Sayantani Ghosh (born September 6, 1985) is an Indian television actress.[1] She is best known for her portrayal of Amrita on The Zee TV's drama television series Naaginn.[1] She was also a contestant on Bigg Boss 6 in 2012.

She is also known for her roles of Pranali Gujral and Satyavati in Adaalat and Mahabharat (2013 TV series) respectively.Recently she acted a special show for comedy nights with kapil aired on 31st January 2015.


Sayantani Ghosh was born in Kolkata, West Bengal, on 6 September .[2] She won the Miss Calcutta beauty pageant and found some roles in Bengali films before landing her first television role in 2002, in the Indian soap opera Kumkum.[2][1] She has also done cameo in Zee TV's Mrs. Kaushik Ki Paanch Bahuein.[3]

She also worked in Naaginn and Adaalat as Amrita and Prosecutor Pranali Gujral and gained; rave reviews from critics and popularity through these roles.

She has participated in the sixth season of Bigg Boss, the Indian version of original UK show Big Brother.[2] and got evicted from the show in the third week. She was a very humble person and she got along with every participant in Bigg Boss' House and didn't have any fights with anyone during the period she was at the house. In the house, she was a very good dancer and singer. But unfortunately she got evicted on day 20 from the Bigg Boss house.

Later in 2013, she appeared as Satyavati in the hit television series Mahabharat (2013 TV series). Her role of Satyavati in the great epic was of a fisher-woman who later became; Emperor Shantanu's second wife and step-mother to Bhishma. She had to exit from the show when her role of Satyavati decided to spend her last years in forest(because of her misdeeds).She gained good critical remarks from the critics and her popularity furthered through her role. In 2014, Ghosh was seen playing the role of Nividita Basu in Ekta Kapoor's Itna Karo Na Mujhe Pyaar. She also became a contestant on Dare 2 Dance which aired on Life OK.

In 2015, Sayantani played Rajkumari Rajeshwari in Sasural Simar Ka. She then appeared in Ghar Aii Hamari Pyaare Bahu, Rishton Ka Mela, Comedy Nights with Kapil and Comedy Classes. At then end of 2015, Ghosh played the main negative role of Poulomi Maa in &TV's [[Santoshi Maa (TV series). She later quit the show as she was not happy with her appearance. In mid-June, she played the antagonist role of Rishika in Zee TV's popular show Pihu Ka Rishta (starring Kratika Sengar and Gautam Singh) and replaced Sara Khan, she got a lot of awards her the character and appreciation.

In December 2015, she participated in the fourth season of Karan Chaggar's dance reality show Dance Ki Takkar. She survived for 5 weeks until getting eliminated. Currently she plays the role of Neela in Naamkaran.


Year Show Role Channel Notes
2002–2006 Kumkum – Ek Pyara Sa Bandhan Antara Dhruv Wadhwa Star Plus Supporting role
2007 Comedy Circus Contestant Sony Entertainment Television Herself
2007 Crime Patrol Sony Entertainment Television Episodic Role
2007 - 2008 Ghar Ek Sapnaa Kakul Sahara One Main lead Protagonist
2007 - 2009 Naaginn Amrita Zee TV Main Lead Protagonist
2008 Ek Se Badhkar Ek Herself Zee TV Guest Appearance
2008 Comedy Circus 2 Contestant Sony Entertainment Television Herself
2008 Banoo Main Teri Dulhann Herself as Amrita from Naaginn Zee TV (Special Appearance in Episode 581 & 582)
2009 Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 3 Herself Colors TV Performed along with Barkha Bisht Sengupta and Jasveer Kaur
2010 Sabki Laadli Bebo Herself Star Plus
2010 Geet – Hui Sabse Parayi Herself Star One
2010 - 2011 Adaalat Pranali Gujral Sony Entertainment Television Episodic Role Advocate
2010 Rakt Sambandh Sakshi Imagine TV Supporting role
2011 - 2012 Meri Maa Pratibha Life OK Main lead Protagonist
2012 - 2013 Mrs. Kaushik Ki Paanch Bahuein Naina Zee TV Supporting role Protagonist
2012 Bigg Boss 6 Herself Colors TV 18th Place, Evicted Day 20
2013 Welcome - Baazi Mehmaan-Nawaazi Ki Herself Life OK
2013 Lakshmi (2013 TV series) Daljeet Vishal Singh Star Plus Supporting Role
2013 - 2014 Mahabharat (2013 TV series) Satyavati Star Plus Main lead
2014 Nach Baliye 6 Herself Star Plus
2014 Dare 2 Dance Contestant Life OK Herself
2014 Bigg Boss 8 Herself Colors TV Came for the task 'Party Toh Banti Hai'
2014 - 2015 Itna Karo Na Mujhe Pyar Nivedita Basu Sony Entertainment Television Antagonist
2014 - 2015 Singhasan Battisi Mahamaya Sony Pal Main lead Protagonist
2014 - 2015 Betal Aur Sinhasan Battisi Mahamaya SAB TV Main lead
2015 Mela (TV series) Herself Zee TV Special Performance/Guest
2015 Ghar Aii Hamari Pyaare Bahu Soni Star Plus Antagonist
2015 Sasural Simar Ka Rajkumari Rajeshwari Colors TV Supporting role
2015 Pihu Ka Rishta Rishika Arjun Bhardwarj Zee TV Supporting Role
2015 Bhagyalaxmi Herself &TV Guest
2015 Behna... Ek Safar Ki Khushiyon Aur Pyaar Herself Star Plus Guest
2015 - 2016 Comedy Classes Various characters Life OK
2015 - 2016 Comedy Nights with Kapil Various characters Colors TV
2015 - 2016 Santoshi Maa (TV series) Poulomi Maa (Goddess of Jealousy) & TV Main Lead Antagonist
2015 - 2016 Dance Ki Takkar 4 Contestant Life OK Eliminated in fifth week
2016 Box Cricket League — Season 2 Herself Colors TV Player in Kolkata Babu Moshayes
2016 - present Naamkarann Neela Parikh Star Plus Main Lead Protagonist




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