Swastika Mukherjee is an Indian actress who works primarily in the film industry in Bengal. After playing the role of ‘Mamata’ in the Bengali thriller film ‘Mastan, she came into the spotlight. She played the role of’ Dolly Mehra ‘in Amazon Prime’s web series’ Paatal Lok ‘in 2020. Mukherjee is the daughter of Santu Mukhopadhyay, the popular Bengali actor.
|Height (approx.)||In centimeters- 170 cm|
In meters- 1.70 m
In feet & inches- 5’ 7”
|Eye Color||Hazel Green|
|Hair Color||Light Brown (Dyed)|
|Debut Film (Bengali)||Hemanter Pakhi (2001)|
|Film (Bollywood)||Mumbai Cutting (2011)|
|Web Series||Paatal Lok (2020)|
|Date of Birth||13 December 1980 (Saturday)|
|Age (as in 2019)||39 Years|
|Birthplace||Kolkata, West Bengal, India|
|Hometown||Kolkata, West Bengal, India|
|School||• Carmel High School, Kolkata|
• St. Teresa’s Secondary School, Kolkata
• Gokhale Memorial School, Kolkata
|College/University||Jadavpur University, Kolkata|
|Educational Qualification||Graduate in History|
|Husband/Spouse||Pramit Sen (Ex-Husband; Singer, m.1998– div.2007)|
|Daughter||Anwesha Sen (Born in 2000)|
|Parents Father||Late Santu Mukhopadhyay (Bengali Actor)|
|Mother||Late. Gopa Mukherjee|
|Sister||Ajopa Mukherjee (Younger; Costume Designer)|
Swastika Mukherjee was born in Kolkata, West Bengal, on Saturday, 13 December 1980 (aged 39 years, as in 2019). Sagittarius is her zodiac sign.
She was educated at Carmel High School in Kolkata, St. Teresa’s Secondary School, and Gokhale Memorial School. Mukherjee then graduated from Kolkata’s Jadavpur University with a degree in history. She was noticed while at college by a director who offered her a part in his “Devdasi” TV series.
Swastika Mukherjee comes from a Hindu family.
Her dad, a famous Bengali actor, was Santu Mukhopadhyay. The name of her mother is Gopa Mukherjee. She has a younger sibling, a costume designer named Ajopa Mukherjee.
Swastika married Promit Sen (singer), the son of Sagar Sen, a singer from Rabindra Sangeet, in 1998. Together, they have a daughter, Mukherjee Anwesha.
The marriage was miserable and lasted for just two years. When she was pregnant, Swastika accused Sen of sexually assaulting her and bullying her. According to her, in 2000, Promit applied for a divorce, but after seeing her success in the acting industry, he later changed his mind. In 2007, the pair divorced.
Later, she started dating Parambrata Chatterjee, a Bengali film actor. The duo met on the set of the movie “Brake Fail.” She was legally married to Promit Sen at the time, so he lodged a criminal adultery case against Parambrata. In 2010, after he moved to Bristol, Mukherjee split with Chatterjee.
She then went into a relationship with Jeet, her “Mastan” co-star. She was also in a relationship with Sumon Mukhopadhyay, the film director.
In 2001, Swastika Mukherjee began her acting career with the TV series “Devdasi.” Then she appeared in “Ek Akasher Niche” and “Protibimbo.” In 2001, with the Bengali film “Hemanter Pakhi,” Mukherjee made her film debut. She subsequently appeared in films like “Mastan,” “Criminal,” “Kranti,” “Take One,” and “Saheb Bibi Golaam.”
In 2011, with the film “Mumbai Cutting,” Swastika made her Hindi film debut. She was appreciated for playing a cameo in the film “Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!” (2015).
In 2020, in Amazon Prime’s web series “Paatal Lok,” Swastika was featured as “Dolly Mehra.”
Her hobbies are traveling and reading. She is often seen to be drinking alcohol on various occasions. She is a trained dancer, and at the Ananda Shankar Centre for Performing Arts, Kolkata, she received her training from the popular choreographer Tanusree Shankar. Swastika is a lover of food. She likes trying out new recipes.