Mithun Chakraborty turns 71! Listing some of his wealthiest possessions
The original Disco Dancer, Mithun Chakraborty, is one of the biggest stars in India. Coming from humble roots, the National Award winner has acted in hundreds of movies. On TV, he's mostly seen as a guest judge on dance reality shows. Although Chakraborty says, "I've never run after money," he has amassed an impressive wealth over the years. On his 71st birthday, let's explore.
With a net worth of Rs. 290 crore, Chakraborty is the owner of several housing properties across the country, along with an awe-inspiring bungalow in Mumbai and a luxury hotel chain. A true connoisseur of top-class vehicles, he owns many sophisticated four-wheelers such as Mercedes-Benz, Ford Endeavor, Volkswagen, and Toyota Fortuner. Chakraborty also earns well through several endorsements he does across numerous channels.
Through the years, Chakraborty has worked prolifically in movies. The celebrated man released about 30 movies in 1998-1999 and was the highest taxpayer then. As per reports, he charged Rs. 2cr for appearing as the top judge in ZEE TV's Dance India Dance. Also, he has been associated with politics for years. Ahead of the recently-concluded Bengal elections, he joined the Bharatiya Janata Party.
While Chakraborty initially bought a house in Bandra, he later moved to a 1.5-acre bungalow in Madh Island with family. The majestic plot is expected to be worth more than Rs. 45 crore! However, it is not solely for humans, as Chakraborty takes care of innumerable dogs and birds and has high-tech kennels built. He also has fields for plantations and gardening.
Acting and endorsements are not Chakraborty's only source of income, as he heads The Monarch Group of Hotels. Under the banner, there are scenic hotels set up in various places. This includes the swanky hotels in Ooty. Moreover, hotels owned by the Dance Dance star operate in Masinagudi, Tamil Nadu, and Mysuru in Karnataka. Now you know where to stay on your next trip!