She said that she was married when she was in high school, after the legendary composer, Hemant Kumar, who had composed her first few Bengali films, approached her father and asked whether his son Jayant can marry her, and her father agreed.
She claims that she was young, she was a tomboy who had more boys than girls for friends.
Claims that she turned down the heroine role in Gaai Aur Gori (1973) which then went to Jaya Bhaduri, and the title role in Bobby (1973), which went to Dimple Kapadia.
After she became a character actress, she played sister-in-law to one of her favorite actors, another Bengali star named Mithun Chakraborty.
Sister-in-law of Ranu Mukherjee.