He made his acting debut in 2008 with the serial Babul Ka Aangann Chootey Na.
He is best known for his character of Shiv in Balika Vadhu which airs on Colors.
Smita Bansal, who played Sumitra--Pratyusha Banerjee's doting mother-in-law on Colors' popular show Balika Vadhu--is shell-shocked with the news of her suicide, as she remembers her as a "happy and loving child" who adored life. She would snap out of it even if she felt low at times," says Smita. It was her first major show; she had come from a small town. For us (Balika Vadhu team) the transition was a little tough, with a new Anandi coming in, after Avika Gor's exit.
"It's beyond me; what could have led her to take such a drastic step," she tells us in an exclusive telephonic conversation, as she struggles to come to terms with Pratyusha's sudden departure. We (Pratyusha, Neha Marda and I) used to spend every minute with each other, while being on the sets and even used to go out together," she says, adding, "Pratyusha never showed any signs of depression at that time.""Pratyusha liked being happy. In an exclusive conversation with India Today online, Smita Bansal opens up about the Anandi she knew."Pratyusha literally grew up in front of us Pratyusha was absolutely new when she joined Balika Vadhu. Avika was very popular and the expectations were very high from the new Anandi.
Pratyusha Banerjee was an Indian television actress.
She was a good performer, she made herself Anandi, which was commendable.
It was her boyfriend Rahul Raj Singh who is believed to have made the initial emergency call, Yahoo reports.
According to The Mirror, Rahul Singh gave a statement just hours after the news broke of her apparent suicide at her home on Friday.
We spent a lot of time together in all those years. And naturally so because we were very good friends off screen also.
Pratyusha liked being happy She was a very happy and loving child.