Preeti Ganguly Biography, Age, Height, Affairs, Husband, Movies

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Preeti Ganguly Biography


Preeti Ganguly was a famous Indian film actress who has acted in several comic roles in Bollywood movies in the era of the 1970s and 1980s. She was the daughter of veteran popular Indian actor Ashok Kumar, and the Integral part of the Ganguly family. She is popularly known for her comic role as FreniSethna, the die-hard fan of Amitabh Bachchan in BasuChatterjee’s comedy film KhattaMeetha [1978].

Let’s introduce you to the in-depth details of Preeti Ganguly Biography, including her bio-data, parent, movies, income, and other facts.


Nickname Palu
Date of Birth17 May 1953 Mumbai
Birth PlaceMuzaffarpur, Bihar, India
Date of Died2 December 2012,[aged 59] Mumbai
Marital Statusmarried
Father Ashok Kumar
SisterRupa Ganguly
BrotherAroop Kumar
HusbandSashadhar Mukherjee
Favourite ActorAmitabh Bachchan
Favorite ColourBlack
Grown-Up Place Mumbai
Hair ColourBlack
Hair TypeCurley
Height5’3” in Feet Inches
Weight (in KG)62  kg, 136.69 Pounds
Zodiac Sign Taurus
HobbiesReading boks
Shoe Size7 (US)
Skin Colour Fair

After she loses some weight around 50 kg, her film roles become dwindled and later in 1993, she inaugurated an acting school after her father passed away, and named the school on her father’s name “Ashok Kumar’s Academy of Dramatic Arts” in Mumbai, where she also took film appreciation classes. Some years later, she saw in EmraanHashmi’s starrer, AashiqBanayaAapne (2005).

Family Background

Bollywood actor Deven Verma is married to her elder sister Rupa Ganguly.  Aroop Kumar, her brother, seen in only one movie, Bezubaan, released in 1962. Anoop Kumar and actor Kishore Kumar are her paternal uncles, and her paternal aunt is Sati Devi, married to Sashadhar Mukherjee (brother of Subodh Mukherjee) of the Mukherjee-Samarth family.

PreetyGanguly died because of a cardiac arrest in Mumbai.

The career of Preeti Ganguly

Pretty works in many super hit movies. She always played a comic role in all films. And she appreciated her all cinema. Everyone knows that comedy is fierce, but comedy pretty was sets higher standards and records that no one can beat.

Her superhit movies are

Movie nameReleased Year
Uttar Dakshin1987
Thodi si Bewafai1980
Jhoota Kahin Ka1979
Khatta Meetha1978
Chor Ke Ghar Chor1978
Ankh Ka Tara1978
Anmol Tasveer

Aashiq Hoon Baharon Ka1977
Sahib Bahadur
Balika Badhu

Rani AurLalpari
Khel Khel Mein
Dhuen Ki Lakeer

The debut film of Preeti

Dhuen Ki Lakeer in 1974’s

Incredible facts about Preeti Ganguly

  • Famous comedy movie actress Preeti Ganguly was born on Sunday.
  • Her birthstone was Emerald.
  • The season when she was born in spring in the Chinese year of Snake, it is 40 days until coming PreetyGanguly’s next birthday.
  • She is a big die-hard fan of Mr. Amitabh Bachchan. She always tries to watch his films. PreetyGanguly loved Mr.Bachhan’s dialogues and his heavy voice.
  • PreetyGanguly was the daughter of popular Hindi cinema actor Ashok Kumar. Pretty was very closed to her father and always watch his films. While watching her father’s movie, she decided to become a popular actress like her father. And her dream comes true when she got her first film Dhuen Ki Lakeer.

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