Rasika Dugal

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Rasika Dugal
Rasika Dugal at the special screening of the web series Mirzapur.jpg
Rasika Dugal at the special screening of the web series Mirzapur
Born (1985-01-17) 17 January 1985 (age 35)
Jamshedpur, Bihar, India (now in Jharkhand)
NationalityIndian
Alma materFTII
Sophia Polytechnic
Lady Shri Ram College
Sacred Heart Convent School (Jamshedpur)
OccupationActress
Years active2007—present
Spouse(s)Mukul Chadda (m.2010)

Rasika Dugal is an Indian actress who is known for her roles in several Bollywood movies. Apart from this, she has starred in Indian-German drama film, Qissa and several Indian soap operas.[1][2]

Biography[edit]

Rasika Dugal was born in Circuit House Area, Jamshedpur, Jharkhand. She attained Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics in the year 2004 from Lady Shri Ram College for Women, Delhi. Subsequently, Dugal attended Sophia Polytechnic for a postgraduate diploma in "Social Communications Media" and FTII for attaining postgraduate diploma in "acting".[3] In 2010, Rasika Dugal married Indian actor Mukul Chadda[4].

Career[edit]

Rasika Dugal started appearing in Bollywood movies in 2007. She appeared in Anwar in a character role. She made her debut in Bollywood in the movie Tahaan in 2008. She did a cameo in famous web series by TVF Permanent Roommates Season 2 Episode 4 "The Dinner". She has also appeared as a lead actress in another of TVF's web series Humorously Yours (2017).[3]

She also appeared in YRF TV serial Kismat as Lubna opposite to Rahul Bagga.[5][6]

She did a cameo in the film Tu Hai Mera Sunday released in 2017 now available on Netflix which starred actors Barun Sobti, Vishal Malhotra, Shahana Goswami, Nakul Bhalla, Avinash Tiwary, Jay Upadhyay.

She won the Best Actor Award for her role in the film Hamid at Rajasthan International Film Festival.[7]

She stars in Mirzapur, a web television series on Amazon Prime Video as Beena Tripathi, Kaleen Bhaiya's second wife, and Munna's stepmother[8].

She essays the role of Nutan Yadav, an ambitious politician's daughter willing to sacrifice his daughter's dreams for his political career, in Zoya Akhtar's web series Made in Heaven, released on Amazon Prime on March 8, 2019.

She played the role of Dr. Meera in out of love and preparing for the second season.


She portrays the role of young IPS officer named as Neeti Singh in Delhi Crime (TV series) released on Netflix on March 21, 2019. Her latest film Lootcase released on 31 July 2020[9].

Filmography[edit]

Films[edit]

Year Title Role Notes Ref.
2007 Anwar Deepti [3]
2007 No Smoking [3]
2008 Hijack Neha [3][10]
2008 Tahaan Nadira [3][11]
2009 Agyaat Sameera [3]
2010 Thanks Maa [3][12]
2011 Kshay Chhaya [3][13]
2013 Aurangzeb Trishla Phogat(Chhoti)
2015 Qissa Neeli [3][14]
2016 Kammatti Paadam Juhi Malayalam Film
2018 Manto Safia
2017 Tu Hai Mera Sunday Tasneem Hindi Film
2018 Once Again Sapna
2018 Hamid Ishrat Won best actor award at RIFF[7]
2020 Lootcase Lata Released on Hotstar due to coronavirus pandemic [15]
2020 Darbaan Postponed due to coronavirus pandemic

Television[edit]

Title From To Role
Upanishad Ganga 2008 2009 Nati & Iravati
Powder 2009 2010 Rati
Rishta.com 2009
Kismat 2010 2011 Lubna
Dariba Diaries 2015 present Zeenat
Devlok with Devdutt Pattanaik 2016 present Host
P.O.W.- Bandi Yuddh Ke 2016 2017 Mrs. Shobha Vikram Singh
A Suitable Boy 2020 Savita Mehra Kapoor BBC One TV series.[16]

Web Series[edit]

Year Title Role Note
2016 Permanent Roommates Cameo Season 2 Episode 4
2016 - 2019 TVF Humorously Yours Mrs. Kavya Goyal Main Lead
2016 The School Bag Ammi Short film
2017 Saheb, Biwi & Billi Mrs. Kavya Goyal Sketch
2017 Chutney Lead Role Short movie
2018 - present Mirzapur, Mirzapur 2, Mirzapur 3 (unannounced) Beena Tripathi Main lead
2019 Made in Heaven Nutan Yadav Episode 8-9
2019 Delhi Crime Neeti Singh Main lead
2019 Out of Love Dr. Meera Kapoor Main lead

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nandita Das and Nawazuddin Siddiqui bring Mantoiyat to JNU".
  2. ^ "IMDb profile". IMDb. Retrieved 19 February 2015.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "Profile". Official website. Retrieved 19 February 2015.
  4. ^ "All you need to know about Rasika Dugal and husband Mukul Chadda's short film". mid-day. 14 June 2020. Retrieved 20 November 2020.
  5. ^ "Dariba Diaries". Indian Express. Retrieved 21 February 2015.
  6. ^ "Devlok with Devdutt Pattanaik". Deccan Chronicle. Retrieved 12 July 2016.
  7. ^ a b Taran Adarsh [@taran_adarsh] (30 January 2019). "Yoodlee Films' talked-about film #Hamid wins two prestigious awards at Rajasthan International Film Festival: Best Director Aijaz Khan and Best Actor Rasika Dugal. t.co/x0xWSgywiU" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
  8. ^ "Rasika Dugal: Beena is as manipulative as she was in Mirzapur Season 1". The Indian Express. 22 October 2020. Retrieved 20 November 2020.
  9. ^ "Rasika Dugal: Beena is as manipulative as she was in Mirzapur Season 1". The Indian Express. 22 October 2020. Retrieved 20 November 2020.
  10. ^ "Hijack". IMDb. Retrieved 19 February 2015.
  11. ^ "Tahaan". IMDb. Retrieved 19 February 2015.
  12. ^ "Thanks Maa". upperstall.com. Retrieved 19 February 2015.
  13. ^ "Kshay". Cine Vue. Retrieved 19 February 2015.
  14. ^ "Qissa". The Huffington post. Retrieved 19 February 2015.
  15. ^ "Kunal Kemmu starrer Lootcase to release on Disney Plus Hotstar". Indian Express. Retrieved 6 July 2020.
  16. ^ "BBC - Cast announced for BBC One's A Suitable Boy, the first screen adaptation of Vikram Seth's classic novel - Media Centre". www.bbc.co.uk.

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