Chandan Roy Sanyal is an Indian actor who is known for his work in the Hindi and Bengali language films of India.
After graduating with a degree in mathematics, he made his acting debut in the 2006 film Rang de Basanti, in a minor role. He then received critical acclaim for his supporting roles in the 2009 caper thriller film Kaminey and in his Bengali debut, the 2010 film Mahanagar@Kolkata. Sanyal then went on to receive recognition for his performances in the 2012 Bengali drama film Aparajita Tumi and as an insomniac artist in the 2013 romantic drama Prague.
Born and brought up in Delhi, Chandan hails from a Bengali family. Chandan studied at Zakir Husain College, DU and has an Honors degree in Mathematics.
He made his hindi film debut as Batukeshwar Dutt in 2006's Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra film Rang De Basanti but his big break came with Vishal Bharadwaj's 2009 movie Kaminey where he got a lot of appreciation from the critics as well as audience. Chandan also did an excellent job in the latest 2012 film "Aparajita Tumi". He has been signed on as one of the two leads in the film Kaanchi.