Swastika Mukherjee (born December 13, 1980 in Kolkata) is a leading Bengali actress of the current decade. She is the daughter of actor Santu Mukherjee, a leading actor of the 70s and 80s in Bengali Cinema.
Swastika’s first brush with acting was in the film 'Hemanter Pakhi', where she had a very short role. But the first real role came in the TV serial Devdasi. After that she got a few offers from TV serials like 'Ek Akasher Niche' where her negative character received a lot of acclaim. Simultaneously she played a non-Bengali bride in a traditional Bengali family in the TV serial Pratibimbo. She got noticed through these roles
Her father never influenced her towards the profession and was not keen that she joined this profession.
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