Rani Mukherjee and Sushmita Sen praise Mamata Banerjee

Kolkata, PTI | Updated : 17 November 2013, 11:19 PM

Bollywood actresses Rani Mukherjee and Sushmita Sen, who were felicitated by the West Bengal government, said they were a fan of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee

"Thank you Mamata di. We are a huge admirer of the human courage and the conviction that you have. It is very special to say I am from Bengal and from your state," actress and former Miss Universe Sushmita Sen said after being felicitated as one of the 'Panch Kanya' of Bengal.

Stating that Banerjee had transformed Kolkata and West Bengal, actress Rani Mukherjee said, "As a Bengali, I am very proud that she is running Bengal and she is an inspiration to a lot of women. Please keep inspiring us like this."

"We have seen lot of change for the better. This time I got to see shining Kolkata while coming from the airport," she said.

First Published: Sunday, November 17, 2013 11:15 PM
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