Chitra Banerjee to portray a strong character in Jagannath Aur Purvi Ki Dosti Anokhi
Sony Entertainment Television’s slice-of-life drama Jagannath Aur Purvi Ki 'Dosti Anokhi' has sparked a surge of enthusiasm among the audience. Depicting an unusual and innocent friendship between Jagannath Mishra, an elderly man, and Purvi, a young vibrant girl, the current track of the show focuses on how Jagannath cares for Purvi as he would for his own daughter. After he learns how Purvi gets betrayed by Babu for marriage, Jagannath goes out of his way to keep Purvi happy and at the same time, urges Purvi to leave her past behind and look forward to a brighter future. But in a an unexpected turn of events, Jagannath is in for a shock as his daughter, Deepa returns home for reasons unknown. Portraying the role of Deepa will be well-known television actor, Chitra Banerjee.
Deepa who is Jagannath’s only daughter shared a beautiful bond with him but their relationship went downhill once Deepa decided to elope and get married. Now, she’s a single mother who still has the guilt of hurting her parents and tires to come back to reconcile with them. But on seeing Jagannath’s care and love for Purvi, will insecurity take over Deepa? Now in this scenario, how will Jagannath react to his real daughter coming back to the Mishra household after so many years!
Elaborating on her character, Chitra Banerjee said, "Deepa is a headstrong character and a single mother raising her daughter alone. She defied her parents by marrying the man she wanted and is now feeling guilty about her actions as it impacted her relationship with her parents. My character will have various layers that will reveal themselves as the show progresses. I am elated to be a part of a show like Jagannath Aur Purvi Ki Dosti Anokhi and more so happy to be back on Sony TV as it brings back a sense of nostalgia. What made me say yes to my role was the way Deepa’s character was written and the endearing story really resonated with me.”
She further adds, “I and really happy to be sharing the screen with veteran actors like Rajendra ji and Sushmita ji, two people I have adored as an actor myself. I have got to learn so much just by observing them as it has helped me understand the nuances of acting. I hope to absorb from them as much as I can because they are just brilliant at what they do! I also want to impress the audience with my character Deepa and I hope the viewers love Deepa as much as I did when I first heard the story."
Tune into Jagannath Aur Purvi Ki Dosti Anokhi every Monday to Friday at 9:30 PM only on Sony Entertainment Television