 27, 1967  in Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Mostly known as the superstar of Indian arthouse cinema, Rahul Bose is an Indian actor, director, screenwriter, philanthropist and rugby player. He is famous for starring in films like Mr. and Mrs. Iyer, Kalpurush, Chameli, The Japanese Wife and English August. The actor is also actively involved with social causes and is the founder of an NGO called The Foundation, an NGO devoted to the removal of discrimination from all walks of life.
Early Life
Born in Bengaluru, India on 27th July 1967 to Rupen and Kumud Bose, Rahul Bose was raised in Kolkata but later shifted to Mumbai with his family. He is of half Bengali, one-fourth Punjabi, and one-fourth Maharashtrian descent. He has an elder sister , Anuradha, who is married to the owner of Mid-Day Multimedia, Tariq Ansari. As a kid, Rahul was passionate about theater, boxing, and rugby. He also played cricket under Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi.  The actor completed his schooling from Cathedral and John Connon School, Mumbai. He is an alumnus of Sydenham College of Commerce and Economics and while in college he participated in a number of international rugby and boxing tournaments. After graduation, Rahul started working in an advertising firm as a copywriter and became quite popular in professional circuits.
Movie Career
Rahul began his acting career  with Rahul D'Cunha's stage play Topsy Turvey and Are There Tigers In The Congo?. After debuting with the English language Indian film The Perfect Murder, Rahul next starred in Dev Benegal's film English, August, an adaptation of the novel by the same name. The movie gained a lot of international critical acclaim and was the first Indian film which was bought by 20th Century Fox.  In 1998, he worked with Dev Benegal again in the controversial film Split Wide open. Disputed in India because of the nature of content in the film, Bose went on to win the Silver Screen Award for Best Asian Actor at the 2000 Singapore International Film Festival for his stellar performance in the movie. In 2002, Rahul starred in the critically acclaimed romantic drama Mr. and Mrs. Iyer opposite Konkona Sen Sharma. Directed by Aparna Sen, the film premiered at the Locarno International Film Festival. It won several national and international awards including three National Awards. He then starred in successful films like Jhankaar beats, Chameli, Mumbai Matinee, 15 Park Avenue, Pyaar Ke Side Effects, Kaalpurush, and The Whisperers. His other memorable roles in include Before The Rains (2008), Shaurya (2008) and The Japanese Wife (2010). Bose`s portrayal of a homosexual man being harassed in the film I Am (2011) was also widely praised. In 2013, he played the antagonist in the Indian Spy thriller film Vishwaroopam. Directed by South Indian superstar Kamal Haasan, the movie went on to be a blockbuster and Rahul bose garnered positive reviews for her performance. Rahul Bose's 2016 release includes the sequel Vishwaroopam 2. The movie along with him stars Kamal Haasan and Pooja Kumar in lead roles.

Vishwaroopam 2 (Tamil)

Dec, 2017

Vishwaroopam 2 (Tamil)

Poorna

31 Mar, 2017

Poorna

Poorna

31 Mar, 2017

Poorna

I Am

29 Apr, 2011

I Am

Actor

I Am Afia Megha Abhimanyu Omar

29 Apr, 2011

I Am Afia Megha Abhimanyu Omar

Actor

Sondhey Namaar Aagey

28 Nov, 2014

Sondhey Namaar Aagey

Kucch Luv Jaisaa

27 May, 2011

Kucch Luv Jaisaa

Actor

Vishwaroopam (Telugu)

25 Jan, 2013

Vishwaroopam (Telugu)

Actor

Vishwaroopam (Telugu)

25 Jan, 2013

Vishwaroopam (Telugu)

Bombay Boys

25 Dec, 1998

Bombay Boys

Antaheen

23 Jan, 2009

Antaheen

Chain Kulli Ki Main Kulli

22 Jun, 2007

Chain Kulli Ki Main Kulli

Bomgay

22 Dec, 1996

Bomgay

Maan Gaye Mughal-E-Azam

22 Aug, 2008

Maan Gaye Mughal-E-Azam

Actor

Maan Gaye Mughal-E-Azam

22 Aug, 2008

Maan Gaye Mughal-E-Azam

Kaal Purush - Memories of the Mist

2014

Kaal Purush - Memories of the Mist

Mumbai Chakachak

2013

Mumbai Chakachak

The Japanese Wife

2010

The Japanese Wife

Kalpurush

2008

Kalpurush

Jhankaar Beats

20 Jun, 2003

Jhankaar Beats

Jhankaar Beats

20 Jun, 2003

Jhankaar Beats

Actor

Chitrafit - 3.0 Megapixel

20 Feb, 2015

Chitrafit - 3.0 Megapixel

Anuranan

18 Jan, 2008

Anuranan

Silsiilay

17 Jun, 2005

Silsiilay

Actor

Silsiilay

17 Jun, 2005

Silsiilay

Pyaar Ke Side/Effects

15 Sep, 2006

Pyaar Ke Side/Effects

Actor

Before The Rains

14 Aug, 2009

Before The Rains

Laptop (Bengali)

13 Apr, 2012

Laptop (Bengali)

Actor

Vishwaroop 2

10 Aug, 2018

Vishwaroop 2

Actor

Vishwaroop 2

10 Aug, 2018

Vishwaroop 2

Chameli

09 Jan, 2004

Chameli

Actor

Shesher Kobita

07 Aug, 2015

Shesher Kobita

Actor

Tahaan

05 Sep, 2008

Tahaan

Dil Dhadakne Do

05 Jun, 2015

Dil Dhadakne Do

Actor

Dil Kabaddi

05 Dec, 2008

Dil Kabaddi

Actor

Shaurya

04 Apr, 2008

Shaurya

Actor

Shaurya: It Takes Courage To Make Right... Right

04 Apr, 2008

Shaurya: It Takes Courage To Make Right... Right

Actor

Thakshak

03 Dec, 1999

Thakshak

Thakshak

03 Dec, 1999

Thakshak

The Perfect Murder

02 Mar, 1988

The Perfect Murder

Vishwaroop (Hindi)

01 Feb, 2013

Vishwaroop (Hindi)

Actor

Midnight`s Children

01 Feb, 2013

Midnight`s Children

Actor