Arpita Mukherjee is an Indian Kolkata actress, model, and television personality. Arpita Mukherjee is famous for her involvement in West Bengal Primary School teacher jobs scam along with the West Bengal minister Partha Chatterjee.
Arpita Mukherjee was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on 23rd July 2022 along with Partha Chatterjee. Check all the details below about Arpita Mukherjee Wiki, Age, Height, Family, Parents, Husband, Biography, Facts & More.
Arpita Mukherjee was born on 10th June 1983 (Age: 39 years; As of 2022) in Belgharia, West Bengal. Her nationality is Indian and her ethnicity is Bengali.
Her zodiac sign is Gemini. Her current residence is in Tollygunge, West Bengal, India.
Arpita Mukherjee belongs to the Kulin Brahmin caste. She follows Hinduism (religion).
Arpita Mukherjee completed her schooling at Ramakrishna Sarada Mission Sister Nivedita Girls’ School, Kolkata. After completing schooling, she joined the Scottish Church College, Kolkata for completing her graduation.
Height: 5′ 7″ inches
Weight: 58 kg
Hair Colour: Hazel Brown
Eye Colour: Dark Brown
Body Mesurements: 38-27-38 inches
Shoe Size: 6 UK
Piercing: Ears & Nose
Family, Parents, & Husband
Arpita Mukherjee was born into a medium-class Kulin Brahmin family in West Bengal. Arpita Mukherjee’s father’s name is not disclosed but his father was a central government employer and her mother name is Minati Mukherjee (housewife).
Arpita Mukherjee has one sister also. According to the media reports, Arpita Mukherjee is married to a businessman (husband) from Jhargram, but not much information is available about her relationship with her husband. As per Zee News, Arpita got separated from her husband.
Career & Profession
Arpita Mukherjee started her career in minor movie roles in different Bengali and Odia films.
Arpita Mukherjee has appeared in the Bengali films “Partner” in 2008, “Mama Bhagne” in 2009, “Jeena the endless love” in 2009, “Bhoot in Roseville” in 2010, and “Bidehir Khonje Rabindrahath” in 2011.
Also, Arpita Mukherjee has appeared in Odia films including “Bande Utkala Janani” in 2008, “Prem Rogi” in 2009, “Mu Kana Ete Kharap” in 2010, and “Kemiti a Bandhana” in 2011, and “Raju Awara” in 2012.
Arpita Mukherjee was in trending for the controversy that she was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) for her involvement in West Bengal Primary School teacher jobs scam along with the West Bengal minister Partha Chatterjee.
The government department of ED seized Rs. 21 Crores including gold jewelry worth Rs. 79 lakh and Rs. 54 lakh forex, along with 22 mobiles from her flat and also alleged that Arpital ran twelve shell companies. In a media statement, ED said,
We have found documents from Arpita’s Joka flat which indicated that she was operating several shell companies for financial maneuvers.
After her arrest by Enforcement Directorate, Arpita was linked to being a close aid of Trinamool Congress (TMC) Minister Partha Chatterjee (who was mainly involved in a primary teacher recruitment scam and was also arrested by the ED on 23rd July 2022).
This can be link-up when a photo of Partha Chatterjee and Arpita went viral on social media like Instagram in which they both were seen attending a function wearing the same color clothes.
Later, also a picture went viral of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee with Arpita on social media. Which Trinamool Congress (TMC) government was also alleged of being involved in this scam.
But West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee talked about the allegations against her and said,
I go for inauguration of many pujas. How am I supposed to know whom the organizers have invited? How could I know that she was Partha’s friend? I do not spare even my party if they are at fault. I do not and will not spare my own minister if found guilty.
After the first raid, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) department conducted more raids on Arpita flats and recovered another Rs. 28 Crore Cash from her Belghoria flat in North 24-Parganas, West Bengal. Also, ED recovered 5 kg of gold from her residence and with this, the total amount of cash recovered from her residence is amount Rs. 50 Crore.
Arpita Mukherjee’s exact net worth is not known. But she earns a good lifestyle income from her acting and modeling career.
Arpita Mukherjee got many modeling projects. She was living a good lifestyle also.
Amazing Facts of Arpita Chatterjee
- Since childhood, Arpita Mukherjee is interested in acting.
- Arpita has launched her own official website.
- Arpita Mukherjee has also been featured in lots of magazine articles.
- Arpita Mukherjee also shares her lip-sync videos and Instagram reels on social media profiles.
- As per his Instagram posts, she modeled for many clothing, jewelry, and local fashion brands.
- After his scam was exposed Arpita was taken to the Joka ESI Hospital for a medical test after her arrest in the Primary School recruitment scam. The hospital declared that she is fit and fine after which Arpita was taken into custody till 3rd August 2022.
- Arpita Mukherjee shares many motivational quotes on her Instagram profile.
- Arpita’s hobbies include traveling and dancing.
- After Arpita’s father’s death, she was offered his father’s job as a Central government employer but she deny the offer and continued doing her modeling.
- Arpita Mukherjee celebrated her birthday, and special occasions with the orphans and spend her time.
- Arpita Mukherjee was interested in modeling since her college days and started her career as a model in 2004.
- She owns three nail salons in Patuli, on Lake View Road, and in Baranagar. Arpita also worked as a nail artist. In a media interview, Arpita’s mother said that she also owned a production house.
- On 25th June 2022, amid Arpita’s interrogation Swapna Chakraborty (Arpita’s aunt) also accused her of making underground bunkers in her home in Mathurabati village in Jangipara, West Bengal to hide the scam money. His aunt also said that Arpita Mukherjee and Partha Chatterjee used to help their relatives get jobs in various government sectors.
- She owned three luxury cars.
- Arpita Mukherjee also doing Yoga.
- Her college friends talked about how she is a bright student in an interview.
- Some directors who worked with Arpita Mukherjee in Bengali and Odia films, said that they couldn’t believe Arpita’s involvement in such a Primary School recruitment scam because when directors worked with Arpita, she used to travel via bus or secondhand car to the sets.
- Arpita Mukherjee regularly goes to the gym and posts pictures of her daily workout on Instagram.
- Arpita Mukherjee also played the main role in the promotional campaigns of “Naktala Udayan Sangha” (the most prominent Durga Puja Committee in Kolkata) in 2019 and 2020. At that time, Partha Chatterjee was the chief financier of the committee.
- According to her Instagram posts, we know that Arpita know Partha Chatterjee for a long time.
- Also, Arpita Mukherjee supports Partha Chatterjee and appeared in many political rallies with Partha Chatterjee.
- Arpita Mukherjee is also an avid dog lover and often posts pictures of them on Instagram.
- Also Arpita Mukherjee’s private photos and videos with Partha Chatterjee viral by News18India.
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