Rasika Dugal is an Indian actress and writer who has gained acclaim with her roles in a variety of shows and movies which include Neeli in Qissa, Safia in Manto, Beena Tripathi in Mirzapur, Dr. Meera Kapoor in Out of Love, Lata in Lootcase, Tasneem in Tu Hai Mera Sunday, Neeti Singh in Delhi Crime, Savita Mehra Kapoor in A Suitable Boy, and Mrs. Shobha Vikram Singh in P.O.W.- Bandi Yuddh Ke.

Born Name

Rasika Dugal

Nick Name


Sun Sign


Born Place

Circuit House Area, Jamshedpur, Bihar (Later in Jharkhand), India


Mumbai, Maharashtra, India



Rasika Dugal studied at Sacred Heart Convent School in Jamshedpur before she got enrolled at Lady Shri Ram College for Women in Delhi and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics in 2004. Then, she attended Sophia Polytechnic in Mumbai and attained a postgraduate diploma in Social Communications Media.

Afterward, she went on to receive a postgraduate diploma in acting from the Film and Television Institute of India.


Actress, Writer


  • Father – Raveen Dugal
  • Mother – Jessie Dugal
  • Siblings – Upneet Dugal (Sister), Kashvi Dugal (Sister)


Rasika Dugal is represented by Exceed Entertainment, Talent Management, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.




5 ft 2 in or 157.5 cm


50 kg or 110 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Rasika Dugal has dated –

  1. Mukul Chadda (2010-Present) – She married actor Mukul Chadda in the year 2010.

Race / Ethnicity

Asian (Indian)

Rasika Dugal is of Punjabi descent.

Hair Color


Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Similar voice as the popular actress and dancer Waheeda Rehman
  • Lean physique
  • Often wears glasses

Rasika Dugal Facts

  1. She brought to life the character of Neeli in Qissa, a 2013 Indian-German drama film in Punjabi which won the Netpac Award for “World or International Asian Film” at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival.
  2. In 2016, Rasika Dugal started hosting the Hindi mythological television series, Devlok with Devdutt Pattanaik, alongside popular mythologist and author Devdutt Pattanaik.
  3. She has appeared as Ishrat in the drama film, Hamid, which is an adaptation of the play Phone No. 786 by Mohd. Amin Bhat. The film received much critical acclaim and Dugal won the “Best Actor” award at Rajasthan International Film Festival (RIFF).
  4. Alongside Purab Kohli, , and Soni Razdan, Rasika co-starred as Dr. Meera Kapoor in the drama thriller web series, Out of Love, in 2019. It is based on the BBC One drama television series, Doctor Foster, by Mike Bartlett.

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Facts of Rasika Dugal

  • full nameRasika Dugal
  • Date of Birth January 17, 1980
  • Age 41 years 10 months
  • Horoscope Capricorn
  • Lucky Number 9
  • Lucky Stone Topaz
  • Lucky Color Brown
  • Best Match for Marriage Scorpio, Virgo, Taurus
  • weight50 kg
  • height5 ft 2 in

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