Dev Adhikari who is commonly known as Dev is a very popular Bengali actor who is working in the Tollywood Film Industry. He is a very popular and famous personality in West Bengal. Dev Adhikari is also a politician who is part of the political party All India Trinamool Congress. This brief article is about Dev Adhikari and his personal information like his age, physical stats, wife, family, career, net worth, etc.
Brief Information about Dev Adhikari
- Name: Deepak Adhikari
- Nick Name: Dev
- Date of Birth: 25 December 1982
- Age: 38 years
- Father: Gurudas Adhikari
- Mother: Mousumi Adhikari
- Occupation: Actor, Producer, Politician
- Girlfriend/Wife: Rukmini Maitra (rumored)
- Net Worth: $6 Million
- Net Worth in Rupees: ₹50 Crores approx.
Deepak Adhikari also known as Dev, is a popular Bengali actor active in the Tollywood Industry. He is a celebrity and popular figure in West Bengal. He is mainly an actor but also produces films in his production house Dev Entertainment Ventures. Dev is also a politician who is working for the All India Trinamool Congress Party in West Bengal. All India Trinamool Congress is led by Mamata Banerjee.
Dev has been working with the Tollywood film industry since 2006. Since then he has appeared in more than 50 Films. Some of his fans even refer to him as “Mahanayak” which means the Biggest Actor. Legendary Bengali actors like Uttam Kumar and Prasenjit Chatterjee held the title of “Mahanayak” previously. During his peak, he was the most-watched film star and the only Bengali movie actor to sell the highest number of tickets on an opening day. People and fans from Bangladesh loves and adore Dev as much as people from West Bengal do.
Dev made his Tollywood debut as a lead actor with the film Agnishapat in the year 2006. He was cast opposite the famous Tollywood actress Rachana Banerjee. Agnishapat was the movie that opened the door for Dev in the Tollywood industry. Agnishapat was a decent movie that was loved by the audience and they saw a new hero in the form of Dev. Dev made his Tollywood debut as a lead actor at the age of 24 years.
Age and Early Life of Dev Adhikari
Age of Dev Adhikari
- Date of Birth: 25 December 1982
- Age: 38 years
- Place: Mahisha, Keshpur, West Bengal
Deepak Adhikari aka Dev was born on 25th December 1982. The age of Dev Adhikari is 38 years and at the end of 2021, he will be 39 years old. Dev was born in a village called Mahisha which is located near Keshpur town of West Bengal. His father’s name is Gurudas Adhikari and his mother’s name is Mousumi Adhikari.
Early Life and Family of Dev Adhikari
Dev is the eldest child and the only son of his family. His younger sister Deepali Adhikari is now married. Dev belonged to a business family. His father Gurudas Adhikari is a businessman who has a food-catering business. His mother Mousumi Adhikari is a housewife. Deepak Adhikari was a bright student. He spent his childhood staying with his uncle later moving to Mumbai to complete his studies. After moving to Mumbai he completed his studies at Purushottam High School in Bandra. Dev completed his graduation in Computer Engineering from Bharatiya Vidyapeeth University in Pune.
Dev started his career as a model for different brands. He was also busy giving auditions. He did his debut as a male lead in the film Agnishapat which didn’t turn out to be that good commercially. As a result, he didn’t get any films for the next few months but he was introduced to the film industry as an upcoming actor. But after a few months, he started getting new offers and those films turned out to be superhit films.
Film Career of Dev Adhikari
Dev started out as a newcomer in the Tollywood industry in 2006. Since then he has worked in more than 50 films out of which a maximum of the films turned out to be superhit films. Here is a list of all the films Dev did and what was the public response to those films.
Dev has done numerous films and played different characters in his career as an actor spanning over 16 years. He has a fair share of Hit and Super Hit films in his collection. We can say that he has very few flops which makes him one of the adored and loved actors in the Tollywood Industry. Dev has a very large fan base in India and Bangladesh and his movies are often accepted with big hearts by his fans.
Dev’s Career as a Producer
Dev Adhikari is an actor as well as producer. He has his own production house named Dev Entertainment Ventures. Till now he has produced 6 films out of which some were hit and the only film was a flop. Here are all the movies produced by Dev.
Girlfriend or Wife of Dev Adhikari
- Dev Wife: Not Married Yet
- Marital Status: Single
- Girlfriend: Rukmini Maitra
Dev is one of the most loved actors in the Tollywood Film Industry. He is often rumored to have been dating a fellow co-actor from the Tollywood Industry. Dev was rumored to have been dating Koyel Mallick, Subashree Ganguly, and Srabanti Chatterjee in the past but there is no confirmation about these rumors. But according to reports, Dev is now in a relationship with actress and co-star Rukmini Maitra who recently did her Bollywood debut with the movie Sanak opposite Vidyut Jammwal.
Dev doesn’t have a wife and he isn’t married. According to many reports, Dev will soon marry his long-term girlfriend Rukmini Maitra. Many people think that Dev is married and he is keeping the name of his wife hidden from the media but the truth is that he is still single and doesn’t have a wife.
Political Career of Dev Adhikari
Dev is also a Politician who is working with the All India Trinamool Congress Party. His constituency is Ghatal which is located in the West Medinipur district of West Bengal. In 2014, he won his first election for the All India Trinamool Congress from the Ghatal Constituency. Dev actively takes part in the election rallies before every election.
Net Worth of Dev Adhikari
- Dev Net Worth in USD: $6 Million
- Net Worth in Rupees: ₹50 Crores Approx.
- Source: Film Fees and Film Production, Endorsements
Dev is now the most famous and active celebrity in the Tollywood Film Industry. The net worth of Dev is around $6 Million USD or ₹50 Crores approximately. The main source of net worth and income of Dev is from the films he acts and produces. Dev charges around ₹30 Lakh to ₹50 Lakh per movie. He also endorses different brands such as Vivel from ITC, Shricon TMT Bars, Bakefresh Biscuits, etc. He charges around ₹10 – ₹15 lakhs per brand endorsement which also adds up to his income.