actor Roopa Ganguly

Roopa Ganguly

biography

Roopa Ganguly (born 25 November 1966) is an Indian actress, playback singer and politician. She is best known for her rendition of Draupadi in B R Chopra's hit television series Mahabharat (1988). Often promoted as the Bengali Film Industry's answer to Bollywood's Shabana Azmi, she is known for her versatility and accent adaptation. She worked with directors such as Mrinal Sen, Aparna Sen, Goutam Ghose and Rituparno Ghosh. She is a trained Rabindra Sangeet vocalist and a classical dancer. She received several awards including a National Award and two BFJA Awards. In October, 2015, she was nominated as a Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha, by the President of India. She served as the President of BJP Mahila Morcha in West Bengal. She served as the General Secretary and the Vice President for the West Bengal Motion Picture Artistes' Forum, a body representing cine artistes.


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Ek Din Achanak

Ek Din Achanak

One day a retired professor (Dr. Sreeram Lagoo) decides to go out for unknown work… Read More

Barfi!

Barfi!

Three young people learn that love can neither be defined nor contained by society’s definition… Read More

Luck

Luck

An underworld kingpin recruits people endowed with ‘Luck’ from across the globe to take part… Read More

Nishchaiy

Nishchaiy

When Ravi is falsely accused of a crime and sentenced to imprisonment, his boss’ wife… Read More

Saugandh

Saugandh

A woman whose entire family was murdered by a cruel landowner, vows that she will… Read More

Pyar Ka Devta

Pyar Ka Devta

After the death of their parents, Vijay takes it upon himself to look after his… Read More

Kamla Ki Maut

Kamla Ki Maut

Kamla Ki Maut is a 1989 Hindi drama film directed by Basu Chatterjee. The film… Read More


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