Anupamaa Serial Cast: Know the Real Names & Background of the Characters


If you have been watching Anupamaa serial on Star Plus and/or Hotstar, we are pretty sure you might be wondering who plays what in this family drama that revolves around Anupamaa. We have therefore compiled the entire Anupamaa serial cast here along with their real names along with their past works and background so that you know each of the character both in reel and real world.

Here we go –

Rupali Ganguly as Anupamaa Shah, the Wife of Vanraj Shah

The titular role of Anupamaa is played by Rupali Ganguly. A popular face on TV, we know her as Dr. Simran Chopra from Sanjeevani where she played an antagonist and then of course how can we forget her as the bubbly Monisha Sarabhai from Sarabhai Vs Sarabhai.

Besides, these two serials she has done several other TV serials including Bhabhi, Baa Bahoo aur Baby, Kahani Ghar Ghar Kii, Kkavyanjali etc. 43-year-old Rupali is also a real-life mom to her almost 5-year-old son.

Also Read: 7 Reasons Why Fans Love Anupama in Anupamaa Serial

Sudhanshu Pandey as Vanraj Shah, Anupamaa’s Husband

We all know Sudhanshu as a model turned actor who was also part of the famous band ‘A Band of Boys’ whose song ‘Meeri Neend Udd Gayi’ and ‘Gori’ was quite a hit amongst music lovers. Well, yes, the same Sudhanshu Pandey is playing the role of Anupamaa’s husband Vanraj Shah.

Over the years he has done several Bollywood movies including Khiladi 420, Ye Meri Life Hai, Singh is King, Singham etc. Sudhanshu has also been part of several TV serials including Chakravartin Ashoka Samrat (he played Keechak), Veera, Tamanna, and 24 (Season 2.) On personal front,45-year-old Sudhanshu is married and is father of two sons.

Paras Kalnawat as Samar Shah, Anupamaa and Vanraj’s Younger Son

The sweet mama’s boy Samar is played by Paras Kalnawat. Before this show Paras was seen in another Star Plus TV serial Meri Durga where he played the role of Prince opposite Durga. He was also seen in other TV serials including Mariam Khan Reporting Alive and Laal Ishq. Besides, Paras has done web-series for ALT Balaji and Zee5. On personal front, the 23-year-old Paras share the same passion as that of his character and is a professional dancer.

Aashish Mehrotra as Paritosh aka Toshu, Anupamaa and Vanraj’s Eldest Child

The role of Paritosh Shah is essayed by Aashish Mehrotra, who has been seen playing various roles in various TV serial. He started his journey with Qubool Hai, played Radhika’s brother in Manmarziyaan, did really a good job while playing the role of a cop in Dahleez and have done several TV series including Ronit Roy’s Adaalat, Paanch 5 Wrongs Make a Right and Yeh Kahaan Aa Gaye Hum. Joining the Anupamaa serial cast as Paritosh, the protagonist’s son the 27-year-old Aashish Mehrotra finally aims to make himself a household name.

Muskan Bamne as Paakhi urf Sweety, Anupamaa and Vanraj’s Daughter

The lil girl Sweety who loves to be called as Paakhi is played by Muskan Bamne. Muskaan made her debut with 2017 film Haseena Parker where she played the role of Umeira, Haseena Parker’s daughter. Muskan is also playing the role of in TV serial Super Sisters. As one of the Anupamaa star cast, it would be interesting to see how her character unfolds in the serial as she sides and adores her father’s girlfriend equally.

Madalsa Sharma as Kavya, Vanraj’s Colleague and Girlfriend

Madalsa Sharma is playing the role of Kavya in Anupamaa serial on Star Plus. She is a model turned actress who has done several films in different languages including Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Hindi and German. Born and brought up in Mumbai she made her film debut in 2009 with a Telugu movie post which she did several movies.

She is also a trained dancer. She is married to Mithun Chakraborty’s son Mimon Chakraborty. Madalsa’s father is a writer and director whereas her mother is an actress who essayed the role of Devaki in BR Chopra’s Mahabharat and have been seen in many Bollywood movies like Ghatak, Yes Boss, Ajnabee and TV serials.

Alpana Buch as Leela Shah, Anupamaa’s mother in law

Remember Kantaben Parikh of SAB TV’s Papad Bol? Guniyal Desai of Saraswatichandra? Well, she is Alpana Buch who is seen playing the role of Anupamaa’s mother-in-law Leela Shah. Not just Hindi TV serials she is also into Gujarati dramas and have been associated with theatre from long. She is married to actor Mehul Buch. The couple has a daughter, Bhavya Buch.

Arvind Vaidya as Anupamaa’s father-in-law Jayesh Shah

A Gujarati theatre actor, Arvind Vaidya is playing the role of Jayesh Shah, Vanraj’s father and Anupamaa’s father-in-law who supports her in all thick and thin along with her son Samar. He has acted in more than 150 Marathi and Gujarati plays. Besides, he has played pivotal roles in many TV serials including Saas Bina Sasural, Baa, Bahu aur Baby and Bure Bhi Hum, Bhale Bhi Hum. He made his debut in Hindi film industry with Ketan Mehta’s film Maya Memsahab and since then have done Bollywood movies including Luck by Chance.

Here’s all that you wanted to know about the real names of Anupamaa serial cast. We will update the list as and when new characters are introduced.

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