Roopal Tyagi (Indian actress) Bio, Facts.
Roopal Tyagi
Born/Date of Birth: 6 October 1989
Place of Birth: Bangalore, India
Nationality: Indian
Occupation: Actor, choreographer
Parents: Rajesh Tyagi, Poonam Tyagi
Known for: Ek Nayi Chhoti Si Zindagi, Sapne Suhane Ladakpan Ke, Bigg Boss 9
Partner(s): Akhlaque Khan (2012–2013), Ankit Gera (2013–2014)
Awards: Zee Rishtey Award for Favorite Behen and Favorite Nayi Jodi
Roopal Tyagi (born October 6, 1989) is an Indian choreographer, and television actor. She is known for playing Gunjan in the popular Zee TV show Sapne Suhane Ladakpan Ke. She later participated in dance reality show Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 8 and Bigg Boss 9 in 2015.

Early life
Tyagi was born on October 6, 1989 in Bangalore, India. She has done her education at Sophia High School, Bangalore. She trained at Shiamak Davar's dance institute Bangalore, her hometown, after which she got an opportunity to assist Pony Verma, a Bollywood choreographer in the song "Mere Dholna" from the movie Bhool Bhulaiyaa. For two years, she shuttled between Bangalore and Mumbai before she finally settled in Mumbai.

Roopal started her career as a choreographer in 2007. After starting her acting career with the role of Mansha in Hamari Betiyoon Ka Vivaah, she appeared in Ek Nayi Chhoti Si Zindagi. She also appeared in the Zee TV show Kasamh Se starring Prachi Desai and Ram Kapoor. The show was produced by Ekta Kapoor and Balaji Telefilms.

She played Gunjan in the Indian soap opera Sapne Suhane Ladakpan Ke. Roopal participated in the eighth season of Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa as a wildcard entrant but was eliminated after a week. She was a contestant in Bigg Boss 9, in which she was paired up with Digangana Suryavanshi and was eliminated in the second week of voting.

In 2012, Tyagi won two Zee Rishtey Awards for Favourite Behen as Gunjan and Rachana (Mahima Makwana), and Favourite Nayi Jodi as Gunjan and Mayank (Ankit Gera). In 2013, she was nominated in the Indian Telly Awards for Fresh New Face as Gunjan.

Tyagi wrote an open letter to her Instagram in 2020, where she criticized the Indian contingent for undermining the main female character and the "backwardness" of the series. "You think you are making a drama about a 'black' skin girl, a 'short' girl, a 'fat' girl, etc. and the problem they are having, and calling it a progressive show. No" she said to the producers.

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