Meet Didi Number 1: Rachna Banerjee To Fight Out Lok Sabha Elections From Hoogly Against BJP’s Locket Chatterjee


Famous Personality

    Rachna Banerjee is a well-known Indian actress who primarily works in Bengali and Odia cinema, as well as in television serials. The actor is popularly known for hosting the popular Bengali show ‘Didi No 1.’

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Political Landscape

    Trinamool Congress’ Rachana Banerjee will lock her horns from West Bengal’s Hoogly against BJP’s Locket Chatterjee. Notably, Hoogly will go under polls in the fifth phase of Lok Sabha Elections on May 20.

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Symbolic Significance

    This is not the first time that TMC fielded actors; Mimi Chakraborty and Nusrat Jahan were landed for TMC in the 2019 polls.

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Early Life

    Rachna Banerjee was born on October 2, 1978, in Kolkata, West Bengal. She completed her schooling in Kolkata and pursued a degree in Arts from the University of Calcutta.

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Career Beginnings

    Rachna started her career as a model and won the Miss Calcutta beauty pageant. She made her acting debut in the Bengali film Daan Protidan in 1993. She gained recognition for her performances in films like Sathi (2002), Shubhodrishti (2005), and Bandhan (2004).

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Odia Cinema

    Rachna has also worked extensively in Odia cinema, appearing in numerous successful films. Some of her notable Odia films include Bhai Hela Bhagari (1994), Mo Kola To Jhulana (1997), and Pua Mora Kala Thakura (1998).

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Television

    Besides her film career, Rachna has appeared in several television serials. She has acted in popular Bengali TV serials like Ogo Bodhu Sundori and Chokher Tara Tui. Her performances on television have garnered her a significant fan following.

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Awards

    Throughout her career, Rachna Banerjee has received several awards and nominations for her acting prowess. These include awards from prestigious organizations in both Bengali and Odia film industries.

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Social Media Presence

    Rachna is active on social media platforms like Facebook and Instagram, where she shares updates about her work and personal life with her fans. She is a versatile actress and her ability to portray a variety of roles has earned her a prominent place in both Bengali and Odia cinema.

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