Sarvadaman D. Banerjee

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Sarvadaman D. Banerjee
Born (1965-03-14) 14 March 1965 (age 57)
Magarwara, Unnao, Uttar Pradesh, India
OccupationActor
Years active1983 - present

Sarvadaman D. Banerjee is an Indian film and television actor known for his works in Hindi cinema, Bengali cinema and Telugu cinema.[1] He is best known for playing Krishna in Ramanand Sagar's hit television series Krishna (1993). He played the title role in films such as Adi Shankaracharya (1983), which won the National Film Award for Best Feature Film, and Swami Vivekananda. In the 1986 film Sirivennela, he played a blind flutist.[2]

Personal life[edit | edit source]

Banerjee was born into a Bengali Brahmin family on 14 March 1965, in Magarwara, Unnao, Uttar Pradesh. He went to St. Aloysius School, Kanpur and graduated from the Pune Film Institute. He now teaches meditation in Rishikesh.[1] Currently he supports an NGO Pankh which provides free education to slum children and livelihood skills to underprivileged women of Uttarakhand.

Filmography[edit | edit source]

Film[edit | edit source]

Year Film Role Notes
1983 Adi Shankaracharya Adi Shankara
1985 Vallabhacharya Guru
1985 Sri Datta Darsanam Sridatta
1986 Sirivennela Pandit Hari Prasad
1987 Swayam Krushi Bhaskar
1987 O Prema Katha
1991 Madhavatyana
1998 Swami Vivekananda Swami Vivekananda
2004 Paio Maro Bhagwan
2016 M. S. Dhoni: The Untold Story Chanchal

Television[edit | edit source]

Year Serial Role Channel Notes
1993 Krishna Krishna / Vishnu / Murli Manohar DD National
1995 Arjuna
1997-1999 Om Namah Shivay Rajkumar Vrishdwaj DD National
2001 Jai Ganga Maiya Vishnu

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Krishna: Know the real avatars of Lord Krishnas of TV". The Times of India. 17 August 2014.
  2. "Sarvadaman D. Banerjee". IMDb.

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