Rahul Bose

Award-Winning Actor | Director | Social Activist


Rahul Bose is a phenomenal actor, screenwriter, director, internationally recognized social activist, philanthropist and former Indian rugby union player.

Bose started his career as a theatre actor and soon bagged the lead role in 'English, August'. It gained Bose international recognition when it became the first Indian film to be purchased by 20th Century Fox and won several awards at international film festivals.

In 2003, Bose made his debut in mainstream Bollywood cinema with 'Jhankaar Beats' and was later seen in 'Mumbai Matinee', 'Chameli', 'Pyar Ke Side Effects' and more. He then acted in '15 Park Avenue' (2006), which won the National Film Award for Best Feature Film in English.

He became India's first Oxfam Global Ambassador in 2007 and is the founder and chair of Group Group, the governing body of 51 charities and NGOs in Mumbai. He is also an ambassador to the American Indian Foundation, the World Youth Peace Movement, and Planet Alert.

Bose offered his assistance in the relief efforts in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands after the 2004 Boxing Day tsunami. He launched a scholarship program that provides the education of underprivileged children from the Andaman and Nicobar Islands through his NGO, The Foundation. In 2011, he worked towards raising funds for victims of the Sikkim earthquake.

Awards and Accomplishments

Awards and Accomplishments

He was named ‘The superstar of Indian arthouse cinema’ by TIME magazine and ‘The Sean Penn of Oriental cinema’ by Maxim for his work in parallel cinema.

He received the Silver Screen Award for ‘Best Asian Actor’ at the 2000 Singapore International Film Festival for his performance in ‘A Mouthful of Sky’.

In 2001, he made his directorial debut with ‘Everybody Says I’m Fine!’ which won Bose the second prize for the ‘John Schlesinger Award’ for best directorial debut at the 2003 Palm Springs International Film Festival.

Why Rahul Bose?

Bose gave talks on gender equality and human rights at Oxford during the 2004 World Youth Peace Summit. In 2009, he toured Canada, lecturing on global climate change under the aegis of the Climate Action Network.

Bose delivers talks across the world. His motivational speeches on leadership, life choices, personal success, and public commitment have been shared with employees of notable corporations like Hewlitt-Packard, WNS-GS, The Taj Group of Hotels, and HSBC Bank.

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