Samrat Chakrabarti is a British-American film actor and musician of Indian descent. Chakrabarti's feature film debut came in 2004 in Spike Lee's She Hate Me. Early in his career, he starred opposite Molly Shannon in The Wedding Weekend and then in Manish Acharya's Loins of Punjab Presents. He also had a role in the Australian film, The Waiting City. His film, The War Within, was nominated for an Indie Spirit Award while Bombay Summer, starring Tannishtha Chatterjee won Best Film at the 2009 MIAAC Film Festival. Chakrabarti starred opposite Rebecca Hazelwood in Kissing Cousins and made an appearance in the Yash Raj-produced Bollywood film, New York. Chakrabarti played the character Rishi, a menacing gangster in Ajay Naidu’s Ashes. He will be seen soon in Murder in the Dark, produced by Napoleon Dynamite’s Chris Wyatt. He has also made appearance in Vishwaroopam.
Chakrabarti has also appeared in television productions. He has appeared on In Treatment (HBO) as Irrfan Khan’s son, 30 Rock (NBC) opposite Alec Baldwin, Bored to Death (HBO), Blue Bloods (CBS) opposite Tom Selleck, Law & Order: Criminal Intent (NBC) opposite Chris Noth, Law & Order (NBC), Love Monkey (CBS), The Sopranos (HBO) opposite James Gandolfini, and All My Children. Chakrabarti was a recurring character on FX’s Damages opposite Ted Danson.
Born on: 22 August, 1975
Born in: London, England