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Deepak Adhikari

Deepak Adhikari


Deepak Adhikari, who is more popularly known as Dev, is an actor, director, producer, and a politician. He is a Member of Parliament, representing the All India Trinamool Congress from the constituency of Ghatal. He was born in a village named Mahisha near Keshpur in West Bengal. Later, he moved to Mumbai, where he attended the Purushottam High School. He did his acting course at Kishore Namit Kapoor Acting Academy. He made his acting debut in 2005 in a movie named Agnishapath. His father used to have a food-catering service and his mother is a housewife.

Personal Life

Full Name Deepak Adhikari
Date of Birth 25 Dec 1982 (Age 39)
Place of Birth Keshpur, West Bengal
Party name All India Trinamool Congress
Education 10th Pass
Profession Film Artist
Father's Name Shri Gurupada Adhikari
Mother's Name Smt. Mousumi Adhikari


Permanent address Flat No. 29-B, Tower-4, South City,375, Prince Anwar Shaw Road,Kolkata-700108, West Bengal0903799999 (M)Fax : (033) 24999121
Present address Flat No. 26, South Avenue,New Delhi-11001109013869520 (M)
Contact number 9903799999/9830858888
Email adhikari.deepak@sansad.nic.in
Website http://www.devofficial.com/
Social Handles

Interesting Facts about Deepak Adhikari

Deepak, or Dev, was born on 25th December, or Christmas Day. He is one of the highest paid actors in Bengali cinema presently. He has been judge in the popular dance reality show Dance Bangla Dance. He gave his maiden speech in the Lok Sabha in Bengali language regarding the implementation of Ghatal Master Plan.

Political Timeline of Deepak Adhikari

  • 2014
    Deepak Adhikari was elected to 16th Lok Sabha from Ghatal constituency. He defeated Santosh Rana of CPI by 424,805 votes.
  • 1Sep. 2016
    He became a Member of Standing Committee on Defence.
  • 1 Sep. 2014 - 31 Aug. 2016
    Member, Standing Committee on Industry and Member.
  • He was appointed as Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Food Processing Industries.

Deepak Adhikari Early Life

  • 2011
    After giving special appearances in many TV shows he became the main coach and judge of Dance Bangla Dance. He replaced Mithun Chakraborty.
  • 2009
    Dev made a comeback to acting in movie 'Challenge', opposite Subhashree Ganguly. The movie was a huge hit in West Bengal. He became popular with this movie. Later he gave back to back hit movies like Shedin Dekha Hoyechilo, Khokababu, Paglu, etc.
  • 2005
    Made his acting debut in movie Agnishapath. His acting career did not get pace till 2008.


Dev won his first ever Lok Sabha elections in 2014. As an actor, Dev has won quite a few awards, including the Mahanayak Samman by the West Bengal government and the NABC International Bangla Film Award for his role in Zulfikar. Also, Dev received the STAR Ananda Shera notun Protibha Award, Shera Bangali Awards 2010. Dev topped the list Calcutta Times Most Desirable Men in the year 2013.
Net Worth13.5 CRORE
Liabilities1.75 CRORE

Disclaimer: The information relating to the candidate is an archive based on the self-declared affidavit filed at the time of elections. The current status may be different. For the latest on the candidate kindly refer to the affidavit filed by the candidate with the Election Commission of India in the recent election.

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