From winning beauty pageants to walking the ramp or playing the lead in a television show, Assam girls have made us proud time and again. ENe lists five top actresses from Assam who have become a household name in the television industry.
Devoleena hails from Nazira in Sivasagar district of Assam. She received much critical acclaim for her work in Saath Nibhana Saathiya. Her character Gopi Bahu quickly became a household name in the country. She has also worked in other shows like Dance India Dance and Sawaare Sabke Sapne Preeto.
Shamin hails from Dibrugarh in Assam. You may know her as Bhoomi from Sanskar, a show on Colors. An alumna of Little Flower School and Salt Brook Academy, Dibrugarh, she has had a successful stint on national television. She made her first silver screen debut in Banoo Main Teri Dulhan on Zee TV. She had also appeared in Maat Pitah Ke Charnon Mein Swarg and Santaan on Colors and Star Plus respectively. Shamin has also featured in commercial advertisements for leading brands.
Parineeta was born in Diphu and brought up in Duliajan. She is an alumna of Cotton College. You may know her as Sharmishtha from Swaragini – Jodein Rishton Ke Sur on Colors. She has also previously worked in shows like Pritam Pyare Aur Who, CID, Saavdhan India, Mamta etc. Apart from that, she has also appeared in a few Bollywood movies.
Rashami hails from Nagaon in Assam and is an alumna of Assam University. She is better known as Tapasya Raghuvendra Pratap Rathore from the popular television soap opera, Uttaran on Colors. She has also worked on shows like Comedy Circus, Maha Sangram, Zara Nachke Dikha, Crime Patrol Big Money, Kitchen Champion Season 2, Jhalak Dikhhla Ja etc.
Rimpi is a popular actor hailing from Guwahati, Assam. She made her debut on national television in the show – Akbar Birbal. Now she is playing the role of Parvati in Siya Ke Ram.
By Payel Bhattacharjee