Rhea Chakraborty – Wiki, Height, Age, Family, Boyfriend, Controversies, Bio, And More
Rhea Chakraborty is an Indian movie actress, model, and VJ. She is also the rumoured girlfriend of “Lt. Sushant Singh Rajput”. Rhea is 28 years old (in 2020), and she was born on 1 July 1992 (Wednesday). Rhea Chakraborty’s zodiac sign is Cancer. Her hometown is Bangalore. She started off as a VJ on MTV India.
Eye Color – Dark Brown
Hair Color- Black
Height (in feet)- 5’5” approximately
Parents and Siblings
Rhea Chakraborty belongs to a Bengali family based in Bangalore, Karnataka, India. Her family has four members, including her, her father named “Indrajit Chakraborty,” who works as an army officer, her mother, and a younger brother named “Showik Chakraborty.”
Rhea Chakraborty is rumoured to have a relationship with Indian actor, Aditya Roy Kapur. She was also said to be dating late Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput. They were spotted holidaying together in Ladakh.
Career – TV and Bollywood
Rhea Chakraborty commenced her television career back in ‘2009’ for MTV India’s “TVS Scooty Teen Diva.” She was a runner-up in the show. After that, she auditioned at MTV Delhi to be a ‘VJ’ and got selected. Later, she was a host of several other MTV shows. These shows included “Pepsi MTV Wassup in 2009,” “MTV Gone in 60 Seconds in 2010,” and “Tic Tac College Beat in 2012.”
In 2012, Rhea Chakraborty made a debut in the Telugu movie, ‘Tuneega Tuneega.’
Her Bollywood debut happened in ‘2013’ with the film “Mere Dad Ki Maruti,” which is an Indian comedy directed by Ashima Chibber. Her character role ‘Jasleen’ was liked. In 2014, Rhea acted in another film called “Sonali Cable,” where she played a role name ‘Sonali Dattaram Tandel.’
Rhea appeared in YRF’s ‘Bank Chor’ in 2017, and she did cameo appearances in “Dobaara: See Your Evil” and “Half Girlfriend.” Her next movie released in 2018 named “Jalebi.” Rhea’s film in 2020 is named ‘Chehre,’ where she is playing a character named ‘Neha.’
Rhea Chakraborty appeared in several advertisements, including Maruti Suzuki Celerio, Boroplus, Yepme, Stayfree Advanced.
Interesting facts About Rhea Chakraborty
- Rhea Chakraborty auditioned for “Band Baaja Baraat,” but failed to make it through.
- The public apparently declares her as the doppelganger of Indian actress, “Genelia D’Souza.”
- She appeared in Indian actor, “Ayushmann Khurrana” in his single, “O Heeriye.”
- Her favorite destinations are London and Cape Town.
- She adores Salman Khan
- Her favorite actress is Madhuri Dixit.
- Rhea has been on the covers of some popular magazines.
- She was trolled for posting a picture with ‘Mahesh Bhatt’ on his Birthday.
- She loves eating non-vegetarian food.
- Rhea is the owner of a ‘Jeep Compass.’
- She loves eating seafood.
- ‘Coconut oil’ is the secret of her beauty secret, as mentioned by Rhea in one of her interviews.
- Sushant Singh Rajput, before committing suicide on 14 June 2020, called Rhea at 1:47 am. She didn’t answer his phone, though.
Rhea Chakraborty’s Controversies
1. Rhea was Trolled for Sharing Picture with Mahesh Bhatt
Rhea Chakraborty got trolled by the public on sharing a post with Indian film director, producer, and screenwriter ‘Mahesh Bhatt’ on his birthday. They were working together for the movie “Jalebi.” Fans trolled her for reminding them of Indian singer and musician famous for his Hindu devotional music ‘Anup Jalota’ and his rumored girlfriend ‘Jasleen Matharu.’
2. Rhea Didn’t Attend Sushant Singh Rajput’s Last Call
Sushant Singh Rajput’s last call (before he committed suicide on 14 June 2020) in Mumbai was to Rhea, which went unanswered.
3. Rhea Chakraborty Arrested by the NCB
After three days of consecutive interrogation by the NCB, and after agreeing to the acceptance of involvement in a drug case, Rhea Chakraborty was arrested on 7 September 2020. The drugs case was the reason why she has been arrested. Rhea Chakraborty was arrested in connection with Sushant Singh Rajput Case by NCB and sent to 14-day judicial custody.
On this Bihar DGP Gupteshwar Pandey said,
“Rhea Chakraborty is totally exposed in the sense that she had a connection with drug peddlers. This has been established, that is why she has been arrested. The Narcotics Control Bureau must have found evidence against her. Three agencies are probing the matter. Let them do their job. Findings of NCB came to the fore, Rhea Chakraborty was arrested, there was a furore in the country. ED and CBI are still probing, findings will come and they will be alarming. I think Sushant will get justice.”
Rhea Chakraborty is in ‘Byculla Prison’ since 7 September 2020 and has been put into a single cell, which has no ceiling fan or a bed. Rhea’s cell is adjacent to Indrani Mukerjea in Byculla Jail, who was suspected of murdering her daughter, ‘Sheena Bora.’ Rhea Chakraborty’s cell is continuously being guarded by two guards in three shifts.
After Rhea’s arrest, her lawyer, Satish Maneshinde (as per PTI) said:
Once we get a copy of the order passed by the special NDPS court, we will decide next week on further course of action and about approaching the Bombay High Court.”