Avinash was born to a Bengali Hindu family on 1 August 1997. He is the only child of Devashish Mukherjee and Kavita Mukherjee. His cousin Richa Mukherjee is also a very known face in the TV industry as she worked as a child artist in many serials. Avinash did half of his schooling from Somerville School, Greater Noida and then he, along with his family, moved to Mumbai due to his father’s job. He continued to rest his schooling from Ryan International School, Kandivali, Mumbai. Avinash pursued his graduation from Thakur College of Science and Commerce. His father Devashish Mukherjee was associated with the TV industry. He used to take Avinash to the shooting sets since he was little.
Avinash got inspired for acting from those set-visiting days, and from that time he has never looked back. Avinash had a family history of working in films. He said in an interview that his Granduncle was a producer in Bengali film industry and has also produced many films among which three of them were with Uttam Kumar. With his dad also having a passive involvement in the film industry, it was more of genes for Avinash which brought him towards acting.
Avinash Mukherjee was seen as the young Bharat in the Ramayana which aired on Imagine TV in the year 2008. He got his biggest break at the age of 11 in the serial Balika Vadhu. He played the role of Jagdish Bhairon Singh, son of Bhairon Singh. Soon after the serial aired on tv, he became famous with the name of ‘Jagya’. His cuteness was adored by all and soon has fan base started growing. The extremely adorable chemistry between Avinash aka Jagya and Avika Gaur aka Aanandi was so much loved that the serial’s TRP started reaching heights. He worked in the same from 2008 to 2010, and after that, he took a break at the age of 15.
Not much is known about the reason of him taking a huge break, though Avinash in an interview said that he wasn’t satisfied with his career, he even got offers for serials much he chose not to work. The reason for the break might also be to complete his education.
Career On TV
Avinash appeared on a TV show called ‘Maa exchange’ which an interesting show where the mothers of famous child-artists were exchanges for a day or so to get an insight on their day to day life. He appeared in several episodes of Gumrah: End of Innocence in 2012, until in 2013 where he started getting recognition for the serial ‘Sanskar Dharohar Apnon Ki’ as Ankit Vaishnav which was aired in Colors TV. In the year 2014, he played the role of Ranbir Khanna in the serial ‘Itna Karo Na Mujhse Pyaar’ in Sony Tv till 2015.
He also acted in one of the episodes ‘Pyaar Tune Kya Kiya’ (2014) in Zing Tv. He also appeared in the TV series ‘Man Mein Hai Vishwas’ (2016) which aired on Sony TV and in the popular serial ‘Jaat Na Poocho Prem Ki’. Currently, he is the part of the serial ‘Shakti-Astitva Ke Ehsaas Ki’ where he plays the role of Sohan Singh, and it airs in Colors TV.
Avinash has also shown interest in working in movies. This is his biggest dream since childhood. He is even keen to work in a Telegu movie. In an interview, he was asked about his co-worker Avika, and that she has done a lot of Telugu films. On asking him about his interest in working on the same, he replied that he really admired Telugu films and he would love to be a part of it.
Avinash Mukherjee Net worth
Avinash being very choosy about his roles, has done a few serials. Though he has gained a lot of recognition from his primary career as a TV actor, he stills hopes to work in Bollywood. His net worth is estimated to be around $1 Million-$5 Million (approx.) for the year 2019. His current net worth is still under review.
Avinash Mukherjee Awards
Balika Vadhu has brought out the actor inside of Avinash. He was widely known as ‘Jagya’, and that became his identity. In the Indian Telly Award, which was held in 2008, he was nominated for the award for the Best Child Actor. In the year 2009, he won the award same award. He was again nominated for Indian Telly Awards in the year 2010.
Avinash has achieved a wholesome amount of success in his life. This actor cum entrepreneur has launched his digital marketing agency called AM Media for various businesses, which is running successfully. Besides, he is a big-time fitness enthusiast. He is even the author of the book ‘The 4 Golden Ayurvedic Sutras for Healthy Living, Glowing Skin and Losing Weight by Drinking Water’ which paved its way to the market on 14 July, 2017. The actor also loves to go to the gym, well what can be a better place than the gym for fitness freaks? He has lost about 16kgs of weight during his weight loss journey. Avinash has even posted pictures and videos of exercise video to guide his fans and followers for a proper routine. He has about 118K followers on Instagram.
Avinash has always been a person who has improved himself from his past experiences. In an interview, he said that Balika Vadhu was like an acting school for him and Avika. Being the youngest actors of the set, they were adored by all. He recalls that during breaks, he and Avika used to go to their senior co-actors, and they used to guide them about various techniques of acting. He said that Anup ji used to teach them how to not fumble while speaking and Neha Marda used to give them lessons of personality development. They even used to question the cameraman and the various technicians about the technicalities of their work. Avinash even claims that Avika is a very good friend of his. They have been childhood friends, and they keep teasing each other with scenes of ‘Blast from the past’.
Avinash Mukherjee Girlfriend
In 2019, Avinash announced about his girlfriend Saloni Luthra who was one of his friends. Avinash at first asked Saloni to work for his company as a content writer due to her excellent writing skills. He later fell for her. In an interview he stated that both of them went to meet Avinash’s parents in Amritsar. He also confessed that he proposed to Saloni at 4 am. Saloni is into the modelling industry, and she also was the runners up Miss Tiara 2019. The news of their relationship flooded the media and Avinash soon announced about Saloni which made all the rumours true. There were even rumours that they were getting married. As of now, there is no recent news about their relationship. At the moment, there is no update on his relationship status.
Being a versatile actor, Avinash has always chose his roles wisely. He believes in keeping his ‘brand’ alive while working with the roles which can bring out the best in him. This actor has also proven his versatility by not just keeping his interest restricted to acting. We wish to see him more on the screen and hopefully someday in movies too. We would like to wish him good luck for his career ahead.