Padmavaat Actress Anupriya Goenka To Play In ‘Panchali’
A frequent face in both movies and digital medium, Anupriya Goenka has been roped in to play a shared wife in Ullu App’s upcoming web-series titled ‘Panchali’.
A source close to the makers of the web-series informed us, “Panchali is the gruesome and bold series, which is based on an age old tradition still existing in India which consists of men sharing one wife due to socioeconomic reasons. Goenka will seen as young, attractive and manipulative girl ‘Bhoomi’, who had a dark childhood filled with horror and fear. When she grows up, she chooses to marry 5 brother’s. However, the fifth brother, who is educated refused to marry her. She will later brainwash him to accept her.”
For those uninitiated, Anupriya has been a part of other big banner films like Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s magnum opus Padmavaat, Salman Khan’s Tiger Zinda Hai, Daddy, Dishoom and Paathshala also featured in web series like Sacred Games, The Final Call and Criminal Justice.
Anupriya Goenka (born 29 May 1987) is an Indian actress and model who appears in Hindi and Telugu films. She first shot to fame in 2013 as the face of UPA government’s Bharat Nirman ad campaign and for playing a lesbian in India’s first ever lesbian ad for the brand Myntra. Goenka made her on-screen debut with the 2013 Telugu film Potugadu, having previously starred in the 2013 short film Worth the Kiss. She subsequently starred in the comedy-drama Bobby Jasoos (2013), the drama Paathshala (2014), the action comedy Dishoom (2016) and the crime-drama Daddy (2017). She is best known for her portrayal of nurse Poorna in the action-thriller Tiger Zinda Hai (2017) and Nagmati in the epic period drama Padmaavat (2018), both of which rank among the highest-grossing Indian films of all time.