Joy Banerjee

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Joy Banerjee
Born (1963-05-23) 23 May 1963 (age 58)
Years active1982 – Present
Notable work
Political partyBharatiya Janata Party
Spouse(s)Ananya Banerjee[2]
WebsiteJoy Banerjee official

Joy Banerjee (born 23 May 1963) is an Indian actor and politician. As an actor he is known for his work in Bengali Cinema.[3][4]

He made his acting debut opposite Debashree Roy in Aparupa (1982) directed by Bidesh Sarkar.[5][6] He was critically applauded for his role in Chopper (1987) directed by Nabyendu Chatterjee.[7] He contested the 2014 Lok Sabha elections from Birbhum, West Bengal on BJP ticket against sitting MP and Tollywood actress Satabdi Roy.[8] He also contested the 2019 Lok Sabha Election from Uluberia as BJP candidate against TMC sitting MP Sajda Ahmed.

Comments on Chinese products[edit]

Joy Banerjee urged people on June 2020 to abandon Chinese products and threatened that all those who proceed to do so "should be beaten up and their homes ransacked."[9] He also said, "A lesson should be taught to China. And this should start with a boycott of Chinese goods. We 're all supposed to boycott everything that is Chinese. Those who still use it should abstain from doing so. Otherwise, their legs should be broken and their home should be ransacked instantly".[10]


  1. "শোভন-বৈশাখী যায় যাক, দেবশ্রীকে চাই! জয়ের মন্তব্য শুনে পাল্টা যা বললেন বৈশাখী". (in Bengali). 9 September 2019. Retrieved 14 September 2019.
  2. "পরিবার বলতে বাবা মা! অনন্যার নাম না করেই পাল্টা কটাক্ষ জয়ের". Retrieved 28 March 2019.
  3. "Joy Bandyopadhyay movies, filmography, biography and songs -". Cinestaan. Retrieved 28 March 2019.
  4. "Joy Bandyopadhyay". Retrieved 28 March 2019.
  5. "Aparupa (1982)". Retrieved 28 March 2019.
  6. "Didn't Join Congress for Lifelong Career: Amid 'Modi Praise' Row, Shashi Tharoor's Veiled Rebuttal". News18. Retrieved 9 September 2019.
  7. "Chopper (1985) - Review, Star Cast, News, Photos". Cinestaan. Retrieved 28 March 2019.
  8. "BJP's Joy Banerjee gives Satabdi a run for her money in Birbhum".
  9. "Those who use Chinese products should be beaten up: BJP leader". 19 June 2020. Retrieved 8 July 2020.
  10. "Those who use Chinese products should be beaten up: BJP leader". Deccan Herald. 19 June 2020. Retrieved 8 July 2020.

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