Rupali Ganguly, (born 5 April 1977), known also as Rupali Ganguly Verma, is an Indian actress primarily known for her work in television and theatre. She played Dr. Simran Chopra in the STAR Plus serial Sanjivani and later, played Monisha Sarabhai in Sarabhai VS Sarabhai. She was a contestant in the reality show, Bigg Boss, in 2006. She is currently playing the titular lead role in the television series Anupamaa on Star Plus.
Ashwin K Verma
Rupali Ganguly was born on 5 April 1977 in Calcutta, (present-day Kolkata), West Bengal into a Bengali Hindu family. Her father Anil Ganguly was a director and screenwriter and her brother Vijay Ganguly is an actor-producer. She studied Hotel management and theatre, before being chosen for the lead role in a television show, Sukanya.
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 has also appeared in Sanjivani and Bhabhi.
In 2003, she was roped in for Sarabhai vs Sarabhai, in which she played Monisha, one of the leads. In Ekta Kapoor's Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii, she played the character Gayatri. In 2006, she participated in the reality show, Bigg Boss, in its first season. In 2008, she participated in the reality show, Zara Nachke Dikha, along with Karishma Tanna, Jennifer Winget & Mouni Roy.
|2002||Dil Hai Ki Manta Nahi||Priya/Anjali||double role|
|2003–2004||Zindagi...Teri Meri Kahani||Riya|
|2003–2005||Sanjivani||Dr. Simran||Nominated—Indian Telly Award for Best Actress in a Negative Role (2004)|
|2004–2006||Sarabhai vs Sarabhai||Monisha Sarabhai||Nominated—Indian Telly Award for Best Actress in a Comic Role (2005)|
|2005–2010||Baa Bahoo Aur Baby||Rekha|
|2005–2007||Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii||Gayatri Agarwal|||
|2006-2007||Bigg Boss 1||Contestant|
|2007||Sapna Babul Ka...Bidaai||Roopa||Cameo|
|2008||Ek Packet Umeed||Sujata|
|Zara Nachke Dikha||Contestant|
|Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 2||Contestant|
|2010||Kitchen Champion 2|
|Meethi Choori No 1|
|Mujhe Meri Family Se Bachao||Sweetie Avasthi|
|2011–2013||Parvarrish – Kuchh Khattee Kuchh Meethi||Pinky Jeet Ahuja|
|2017||Sarabhai vs Sarabhai S2||Monisha Sarabhai|
|2020||Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai||Guest (as Anupamaa)||To promote Anupamaa|
- "Chat with Khiladi Rupali Ganguly!". Rediff.com Movies. 15 September 2009.
- "Women find Akshay tough, real & simply super!". The Times of India. 9 August 2009.
- "Anupamaa: Rupali Ganguly is set to surprise audience with her new makeover | TV - Times of India Videos". timesofindia.indiatimes.com. Retrieved 5 February 2021.
- "Anupamaa actor Rupali Ganguly's family plans distanced birthday after she tests positive for COVID-19, watch". The Indian Express.
- "Rupali Ganguly's Quarantine Birthday is a Proof of How Family Makes Everything Special, Watch Video". CNN News18.
- "Rupali Ganguly may tie the knot". DNA. Retrieved 11 June 2019.
- "Sukanya". www.youtube.com. Retrieved 11 June 2019.
- MumbaiFebruary 6, IANS; February 6, 2013UPDATED; Ist, 2013 18:06. "Rupali Ganguly gets married". India Today. Retrieved 13 April 2021.CS1 maint: numeric names: authors list (link)
- January 16, Indo-Asian News Service; January 16, 2018UPDATED; Ist, 2018 15:46. "Why does Rupali Ganguly want her son to be a farmer? Must read". India Today. Retrieved 13 April 2021.CS1 maint: numeric names: authors list (link)
- "Cast of Sarabhai vs Sarabhai: Where are they now?". The Indian Express. 14 April 2020. Retrieved 5 February 2021.
- "Back to Ekta". Mumbai Mirror.
- "Controversy spices up reality TV". Financial Express. 21 January 2007.[permanent dead link]
- "'Bigg Boss' opens house". Indian Express. 7 November 2006.[permanent dead link]
- "I am very boring, says Rupali Ganguly". Hindustan Times. 29 September 2008. Retrieved 24 October 2020.
- "Akshay madness spreads over". The Times of India. 16 September 2009. Archived from the original on 4 November 2012.
- "Shatrughan Sinha gives narration for animation film 'Dashavatar'". DNA. 14 December 2007.
- "The Sunday Tribune - Spectrum". www.tribuneindia.com. Retrieved 13 April 2021.
- Rupali Ganguly Unplugged and unleashed interview .flv, retrieved 13 April 2021
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