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Beautiful actress from Telugu films - Richa Gangopadhyay

Updated on April 28, 2011

Richa Gangopadhyay, a resident of Northville, USA was born in New Delhi, India. She later moved to USA with her father Dr. Utpal Gangopadhyay, Vice President of Quality at HHI-FormTech Industries, Detroit, USA. and mother Paula Gangopadhyay, Director of Education, the Henry Ford museums, Detroit, USA. Richa is an undergraduate in Bachelor of Science (majoring in Dietetics/Health Administration) at Eastern Michigan University, Michigan, USA.

Richa, 5 feet, 8 inches, speaks several languages such as Bengali, English, Hindi, French and Telugu and is a dancer specializing in Indian semi-classical, folk and Western hip-hop. She is also a good singer in semi-classical and Hindi/Bengali music and has over ten years of performance experience as a lead violinist.

Richa was crowned as Miss India USA in New Jersey in December 2007. After winning Ms. India USA title, she decided to move to India to explore the Indian film and fashion industry. Accordingly, in September 2008, Richa relocated herself in Mumbai, India and entered the famous acting school, ‘Actor Prepares’ of Bollywood actor, Anupam Kher. After her graduation with a diploma in acting from Actor Prepares, she released her profile to the media in March 2009. This release brought her a large amount of offers to appear in fashion ads, billboards of national brand campaigns and in TV commercials.

She acted in the female lead role in the Telugu film Leader under its critically acclaimed director Sekhar Kammula.

To read more about the Telugu Film Industry, please click here.


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      Lovely Planet 6 years ago from Loveliest part of our planet

      Thanks Husky for your encouraging comments.

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      Husky1970 6 years ago

      Nice informative hub on Richa and some excellent photos. Well done hub.