MUMBAI: Anupamaa is one such show which has been on the top ever since it began. It has been winning hearts over and over again. The storyline has always succeeded to keep the audience hooked.
Ever since Anuj and Anupama got married, there has been a lot of drama in the show. The two are restricted by their respective family responsibilities. Problems just don't seem to end for Anupama and Anuj. She is constantly juggling between the Kapadia and the Shah family.
The show Anupamaa has shown us many faces which were either lost somewhere or faces which were seen in many serials before but recognised over here. This basically means that the show has really given a second chance to a lot of actors. The audience are in love with them as they bring back certain nostalgia.
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Here’s a list of 8 actors and actresses who got a second chance in their careers through this show:
Rupali ganguly has become the face of an ideal mother, thanks to her role of Anupama. Before getting into Anupamaa, Rupali Ganguly was recognized as Monisha from Sarabhai vs. Sarabhai. Just like all the characters of the show, even the character of Monisha was an iconic one. However, Sarabhai vs. Sarabhai season 1 went off-air on 16th April, 2006. Sure, there was a second season of the show too but the show failed to charm the audiences like before. It started on 15th May and went off-air on 17th July 2017 with just 10 episodes.
The show Anupamaa has not just given a second chance but also a chance that was so dearly needed for the actress to show her real potential as a lead. Who would’ve thought that Rupali could pull-off such a serious and strong character but here she is, showing the best of her acting skills and impressing everyone.
Sudhanshu Pandey is a well-known model and actor, who shifted to acting from fashion modelling with the film Khiladi 420. As a singer, he was also part of the pop group ‘Band of Boys’. Sudhanshu left his boy band to focus on his acting career and he was also seen in movies like Rajdhani Express, Singh is King and Murder 2. Other than that, he was also a part of the Jackie Chan starrer The Myth. The Star Plus show Anupamaa is Sudhanshu Pandey’s debut show, from which the actor gained recognition for his character of Vanraj Shah.
Vanraj is a character that has showed a variety of shades and has impressed the audience with the changes that the character has gone through over the time. The audience love watching Sudhanshu Pandey, be it on-screen or off-screen.
Highly recognised for playing the role of Anuj in the show Anupamaa, Gaurav Khanna was being missed a lot on the screen by the audiences. Gaurav has earlier appeared in shows like Kumkum, Love Ne Mila Di Jodi and Yeh Pyar Na Hoga Kam. He initially started as a model and later got a break as an actor in ‘One night stand’ on Star One. He also co-hosted the show ‘Aja Nachle’ season 3 with Saroj Khan.
Gaurav Khanna is an actor with truly a lot of potential and seeing him on television again in ‘Anupamaa’ after a big break was really surprising for the audience. Gaurav Khanna’s performance as Anuj has really set some perfect husband goals.
Recently, the audience is getting nostalgic seeing Ashlesha Sawant as it takes them to the days of Saat Phere... Saloni Ka Safar (2005). The actress was also a part of a Zee tv serial ‘Kumkum Bhagya’ which is still running.
Ashlesha Sawant is back again after a long time as Barkha and sure enough her presence on screen really makes the situations intriguing. The show has surely become more interesting after her entry.
Tasnim Sheikh is a well-known face from the television industry and is looking at her takes you straight back to the days of Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi (2000) where she played the character of Mohini Virani.
Things have not changed for Tasnim as even today her presence on the screen is just as attractive as it was before. Every time Tasnim’s character, Rakhi Dave, enters the scene, the audience knows that the show is going to get really interesting as Rakhi Dave is known to add more spice to the show.
One of the most popular faces of the Indian television industry, Jaswir Kaur is known for various roles in serials and movies. She has contributed in projects like Koi... Mil Gaya, Baadshah and Hum Toh Mohabbat Karega. Even though it’s been a long time since people have seen her on screen, the audience still loves her, no matter which character she plays as she plays it very effortlessly.
In the show Anupamaa, Jaswir Kaur played the role of Devika, which is one of the most unforgettable characters of the show. Watching Jaswir on the screen and that too in such a successful show like Anupamaa was not something that the audience was expecting. Devika has surely left her mark with her character.
Anupamaa fame Alpana Buch is an Indian television actress who has been part of the acting industry for three decades now. She has been part of shows like Saraswatichandra, Baal Veer, Papad Pol. Apart from this, she has also worked in the Gujarati film industry.
She has gained immense popularity with her role as Leela Shah aka Baa on the top show Anupamaa. The audience loved her work as Leela.
The character really brings a different life to the show. She’s not completely right or completely wrong and the way Alpana strikes a balance in a justified manner is a treat to watch.
Television actor Rohit Bakshi is recalled for her role of Piyush Raheja in Balaji Telefilms' daily soap Kahiin To Hoga. He has also played double role in the supernatural TV series Maharakshak: Devi. In 2013, he made his Bollywood debut with thriller film Dehraadun Diary. Also, he played the role of Lord Shiva in Siya Ke Ram.
The actor was surely missed and now that he is back on screen as Ankush in the show Anupamaa, the show is really getting intriguing and gaining a lot more attention.
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There are many faces in the show which were missed by the audience and they fell in love with the actors as they entered the show.
Were you happy looking at any actor from this list? Tell us which actor was it.
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