Samrat Mukerji Wiki, Height, Age, Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Family, Biography & More

Samrat Mukerji is an Indian actor, director, and photographer. Samrat is known for working with many renowned Bollywood personalities in several Bengali and Bollywood films. Samrat has also acted in several popular Bengali TV serials.

Wiki/Biography

Samrat Mukerji was born on Friday, 29 May 1970 (age 52 years; as of 2022) in Kolkata, West Bengal, India.

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5′ 11″

Weight (approx.): 80 kg

Hair Colour: Black

Eye Colour: Dark Brown 

Family

Samrat Mukerji is from the very famous Mukerji-Samarth family, which is a Bengali-Marathi clan.

Samrat Mukerji with his family

Parents & Siblings

His father, Rono Mukerji, was a film director and composer.

Samrat Mukerji’s father, Rono Mukerji

His mother’s name was Shamita Mukerji. She was a trained Bharatnatyam dancer. His sister’s name is Sharbani Mukerji, who is an actress.

Samrat Mukerji with his sister Sharbani Mukerji

Wife & Children

Samrat Mukerji has two children with his ex-wife.

Relationships/Affairs

Samrat Mukerji is rumoured to be in a relationship with The Comedy Nights With Kapil star, Sumona Chakravarti. There are rumours that the couple would soon be getting married.

Samrat Mukerji with Sumona Chakravarti

When Sumona Chakravarti was asked about her plans on getting married to Samrat Mukerji, she, in an interview stated,

Oh, God! These are old 10-year old stories from social media. This is rubbish. Frankly, no comments, I don’t like to talk about my personal life. If ever there’s any development, you all will get to know about it. I shall announce it. He’s a friend. That’s about it. I do not speak to the media about my friends or family and I just want to keep it that way. Now, I think I have answered all of your questions.”

Career

Film

In 1983, Samrat Mukerji made his acting debut as a child artist in the film Karate. In 1996, he acted in the film Ram Aur Shyam in which he played the role of Ram.

A poster of Ram Aur Shyam

In 1997, he appeared as Akbar in the Bollywood film Bhai Bhai alongside Shakti Kapoor.

A poster of the film Bhai Bhai

In 1998, he played the role of Sudhakar in the film Zanjeer. In the film, he acted alongside Aditya Pancholi.

A poster of the Bollywood film Zanjeer

In 1999, he played the role of Balraam in the film Sikandar Sadak Ka.

Samrat in the film, Sikandar Sadak Ka

In 1999, in the film Sar Ankhon Par, Samrat Mukerji acted alongside the renowned Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan.

Sar Ankho Par’s poster

In the same year, he was offered a role in a Bengali film, Tomake Solam.

A poster of the Bengali film Tomake SalamIn 2002, in the film Sabse Badhkar Hum, Samrat played the role of Devaa. The film also had Mithun Chakraborty as a cast.

A poster of the film, Sabse Badhkar Ham

In 2005, Samrat was offered a role in Vishal Bhardwaj‘s film The Blue Umbrella in which he played the role of Bijju. The film was critically acclaimed.

A poster of the film The Blue Umbrella

Later in 2005, he was offered a role in the film Aankhon Mein Sapne Liye. In 2006, he acted in the Bengali film Tapeshya. In the 2010 film Khelein Hum Jee Jaan Sey, Samrat played the role of a Bengali freedom fighter named Ganesh Ghosh.

Samrat Mukerji in the Bollywood film, Khele Hum Jee Jan Se

In 2010, he was offered a role in the Bengali film Preyoshi.

Samrat Mukerji in the Bengali film Preyoshi

In the same year, he was offered a role in another Bengali film titled Kaka No 1.

Bengali film Kaka No 1’s poster

In 2011, Samrat acted in a Bengali film titled Handcuff. In 2013, Samrat Mukerji acted with the Bollywood actor Jackie Shroff in a Bengali film titled Swabhoomi.

A poster of the Bengali film Swabhoomi

In 2013, Samrat acted in the Bollywood film Hum Hai Raahi Car Ke, a film which had Sanjay Dutt as a cast.

A poster of the film Hum Hai Rahi Car Ke

In 2014, he was offered a role in the Bengali film Abar Hobe To Dekha.

A still from the Bengali film, Abar Hobe To Dekha

In 2015, he was offered another role in the Bengali film Boudi.Com.

A poster of the Bengali film Boudi.Com

In 2018, he acted in the Bengali Crime-Thriller film titled Foot Path.

Samrat Mukerji in the Bengali film Foot Path

Television

In 2013, Samrat made his debut with the TV serial titled Durgotinashini Durga. In the serial, Samrat played the role of Mahisasur. The show was aired on the regional Bengali channel Star Jalsha. In 2015, he was once again given the role of Mahisasur in the Bengali TV serial titled Mahisasurmardini. In 2018, Samrat was offered a role in the Bengali TV show Jayang Dehi. The show was aired on Colors Bangla in 2018. From 2020 to 2022, in the Bengali TV serial Gangaram, Samrat Mukerji played the role of Samrat (Sammy) Kumar.

Poster of the Bengali TV serial Gangaram

Samrat Mukerji’s shelved films

In his acting career, Samrat Mukerji has been signed up for several Bollywood films, which were ultimately shelved by the producers themselves. In 1996, he was offered roles in four Bollywood films, Namak Halal, Ujala, Rankshetra, and Humrahi, which were shelved. In 2002, in the film Shaheed Bhagat Singh, he was offered the titular role of the freedom fighter, Bhagat Singh. The film was shelved by the producer in 2002.

Facts/Trivia

  • Samrat Mukerji is a trained Bharatnatyam dancer. He was trained in Indian classical dance by his mother.
  • Famous Bollywood actresses Kajol and Rani Mukerji are his cousin sisters.

    Samrat Mukerji with his cousin sister Kajol

  • In 1958, Samrat Mukerji’s grandfather, Sashadhar Mukerji, founded the renowned Filmalaya Studios.
  • Apart from being an actor, Samrat Mukerji is also a talented photographer.

    Samrat Mukerji holding a DSLR camera