The 24 year old actress was found hanging from the ceiling at her flat in Bangur Nagar in suburban Kandivli.
The exact cause of her death is yet to be ascertained. Police have not found any suicide note from her flat.
Her other major appearances on the small screen were in "Bigg Boss 7", a reality show, and "Jhalak Dikhla Jha", a dance programme.
She also portrayed role of 'Mohini' in another popular TV serial 'Sasural Simar Ka' aired on Colors.
Here are how her friends and co-star reacted on her death
Sad sad sad..Nothing's worth ending your 1 beautiful gift called life for... My heart bleeds for the parents and family..#suicidesnvrthecure— GAUAHAR KHAN (@GAUAHAR_KHAN) April 1, 2016
Heartbroken about the news.... @PratsBanerjee ,💔💔... A sweet soul...— GAUAHAR KHAN (@GAUAHAR_KHAN) April 1, 2016
Terrible, terrible news about Pratyusha Banerjee. Met her once at a party. How extreme must pressures be to drive one to take one's own life— T.A.N.U.J. G.A.R.G. (@tanuj_garg) April 1, 2016
Sad .... Life is difficult ... But why do this ... This is not the way to end ur life ,rip Pratyusha strength to her family sad sad sad— KUSHAL TANDON (@KushalT2803) April 1, 2016
Shocked and sad to hear about Pratyusha Banerjee...RIP 😔— Nandish Sandhu (@nandishsandhu) April 1, 2016
Not the way to go....rip pratyusha banerjee....wen smeone dies they dont die alone...suicide is neva the rite way out.. SAD— Karan Wahi (@karan009wahi) April 1, 2016
I am really very sad for my friend today. I will miss you Pratyusha forever. Love you. Good night.— KRK (@kamaalrkhan) April 1, 2016
Deeply saddened by the news about #PratyushaBanerjee. May God give her family the strength to deal with this loss. भगवान आत्मा को शान्ति दे।— Anupam Kher (@AnupamPkher) April 1, 2016
This is just so sad...and a wake up calm to families and friends who don't consider depression a medical condition...RIP #PratyushaBanerjee— Karan Johar (@karanjohar) April 1, 2016
Just got to know about Guriya #PratiyushaBanarji . I am very shocked and Depressed than how she can do like this.She was very strong Girl— SANGRAM U SINGH (@Sangram_Sanjeet) April 1, 2016