Name- Rhea Chakraborty
Date of Birth- 1 July 1992
Age- 28 years(as in 2020)
Mother- Sandhya Chakraborty
Father- Indrajit Chakraborty
Brother- Showik Chakraborty
Marital Status/Marriage- Unmarried
Height- 5′ 5¼ approx.
Net Worth- $1.5 million approx.
Rhea Chakraborty Biography
Rhea Chakraborty is an Indian actress and VJ who is primarily known for her work in Hindi cinema. She has been part of many Bollywood and Tollywood movies. Initially, she started her career as a VJ on MTV and hosted several popular shows like Pepsi MTV Wassup, TicTac College Beat and MTV Gone in 60 Seconds. In 2009, she made her television debut with MTV India’s TVS Scooty Teen Diva and ended up as the first runner-up. The actress rose to fame after she started dating actor Sushant Singh Rajput. But it was only after the passing away of Sushant that she made her relationship official with him. And ever since the death of young talented actor, she has been under a constant scanner of his fans and made lots of headlines in the news. Here we bring you a detailed biography, family, career, and more details about her.
Rhea Chakraborty Family
She was born in Bangalore, Karnataka into a middle class Bengali family. Her father name is Indrajit Chakraborty, an army officer and mother name is Sandhya Chakraborty. She has a younger brother named Showik Chakraborty.
Post the unfortunate demise of Sushant, a complaint was filed against Rhea and her family that she, with the help of her family members looted crores from Sushant’s account. Not just this, it has also came to light that Rhea along with her brother were partners in a company named Vividrage Rhealityx which was established by late actor Sushant. The company reportedly dealt with artificial intelligence, mixed reality and experiential technology.
Rhea Chakraborty Boyfriend
She was dating late actor Sushant Singh Rajput. If reports are to be believed then they met at a party in 2018 and instantly hit it off. Soon they started dating. The couple even used to live together but after some argument on 9th June 2020 which is not yet known, Rhea left the SSR’s home few days earlier he found dead in his apartment. Also, it is being reported that Rhea didn’t want Sushant to reveal anything about their relationship in public. And it was only after his death that Rhea accepted that they were dating.
However before dating Sushant, her name was also linked with actor Aditya Roy Kapur. The duo met on the sets of Action Replayy and fell in love. But later, they parted their ways because of reasons best known to them only.
Rhea Chakraborty Career
Always aspired to make her career in the glamor industry, she started her career with MTV India’s show “TVS Scooty Teen Diva” and was the first runner up of the show. Later she auditioned for VJ and luckily got selected. She has hosted number of shows including Pepsi MTV Wassup, MTV Gone in 60 seconds, and TicTac College Beat. Post this she decided to try her luck on big screen and finally made her big screen debut with movie “Tuneega Tuneega” in 2012.
After this, she stepped into Bollywood industry and has done several movies including Mere Dad Ki Maruti, Sonali Cable, Half Girlfriend, Bank Chor, Jalebi and Chehre. Though none of these movies worked well at the box office and she failed to create an impression on audience. Other than shows and movies, she has been part of many music videos and TV commercials including Stayfree, Maruti, Yepme, etc.
Rhea Chakroborty Controversy
The actress has made headlines in the news for many a times. Here are some of her career’s biggest controversies which left everyone shocked:
- Once she was trolled for the photos that she posted with Mahesh Bhatt, whom she worked with in movie Jalebi. The picture went viral in no time and fans started to troll her immediately and were reminded of Anup Jalota and Jasleen Matharu. She came under the fire for her controversial pictures but gave a savage reply to all the trolls by quoting,
“Tu kaun hain , Tera naam hain kya ? Seeta bhi yahaan badnaam hui!”
- Post the shocking and unfortunate death of young actor Sushant Singh Raput, she came under the scanner of people and was even blamed for his death. Rhea, who was in relationship with Sushant wasn’t even allowed to attend his funeral as Sushant’s family didn’t permit her. This incident shocked the internet entirely. Later in an FIR filed by late actor’s father, she was accused of using Sushant for his fame and influence. His father made some sensational claims about her including “Crores of money missing from SSR’s account and Rhea used to give overdose of medicines to SSR in the name of depression, about which his family was not even aware of. On 5-8-2020, the case was handed over to CBI.
- In the FIR, KK Singh (father of Sushant Singh) had accused Rhea and her family of abetment to Suicide, cheating, and holding Sushant hostage.
- The actress came on limelight after Times Now ran an undated video of her in which she can be heard saying she is the real Tai and her boyfriend is a Goonda. Though later, she clarified that it was just a stand up comedy act for her friends.
Lesser Known and Interesting Facts About Rhea Chakraborty
Not only fans of Rhea but also SSR’s fan are eager to know some interesting facts about Rhea. Have a look:
- She was born in Army officer’s family in Bangalore. Her father name is Indrajit Chakraborty and mother name is Sandhya Chakraborty.
- In 2009, she started her television career with show TVS Scooty Teen Diva and turned up as the first runner-up.
- Later, she turned VJ and hosted many shows like MTV Gone in 60 Seconds, MTV Wassup, and TicTac College Beat.
- In 2012, she made her acting debut with Telugu movie “Tuneega Tuneega”.
- Soon she entered into Bollywood industry with movie Mere Dad Ki Maruti opposite actor Saqib Saleem.
- Not many people know this but Rhea has also auditioned for movie Band Baaja Baarat but was rejected. Later the movie went to actress Anushka Sharma.
- She has also played the female lead in Ayushmaan Khurrana’s song “O Heeriye”.
- In 2015, she did movie Bank Chor opposite actor Riteish Deshmukh and also made a small cameo in movie Half Girlfriend.
- Her viral pictures with Mahesh Bhatt had received a lot of backlashes on the internet.
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