Rupali Ganguly

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Rupali Ganguly
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Rupali Ganguly at I am the Best Premiere
Born (1977-04-05) 5 April 1977 (age 42)
Years active2000–present
Spouse(s)Ashwin K Verma (2013–present;)
Children1 son

Rupali Ganguly is an Indian television and theatre actress. She played Dr. Simran Chopra in the STAR Plus serial Sanjivani and later Monisha Sarabhai in Sarabhai VS Sarabhai. She was a contestant in the reality show Bigg Boss in 2006.[1][2]

Personal life[edit]

Rupali was born in Kolkata, the daughter of director Anil Ganguly.[3] She studied hotel management and theatre before being chosen for the lead role in television show, Sukanya.[4] Ganguly married Ashwin K Verma, on 6 February 2013. She has a son, born on 25 August 2013.[5]


Her first acting assignment, at the age of 7, was the film Saaheb (1985), followed by a part in her father's film, Balidan. She made her television debut in Sukanya in 2000 and also appeared in Sanjivani and Bhabhi.

In 2003, she was selected for a part in Sarabhai vs Sarabhai in which she played Monisha. In Ekta Kapoor's Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii she played Gayatri. In 2006, she participated in the reality show Bigg Boss in its first season.[6][7] In 2008, she participated in the reality show Zara Nachke Dikha along with Karishma Tanna, Jennifer Winget & Mouni Roy.

In 2009, she participated in Colors TV's stunt/dare reality game show, Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 2 (2009).[8] She also gave voice over in animation film, Dashavatar (2008)[9]

In 2000, she established an advertising agency in Mumbai.[3] She has been a regular anchor of Bioscope; a films-based TV show telecast on national channel of Doordarshan.


Year Name Role Channel Notes Ref
2000–01 Sukanya Sukanya B4U Lead role
2002 Dil Hai Ki Manta Nahi Priya/Anjali Sony TV Played double role in the show
2003–04 Zindagi...Teri Meri Kahani Riya Sahara One
2003–05 Sanjivani Dr. Simran Star Plus Nominated—Indian Telly Award for Best Actress in a Negative Role (2004)
2004 Bhabhi Roshni
2004–06 Sarabhai vs Sarabhai Monisha Sarabhai Star One Nominated—Indian Telly Award for Best Actress in a Comic Role (2005)
2005 Kkavyanjali Mona Star Plus
2005–10 Baa Bahoo Aur Baby Rekha
2005–07 Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii Gayatri Agarwal
2006 Bigg Boss 1 Contestant Sony TV Evicted
2007 Sapna Babul Ka...Bidaai Roopa Star Plus Cameo
2008 Ek Packet Umeed Sujata Imagine TV
Zara Nachke Dikha Contestant Star One
2009 Aapki Antara Anuradha Zee TV
Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 2 Contestant Colors TV
2010 Kitchen Champion 2
Meethi Choori No 1 Imagine TV
2011 Adaalat Rohini Malik Sony TV
Mujhe Meri Family Se Bachao Sweetie Avasthi Mastiii
2011–13 Parvarrish – Kuchh Khattee Kuchh Meethi Pinky Jeet Ahuja Sony TV
2012 The Late Night Show Guest Colors TV
2013 Boroscope Host DD1
2017 Sarabhai vs Sarabhai S2 Monisha Sarabhai Hotstar



  1. ^ "Chat with Khiladi Rupali Ganguly!". Movies. 15 September 2009.
  2. ^ "Women find Akshay tough, real & simply super!". The Times of India. 9 August 2009.
  3. ^ a b "Rupali Ganguly may tie the knot". DNA. Retrieved 11 June 2019.
  4. ^ "Sukanya". Retrieved 11 June 2019.
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  6. ^ "Controversy spices up reality TV". Financial Express. 21 January 2007.[permanent dead link]
  7. ^ "'Bigg Boss' opens house". Indian Express. 7 November 2006.[permanent dead link]
  8. ^ "Akshay madness spreads over". The Times of India. 16 September 2009.
  9. ^ "Shatrughan Sinha gives narration for animation film 'Dashavatar'". DNA. 14 December 2007.
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