|Roopa Ganguly (born November 25, 1966) is an Indian actress, singer and politician.
She is one of the most populist figures on Indian television, and best known for her version of Draupadi in B R Chopra's hit television series, Mahabharat (1988).
Veteran of Bengali Parallel Cinema, she is known for her versatility as well as for her sharp and incisive transformation into characters.
She has worked with renowned directors such as Mrinal Sen, Aparna Sen, Goutam Ghose and Rituparno Ghosh.
Profile ( Personal Info)
|Real Name||:||Roopa Ganguly|
|Age||:||52 years in (2018)|
|Date of Birth||:||25 November 1966|
|Eye Color||:||Dark Brown|
|Born In||:||Kolkata, West Bengal India|
|Height in Feet Inches||:||5.4|
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|Father||:||Late Samrendra Lal Ganguly|
|Hobbies||:||Reading Books, Music|
Qualification ( Education, School and College )
|School||:||Beltala Girl's High School|
|College/ University||:||Jogamaya Devi College|
|Educational and Qualification||:||Bachelor's degree|
|She has won numerous awards, including a national award.
She has been cited as the answer of the Bengali film industry to Shabana Azmi of Bollywood for her intense ability to play.
She is a trained Rabindra Sangeet singer and a classical dancer.
In October 2015, she was appointed Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha, by the President of India.
She was president of BJP Mahila Morcha in West Bengal.
She has served as general secretary and vice-president of the West Bengal Film Artists Forum, an organization representing filmmakers.
Ganguly became famous for his performance in the hit television series Bengali Muktabandha.
She has appeared in the hugely successful television series Bengali Streer Patra (1985), which has earned her immense accolades.
She had her first national break at Ganadevta (1986), a Hindi television series.
She drew farther popularity after attempting the central role of Draupadi, in B.R. Chopra's mythological television series, Mahabharat (1988), which immediately drew her massive attention.
In this TV series, she appeared for the first time on the thirty-fourth episode, but it was the forty-seventh episode where the Vastraharan sequence was aired and her performance in it turned it into an illustration of Draupadi for a long time.
The dignity and vigor she has shown as Draupadi, especially in the Vastraharan sequence, is something that has been and will be a difficult challenge to replicate.
The way she threw these invigorated words: "Aankhen jhukana kisi samasya ka samadhan nahi hai" has captivated the hearts of millions of people and through the generations she has been personified as