Purnendu Bhattacharya (Actor) Wiki, Age, Biography, Wife, Family, Lifestyle, Hobbies, & More…

Purnendu Bhattacharya (Actor) Wiki, Age, Biography, Wife, Family, Lifestyle, Hobbies, & More...

Who is Purnendu Bhattacharya?

Purnendu Bhattacharya is an Indian actor known for his roles in films and web series. He started his career in theatre and made his Bollywood debut in 2011 with the film ‘No One Killed Jessica’. Some of his notable works include ‘Thapad’, ‘Fukrey Returns’, ‘Flames’, and ‘Dr. Arora’. He has received acclaim for his versatile performances and has also worked as a health coach.


Full NamePurnendu Bhattacharya
Date of BirthYear 1965
Place of BirthNew Delhi
Age (as of 2024)56
FatherName not available (Deceased; Theatre Director and Actor)
MotherName not available (Homemaker)
SpouseRuna Bhattacharya (Health Coach)
Alma Mater Vinay Nagar Bengali Senior Secondary School, New Delhi; Bengali Boys Senior Secondary School, New Delhi
OrganizationTrinetra Foundation
Known forHis performance in the 2020 film ‘Thapad’, for which he won the FOI Online Award for Best Performance by an Ensemble Cast; His memorable roles in popular films like ‘Fukrey Returns’, ‘Romeo Akbar Walter’, and ‘Meenakshi Sundareshwar’
Hair ColourSalt and Pepper
Weight70 kg
Eye ColourDark Brown
Zodiac SignN/A

Early life

Purnendu Bhattacharya spent his early years in New Delhi, where he was born in 1965. His father, a theatre director and actor, sparked his interest in acting from a young age as he would attend rehearsals at home and memorize dialogues. He studied at Bengali Boys Senior Secondary School.


Purnendu Bhattacharya began his career in theatre, working as an actor and director in Bengali theatre productions. In 2011, at the age of 46, he made his Bollywood debut with ‘No One Killed Jessica’. Since then, he has acted in films like ‘Thapad’, ‘Fukrey Returns’, and web series such as ‘Flames’ and ‘Dr. Arora’, receiving acclaim for his versatile performances.


Purnendu Bhattacharya completed his schooling at Vinay Nagar Bengali Senior Secondary School and Bengali Boys Senior Secondary School in New Delhi. He later obtained a graduate degree.

Family and Affairs

Purnendu Bhattacharya is married to Runa Bhattacharya, who works as a health coach. The couple has two sons, Rishabh Bhattacharya, who is a doctor, and Imon Bhattacharya, who is a lawyer. Not much is known about his parents, except that his father was a theatre director and actor, while his mother is a homemaker.


Purnendu Bhattacharya has a height of 5’8” (173 cm). He has a well-built physique, weighing around 70 kg (150 lbs). He has dark brown eyes and salt-and-pepper hair. Known for his fit and active lifestyle, he maintains a disciplined workout routine.


Purnendu Bhattacharya’s notable achievements include winning the FOI Online Award for Best Performance by an Ensemble Cast for the film ‘Thapad’ in 2020, receiving critical acclaim for his versatile performances in films like ‘No One Killed Jessica’, ‘Fukrey Returns’, ‘Romeo Akbar Walter’, and web series such as ‘Flames’ and ‘Dr. Arora’.

Money Factor

Net WorthN/A
Salary / IncomeN/A

Trivia & Facts

  • He began memorizing dialogues and developed an interest in acting by attending theatre rehearsals at his home when he was just 4-5 years old.
  • To pursue theatre acting independently, he started tutoring children at the age of 18 to save money.
  • In 2008, he lost 13 kg in just three months through rigorous exercise and dieting, going from 92.5 kg to 79.5 kg.
  • He has appeared in comic skits for the popular YouTube channel ‘Alright!’.

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