Actress Richa Gangopadhyay was born on 20th March 1986 in New Delhi. Her birth name is Antara Richa Gangopadhyay. Their family spent early two years in Coimbatore and moved to USA and Richa Gangopadhyay attended schools at Pennsylvania and Michigan. She attended Okemos High School and Michigan State University. She subsequently majored in Dietetics and Health Administration.
She started her modeling career at the very early age and worked for local media. In 2005 she took part in Miss India USA beauty pageant and was listed in top ten. In 2007 she won Miss Michigan – 2007 title and Miss India USA – 2007 title. With an intention to pursue her acting career she moved back to India in 2008 and studied acting at Anupam Kher‘s acting school. Before embarking in films she worked for advertisements like Vatika Almond Hair Oil, Malabar Gold, Peter England, Kalaniketan etc.
Richa Gangopadhyay made her acting debut with Telugu film Leader in 2010 co-starring Rana Daggubati, Priya Anand and Suhasini Maniratnam, the movie was a huge blockbuster hit. She subsequently appeared in numerous commercial hits like Mirapakay co-starring Ravi Teja, Deeksha Seth, Nagababu and Prakash Raj, Mayakkam Enna co-starring Dhanush and Sunder Ramu, Osthe co-starring Silambarasan, Githan Ramesh, Sonu Sood and Santhanam, Sarocharu co-starring Ravi Teja and Kajal Aggarwal, Mirchi co-starring Prabhas, Sathyaraj, Anushka Shetty and Brahmanandam, among other films.
Richa Gangopadhyay family members’ names and photos
She was born to Utpal Gangopadhyay and Paula Gangopadhyay. Her father is Vice President of Netshape Technologies and her mother is Director of Education at The Henry Ford Museum in Detroit.