|Born||6 February 1987|
|Other names||Pooja Bose|
(m. 2007; div. 2013)
Puja Banerjee (born 6 February 1987), sometimes credited as Pooja Bose, is an Indian actress. She is well known for playing Vrinda in the show Tujh Sang Preet Lagai Sajna, which aired on Star Plus. She participated in Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa (2014), Comedy Nights Bachao (2015) and Bigg Boss Bangla (2016).
After starting her television career with Kahaani Hamaaray Mahaabhaarat Ki, Banerjee was seen in the romantic show Tujh Sang Preet Lagai Sajna, in which she played the role of a simple Punjabi girl, Vrinda.
She made her debut in the Telugu film titled Veedu Theda. She has also acted in the film Macho Mustanaa, with Hiran Chatterjee (formerly called Macho Mustafaa, but the title was changed due to objections from Muslim clerics regarding the use of the word "Mustafaa". She won a role in Raja Chanda's film Challenge 2, starring Dev Adhikari and Sujit Mondal's film Rocky, starring Mahaakshay Chakraborty. Another unconfirmed movie is Diwana Holo Mon, opposite Hiran Chatterjee.
From 2015 to 2017, she appeared in Comedy Nights Bachao. Banerjee later joined the cast of Zee TV's Qubool Hai playing the role of Afreen. She also played Yasmine in Razia Sultan which aired on &TV. In 2016, she participated in Bigg Boss Bangla and Comedy Nights Live.
In 2017, she played Mahek in Dev which also starred Ashish Chaudhary and Sumona Chakravarti. She returned to the show in 2018 with season 2. In 2019, she participated in Kitchen Champion 5 and Khatra Khatra Khatra followed by playing Makdina in Vish. In 2020, she played Vaishno Devi in Jag Janani Maa Vaishno Devi - Kahani Mata Rani Ki.
Puja was earlier married to Arnoy Chakraborty and divorced him in 2013. In 2020, she married to her Tujh Sang Preet Lagai Sajna co star Kunal Verma and have a son. In October 2020, Banerjee and Verma became parents to a baby boy and named him Krishiv.
|Denotes films that have not yet been released|
|2016||Great Grand Masti||Sapna Amar Saxena||Hindi|
|2018||Deewana Holo Mon||TBA||Bengali||Filming|
|2018||Ye Maya Hanaima||TBA||Nepali||Filming|
|2018||Bhalobasa Bhalobasa 2||TBA||Bengali||Filming|
|TBA||3 Dev||Item number||Hindi||Filming|
|2008||Kahaani Hamaaray Mahaabhaarat Ki||Radha||Debut show|
|Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii||Guest (as Vrinda)||Promotion of Tujh Sang Preet Lagai Sajna|
|Karam Apnaa Apnaa|
|Sapna Babul Ka... Bidaai|
|2008–2010||Tujh Sang Preet Lagai Sajna||Vrinda Shehrawat||Lead role|
|2009||Kis Desh Mein Hai Meraa Dil||Guest (as Vrinda)||Special appearance|
|Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai|
|Raja Ki Aayegi Baraat|
|Mitwa Phool Kamal Ke|
|2010||Sajan Ghar Jaana Hai|
|Saath Nibhaana Saathiya||Guest||Special dance performance|
|Sarvggun Sampanna||Swara||Lead Role|
|2011||Balika Vadhu||Guest||Cameo role|
|2012||Ek Hazaaron Mein Meri Behna Hai||Special appearance|
|2013–2014||Devon Ke Dev - Mahadev||Goddess Parvati||Lead Role|
|2013||Comedy Nights with Kapil||Herself||Promotion of her film with Govinda|
|2014||Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 7||Contestant||Eliminated 11th place|
|2015–2017||Comedy Nights Bachao||Contestant||Various characters|
|2015–2016||Qubool Hai||Afreen||Negative role|
|2015||Darr Sabko Lagta Hai||Dr. Radhika||Episodic appearance (episode 18)|
|Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 8||Guest||Special appearance|
|Comedy Classes||Special performance|
|2016||Bigg Boss 9||Special appearance in finale|
|Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 7|
|Comedy Nights Live||Contestant||Various characters|
|Bigg Boss Bangla||Guest Contestant||Stayed in the house for a week|
|2017||Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 9||for Teen Ka Tadka|
|Dev||'Mehak Burman, Vaani Sahay||Lead Role|
|Comedy Dangal||Contestant||Various characters|
|2018||Prithvi Vallabh - Itihaas Bhi, Rahasya Bhi||Vikramjeet's wife|
|2019||Kitchen Champion 5||Contestant||Along with Balraj Syal|
|Khatra Khatra Khatra|
|Vish: A Poisonous Story||Makdina|
|2020||Jag Janani Maa Vaishno Devi - Kahani Mata Rani Ki||Goddess Vaishno Devi||Lead role|
|The Kapil Sharma Show||Customer||Special appearance in episode 246|
|2016||Aap Se Mausiiquii||"Aap Se Mausiiquii"||Himesh Reshammiya|
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- "Kunal Verma shares details of his engagement with Puja Banerjee, says he was commitment phobic earlier". Times of India. 14 August 2017.
- Kunal Verma: After our break-up I realised that Puja Banerje was the one for me
- Actress Puja Banerjee gets engaged to beau Kunal Verma; see pics - India Today
- "Puja Banerjee's heartwarming note on embracing motherhood; recalls when she could not see her baby for three days post delivery". 14 October 2020.
- "Post divorce, Puja Bose is now back to being Puja Chakraborty". Tellychakkar.com. 2014.
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- Pooja Banerjee has blind faith over Ekta Kapoor Archived 8 July 2012 at archive.today. One India. 6 November 2008
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- "Macho Mustafa' is now 'Macho Mastana'". The Times of India. 24 February 2012. Archived from the original on 27 April 2013.
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- Maheshwri, Neha (6 October 2015). "Mahadev's Parvati turns daayan in 'Qubool Hai'". The Times Of India. Retrieved 6 October 2015.
- "Actress Puja Banerjee And Kunal Verma Welcome Baby Boy". 9 October 2020.
- "Dev 2 actor Puja Banerjee: If it wasn't for Kunal, I wouldn't have been able to achieve so much in life". 2 July 2018.
Mahek is the most mysterious and mischievous character in the show and it’s only going to turn darker this season,”
- "Naagin 4: Puja Banerjee To REPLACE Surbhi Jyoti As NEW Naagin In Ekta Kapoor's Show?". 30 September 2019.
- "Patiala Babes' Paridhi Sharma replaces Puja Banerjee in Jag Jaanani Maa Vaishnodevi; here's her first look". 1 July 2020.
- "Puja Banerjee-Kunal Verma Are Already MARRIED; TV Couple Kept Their Court Wedding As A Secret For 45 Days". 16 April 2020.
- "Puja Banerjee and Kunal Verma blessed with a baby boy". 10 October 2020.
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