Richa Gangopadhyay (born as Antara Richa Gangopadhyay on 20th March 1986) is an Indian film actress famously known for her works in Telugu and Tamil movies. Richa was raised in the USA as her parents have settled there. Richa was an active participant in Beauty Pageants and has crowned the “Miss India USA” in 2007. She has left the USA to pursue career in acting and after appearing in few commercials, she was spotted by director Sekhar Kammula and that was how her first movie appearance happened in the Political satire movie Leader opposite to another debutant Rana Daggubati.
The movie was critically acclaimed followed by commercial hits like Mirapakay and Mirchi. In her acting sojourn, she got a chance to work with all the leading heroes of Tollywood such as Ravi Teja, Prabhas, Nagarjuna, and Venkatesh. Post debacle of Bhai, she has announced that she will be taking a short break from movies to pursue her Master’s Degree and has left to the USA.