Richa Gangopadhyay, is a former Miss India USA who also turned film actress, model and predominantly appeared in Telugu, Tamil and Bengali films. She completed an MBA degree from Washington University in St. Louis in May 2017.
|Real Name||Antara Richa Gangopadhyay|
|Famous Role||Yamini in Tamil film Mayakkam Enna (2011)|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height||in centimeters- 170 cm|
|in meters- 1.70 m|
|in Feet Inches- 5’ 7”|
|Weight||in Kilograms- 55 kg|
|in Pounds- 121 lbs|
|Date of Birth||1986-03-20|
|Age (as in 2016)||30 Years|
|Birth Place||New Delhi, India|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Pisces|
|Hometown||Northville, Michigan, United States|
|School||Okemos High School, Okemos, Michigan, USA|
|College||Michigan State University, Michigan, USA|
|Film Debut||Telugu: Leader (2010)|
|Tamil: Mayakkam Enna (2011)|
|Bengali: Bikram Singha (2012)|
|Family||Father- Utpal Gangopadhyay (Vice President of Netshape Technologies)|
|Mother- Paula Gangopadhyay (Director of Education at The Henry Ford Museum in Detroit, Michigan)|
|Brother- Not Known|
|Sister- Not Known|
|Hobbies||Dancing, listening music, reading books|
|Favourite Actors||Shah Rukh Khan, Aamir Khan|
|Favourite Actresses||Sridevi, Rekha|
|Favourite Film||Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995)|
|Favourite Writer||John Grisham|
|Favourite Music Director||A.R. Rahman|
|Boys, Affairs and More|
Some Lesser Known Facts About Richa Gangopadhyay
- Does Richa Gangopadhyay smoke?: No
- Does Richa Gangopadhyay drink alcohol?: Not Known
- Richa was born in New Delhi, India and brought up in Northville, Michigan, United States.
- In 2007, she won the title of Miss India USA at the 26th annual pageant held at Royal Albert’s Palace in New Jersey, United States.
- She also won the titles of Miss Congeniality, Miss Michigan, and Miss Photogenic.
- In 2008, she moved to Mumbai and started learning acting from Anupam Kher’s acting school- Actor Prepares.
- In 2009, she featured in a commercial advertisement Vatika Almond Hair Oil alongside famous Bollywood actress Preity Zinta.
- She worked as a model for Peter England, Malabar Gold, and Kalaniketan.
- She got a breakthrough role in 2010 in the Telugu film Leader as Archana.
- She has worked in different languages such as Telugu, Tamil, and Bengali.
- She won several awards for her performance in the Tamil film Mayakkam Enna (2011) such as Edison Award & Norway Tamil Film Festival Award for Best Actress, Vijay Award for Best Debut Actress, and South Indian International Movie Award (SIIMA) for Critics’ Choice-Best Actress.
- In 2013, she left the film industry and moved back to the United States to pursue her MBA.