Deepika Padukone to play Draupadi in Mahabharat: These 4 actresses have played the character on TV before her

Deepika Padukone is set to play Draupadi, in a retelling of Mahabharata from the point of view of Draupadi which reminds us of other actresses who have played the role in some popular TV serials

Deepika Padukone
Deepika Padukone
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Deepika Padukone is set to play Draupadi, in a retelling of Mahabharata from the point of view of Draupadi. According to The Hindu, she will do so along with producer Madhu Mantena and will be producing the film too. It is said to be a multi-part series, the first part of which is under pre-production now.

Here are some other significant actresses who have played the role of Draupadi in recent times on television:

Roopa Ganguly, BJP MP
Roopa Ganguly, BJP MP

1. Roopa Ganguly

Roopa Ganguly is an Indian actress, playback singer and politician. Currenly a BJP MP, she is most famous for her playing the character of Draupadi in B R Chopra's hit television series Mahabharat. She is famous for how versatile she is with roles, acting skills and accent adaptation.


Anita Hassanandani
Anita Hassanandani

2. Anita Hassanandani

Anita Hassanandani played Draupadi on Kahaani Hamaaray Mahaabhaarat Ki produced by Ekta Kapoor and Shobha Kapoor under their banner Balaji Telefilms. She is known for plenty of her TV serials on various channels such as Sony TV, 9X etc.

Pooja Sharma as Draupadi
Pooja Sharma as Draupadi

3. Pooja Sharma

Pooja Sharma played Draupadi on Mahabharat aired on Star Plus from 16 September 2013 to 16 August 2014 on Star Plus. She is known for playing mythological roles well, such as on Mahakali and Shani.


Kashmira Irani
Kashmira Irani

Kashmira Irani played Draupadi on Dharmakshetra which was a mythological drama series set in the aftermath of the battle of Mahabharata, told from the perspective of the various characters as they are brought to the court of Chitragupta. Kashmira Irani acted very well, bringing out emotions of Draupadi, which was the very first episode of the show.

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