Interview: Darshana Banik on Music Video Album Yeh Dil Hain Bekarar and Her Journey Into Films



Model turned actress Darshana Banik will soon be seen in a music video album Yeh Dil Hain Bekarar. Directed by Soumojit Adak and team, produced by Nilanjan Mukherjee of Queentales Entertainment popular television actor Neel will be seen opposite her. Sholoana Bangaliana correspondent caught up with the young lady to talk about this music video and also about her film ventures. Excerpts..

Priyanka Dutta, Sholoana Bangaliana- How was the experience of working in the music video album?

Darshana Banik- I had a great time working with the team. The team is young and professional. One of the best things about this team is that despite being a young team, they are professional and very quality conscious. This is a quality which I liked about the team.

How did you get the offer to feature in this video?

Darshana Banik- Since we are friends, I think when they thought of making this music video, my name came to their mind. Hence I got the chance to get featured in this video.


How was it working with Neel?

Darshana Banik- I will share a secret!! Many fans think that we are a couple. But that is not true. He used to make jokes and make us all laugh. It was a good experience working with Neel.

You will be making your debut with Kamaleshwar Mukherjee’s film Mukhomukhi. How did you bag the role in the film?

Darshana Banik- I did a cameo in the film Khwato. Even before the premiere of the film was over, Kamal da told me that he is planning a new project and I will be a part of it. Maybe he liked my work in Khwato and hence I think he cast me in the film.

How was Kamaleshwar Mukherjee as a director?

Darshana Banik- Oh!! He was amazing. He was the person who actually told me that I was capable of acting. He guided me and groomed me for the role. He has always been patient with me. This has helped me a lot in acting in Mukhomukhi.


What are your other film projects?

Darshana Banik- I will be seen in a film named Jojo by Argha Deep Chatterjee. I am cast opposite Anirban Bhattacharya in the film.

How was the shift from modelling to films?

Darshana Banik- Modelling is my first love while film is my baby. I gradually became serious about modelling. And the gradual progression into acting happened soon after.

Where do you see yourself in the next five years?

Darshana Banik- I have the dream of working with many good directors. You will be amazed to hear that I wanted to make my debut with a good director and it is happening. However I do not want to stop after doing two films. I want to continue with the good work. Maintaining success is a tough job. I want to be able to do that.

We also hope that Darshana achieves much success in her works in future!! Best of Luck!!

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Priyanka Dutta takes a keen interest in lifestyle and entertainment related news. She also enjoys interviewing celebrities and other renowned personalities. Priyanka holds a post graduate degree in English and Mass Communication. Journalism is her passion and she has reported for many a reputed international web portals.

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