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Sayantani Ghosh is an Indian television actress[1] best known for her portrayal of Amrita on the Zee TV drama series Naaginn[1] and as Neela Maa in Star Plus drama Series Naamkarann. She was also a contestant on Bigg Boss 6. She is currently performing as Kunti in Karn Sangini.

Sayantani Ghosh Chandra
Sayantani Ghosh at the International Diamond Day celebrations.jpg
Sayantani Ghosh at the International Diamond Day celebrations
  • Model
  • TV actress
  • dancer
Years active2002–present
Known for

She is also known for her roles of Pranali Gujral in Adalat and Satyavati in Mahabharat.



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.[2][2][1] 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.

Ghosh participated in the sixth season of Bigg Boss, the Indian version of UK reality show Big Brother,[2] 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.


Year Show Role Channel Notes
2002–2006 Kumkum – Ek Pyara Sa Bandhan Antara Dhruv Wadhwa Star Plus Supporting role
2007 Comedy Circus Contestant Sony Entertainment Television Herself
2007 Crime Patrol Sony Entertainment Television Episodic role
2007–2008 Ghar Ek Sapnaa Kakul Sahara One Lead
2007–2009 Naaginn Amrita Zee TV Lead
2008 Ek Se Badhkar Ek Herself Zee TV Guest appearance
2008 Comedy Circus 2 Contestant Sony Entertainment Television Herself
2008 Banoo Main Teri Dulhann Portraying her character Amrita from Naaginn Zee TV (Special appearance in episodes 581 & 582)
2009 Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 3 Herself Colors TV Performed along with Barkha Bisht Sengupta and Jasveer Kaur
2010 Sabki Laadli Bebo Herself Star Plus
2010 Geet – Hui Sabse Parayi Herself Star One
2010–2011 Adaalat Pranali Gujral Sony Entertainment Television Episodic role: advocate
2010 Rakt Sambandh Sakshi Imagine TV Supporting role
2011–2012 Meri Maa Pratibha Life OK Lead
2012–2013 Mrs. Kaushik Ki Paanch Bahuein Naina Zee TV Supporting role
2012 Bigg Boss 6 Herself Colors TV 18th place, evicted day 20
2013 Welcome - Baazi Mehmaan-Nawaazi Ki Herself Life OK
2013–2014 Mahabharat Satyavati Star Plus Main lead
2014 Nach Baliye 6 Herself Star Plus
2014 Dare 2 Dance Contestant Life OK Herself
2014 Bigg Boss 8 Herself Colors TV Came for the task 'Party Toh Banti Hai'
2014–2015 Itna Karo Na Mujhe Pyar Nivedita Basu Sony Entertainment Television Antagonist
2014–2015 Singhasan Battisi Mahamaya Sony Pal Lead
2014–2015 Betal Aur Sinhasan Battisi Mahamaya SAB TV Main lead
2015 Mela
2015 Sasural Simar Ka Rajkumari Rajeshwari Colors TV Supporting role
2015 Qubool Hai Dancer ZEE TV Dancer oppositeVarun Toorkey
2015–2016 Comedy Classes Various characters Life OK
2015–2016 Comedy Nights with Kapil Various characters Colors TV
2015–2016 Santoshi Maa Poulomi Maa (goddess of jealousy) & TV Main lead antagonist
2016 Box Cricket League Herself Colors TV Player in Kolkata Babu Moshayes
2016–2018 Feb 2 Naamkaran Neela Parikh Star Plus Lead
2018 Jeet Gayi Toh Piya Morey Werewolf Zee TV Guest Appearance
2018 Meri Hanikarak Biwi &TV Guest Appearance
2018 Juzzbaatt – Sangeen Se Namkeen Tak Herself[3] Zee TV Along with Delnaaz Irani
2018 Laal Ishq Episode 1 Neighbour Bhabhi &TV Episodic Role
2018–Present Karn Sangini Kunti Star Plus Supporting Role
2018–2019 Dastaan-E-Mohabbat Salim Anarkali Nargis Jaan Colors TV


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


  1. ^ a b c "Sayantani Ghosh is back!". Times of India. TNN. 17 April 2010.
  2. ^ a b c "Sayantani Ghosh Biography". Bigg Boss. Archived from the original on 10 February 2013. Retrieved 25 October 2012.
  3. ^ "Delnaaz Irani and Sayantani Ghosh on the sets of Juzzbaatt". 29 June 2018.

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