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Late television actor, Pratyusha Banerjee, who rose to fame as Anandi in the famous daily soap, Balika Vadhu was found dead at her suburban residence in Goregaon. The 24-year-old actress took her last breath in Kokilaben Hospital on April 1, 2016. After five years of her death, popular television producer, Vikas Gupta admitted that he was in a relationship with her.
From talking about his bisexuality to revealing that he had no support from his family when he had wanted to reveal his sexuality, Vikas Gupta opened up about a lot of things in his recent interview. The revelations are leading all the headlines on the internet as of now.
In an interview with ETimes, Vikas Gupta shockingly revealed that he was in a relationship with late television actress, Pratyusha Banerjee. The producer added that they were together for a short span and also revealed whether Pratyusha was aware of his bisexuality or not. On which, Vikas said, "Pratyusha got to know about it after we broke up. We were together for a short span. The break-up reason would be that some people spoke bad about me to her."
Television actor, Vikas Gupta also stated that he isn't going to reveal a lot of details about his and Pratyusha's relationship because she is no more. He added, "I don't want to get into the details as she is no more." Going further in his interview, Vikas talked about the frustration he had experienced after his break-up with Pratyusha Banerjee. He explained, "I was very angry with her after the break-up. I avoided her when I saw her on the road once. She called me to ask that how could I do that. I liked Pratyusha. I wanted to do a big project with her."
In the same interview, Vikas Gupta also said that because of his sister's marriage in an orthodox family in Rajkot, his mother had stopped him from revealing his sexuality in public. He said, "They didn't want me to go public, primarily because my sister was married in Rajkot to a very orthodox family. You see, it was all about log kya kahenge."
When Vikas Gupta was asked why he had gone against his mother's request not to reveal his sexuality, the actor stated, "Initially, I had decided to keep quiet about it. I am not a person who hasn't experimented in things. I am someone who has had adventures in my bedroom."
It was April 1, 2016, when everyone had thought the news of Pratyusha Banerjee's suicide to be an April Fool hoax, it had broken us deeply to know that it wasn't. Apparently, due to some personal issues and troubles in her relationship with Rahul Raj Singh, Pratyusha had taken this drastic step and had ended her life. While it has been more than four years since Pratyusha's demise, her friends and co-stars remember her through social media posts and media interviews.
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