December 7, 2022

Biography Kalkata Bengali Film Actor Jeet

Jeet is a producer, television judge, Indian actor, and television presenter who predominantly works in Bengali cinema.

Born Jeetendra Madnani

30 November 1978 (age 43)

Kalighat, Kolkata

Nationality Indian
Occupation Actor Model Singer Producer
Years active 1993–present
Notable work
  • Sathi
  • Awara
  • The Royal Bengal Tiger
  • Boss: Born to Rule
  • Boss 2: Back to Rule
  • Sultan: The Saviour
Spouse Mohna Ratlani ​(m. 2011)
Children 1

Personal life of Jeet

jeetHe was born into a Sindhi family. He had reportedly been in a relationship with his co-star Swastika Mukherjee during the shooting of the film Mastan. Jeet subsequently married Mohna Ratlani, a school teacher from Lucknow, India, on 24 February 2011. They became parents to a daughter on 12 December 2012.

Career of Jeet

Hebstarted his modeling career in 1993. His first acting assignment was Bishabriksha (1994–95), a Bengali TV series directed by Bishnu Palchaudhuri. He made his big-screen debut with Chandu (2001), a Telugu film. His first success came in 2002, opposite Priyanka Trivedi, through Sathi, a highly successful romantic drama, directed by Haranath Chakraborty, for which he won the Bengal Film Journalists’ Association – Most Promising Actor Award and Anandalok Awards for Best Actor. In the same year, he acted in the Bengali remake of Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar. This initial success was followed by other critical and commercial successes, including Nater Guru, Sangee, Bandhan, and Buddha. In 2005, he acted alongside Koel Mallick in Nater Guru, which was released to critical and commercial success and fetched him his second Anandalok Award for Best Actor. This success was short-lived as Jeet starred in some commercial failures, including Saathihara, Priyotoma, and Ghatak but this failure was short-lived starred in Jor, which became a box office hit.

2010 proved to be a commercially successful year for him as he starred in Wanted and Dui Prithibi, both of which were critically and commercially successful ventures; the latter being the highest grosser of 2010, according to a study conducted by FICCI & Deloitte. In 2013, he appeared in the crime thriller Boss: Born to Rule, which was Jeet’s first pan-India release. The film proved to be one of the biggest hits of 2013, grossing ₹67.5 million (US$900,000) and also earning him his first Filmfare Awards East nomination.

From 2014 to 2016, he has starred in many films, including four critically and commercially successful ventures – the psychological thriller The Royal Bengal Tiger, the comedy thriller Bachchan, the action-comedy Badsha The Don, and more recently the action drama Abhimaan and in 2018 the action thriller film Bagh Bandi Khela released on 16 November 2018.

On television, he appeared on several reality shows and also hosted some, including Koti Takar Baaji and Bigg Boss Bangla.

Brand endorsements of Jeet

A relatively small budget ad of a regional brand of men’s underwear had Jeet in the lead. He became the brand ambassador of Fashion at Big Bazaar (a unit of Future Group) on 18 September 2013. In 2005, a special Durga Puja campaign of Thums Up launched Jeet as their brand ambassador in West Bengal. Jeet launched the Times Food Guide 2012 in Kolkata.

Sports ventures

Jeet was also the ex-captain of the Bengal Tigers in the Celebrity Cricket League. Jeet had also acquired the Kolkata franchise of the first-ever multi-nation 2016 Premier Futsal season that started on 15 July 2016. The team is known as “Kolkata 5s” as each franchise was similarly named in the inaugural season.


Year Award Film
2003 Bengal Film Journalists’ Association Awards Sathi
2003 Anandalok Awards Sathi
2005 Anandalok Awards Manik
2006 Anandalok Awards Piyotama
2008 Anandalok Awards Krishnakanter Will
2010 Zee Bangla Gourab Somman Awards Wanted
2010 Anandalok Puraskar Wanted
2013 Tele Cine Awards Deewana
2013 Tele Cine Awards[ Deewana
2014 Filmfare Awards East Boss
2014 Kalakar Awards Boss

In 2021, he starred in Baazi, a film made under his production house Jeetz Filmworks, opposite Mimi Chakraborty. The film is an official remake of the 2016 Telugu film Nannaku Prematho. It was released in October during the Puja holidays. In 2022, he starred in Raavan, a film made under his production house Jeetz Filmworks, opposite Tanushree Chakraborty. It is released on Eid-ul-Fitr.

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