Things We Bet You Did Not Know About Karkat Rogue Actor Chitrangada Satarupa

ZEE5 Web Desk

January 14, 2020


1 min

It’s In Her Genes


Chitrangada Satarupa, the daughter of noted actor and director Satarupa Sanyal, hasn’t been in the industry for a long time. But she has already created a space for herself in the industry with her impeccable acting skills. In the latest ZEE5 Original Series Karkat Rogue — the first medical thriller in the OTT universe which also stars Indraneil Sengupta and Rajesh Sharma — she plays the role of Dr Beas Banerjee. Chitrangada’s character Beas is a forensic surgeon who unearths a deadly plot behind the suicide of lymphoma patients. Though initially sceptic, Beas starts investigating as the body counts go up. Watch the series to find out what happens. In the meantime, we got you all the details about this talented actor.

Chitrangada comes from a family of filmmakers. Both her parents are well known in the Bengali movie industry. Her mother, Satarupa Sanyal, is extremely talented. She is an actor, director, a poet, social activist and also a Rabindra Sangeet singer. Her sister Ritabhari is also an actor.

A Mass Comm Graduate


Chitrangada did her graduation from St.Xavier’s College, Kolkata. She has a mass communication and film production degree. This is where she developed an interest in acting and movies.

Started With A TV Role


The Karkat Rogue actor was a prominent member of the theatre group in her college. Then she got a chance to start working on television, which she took. Following this, she got a chance to do a minor role in a film directed by Suman Mukhopadhyay.

Plays The Ukulele


A gift from her best friend, Chitrangada enjoys playing the ukelele, a Hawaiian musical instrument. She ended up looking up chords on the internet. She enjoys playing it. She said: “It’s fun because it’s not my main profession. There’s no pressure, just pleasure!”.

Loves Photography


The actor started clicking pictures of her co-actors during her theatre days, especially those of Kalki Koechlin’s. Slowly, she started doing professional portfolios for them since a portfolio is the first thing that you need when you go for an audition. She even calls it her ‘alternative profession’.

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