Roopa Ganguly or Rupa Ganguly is a actor and National movie Award Winning female playback singer in the Hindi language and Bengali language movie business, as well as TV She became well-known after playing Draupaadi in the hit TV series Mahabharaat , and in movie is known for her character portrayals in movies such as Padmaa Nadir Majhi by Gautaam Ghose, Yugant by Aparnaa Sen, and Antarmahaal by Rituparno Ghosh.
|1985||Saaheb||Hindi language||Anil Ganguly|
|’92||Nishchaiy||Hindi language||Esmayeel Shroff|
|’13||Namte Namte||Bengali||Rana Basu|
|’09||Luck||Hindi language||Dhillin Mehta|
|1990||BahAr Ane Tak||Hindi language|
|1989||Kamla ki Maut||Hindi language|
|1989||Ek Din Achanak||Hindi language||Mrinal Sen|
|’91||Saugandh||Hindi language||Raj Sippy|
|’05||Shunyo E Bukey||Bengali||Kaushik Ganguly|
|1988||Police Mathu Daada||Kannada||P. Vasu|
|’96||Vrindavan movie Studios|
|1990||Pyar Ka Devta||Hindi language|
|’93||Padma Nadir Majhi|
|’12||Barfi!||Hindi language||Anurag Basu|
|’11||Jaani Dyakhaa Hawbe||Bengali|
|’04||Bow Barracks Forever||Bengali||Anjan Dutt|
|’12||Na Hannyate||Bengali||Ringo Banerjee|
|’03||Abar Aranye||Bengali||Goutom Ghosh|
|’12||Aashbo Ar Ekdin||Bengali|
|’93||Janaani – mom||Sanat Dasgupta|
|’05||Ek Mutho Chabi||Bengali|
Ganguly tied the knot with Dhrubo Mukerjee in ’92. The marriage broke in ’06. In an interview Ganguly told, that her spouse began feeling insecure about her recognition as an actor. Her child Akaash was born in ’97. She lived along with her singer companion, Dibyendu, 13 yrs younger compared to her, in her Bombay flat. Roopa has since split along with Dibyendu. Her appearance in the concluding episode of Star Plus’s hit reality tv show, Sacch Ka Samna , the Indian adaptation of the British reality tv show, The Moment of Truth, created media stir .
Roopa Ganguly made her debut in the Anil Kapoor starrer, Saheb 1985, after her studies from Calcuttaa. Her second character portrayal was in Malayalaam movie, Ithile Iniyum Varu , along with Mammootty as lead. Though her first character portrayal as a lead actor, was the pivotal character portrayal of Draupaadi, in B. R. Chopra’s mythological Tv series, Mahabharaat , that immediately got her attention, Ek Din Achanaak, and lead to a character portrayal in Mrinal Sen’s .
Her other notable works are in Awaard-winning movie, Padmaa Nadir Majhi by Gautaam Ghose, Yugant by Aparnaa Sen, such as Sukanyaa etc, Antarmahaal by Rituparno Ghosh, apart from these movie appearances she did, numerous TV series, both in Bengali and Hindi language, Abar Araanye by Gautaam Ghose . She acted in notable cameo Character portrayals in the movies Dekha and Hemlock Society.
After doing work in a few Hindi language movies, she shifted to Kolkataa, and after appearing in numerous Bengali movies through the 1990s, shifted base to Bombay in ’07, along with an English movie named, directed by Anjaan Dutt, Bow Barracks Forever , and continued to act in Bengali movies. She began doing work in Hindi language Tv series, along with Karaam Apna Apna , moving on to Love Story , and more just a while back in Agle Janaam Mohe Bitiya Hi Kijo. She bagged the National movie Award for Best Female Playback Singer for rendering her voice in the Bengali movie Abhosheyshey. She has been lucky to bag character portrayals opp the south super star Dr. Vishnuvardhaan in 2 movies Inspector Dhanush and Police Mathu Dada.
Roopa Ganguly was born in Kalyaani near Kolkata, West Bengal, India. She grew up in a joint household. She passed her Madhyaamik Exam from Beltalaa Girls’ High School. She completed graduation from the Jogamayaa Devi university, an affiliated undergraduate ladies’s university of the historic University of Calcuttaa, in Kolkata.