, Kolkata, India
Rahul Bose is an Indian actor, screenwriter, director, social activist, and rugby union player. He has appeared in Hindi films including `Pyaar Ke Side Effects` and `Jhankaar Beats`. Time magazine named him "the superstar of Indian arthouse cinema" for his work in parallel cinema films like `English, August` and `Mr. and Mrs. Iyer`. He is also notable for his social activism: he participated in the relief efforts that followed the 2004 Boxing Day Tsunami and is also the founder of the anti-discrimination NGO, The Foundation. Bose is also a former member of India's international rugby team, the National Orange Indian Rugby Team.