Victor Banerjee

  • Actor

Oct 15, 1946  in Kolkata, West Bengal, India

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Victor Banerjee is an internationally acclaimed veteran Indian actor. He made his feature film debut in Satyajit Ray`s Shatranj Ke Khilari (1977), and has since appeared in several acclaimed Indian and international films in a career spanning over four decades. Some of the actor`s best known roles have come in films like A Passage to India (1984), Bitter Moon (1992), The Bong Connection (2006) and Meherjaan (2011). For his performance in the acclaimed British period drama A Passage to India (1984), Banerjee was nominated for a BAFTA Award for Best Actor that year. He also won an Evening Standard British Film Award and a National Board of Review (USA) Award for his work in the film.

Besides English and Bengali, Banerjee has also appeared in numerous Bollywood movies, notably Ta Ra Rum Pum (2007), Apne (2007) and Sarkar Raj (2008). Other significant acting credits include Protidan (1983), Byabandhan (1990), It Was Raining That Night (2005), Delhi in a Day (2011), Biporjoy (2017) and The Answer (2018).