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Rupali Ganguly Biography

Rupali Ganguly (born 5 April 1977) is an Indian actress primarily known for her work in television and was born in Kolkata on to a Hindu Bengali family. Born to film director Anil Ganguly, Ganguly started her acting career as a child, making her acting debut at age seven in her father’s film Saaheb (1985). Following appearances in less favourably received films; Angaara (1996), and Do Ankhen Barah Hath (1997), as a teenager, Ganguly had her career breakthrough, after venturing into television with her portrayal of medical intern Dr. Simran Chopra in the StarPlus medical drama series Sanjivani (2002). She received further recognition with her portrayal of Monisha Sarabhai in the cult sitcom Sarabhai vs Sarabhai (2004). Ganguly continued to appear in numerous successful television series, notably Baa Bahoo Aur Baby (2005), and Parvarrish – Kuchh Khattee Kuchh Meethi (2011), following which she took a sabbatical from acting. After a seven-year hiatus, Ganguly returned in 2020 with the soap opera Anupamaa. She became popular after her role as Dr. Simran Chopra in the STAR Plus serial Sanjivani and later as Monisha Sarabhai in Sarabhai VS Sarabhai.

Rupali Ganguly married businessman Ashwin K. Verma on 6 February 2013. The couple have a son Rudransh Ganguly.
Rupali Ganguly

Films

Year Title Role
1985 Saaheb Uncredited
1987 Mera Yaar Mera Dushman
1997 Do Ankhen Barah Hath Neeta
Angaara Gulabi
2011 Satrangee Parachute Sumitra C. Sharma

Television

Year Title Role Notes Ref(s)
2000–2001 Sukanya Sukanya
2002 Dil Hai Ki Manta Nahi Priya/Anjali
2003–2004 Zindagi…Teri Meri Kahani Riya
2003–2005 Sanjivani Dr. Simran Nominated—Indian Telly Award for Best Actress in a Negative Role (2004)
2004 Bhabhi Roshni
2004–2006 Sarabhai vs Sarabhai Monisha Sarabhai Nominated—Indian Telly Award for Best Actress in a Comic Role (2005)
2005 Kkavyanjali Mona
2006 Yes Boss Sharmili
2009–2010 Baa Bahoo Aur Baby Rekha
2005–2007 Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii Gayatri Agarwal
2006–2007 Bigg Boss 1 Contestant 5th place
2007 Sapna Babul Ka…Bidaai Roopa Cameo
2008 Ek Packet Umeed Sujata
Zara Nachke Dikha Contestant
2009 Aapki Antara Anuradha
Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 2 Contestant 12th place
2010 Kitchen Champion Season 2
Meethi Choori No 1
2011 Adaalat Rohini Malik
Mujhe Meri Family Se Bachao Sweetie Avasthi
2011–2013 Parvarrish – Kuchh Khattee Kuchh Meethi Pinky Jeet Ahuja
2013 Bioscope Host
2017 Sarabhai vs Sarabhai Monisha Sarabhai Season 2
2020 Kasautii Zindagii Kay Anupamaa Guest
2020–present Anupamaa Anupamaa “Anu” Joshi Won—ITA Award for Best Actress Popular in 2022

Web Series

Year Title Role Notes
2022 Anupamaa: Namaste America Anupamaa “Anu” Shah Prequel web series to Anupamaa

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