Born: New Delhi
Richa Gangopadhyay (born Antara Richa Gangopadhyay on 20 March 1986) is an Indian film actress and model who predominantly appeared in Telugu films. She has also appeared in a few Tamil and Bengali films. She is pursuing an MBA degree from Washington University, USA. After appearing in commercials, she made her film debut with Telugu political drama film Leader (2010) and later worked on several commercially successful Telugu films like Nagavalli (2010), Mirapakaay (2011), Sarocharu (2012) and Mirchi (2013). She also played the lead in two Tamil films, including Dabangg remake, Osthe (2012), and critically acclaimed film, Mayakkam Enna (2012), directed by Selvaraghavan, for which she received numerous 'Best Actress' awards. She also appeared in the Bengali film Bikram Singha. In October 2013, Gangopadhyay announced that she would leave the film industry and move back to the USA to pursue her MBA. In short span of four years career, she starred along with prominent Telugu, Tamil and Bengali actors like Venkatesh, Nagarjuna, Ravi Teja, Prabhas, Dhanush and Prosenjit.
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