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Indian actress and politician

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Roopa Ganguly: Indian actress and politician
Roopa Ganguly is an Indian actress, playback singer and politician. She is best known for her rendition of Draupadi in B R Chopra's hit television series Mahabharat (1988). Often promoted as the Bengali Film Industry's answer to Bollywood's Shabana Azmi, she is known for her versatility and accent adaptation. She has worked with directors such as Mrinal Sen, Aparna Sen, Goutam Ghose and Rituparno Ghosh. She is a trained Rabindra Sangeet vocalist and a classical dancer. She received several awards including a National Award and two BFJA Awards. In October 2016, she was nominated as a Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha, by the President of India. She served as the President of BJP Mahila Morcha in West Bengal. She served as the General Secretary and the Vice President for the West Bengal Motion Picture Artistes' Forum, a body representing cine artistes.

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Akash Mukherjee was held by Kolkata Police late on Thursday night after the car he was driving crashed into a wall near Golf Green area of the city.
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Kolkata: BJP MP Roopa Ganguly's son rams car into wall, detained

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