Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Richa Gangopadhyay Biography

Richa Gangopadhyay Biography

              Richa Gangopadhyay (born Antara Richa Gangopadhyay on 20 March 1986) is an Indian film actress, model and former beauty queen. After appearing in commercials, she made her film debut in the 2010 Telugu political drama Leader. Since then, she went on to win critical acclaim for her role in Nagavalli and commercial success with her role in Mirapakaay. In 2011, she starred in her first Tamil film, Mayakkam Enna, receiving positive reviews for her performance.

Personal Life

Richa Gangopadhyay was born on 20 March 1986 in a Bengali Hindu Kulin Brahmin family, to Utpal and Paula Gangopadhyay, in New Delhi.Her father works as the COO of Netshape Technologies, while her mother works as a Director of Education at The Henry Ford Museum in Detroit. Her parents settled in the USA in 1989 after spending her first year in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, with Richa being brought up in Pennsylvania and Michigan. While attending Okemos High School, she was featured in the local media for founding a youth-tutoring program for at-risk children in Lansing, which she ran for four years.She went on to major in Dietetics and Health Administration at Michigan State University, Michigan.

Richa Gangopadhyay Personal Profile
Name:Richa Gangopadhyay
Original name:Anthara
Date of birth:March 20
Birth place:New Delhi, India
Height:5 ft 8 inches
Birth Sign:Pisces/Aries cusp
Education:Degree in Public Health and Nutrition in Michigan, USA.
Family:Father & Mother
Profession:Modeling & Actress.
First Film:Leader
First Hero:Rana
First Director:Shekhar Kammula
First Producer:MS.Guhan
Role Model:Mother
Good Spot:Her charming smile& eyes
Hobbies:Dancing, Music & reading books
Favorite Colour:Yellow
Favorite Food:Pretty much anything mom makes which somehow is healthy and… tastes awesome!
Favorite Clothes:Jeans, T
Favorite Drink:Any Cool Stuff
Favorite Place:My bedroom and den in my beautiful Northville, USA home and Lucern,                       Switzerland
Favorite Writer:john Gresham
Fav. Music Director:A.R. Rahman
Favorite Singer:Hariharan
Favorite Cartoons:Tom & Jerry
Favorite Movies:Dilwale Dulhaniya Le jayenge (hindi).
Favorite Hero:Shahrukh khan & amir khan
Favorite Heroine:Sri Devi & rekha
Pet Dog:Fluff, Pomeranian
Languages Known:Bengali, English, Hindi, some French and Telugu
Likes in others:Innocent & hard working
Dislikes in others:lazy, Dirty
For beauty:Yoga & Aerobics
Life Goal:Big actress in India
Marital Status:Single


2011Mayakkam EnnaYaminiTamilVijay Award for Best Debut Actress
Nominated—Vijay Award for Best Actress
Nominated—Filmfare Award for Best Actress - Tamil
2012Bikram Singha : The Lion Is BackMadhuBengali


2011: Superhit Film Award for Most Talented Debutante of the Year
2012: Edison Award for Best Actress – Mayakkam Enna
2012: Norway Tamil Film Festival Award for Best Actress for Mayakkam Enna
2012: South Indian International Movie Award (SIIMA) for Critics' Choice- Best Actress for Mayakkam Enna.

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