- Birthday21 August, 1982
- Zodiac: Leo
- Fun Trivia:Mantra’s real name is Puranjit Dasgupta.
Mantra, a renowned theatre actor, television presenter, radio jockey and voice-over artist, was born to actress Chandra Dasgupta and publisher Prabir Dasgupta. He began his career as a radio jockey with India’s first private radio station Radio Mirchi in 2000 and started hosting shows with nom de plume Mantra. In 2003, he moved to Delhi to join another radio station and alongside radio jockeying, started taking lessons in acting from Barry John. Three years later, he was in Mumbai to pursue a career in films and television. He is currently hosting a show on Big 92.7 FM, Lamhe with Mantra.