From Teen Diva to India's most discussed woman, Rhea Chakraborty's life in limelight

Sushant Singh Rajput's girlfriend Rhea Chakraborty who is curuntly under judicial custody in drugs case by the Narcotics Control Bureau(NCB). Since the actor's death , VJ-turned-actress Chakraborty has been making waves all over the headlines, but did you ever wonder who is Rhea Chakraborty?

A girl from Army background to a VJ: Meet Sushant Singh Rajput's girlfriend Rhea Chakraborty


Army family background

Rhea Chakraborty was born into a Bengali family in Bangalore, Karnataka, India on July 1 1992. Her father was an Indan Army officer. She did her schooling from Army Public School Ambala Cantt, Ambala. 


Teen Diva

Rhea Chakraborty started her television career in 2009 with MTV India's 'Teen Diva' where she was the first runner-up. She later auditioned to be a VJ at MTV and was selected. She has hosted several MTV shows.


Debut in Bollywood

After making her acting debut in the Telugu film 'Tuneega Tuneega' in 2012, Rhea entered Bollywood under a Yash Raj banner movie called 'Mere Dad Ki Maruti' the following year. The film won rave reviews and did well at the box office. It co-starred Saqib Saleem.


Movies in Rhea's bag

Over the years Rhea Chakraborty's films failed to create any impact at the box office. In the last eight years since her debut film, Rhea has featured in seven movies. Unfortunately, all her films tanked at the box-office. 

Rhea has appeared in 'Bank Chor', 'Half Girlfriend', 'Dobaara: See Your Evil', and 'Jalebi'.


Love affair

Rhea Chakraborty met Sushant Singh Rajput at a party in April 2019, and the couple started dating soon after. The couple moved in together in December 2019. On 14 June 2020, Rajput was found dead at his home in Bandra, Mumbai, six days after she had moved out of his house. The actor's father has accussed her of abetment to suicide. The CBI is still probing the case.