Pratyusha Bannerjee has been one of the most known faces on television. She was highly recognised in her debut show, 'Balika Vadhu' on Colors TV where she replaced Avika Gor for the lead role of Anandi. After completing her education from St. Xavier's College in Kolkata, she shifted to Mumbai in the year 2010 where she got an opportunity to out stand and shine playing the lead of a leading television show. After the success of the show, she participated
in various reality shows like Jhalak Dikhla Jaa season 5 and Bigg Boss season 7. She had appeared in almost 20 shows on TV playing key roles in daily soaps like Hum Hain Na, Sasural Simar Ka and Gulmohar Grand. The actress who got various awards for her much-appreciated performance, unfortunately, passed away after she hanged herself in her Goregaon apartment in Mumbai on 1st April, 2016.