Mouli Ganguly

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Mouli Ganguly
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Mouli Ganguly
Born Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Occupation Actress, Model
Spouse(s) Mahzar Sayyed

Mouli Ganguly is an Indian television and film actress, who has worked in both Hindi and Bengali cinema.[1] She shot to fame as Shaina in Ekta Kapoor's popular hit thriller series Kaahin Kissii Roz that aired from (2001-2004) on Star Plus and other TV series Saaksshi (2004) [2] Currently, As of 2012, She has also played the role of Anusha Sarkar, a business woman, in yet another Ekta Kapoor's Indian soap opera, Kya Huaa Tera Vaada that aires on Sony TV.

Early life[edit]

Ganguly graduated in science from the University of Calcutta in her native city Kolkata and gained a Mass communication degree; she left midway when she started getting offers for modelling.[3][4]


She started modelling and has been in a number of TV and print ads.[3] She has modelled for products like Pears, Rin, Ariel, Close-Up, Double Diamond, Asian Paints, Sonam Quartz, Britannia, Maggie, Bombay Dyeing.

She has also worked as an assistant director before she started acting.

In April 2001, Ganguly was cast in the lead role as Shaina in Kaahin Kissii Roz. The highly rated show garnered her a lot of positive reviews about her noteworthy character. The show went on until September 2004. She later starred in Kutumb, Resham Dankh and Kkusum.[3] In 2004, Ganguly starred as the lead actress in a popular TV serial on Sony TV called Saaksshi, in the lead role opposite Samir Soni and Amit Sadh.[5]

Her television success lead to an appearance in Rituporno Ghosh's critically acclaimed movie Raincoat (2004) alongside Aishwarya Rai and Ajay Devgan.[3] Thereafter she took a hiatus and made a come back with Aathvaan Vachan (2008)[6]

In 2009 she appeared on the reality dance show Nach Baliye with her boyfriend and co-star Mazhar Sayyed. She got noticed for her creative performances but could not make it to the semi-finals.

Now she is modelling for Airfone mobile phones.

Currently she played the role of the antagonist in the serial Kya Huaa Tera Vaada which airs on Sony TV. She played the role of a rich businesswomen Anushka who had a college affair 12 years prior to current time depicted and plans to restart the affair with the married male protagonist Pradeep (who also works for her company).[7]

Now, she is part of the stage comedy Pritam Pyare Bapuji and doing journey all over India.

Personal life[edit]

Mauli got married to her longtime boyfriend, Mazhar Sayyed recently, who was also her co-star in popular TV series Kaahin Kissii Roz and dance on Nach Baliye (2009).[8][9]


Year Show Role Network Notes
1996 Baksha Rahasya Receptionist
2001-2004 Kaahin Kissii Roz Shalini Sunaina Sikand / Devika Sikand Twins / Simar Star Plus Protagonist
2002 C.I.D. Dr. Amrita Sony TV Episodic Role in the Episode
The Case of the Invisible Bullet: Part 1 & 2
2004 Saaksshi Saaksshi Singh Sony TV Lead Role
2004 Sahib Biwi Gulam Jaba Sahara One
2005 Kkusum Vidhi Trishul Kapoor Sony TV Negative Role
2006 Sarrkkar - Risshton Ki Ankahi Kahani Kritika Zee TV Supporting Role
2008-2009 Aathvaan Vachan Manali Sony TV Lead Role
2008-2009 Nach Baliye 4 Participant Star Plus Along with Mazhar Khan
2009-2012 Laagi Tujhse Lagan Subalakshmi Colors
2012 Aasman Se Aage Roshini Life OK
2012-2013 Kya Huaa Tera Vaada Anushka Sarkar / Amrita Shaurya Mitra / Anushka Balbir Bhalla Sony TV Antagonist
2013 Ek Thhi Naayka Tanushree Dheeraj Dasgupta Life OK A mini series for promotion of Ek Thi Daayan.
Along with Smriti Irani, Sakshi Tanwar, Shweta Tiwari,
Aamna Shariff, Ankita Lokhande, Kritika Kamra and Pooja Gaur
2015-2016 Suryaputra Karn Radha (Karna's Foster Mother) Sony TV A mythological TV series based on the various events in the Life of Karna, one of the greatest archer and warrior. Karna is considered to be as one of the major and very important character of India's greatest epic Mahabharata
2016-present Jamai Raja Payal Walia (Ria's sister) Zee TV Supporting role
2004 Raincoat Sheela Supporting Role
2007 68 Pages Mansi Lead Role
2010 It's a Man's World Unreleased
2011 Chalo Paltai


  1. ^ "Mouli Ganguly returns to TV". Hindustan Times. 9 February 2012. 
  2. ^ Pillai, Sreedhar (31 May 2005). "Saaksshi's success". The Hindu. 
  3. ^ a b c d "Comedy please!". The Hindu. 10 August 2006. 
  4. ^ "Interview with actor Mouli Ganguly". 7 May 2003. 
  5. ^ "TUBE TALK — Woman Power: Saakshi". The Telegraph (Kolkata). 23 August 2004. 
  6. ^ "'I can't take the stress of reality shows'". Movies. 27 August 2008. 
  7. ^ "Meanies next door". The Times of India. 6 March 2012. 
  8. ^ "I am a private person: Mouli Ganguly". The Times of India. 29 February 2012. 
  9. ^ "Mouli wants to marry Mazhar". The Times of India. 5 August 2010. 

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