Ramanand Sagar’s famous serial ‘Sri Krishna’ was the most popular serial of its times. The lead role of Lord Krishna was played by Sarvdaman D Banerjee. He played the title role in films such as Adi Shankaracharya (1983), which won the National Film Award for Best Feature Film, and Swami Vivekananda. In the 1986 film Sirivennela, he played a blind flautist.
Now he is away from the limelight. He is living a life of anonymity in the mountains. Yes, you read it right! He is running a meditation centre in Rishikesh, Uttrakhand.
Along with a meditation centre, he also runs an NGO. The name of this NGO is Pankh. NGO PANKH provides FREE Education to 200 Slum Children and Livelihood Skills to 50 underprivileged women of Uttarakhand.
He made the character looked so real on the TV screen that people used to worship him, considering him the real God. Banerjee was born into a Bengali Brahmin family on 14 March 1965, in Magarwara, Unnao, Uttar Pradesh. He went to St. Aloysius School, Kanpur and graduated from the Pune Film Institute.