Articles about Abhishek Banerjee
Abhishek Banerjee is an Indian actor and casting director born on May 5, 1985. He started his acting career by working in Delhi theater. Banerjee’s first film appearance was in the 2006 drama film ‘Rang De Basanti’. In the year 2011, he served as a casting director in ‘The Dirty Picture’ as well as in the crime thriller ‘No One Killed Jessica’. He is best known for his role in the 2018 Amar Kaushik’s horror-comedy ‘Stree’, which earned Banerjee a nomination for the Zee Cine Award for Best Actor in a Comic Role in 2019. His role as lead antagonist and dreaded serial killer Vishal Tyagi (Hathoda Tyagi) in the Amazon Prime Video web series ‘Paatal Lok’ was critically acclaimed. Banerjee has worked as a casting director for numerous films including ‘Ok Jaanu’, ‘Toilet: Ek Prem Katha’, ‘Secret Superstar‘, ‘Ajji‘, ‘Brij Mohan Amar Rahe’, and ’Knock Out’. He is a notable alumna of Kirori Mal College, University of Delhi.
27 Sep 2021
BJP is 'jumla party,' will defeat it across India: Mamata
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday termed the BJP as a "jumla (rhetoric) party" and asserted that she would defeat the saffron camp across the country in the days to come.
19 Aug 2021
'Ankahi Kahaniya' trailer presents unconventional tales of love and longing
A day after Netflix announced its upcoming anthology, the trailer for Ankahi Kahaniya was dropped today.
18 Aug 2021
'Helmet' trailer: Aparshakti Khurana leads comedy on condoms, its taboos
"Everybody wants a condom. But they are scared (of outright buying it)."
06 May 2021
'Paatal Lok' broke my comedic actor image: Abhishek Banerjee
Actor-casting director Abhishek Banerjee says after starring in back-to-back comedy films, he was scared of getting typecast but his role of the fearsome killer Hathoda Tyagi in the series Paatal Lok helped him break out of that image.
21 Feb 2021
Abhishek Banerjee's wife summoned by CBI in coal scam case
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Sunday served a notice to Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP Abhishek Banerjee's wife in connection with the coal pilferage case.
19 Feb 2021
Bengal court summons Amit Shah in Abhishek Banerjee's defamation case
A special court for MPs and MLAs in West Bengal on Friday issued summons to Union Home Minister Amit Shah in connection with a criminal defamation case filed by Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP Abhishek Banerjee.
02 Feb 2021
Not allowed to work: Two-time MLA quits Trinamool Congress
Just ahead of the high-voltage polls in West Bengal, the ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) is losing one MLA after another. The latest one to join the list is Dipak Haldar, a two-time MLA from Diamond Harbour, that falls under the Lok Sabha constituency of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's nephew, Abhishek Banerjee.
27 Nov 2020
TMC heavyweight Suvendu Adhikari resigns as West Bengal Transport Minister
Trinamool Congress (TMC) heavyweight Suvendu Adhikari on Friday resigned as the Minister of Transport and Irrigation in West Bengal.
27 May 2020
'Paatal Lok' season 2 is quite possible, says Anushka Sharma
Paatal Lok is a smash hit.
25 May 2020
'Paatal Lok': BJP MLA files complaint against Anushka Sharma
Bollywood actor Anushka Sharma-produced web series Paatal Lok continues to spark controversies.
20 May 2020
Anushka served legal notice for casteist slur in 'Paatal Lok'
Bollywood actor Anushka Sharma, who is currently basking in the success of her latest production Paatal Lok, has been served a legal notice over a casteist slur used in the show.
24 Apr 2020
Anushka Sharma's series 'Paatal Lok' to release on May 15
Anushka Sharma is all set to foray into the world of web shows as a producer.
21 Apr 2020
Anushka Sharma shares teaser of her upcoming Amazon series
Anushka Sharma just shared the first teaser of her upcoming web series.
10 Dec 2019
Despite massive protests, Citizenship (Amendment) Bill passed in Lok Sabha
After much commotion, the contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Bill was passed in the Lok Sabha on Monday.
08 Nov 2019
'Bala' review: Ayushmann Khurrana uplifts this hilarious and relevant drama
That director Amar Kaushik is good at making his audiences laugh was established last year with his debut film Stree, but the challenge this time was whether he could lend some sensitivity and nuance to his product.
07 Nov 2019
Bhumi Pednekar apologizes over marital rape joke in 'Pati Patni..'
After the trailer of the film, Pati Patni Aur Woh came out, a certain dialog from the clip, concerning marital rape did not go down well with the viewers.
04 Nov 2019
Watch: This is how Ayushmann Khurrana went bald for 'Bala'
Even before hitting the theaters, Ayushmann Khurrana starrer Bala has been the talk of the town ever since its trailer came out.
10 Oct 2019
'Bala' trailer: Ayushmann is back with another intriguing social message
Ever since his arrival in Bollywood with Shoojit Sircar's Vicky Donor, the amazingly talented Ayushmann Khurrana has delivered back-to-back hits, that are both high on entertainment value and are socially relevant.
13 Sep 2019
'Dream Girl' review: Ayushmann Khurrana shines in this flimsy rom-com
It would be quite unfair to have a bagful of expectations from a film like Dream Girl, but hurt strikes you when it promises to be more, and then fails to deliver miserably.
07 Jun 2019
JD(U)'s Prashant Kishor may work for BJP's rival Trinamool
There are no permanent friends or foes in politics, as we saw in recently concluded general elections.
23 Mar 2019
"Congress" dropped from Mamata Banerjee's party logo, it's "Trinamool" now
Mamata Banerjee's party will be known as Trinamool, henceforth, after the party dropped "Congress" from its logo.
19 Jan 2019
Mamata Banerjee's United Rally: Towering political leaders reach Kolkata
Mamata Banerjee's United Rally in Kolkata, West Bengal, on Saturday which is primarily a show of strength of opposition leaders will be attended by towering leaders of the country, including a former Prime Minister and several ex-Chief Ministers.
02 Nov 2018
Condemning Assam killings, TMC to organize protest rallies across Bengal
The Trinamool Congress will organize protest rallies across West Bengal today to protest the "brutal killings" of five Bengali-speaking people in Assam.
29 Aug 2018
Mamata Banerjee's nephew files defamation suit against Amit Shah
Trinamool Youth Congress chief Abhishek Banerjee, the nephew of Mamata Banerjee, filed a defamation suit against Amit Shah today, alleging the BJP President has made slanderous statements against him at a public rally on August 11 in Kolkata.
14 Aug 2018
TMC lawmaker sends notice to Amit Shah, asks to apologize
Abhishek Banerjee, Trinamool Congress lawmaker has sent a legal notice to Bharatiya Janata Party president Amit Shah for demeaning him at his rally in Kolkata and has demanded a public, unconditional apology.
27 Jul 2018
Not 'hero', but 'actor' tag appeals more to Rajkummar Rao
Rajkummar Rao says he always feels like an actor and not a "hero", a term he prefers should be reserved for Army people fighting at the border.
07 Jun 2018
Ahead of 2019, Mamata Banerjee's TMC undergoes heavy restructuring
WB CM and TMC Chief Mamata Banerjee is gearing up full-time for the 2019 battle.
30 May 2018
Comic Relief: Petrol, diesel prices cut only by 1 paisa
The reduction in petrol and diesel prices was today revised by just 1 paisa/liter, with state-owned oil companies blaming clerical error for previously announcing a cut of up to 60 paise.
29 May 2018
Petrol prices rise for 16th straight day
Fuel prices are on an unobstructed ascent as petrol and diesel prices climbed again, for the 16th day in a row.
03 Nov 2017
Former TMC leader Mukul Roy joins BJP
Over two months after Mukul Roy was ousted from the Trinamool Congress, the senior leader has now joined the BJP.