Who does not know Anandi? Balika Vadhu’s main lead created waves in the industry during its launch. The show started with child artists as the main lead. It showcased several new events and activities that made the show popular. Pratyusha Banerjee came in after the serial took a leap. She is popularly known as Anandi who was the main lead in the show. The show focuses on several difficulties that a woman faces in a traditional and Orthodox environment. Her role was widely accepted and loved by the audience. Pratyusha aka Anandi is a widely known character in the television industry now.
Pratyusha was born in Jamshedpur in Jharkhand in the year 1991. When the serial was to have 5 years of leap, people became very eager to know who is going to play the character. Pratyusha gained good popularity and love in her very first show.
Balika Vadhu is one of the most famous shows being aired on Colors. The show was inspired by the evils prevailing in society. It shows the hardships women faced within an orthodox environment. Anandi was one of the characters who gets married at a very young age. The journey starts after her marriage with Jagdish. Her in-laws are very supportive and treat her like her own child. While Jagdish’s grandmother is really strict and always finds some or the other fault in Anandi. Anandi wants to get educated like Jadish but she is not allowed to attend school. Her in-laws are really supportive and help her in getting admission in the same school where Jagdish studies. Anandi proves to a better student than Jagdish. She is encouraged by her in-laws. Though married, Anandi and Jagdish are small kids. Small fights between them made the story even more interesting.
Pratyusha Banerjee and Shashank Vyas (Jagdish) enter the show after a leap of 5 years. Jagdish is sent for further studies while Anandi stays back home. The show starts when Jagdish finishes with his studies and is all set to return back to her parents. However later Jagsidh finds love in another woman in Mumbai. He gets married to her and cheats Anandi. Anandi is forced to marry another man who loves her deeply. She gets married to Siddharth Shukla aka Shiv who does not care about her past. She does not have the same feeling for Shiv in the beginning but falls in love with him with time.
Balika Vadhu was not only famous for its different story line but the chemistry between Pratyusha Banerjee and Shashank Vyas made the show even more interesting. Pratyusha perfectly fit into the role and won many hearts.
Pratyusha Banerjee is a Bengali girl who was born and brought up in Jamshedpur. She completed her college from the reputed college St. Xaviers college in Kolkata. Many celebrities have completed their gradtuatoin from the same college. Pratyusha Banerjee in a recent interview said that she was very happy with her life. She wanted to focus on her career right now. She is enjoying all the fame and popularity. She has been changing her wordrobe every month and is planning to buy a house for herself in Mumbai.
However after living the character of Anandi for some years, Pratyusha has decided to quit the show. The news upset many audiences and spread like fire. Rumors stated that she was about to quit the show to debut in Bollywood. When asked in an interview she said that the news was rubbish and she didn’t quit television for Bollywood. She has been replaced with Toral Rasputara. When asked Pratusha about Toral she said that it could take some time for the audience to accept her. She was happy with her move and was getting ready to start her career in Bollywood. Sources have a different story with them. They state that she has already given the screen test for the film. The information about the movie is being kept under wraps for now.
Pratyusha in an interview said that she didn’t have any films in her kitty. She didn’t have any plans to enter into movies right now. She met Mahesh Bhatt for a movie but things didn’t work out and the project was cancelled. She also added people were predicting strange reasons for her decision to quit Balika Vadhu. She confirmed that all of them were false.
After Pratyusha left the show there have been several complaints pouring in from the viewers. They were not happy with Toral’s performance. Toral is a mature actress. Her pair with Shiv is not that appealing. There was a demand to get the original Anandi back to the show. Hence there were talks to get in the old Anandi. Latest news state that Pratyusha has accepted the offer and will start her shoot very soon. She will be starting her shoot after a hike in her pay.
Pratyusha was also seen in Jhalak Dikhlaja season 5. She was an ordinary performer. However her health didn’t allow her to create a magic in the show. She was very soon eliminated from the show. Pratyusha was seen in a new avatar in Jhalak. Though she could not sizzle on the dance floor, she got a lot of support from the audience. She was eliminated from the show due to stomach infection. There were many other Jhalak participants who performed despite having a bad health condition. Sources from the industry say that her health was not the only cause for her elimination. Her not up to the mark performance was also then reason for her elimination. There were rumors that Avika Gor, the little Anandi was to replace Pratyusha in Jhalak. Her transformation was seen from ghagra choli to figure hugging dresses.
Recent news has stated that Pratyusha was going to replace Tina Dutta in Uttran. This news really created waves in the industry. The news was really unbelievable. People could not believe that Colors TV is offering role to a star who just left one of their shows. Some said that this was not a news but a rumor. Tina simply rubbished the news. She said that why would channel chose to bring back the actress who left one of the most popular shows. However, Pratyusha was not available for comments.
Wishing Pratyusha a successful life.