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Sayantani Ghosh is an Indian television actress[1]. Ghosh made her television show the popular television series Kumkum – Ek Pyara Sa Bandhan where she portrayed Antara Wadhwa. She then earned praise with her portrayal of Amrita in the supernatural drama Naaginn. In 2009, she appeared in the courtroom drama Adaalat as Pranali Gujral. In 2012, Ghosh portrayed Naina in the family drama Mrs. Kaushik Ki Paanch Bahuein and participated in the reality show Bigg Boss 6. She later worked as Satyavati in the historical series Mahabharat and Nivedita Basu in Itna Karo Na Mujhe Pyaar. In 2015, she played Rajeshwari in Sasural Simar Ka and Poulomi Maa in Santoshi Maa. She rose to prominence in 2016 by playing the supporting role of Neela Parikh in the melodrama Naamkarann. She was last seen as Mahamata in the mystery thriller Vish Ya Amrit: Sitara.

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



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
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
Comedy Circus 2 Contestant Sony Entertainment Television Herself
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
Geet – Hui Sabse Parayi Herself Star One
Rakt Sambandh Sakshi Imagine TV Supporting role
2010–2011 Adaalat Pranali Gujral Sony Entertainment Television Episodic role: advocate
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
Dare 2 Dance Contestant Life OK Herself
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
Singhasan Battisi Mahamaya Sony Pal Lead
Betal Aur Sinhasan Battisi Mahamaya SAB TV Main lead
2015 Mela
Sasural Simar Ka Rajkumari Rajeshwari Colors TV Supporting role
Qubool Hai Dancer ZEE TV Dancer oppositeVarun Toorkey
2015–2016 Comedy Classes Various characters Life OK
Comedy Nights with Kapil Various characters Colors TV
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 Naamkaran Neela Parikh Star Plus Parallel Lead Role
2018 Jeet Gayi Toh Piya Morey Werewolf Zee TV Guest Appearance
Meri Hanikarak Biwi &TV Guest Appearance
Juzzbaatt – Sangeen Se Namkeen Tak Herself[3] Zee TV Along with Delnaaz Irani
Laal Ishq Neighbour Bhabhi &TV Episode 1
Karn Sangini Kunti Star Plus Supporting Role
Salim Anarkali Nargis Jaan Colors TV Cameo
2019 Vish Ya Amrit: Sitara Mahamata Colors TV Cameo


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 "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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