Rasika Duggal, an Indian film actress who got major fame as Beena Tripathi from Mirzapur. She started appearing in Bollywood in 2007. Her first character role is in “Anwar”. She made her debut in Bollywood in a film “Tahaan” which released in 2008.
December 2020 – “ Delhi Crime” where Rasika Duggal has played a pivotal role was awarded as the Best Drama series at the 48th Annual International Emmy Award. This is the first for any Indian-series. By talking to some leading portal, Rasika said, “ It’s an honour to be recognized at an International platform. I feel grateful to be a part of a show like this because it is one of the most sensitively told stories that I have come across.
November 2020 – Rasika Duggal talks about her role in Mirzapur web series. Talking about her character she said, “ Season 2 is very much different from season 1. But Beena Tripathi is fierce, intense, aware of her sexuality, intense and beautifully flawed as you have seen in season 1”.
October 2020 – Rasika Duggal is seen shooting her upcoming Indian adaptation of British series “Doctor Foster”. This Hotstar series features Duggal and Purab kohli in the lead which revolves around a woman who finds that her partner is cheating on him.
Number of movies till now: Rasika has been part of Many movies and web series till now. She has done 13 movies and many web series.
Debut movie: No Smoking
Debut Year: 2007
List of Movies done so far: Tahaan, Adavi, Agyaat, kshay, Aurangzeb, Qissa Punjab, Qissa- the tale of a lonely ghost, Shor Se Shuruaat, Tu hai Mera Sunday, Manto, Hamid, Lootcase and Darbaan.
Back in 2018, when Rasika who played the character of Manto’s wife in the film named Safia, talked about why she opted for a movie with controversial learnings. She said, “ I think Freedom of speech and expression is threatened, not just in our country but all over the world. It’s something that I wanted to stand for. The film stands for Freedom of speech and expression.
Marital status: Married to Mukul Chadd
Past Relationships: N/A
Weight: 50 kgs
Height: 5’ 4” (163 cm)
Figure measurement: 28-26-28
Eye Colour: Black
Hair Colour: Black
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Dress Size: N/A
Date of birth: 17 January 1985
Hometown: Jamshedpur, Jharkhand.
Residential address: Mumbai
School: Sacred Heart Convent School, Jamshedpur
Educational Qualification: Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics, Postgraduate diploma in Social communication media, Postgraduate diploma in acting.
College/ University: Lady Shri Ram College for Women (Delhi), Sophia College for Women ( Mumbai)
Hobbies: Dancing, Partying, reading and writing poetry.
Language known: Hindi and English
Husband: Mukul Chadda
Profession: Banker and Actor
Mother: Jessie Duggal
Profession: N/ A
Father: Raveen Duggal
Siblings: Two sisters ( Kashvi and Upneet Duggal )
Although not much is known about Rasika’s inspiration, he is the youth icon for her bold choices in movies. She has done many bold scenes in Mirzapur, character roles in many films which helps her to gain fame globally. Her sense of fashion is all about simplicity and elegance.
Awards and accreditation :
Award Name: Indian Television Academy award ( Nominee) for best actress in Mirzapur.
Award Name: Special jury Award in Rajasthan International Film Festival (Winner) for best actress in Hamid.
Award Name: Screen Award (Nominee) for Supporting actress in Manto.
Favourite Hollywood actor (s): N/A
Favourite Hollywood actress (s): N/A
Favourite Bollywood actor (s): Nawazuddin Siddiqui
Favourite Bollywood actress (s): Rekha, Kajol
Favourite Destination (s): Goa, London, Maldives
Favourite TV Celebrity (s): N/A
Favourite Book (s): N/A
Favourite Show (s): N/A
Favourite Food (s): Seviyan, Chicken Biryani, Mutton.
Favourite Design (s): N/A
Favourite Singer (s): Arijit Singh
Favourite International Star (s): N/A
Favourite Beauty Brand (s): N/A
Favourite Sports: Cricket
Rasika takes great care of her skin and is said to be extremely diligent about her skincare routine. She makes sure she always cleanses her face after the shoot gets over. She drinks as much as the water she can to keep her skin hydrated. She likes to eat healthy breakfast like baked Spinach, Cauliflower mash and egg. She is very strict about her diet. She likes to use home-made face masks.
As for her fitness, the actress does multiple exercises and workouts including yoga and aerobics. She gave fitness goals during lockdown by posting videos and photos on her Instagram handle.
Facts/interesting trivia about <actor/actress>:
- Before joining the Film industry Rasika obtained a Bachelor science degree in mathematics from Lady Shri Ram College, Delhi.
- Later, the actress got enrolled in FTII for a postgraduate degree in the field of acting. There she was taught by Naseeruddin Shah.
- The actress got fame from Web series Mirzapur, but she started her career by appearing in character roles in No Smoking opposite John Abraham.
- Rasika had acted in many films and Web series and later she made her acting debut in Television with the show “ Upanishad Ganga”.
The estimated net worth: 1-5 million dollars ( as of now 2020 ).
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