Pratyusha Banerjee Age, Net Worth, Affairs, Career, Boyfriend, Family, Biography and More

Pratyusha Banerjee

About Pratyusha Banerjee

Pratyusha Banerjee was a beautiful Indian actress. And she was born on 10 August 1991 in Jamshedpur, Jharkhand, India. She grew up in a traditional Bengali family. She was a trained classical dancer and a good singer. Pratyusha did her first stage show ‘Kalidas’ when she was 17 years old.

She acted in the play Ashadh Ka Ek Din. She also did small modeling jobs in Kolkata before getting her role in Balika Vadhu. She had said that she never thought that she would become an actress until she was given the chance to play the role of Badi Anandi after the five-year leap in Balikavadhu. She initially wanted to become a model but her height became an issue.

They gained fame and popularity for their roles as Anandi Jagdish Singh and Anandi Shivraj Shekhar in the drama series Balika Vadhu – Kachhi Umar Ke Pakke Rishtey on Colors TV. When the actress left the show, many viewers were extremely disappointed and there were some fans who signed a petition to bring Pratyusha back on the show. But she said that she needed to take care of her sick mother.

She was also offered a film by Vikram Bhatt, however, the actress promised to stay only on television. She joined in 2011 and followed it up with a small role in the dance reality show, Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 5 – Dancing with the Stars in 2012. In 2013, she participated in the reality show, Bigg Boss 7 but was evicted on the 63rd day.

She made a comeback as Sagarika Chattopadhyay, an NRI who came to India from London in the Hindi series Hum Hain Na opposite Kanwar Dhillon on Sony Entertainment Television. Recently she was roped in to co-host the Hindi crime-based show, Savdhaan India – India Fights Back on Life OK along with Hiten Tejwani and Sushant Singh.


NamePratyusha Banerjee
Nick NamePratyusha
Famous ForAnandi (Balika Vadhu)


Date of Birth10 August 1991
Age24 Years ( During Death)
Birth placeJamshedpur, Jharkhand, India
Home TownJamshedpur, Jharkhand, India
Zodiac signLeo
Food HabitsNon Vegetarian
SchoolNot Known
College/ UniversitySt. Xaviers College, Kolkata
Educational qualificationNot Known


Height5’2” (158cm)
Weight (approx.)55kg
Figure (approx.)34-28-34
Hair colorBlack
Eye colorBlack


Marital StatusUnmarried
Boyfriend/ HusbandMakrand Malhotra (Businessman)
Rahul Raj Singh (Actor & Producer)


Father Shankar Banerjee
MotherSoma Banerjee
BrotherNot Known
SisterNot Known


Favorite FoodIndian Food
Favorite ActorSalman khan ,Shah rukh Khan
Favorite ActressPriyanka Chopra, Deepika Padukone
Favorite colorRed, Black
Favorite FilmPrem Ratan Dhan Payo (2015), Bahubali(2015) and Dangal(2016).
Favorite Sports PersonVirat Kohli, M.S.Dhoni
Favorite singerSunidhi chauhan, Neha Kakkar And Arijit Singh
Favorite DressWestern Dress, Jeans and top
Favorite DestinationMauritius, Rajasthan, london

Hobbies and Money Factor

HobbiesCooking, shopping and singing
Net Worth$20 million 


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Pratyusha Banerjee


She was in a relationship with actor and businessman Makrand Malhorta, but later filed a complaint against the actor for threatening and abusing her over phone. Their two-year relationship ended in 2013.

Pratyusha was in a relationship with Rahul Raj Singh, who is a model, actor and producer. The couple also participated in a reality show, which aired on Sony TV in the year 2015. However, the beautiful actress was later found dead at her residence on April 1, 2016. And she had committed suicide by hanging.

  • Did Pratyusha Banerjee smoke?: No
  • Did Pratyusha Banerjee drink alcohol too?: Yes
  • Pratyusha replaced child artist Avika Gor in the serial Balika Vadhu after she was elected by public vote.
  • Pratyusha became a close friend of TV actress Kamya Punjabi.
  • Even in the year 2014, Pratyusha got very drunk in a party.
  • Pratyusha also participated in the dance reality show Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 5 in the year 2012.
  • In the year 2013 too, Pratyusha went to Bigg Boss 7 house but was evicted after 2 months.
  • In 2015, Pratyusha also participated in Sony TV’s adventure show Power Couple along with her boyfriend Rahul Raj.
  • Pratyusha started her career with a supporting role in the show Rakht Sangh, which also included the role of Vaani (Akshara’s wife played by Hina Khan) in Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai on Star Plus.
  • Pratyusha was signed as Anandi in the Indian TV soap-opera Balika Vadhu in the year 2010 and as the lead actress replacing Avika Gor.
  • According to the actress, Banerjee was selected through an expert search, in which she beat contestants Nivedita Tiwari from Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India, and Ketki Chitale from Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.
  • Even after the success of the show, the actress joined Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa season five.
  • Pratyusha left the dance show saying that Banerjee was not keeping calm during dance rehearsals.
  • Even in the year 2013, Pratyusha became one of the most aggressive persons in Bigg Boss Season 7.

FAQs – (Frequently Asked Questions)

Q1. What is the religious belief of Pratyusha Banerjee?
Ans : She believed in Hindu religion.

Q2. What is the zodiac sign of Pratyusha Banerjee?
Ans : The zodiac sign according to the date of birth was Leo.

Q3. What was the profession of Pratyusha Banerjee?
Ans : She was an actress.

Q4. How old was Pratyusha Banerjee?
Ans : Pratyusha Banerjee is 24 years old (at the time of death).

Q5. Where is the birth place of Pratyusha Banerjee?
Ans : The birthplace of Pratyusha Banerjee is Jamshedpur, Jharkhand, India.

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