Priyanka Udhwani is an actress who has worked in Bollywood movies as well as Hindi TV serials. The actress forayed into acting with the movie Humko Deewana Kar Gaye. The actress got this role by chance when she was only a college student. The makers of the movie chose her from her college for this film. She played the role of Bipasha Basu’s buddy in the flick. The role was small. After the film, the actress went back to her studies.

After her studies, her acting journey restarted when she was asked to give an audition for a TVcomedy series, titled I Luv My India, in 2012 which was to be broadcasted on SAB TV. It was the first time that the actress gave a formal audition for a role. After this, the actress has not looked back in her career. The actress wishes to play all types of characters, ranging from positive to negative characters.

The actress’ most famous role is in the TV serial Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai, a prime time show on the channel Star Plus. She is seen playing the role of Karishma Naman Agarwal on the show. She joined the show in 2014 and is seen donning a central character. She shares screen space with actors like Hina Khan, Karan Mehra, Rohan Mehra and Shivangi Joshi. She is also seen in the dubbed version of the same show. The name of the Tamil dubbed version is Uravugal Thodarkanthai. It is telecasted on Star Vijay channel. The name of the Telugu dubbed version is Pellante Noorella Panta. It is telecasted on MAA TV. Priyanka admitted in an interview that it was in her destiny to become an actress. She aims to do both movies as well as TV serials in future and aspires to portray versatile roles.

Rachna Banerjee

Rachna Banerjee, 1994 Miss Kolkata, is a Bengali actress. Her real name is Jhumjhum Banerjee. She held the title of Miss Beautiful Smile at the Miss India contest. Rachna has also won five other beauty contests. She has also worked in some South Indian films. Rachna Banerjee, the only child of her parents, was born on 2 October, 1974, in Kolkata. Firstly, Banerjee got married to Siddhanta Mahapatra, but later they got divorced, and she married Probal Basu, Deputy Manager of Tata AIG. The couple has a son, Pronil Basu. She made her debut with the Bengali movie, Daan Protidan. Rachna has worked in South Indian and Odia movies as well. In Sooryavansham, she had the opportunity to work with the legend of Bollywood, Amitabh Bachchan. She worked alongside Prosenjit Chatterjee in 35 Bengali movies. In most of her South Indian movies, she has been casted alongside Upendra and Chiranjivee, and in most of her Odia films, she has worked with Siddhanta Mahapatra. Other than acting, Rachna has hosted season 1 of ‘Tumi Je Amar’, with Prosenjit Chatterjee and famous Bengali TV show, Didi No.1 (Season 2, 4, 6). Another Version of this Bio... Rachana Banerjee, born on 2nd of October, 1978, in Kolkata, West Bengal, is an Indian film and television actress. She has been working in the film and television industry since 1994. Rachna Banerjee is an Indian actress, born in Kolkata, West Bengal. She has featured in some Bengali, Odia, Tamil and other regional movies, along with one Bollywood movie. Rachna had been involved in the glamorous career of television long before she actually started working in the movies. Before appearing on big screens, she took part in quite a number of beauty pageants and even won a few. Her career jump started after she won the Miss Kolkata Beauty contest in 1994. After that, she proceeded to win another 5 beauty competitions, both regional and national, among which, winning Miss Beautiful Smile at Miss India contest made her even more famous. After her promising career at modeling, she featured in a number of big screen projects. She started with acting in Bengali films, and later, was part of a number of other regional films. She worked with co-star Prosenjit Chatterjee in most of her Bengali movies, with Siddhanta Mahapatra in her Odia films, and with Upendra and Chiranjeevi in her Kannada and Telugu films. Her first Bengali movie was Daan Protidan, released in 1994. Later, in the same year, her other two Bengali movies, ‘Tapasya’ and ‘Amodini’, released. Her most recent Bengali movie is Boudi.com, which released in the year 2015. She also worked in the Bollywood movie, ‘Sooryavansham’, with Amitabh Bachchan. In the year 2004, she got married to Siddhanta Mahapatra, but later divorced him. She then tied the knot with Probal Basu in 2007 and has a son named Pronil Basu. Aside from her movie career, she also hosts the successful Bengali television show, Didi No. 1, aired on Zee Bangla, three days a week, and also Tumi Je Amar. She was also invited as a special judge on other Bengali reality shows, aired on the same channel, such as Mirakkel, Dadagiri, Dance Bangla Dance and Rannaghor. She is also the proud winner of many awards like Kalakar Awards, Odia State Film Award, Bharat Nirman Award, Special Film Award, Tele Samman Award, Zee Bangla Sonar Sansar award and many more.

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