Victor Banerjee’s alive, Jisshu Sengupta dispels rumors of veteran actor's death; family confirms he is busy filming.
Sengupta, whose name the account was attached to, promptly took to his official Twitter handle to declare that the message of Banerjee's death was a hoax and the Facebook account did not belong to him.
At a time when internet hacking is gradually becoming a serious issue, yet another instance has cropped up in West Bengal when a Facebook account, appearing to be of popular actor Jisshu Sengupta, claimed that Bengali, Hindi and English films. Among his Hindi features include notable work like Barfi, A Passage to India, Ta Ra Rum Pum, Bhoot and Gunday.
Banerjee's cinematic legacy stands rich, especially due to his collaboration with stalwarts like Roman Polanski, James Ivory, Sir David Lean, Jerry London, Ronald Neame, Satyajit Ray, Mrinal Sen, Shyam Benegal, and Montazur Rahman Akbar.
Keya Banerjee, Victor's daughter, stated that the actor was fine and was busy filming. Banerjee's last outing on the silver screen was with the Assamese film Kanchanjangha, scheduled to hit theatres soon.