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Rachana Banerjee

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Occupation  Actress
Parents  Rabindranath Banerjee
Role  Actress

Name  Rachana Banerjee
Years active  1994–present
Children  Pronil Basu
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Born  2.10.1974Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Spouse  Atanu Das (m. 2006), Siddhanta Manmohan Mahapatra (m. 2004–2005)
Movies  Sooryavansham, Bavagaru Bagunnara?, Kanyadanam, Poovarasan, Tulkalam
Similar People  Siddhanta Manmohan Mahapatra, Prosenjit Chatterjee, Rituparna Sengupta, Rachana Maurya, Koel Mallick

Rachana banerjee

Rachna Banerjee is an Indian film actress who has appeared in Odia, Bengali and Telugu films. She was 1994 Miss Kolkata and have won five beauty contests in India. She won Miss Beautiful Smile at the Miss India contest. She has also worked in some South Indian films.


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Early life and career

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Banerjee was born in Kolkata, West Bengal, India. She is the only child of her parents. Her original name is Jhumjhum Banerjee. Director Sukhen Das renamed her in her début film, Daan Protidan (1994).

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Banerjee won the Miss Calcutta contest in 1994. She won many beauty contest before her acting career. She has appeared in 35 Bengali films with Prosenjit Chatterjee. She has also done several Odia films, mostly with Siddhanta Mahapatra. She was also in the Hindi film Sooryavansham with Amitabh Bachchan. Some of her South Indian co-actors are Upendra and Chiranjivee.

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Apart from acting, Banerjee has also hosted the popular Bengali non-fiction TV show, Didi No. 1, which is aired on Zee Bangla on weekdays. On 5 April 2013 a fire broke out in the studio of Didi No. 1 at Tollygunge, and she fainted following a panic attack and was rushed to a city hospital (Aurobindo Seva Sadan) immediately.

Personal life

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Banerjee was married to Odia actor Siddhanta Mahapatra. They divorced in 2004 at a family court in Cuttack and she subsequently left the Odia Film Industry. She is currently married to Probal Basu and has a son, named Pronil Basu.


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  • Didi No. 1 (Anchor, season 2, 4, 6, 7)
  • Tumi Je Amar (Anchor, season 1) with Prosenjit Chatterjee
  • Awards

  • Kalakar Awards, Bharat Nirman Award, Odia State Film Award, Special Film Award by West Bengal State Govt, Tele Samman Award, ETV Bangla Film Award, Zee Bangla Sonar Songsar Award 2015 for Didi No 1 & Tumi Je Amar
  • References

    Rachana Banerjee Wikipedia