Late actor Pratyusha Banerjee rose to fame after starring as Anandi in Balika Vadhu. In 2016, Pratyusha died of suicide. Though it was reported she killed herself, her parents believed it to be a homicide. The actor’s mother even filed a case against her boyfriend, Rahul Raj Singh, accusing him of abetment to suicide. However, now, Banerjee’s father opened about his money problems and how he lost everything while fighting for his daughter’s case. He revealed that due to the financial crisis, he was forced to move into one room and take loans.
“After this accident, it seems as if some terrible storm has come and has taken everything away from us. We did not have a single penny left with us. We have lost everything while fighting in the second case,” Shankar Banerjee told AajTak. Shankar further says, “We had no support other than Pratyusha. She was the one who took us to the sky and after her departure, we have returned to the floor. Our life is going on like this. We are now forced to live in one room. This case took away everything from us. Many times, there has been a situation where we were forced to take loans.”
Shankar added that his wife is currently working in a child care centre. Even though they are short of money, the actor’s dad mentioned their courage is still intact. “Anyway, a father never gives up. I want to fight till my death for Pratyusha's rights. Pratyusha's victory is our last hope and I am sure we will win one day,” he concluded.
Meanwhile, in a recent interview with SpotboyE.com, Banerjee’s boyfriend model-actor Rahul Raj Singh said that he is waiting for the day when the court will clear his name. He revealed he did not kill her but her parents’ greed did. Rahul cited Pratyusha was unable to 'satiate their endless demands' that eventually led her to take the drastic step.
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