Rahul Bose

Profession: Actor, screenwriter, director, rugby player, social activist


Father of Rahul Bose

Rupen Bose (Marketing consultant)

Mother of Rahul Bose

Late Kumud Bose

Sister of Rahul Bose

Anuradha Bose Ansari (Elder sister)

Favourite Actress of Rahul Bose

Konkona Sen Sharma

Favourite Authors/Writers of Rahul Bose

Haruki Murakami, Bruce Chatwin, Anthony Bourdain

Favourite Books of Rahul Bose

Ulysses by James Joyce, Brando: The Biography by Peter Manso, Elia Kazan: A Life, The Glass Palace by Amitav Ghosh

Favourite Food of Rahul Bose

Shami kebabs, Baingan ka bharta, Haagen-Dazs Belgian Chocolate ice-cream

Favourite Musicians/Bands of Rahul Bose

Radiohead, Bhimsen Joshi, Billie Holiday

Controversy of Rahul Bose

Rahul Bose garnered widespread criticism when he made a statement regarding the Nirbhaya rape case. The actor said that the rapists should be given a chance to 'reform' if they show genuine remorse and guilt for their heinous act. Even after media backlash, Bose refused to apologize for his comments.  

Information about Rahul Bose

Unlike other families where fathers push their kids towards sports, Bose was instead introduced to Rugby and Boxing by his mother. Additionally, he played Cricket under the guidance of late cricketer Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi.  Out of all the above-mentioned sports, Bose chose Rugby. As a part of the Indian National Rugby team, he even participated in Asian Rugby Football Union Championship in 1998.  His first acting role came at the age of 6, when he played the lead in his school play- Tom, the Piper's Son.  In the year 2007, he adopted six children from the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. He even raised INR 2.4 million for their education and upbringing.  In order to prepare for his role as a roving water vendor for the film Split Wide Open (1998), Bose observed a drug-dealer in a Mumbai slum for 2 weeks. For this film, he was awarded the Silver Screen Award for Best Asian Actor at the 2000 Singapore International Film Festival.  As a social activist, he has participated in a number of National and Global concerns like Narmada Bacho Andolan, 2004 World Youth Peace Summit, Copenhagen World Climate Change Summit (2009), etc.  After passing school, Bose applied to 18 different universities in the United States. However, he was rejected each time.  Rahul Bose is an all-rounder from a tender age. From acting to sports, Bose has excelled in every field he has chosen.  After his mother's demise, Bose started looking for a full-time job. As a result, he started working as a copywriter at a radio and TV signals distribution company, Rediffusion.  Does Rahul bose smoke: Not Known  Bose was once named as Time Magazine's 'superstar of the Indian arthouse cinema' and 'Maxim's Sean Penn of oriental cinema'.  Bose's debut film (as a lead), English, August was the first ever Indian film to be bought by 20th Century Fox, an American film distribution company.  Does Rahul Bose drink alcohol: Not Known 


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