Jyoti Mukherjee is an Indian Fashion Designer-turned Film and Television actress. She studied at Mithibai College in Mumbai and later pursued her career in fashion designing. She is the wife of Raja Mukherjee, a costume designer-turned film producer and director and the brother of actress, Rani Mukherjee. Jyoti never planned of entering the glam world, but her husband insisted her to give it a try.
She started her career as the second lead actress in the devotional film “Maa
”. She played as an idiosyncratic belle, who doesn’t want to have a child because she wants to join a beauty contest, until she realized her mistake and prayed to Santoshi Maa so she can have a baby. After this, Jyoti has planned on quitting the film industry, but director
offered her to do the lead role on Zee TV’s Manzilein Apni Apni. Since then, there is no looking back for her. She has done the lead role in Gharana and was later seen in Siddhant Cine vision’s
and the television series, Mulk, where she played the role of Asha, a CBI Officer. In 2003, Jyoti acted in the Manish Goswami’s Hindi serial, Aandhi. All these were aired on Zee TV channel.
Later, she was starred on Sahara One’s Pratima, a television serial that is based on Tara Shanker Bandhopadhyay’s novel of the same name. This serial was produced by her husband and this ended in the year 2005. Raja’s father,
, a popular filmmaker who helmed the film, Leader, had made a film on this one and since he still has the rights of the film, he decided to make a serial about it.
Since then, she was not seen in the television screen and just returned to acting after eight long years. She took a break from acting since she wants to focus more in taking care of her two kids, Myesha and Viaan. In 2013, she made a comeback and played a cameo role in the mythological drama serial, Devon Ke Dev…Mahadev on Life OK.
Besides being a full-time mom and returned to acting, Jyoti, who took a degree in Fashion and Apparel has launched her very own kids couture. She is running her business called Jyoti Mukerji Kids Couture and became famous as a stylist and designer of kids wear. She has offers in television and film industry, but Jyoti wants to balance her career and professional life. She is looking for a type of job that will only take some days in a month so she can still have time for her family, especially her kids.
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Jyoti Mukherjee is a very famously known television actress who has appeared in various serials. She is not just known for her acting skills but her relationship that she shares with Rani Mukherjee. She is the sister-in-law to the superstar of Indian Cinema, Rani Mukherjee. They both are very close to each other, and Rani Mukherjee has worked hard to establish Jyoti and her husband in the industry.
She first appeared in the serial Pratima for which she was widely recognized and appreciated. She played the main lead in the serial alongside
. This serial was based mainly on a Bengali novel named Protima. This novel was written by Tara Shankar Bandopadhyay. The show aired on 23rd of August in the year 2004 and ended in 2005, and it was aired on Sahara One with approximately 174 episodes to its credit.
She got married to Raja Mukherjee, who is the brother of the film actress, Rani Mukherjee. He is the producer for the serial Pratima. Jyoti Mukherjee took a voluntary break from the industry because she became a mother of two children. She has a daughter named Myesha and a son named Viaan. She thought of not coming back to the world of fame until her children are grown enough. She dedicated eight long years to her children as she wanted to give all her precious time looking after them.
She came back to the industry with a small cameo in the mythological serial named Devon Ke Dev Mahadev in which she played the role of Riddhi and Siddhi’s mother.
When she took a voluntary off from the serial industry, she did not sit idle. She holds a degree in Fashion and Apparel that she was able to open her own line of clothing for children and named it Jyoti Mukherjee Kids Couture.