Sayantani Ghosh

Sayantani Ghosh (born 6 September 1984) is an Indian television actress.[2] She debuted into Hindi television with the long running soap opera Kumkum – Ek Pyara Sa Bandhan and is best known for starring in the successful TV shows Naaginn, Mahabharat, Naamkarann and Naagin 4.[3] In 2012, she participated in Bigg Boss 6.[4]

Sayantani Ghosh
Sayantani Ghosh at the International Diamond Day celebrations.jpg
Born (1984-09-06) 6 September 1984 (age 37)[1]
  • Model
  • TV actress
  • dancer
Years active2002–present
Anugrah Tiwari
(m. 2021)

She is currently playing the lead characters in the Sony SAB series Tera Yaar Hoon Main.[5]

Early life and careerEdit

Sayantani Ghosh won the Miss Calcutta beauty pageant and found roles in Bengali films before obtaining her first television role in 2002, in the Indian soap opera Kumkum – Ek Pyara Sa Bandhan.[6][3]

After four years in that supporting role she joined the main cast of Naaginn as Amrita for two years followed by the guest role of Prosecutor Pranali Gujral on Adaalat. Same year, she played the lead role of Kakul Samman Chaudhary in Ghar ek sapna.[7]

Ghosh participated in the sixth season of Bigg Boss 6, the Indian version of UK reality show Big Brother,[6] and was evicted from the house in the third week.

In 2013 she appeared in the main cast of epic television series Mahabharat in the role of Satyavati, a fisher-woman who later became the emperor's wife. In 2014 Ghosh portrayed an antagonist in Itna Karo Na Mujhe Pyaar and became a contestant on Dare 2 Dance.

In 2015, Ghosh played the supporting role of Rajkumari Rajeshwari in Sasural Simar Ka. She then appeared in Rishton Ka Mela, Comedy Nights with Kapil and Comedy Classes. At the end of 2015 Ghosh was cast as lead antagonist Poulomi Maa in Santoshi Maa. In 2016 she joined the main cast of romantic drama Naamkaran, playing Neela Parikh until her character's death in February 2018.

In 2019, Ghosh made her theatre debut in a stage play called Ovee- A Haunted Hostel..[8] She then appeared in Sanjivani as Dr. Anjali Gupta

In 2020, she made a cameo appearance in Barrister Babu as Rasiya Bai.

In December 2020, she replaced Shweta Gulati's character Jhanvi Bansal in the Sony SAB series Tera Yaar Hoon Main and entered the show as Daljeet Bagga, the new female lead. Her character was shown to marry Rajeev (Sudeep Sahir), the male lead, under a certain situation. In 2021, she won the 'Favourite Lokpriya Sadasya' award from Gold Comedy Awards for her role as Daljeet Bagga in Tera Yaar Hoon Main.[9][10]

Personal lifeEdit

Sayantani Ghosh married her long-time boyfriend Anugrah Tiwari on 6 December 2021.[11][12]

In January 2022, Ghosh tested positive for COVID-19 along with her husband. She took a brief break from shooting and quarantined herself. Some time later, she recovered and tested negative for COVID-19, post which she resumed shooting for show.[13][14]


Year Movie Language Notes
2005 Raju Uncle Bengali
2005 Nayak – the Real Hero
2006 Swapno Bengali
2006 Sangharsha Bengali
2013 Himmatwala Hindi Special appearance in song "Dhokha Dhokha"


Year Show Role Notes Ref(s)
2005 Ekdin Pratidin Doyel (later replaced by Sohini Sarkar)
2006 Kumkum – Ek Pyara Sa Bandhan Advocate Antara Dhruv Wadhwa [15]
2007 Comedy Circus Contestant Comedy show
Crime Patrol
2007–2008 Ghar Ek Sapnaa Kakul Samman Chaudhary [15]
2007–2009 Naaginn Amrita Arjun Singh
2008 Ek Se Badhkar Ek Contestant Reality Show
Comedy Circus 2 Contestant Comedy show
Banoo Main Teri Dulhann Amrita Arjun Singh Special appearance (Episode 581 & Episode 582)
2009 Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 3 Herself / Guest With Barkha Sengupta and Jasveer Kaur
Sabki Laadli Bebo Herself
Geet – Hui Sabse Parayi Herself Guest Appearance (Special)
Rakt Sambandh Sakshi
2010–2011 Adaalat Pranali Gujral
2011–2012 Meri Maa Pratibha
2012–2013 Mrs. Kaushik Ki Paanch Bahuein Naina
2012 Bigg Boss 6 Contestant Evicted day 20
2013 Welcome - Baazi Mehmaan-Nawaazi Ki 4th Week (episode 19-24)
2013-2014 Gustakh Dil Aarohi Sagar Khurana
2013–2014 Mahabharat Rajmata Satyavati Recurring role

(Episode 1-32)

2014 Nach Baliye 6 Herself Guest(Celebrity reality dance show)
Dare 2 Dance Contestant Dance show
Bigg Boss 8 Guest Came for the task "Party Toh Banti Hai"
2014–2015 Itna Karo Na Mujhe Pyar Nivedita Basu [16]
Singhasan Battisi Mahamaya
Betal Aur Sinhasan Battisi
2015 Mela Naina/naggin
Sasural Simar Ka Rajkumari Rajeshwari [17]
Qubool Hai Dancer Special appearance
2015–2016 Comedy Classes Various characters
Comedy Nights with Kapil
Santoshi Maa Poulomi Maa (later replaced by Debina Bonnerjee) [18]
2016 Box Cricket League 2 Contestant Player in Kolkata Babu Moshayes
2016–2018 Naamkaran Neela Parikh
2018 Jeet Gayi Toh Piya Morey Werewolf Guest appearance
Meri Hanikarak Biwi Mrs. Neerja Srivastava Cameo
Juzzbaatt – Sangeen Se Namkeen Tak Herself / Guest With Delnaaz Irani [19]
Laal Ishq Neighbour Bhabhi (Episode 1)
Karn Sangini Kunti [20]
Dastaan-E-Mohabbat Salim Anarkali Nargis Jaan Cameo
2019 Vish Ya Amrit: Sitara Mahamata Cameo
2019–2020 Sanjivani 2 Dr. Anjali Gupta [21]
Naagin 4 Manyata Keshav Goradia
2020 Barrister Babu Rásiya Bai Extended cameo [22]
2020–2022 Tera Yaar Hoon Main Daljeet Bagga Bansal Lead Role [5]
2021 Maddam Sir Guest ( as Daljeet Bagga) The Big Shanivaar (Mahasangam Special)


  1. ^ "Naamkaran actresses Sayantani Ghosh, Shruti Ulfat celebrate birthday together; see pics". Times of India. 16 September 2017. Retrieved 6 February 2020.
  2. ^ "Naamkaran actresses Sayantani Ghosh, Shruti Ulfat celebrate birthday together; see pics". Times of India. 16 September 2017. Retrieved 6 February 2020.
  3. ^ a b "Sayantani Ghosh is back!". The Times of India. TNN. 17 April 2010. Archived from the original on 3 December 2013.
  4. ^ "Sayantani to be locked up in the Bigg Boss house". Times Of India. 6 October 2012.
  5. ^ a b "Actress Sayantani Ghosh joins cast of 'Tera Yaar Hoon Main' - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 2 January 2021.
  6. ^ a b "Sayantani Ghosh Biography". Bigg Boss. Archived from the original on 10 February 2013. Retrieved 25 October 2012.
  7. ^ Service, Tribune News (16 May 2020). "'Importance of love doesn't change'". Tribuneindia News Service. Retrieved 18 February 2022.
  8. ^ "Sayantani Ghosh on her theatre debut: I wanted to challenge myself". The Indian Express. 8 September 2019. Retrieved 8 September 2019.
  9. ^ Bureau, ABP News (21 December 2021). "Newlywed Sayantani Ghosh Calls Her Husband Lucky Charm As She Wins Award- See Pics".
  10. ^ "Gold Comedy Awards Winners List: Sunayana Forzdar, Shubhangi Atre, Sayantani Ghosh & Others Win Big". Filmibeat. 21 December 2021.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  11. ^ "Sayantani Ghosh ties the knot with beau Anugrah Tiwari in Kolkata, bride glows in red banarasi; a look at exclusive pics". The Times of India. Retrieved 6 December 2021.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  12. ^ "Tera Yaar Hoon Main actress Sayantani Ghosh: I have chosen to take a subtle and simple route for my own wedding". The Times of India. Retrieved 3 December 2021.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  13. ^ "Anugrah and I could spend some quality time together during our quarantine: Sayantani Ghosh who's now recovered from COVID". The Times of India. 13 January 2022. Retrieved 18 February 2022.
  14. ^ "I'm waiting to get back to the sets: Sayantani post COVID recovery". The Times of India. 13 January 2022. Retrieved 18 February 2022.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  15. ^ a b "Small screen, Big dreams". The Telegraph.
  16. ^ "Sayantani Ghosh: The sophisticated vamp - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 8 September 2019.
  17. ^ "Sayantani Ghosh's mysterious entry to 'Sasural Simar Ka'". The Indian Express. 2 June 2015. Retrieved 8 September 2019.
  18. ^ "Sayantani Ghosh to get Sridevi-inspired look on Santoshi Maa". The Indian Express. 12 May 2016. Retrieved 8 September 2019.
  19. ^ "Delnaaz Irani and Sayantani Ghosh on the sets of Juzzbaatt". Times Of India. 29 June 2018.
  20. ^ "Sayantani Ghosh roped in for KarnSangini". mid-day. 15 September 2018. Retrieved 8 September 2019.
  21. ^ "Sayantani Ghosh teaching Bengali to Sanjivani co-stars Namit Khanna and Surbhi Chandna will make you LOL". India Today. Retrieved 8 September 2019.
  22. ^ "Actress Sayantani Ghosh to join cast of Barrister Babu -Times of India". The Times of India.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)

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