Born: January 30,1979 Delhi, India
Biography: Chandan Roy Sanyal made his foray into the big screen 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. He has also acted in F.A.L.T.U and D-Day among others.