Rahul Bose

Actor, Director, Producer

Born: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India


Rahul Bose is an Indian film actor, director, screenwriter, social activist, and rugby player. Bose has appeared in Bengali and Hindi films such as Mr. and Mrs. Iyer, Anuranan, Laptop and The Japanese Wife, Pyaar Ke Side Effects, Mughal-e-Azam, Jhankaar Beats, Chameli and Shaurya. He also played the antagonist in the 2013 Tamil-Hindi film Vishwaroopam. Time magazine named him "the superstar of Indian arthouse cinema" while Maxim named him "the Sean Penn of Oriental cinema" for his work in parallel cinema films like English, August and Mr. and Mrs. Iyer. He is also notable for his social activism: he participated in the relief efforts that followed the 2004 Boxing Day Tsunami and is also the founder of the anti-discrimination NGO, The Foundation