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Tapas Paul

Who is Tapas Paul?

Tapas Paul was a well-known Indian actor and producer. Tapas Paul was a leading actor in the Bengali film industry. Paul had directed around 70 Bengali films.

Early life and Childhood

Tapas Paul was born on September 29, 1958, in Chandannagar, West Bengal.

His father, “Late Dr. Gajendra Chandrapal,” worked in Bengali cinema.

His mother, “Smt. Mira Pal,” was a housewife.

There isn’t much information about his siblings in the family.

Furthermore, he does not discuss his sibling’s public profile.

Education Details

He finished high school in a local high school in Chandannagar.

Following that, he enrolled at Hooghly Mohsin College and graduated in the field of Bio-Science.

Tapas finished his study at Burdwan University.

He has had an interest in performing since he was a toddler.

Professional Career

In year 1980, he made his acting debut with “Dadar Kirti,” his first film.

However, he rose to prominence in 1987 with his film “Guru Dakshina”.

Tapas has also received Kalakar and Bharat Nirman Awards for his talent.

Tapas was a politician in addition to being an actor.

He was a member of the All India Trinamool Congress party.

He was also the Alipore MLA from 2001 to 2006 and again from 2006 to 2009.

Paul was also the Krishnanagar MP for ten years, from 2009 to 2019.

The Cause of Death

Tapas Pal, a well-known artist, died at 4 a.m. on February 18, 2020, in a hospital near Juhu.

During questioning of his family, it was discovered that he had traveled to Mumbai to see his daughter.

On the night of February 17, he was on his way back to Kolkata when he felt a sharp pain in his heart and collapsed at the airport.

Tapas Paul
Tapas Paul Source: Indian Express

His relatives rushed him to the hospital, where he died at 4 a.m. the next day.

He died at the age of 61. Tapas Paul died as a result of a heart attack.

Net Worth and Salary

Paul began his career as an actor in 1980.

His debut Bengali film, “Dadar Kirti,” gave him the opportunity to work on it.

After giving his best performance in his first film, he became every director’s first pick.

The acclaimed filmmaker “Tarun Majumdar” then cast him in his film “Bhalobasa Bhalobasa” in 1985.

It was his second feature picture.

Tapas Paul has a net worth of Rs 15 crore Indian Rupees as of 2020.

Following that, he appeared in a slew of films, including Super Bhubaney, Abishkar, Nishantey, Tumi Je Aamar, Jar Je Priya, Khiladi, and others.

But Tapas Paul came in recognition with his movie named “Guru Dakshina” in 1987.

He received two honors for his outstanding performance, the Bharat Nirman Awards and the Kalakar Awards.

More Facts about Tapas Paul

Real Full Birth Name Tapas Paul.
Nickname Tapas.
Profession Actor and Producer.
Famous for The Movie Guru Dakshina.
Age at the time of death 61 years old.
Date of Birth 29 September 1958.
Birthplace/Hometown Chandannagar, West Bengal.
Nationality Indian.
Religion Hinduism.
Caste Bengali.
Gender Male.
Sexuality (Gay or Lesbian) Straight.
Sun Sign (Zodiac Birth Sign) Libra.
House Location Mumbai.
Physical Statistics
Height (Tall) Feet & Inches: 5′ 9″.
Centimeters: 180 cm.
Meters: 1.8 m.
Weight Kilograms: 60 Kg.
Pounds: 132 lbs.
Hair Color Black.
Eye Color Black.
Shoe Size (UK) 9.
Parents Father: Late Dr. Gajendra Chandrapal.
Mother: Smt. Mira Pal.
Siblings Not Known.
Personal Life Relationship
Marital Status Married.
Wife Nandini Paul.
Daughter Sohini Paul.
Social media N/A.
Highest Qualification College Degree Completed.
School Local High school.
Alma Mater 1. Hooghly Mohsin College.
2. The University of Burdwan.
Career & Wealth
Filmography 1. Dadar Kirti (1980).
2. Baidurya Rahasya (1985).
3. Surer Bhubaney (1992).
4. Maya Mamata (1993).
5. Abishkar (1990).
6. Ajante (1984).
7. Nishantey (1985).
8. Samapti (1990).
9. Tumi Je Aamar (1994).
10.Chhokher Aloy (1989).
11. Bhalobasha Bhalobasha (1986).
12. Guru Dakshina (1987).
13. Jar Je Priya (1987).
14. Paap Punya (1988).
15. Duranta Prem (1993).
16. Jamaibabu (1996).
17. Sudhu Bhalobasha (2005).
18. I Love You (2007).
19. Ullas (film) (2012).
20. Khiladi (2013).
Net worth (approx.) INR 15 crore (as in 2020).

Relationship Status

Pal led a quite ordinary life. He married “Nandini Paul” as his wife.

Nandini is a Bengali actress who has appeared in numerous films and television shows.

She is a Bigg Boss Bangla competitor. The pair had a lovely marriage.

“Sohini Paul” is Tapas Paul’s daughter.

Her daughter is also a well-known actress in Tollywood.

He also enjoyed spending time with his family.

He had been suffering from heart illness for quite some time.

Tapas, according to family members, used to visit the hospital 2-3 times a month for checkups.

Body Measurement

Paul’s height Feet & Inches: 5′ 9″.

he is 60 Kg.

Social Media

Paul has 188 followers.

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  • Tapas Paul (born 29 September 1958) was a famous Indian actor and producer from Chandannagar, West Bengal.
  • Tapas Paul has a daughter named “Sohini Paul”.
  • He was suffering from heart disease for a long time.
  • In 2020, Tapas Paul earned a Net worth of Rs 15 crore Indian Rupees.
  • But Tapas Paul rose in fame with his movie named “Guru Dakshina” in 1987.