Anupriya Goenka is an Indian film and television actress and a known commercial model. She was born in Lucknow and moved to Mumbai to pursue her acting career. Before moving to Mumbai, she studied at Delhi’s Gyan Bharati School and later attended Bhagat Singh College. She was a Commerce graduate and the face behind the UPA’s Bharat Nirman campaign in 2013.
Anupriya has one brother and two older sisters. Initially, she was helping her father in their garment export business and acting has always been a hobby for her. Until one day, she realized that she can do justice for theater and her corporate career. Director Pradeep Sarkar introduced her in an advertisement for a personal hygiene product. Since then, there is no looking back.
Anupriya has done several ads for Federal Bank (FedBook), Saavn, India Ka Big Boss, U- Kare (dktindia), Stayfree, Club Mahindra, Colgate and many more. She was debuted in the blockbuster Telugu film, "Portugadu" in 2013. This film is a remake of the Kannada film, Govindaya Namaha, which was also directed by
Pawan Wadeyar. In the same year, she has done a short film entitled Worth the Kiss, opposite Raj Singh Choudhary. In 2014, she bagged another Telugu film entitled Paathshala, helmed by Mahi V Raghav and the Hindi comedy drama film, Bobby Jasoos.
Anupriya also did an episodic in
MTV Webbed 2 entitled The Bullies and Bindass’
Yeh Hai Aashiqui, alongside
Sumeet Sachdev. She played as Sonam in the television series, "Pyaar Tune Kya Kiya 2" in 2014, opposite
Parag Chadha. Recently, she played as Avanti in the Season 2 of "Bindass Halla Bol".
This 2015, Anupriya auditioned for Myntra’s latest ad that went viral in the social media world. The ad turned out to be India’s first lesbian advertisement, which is part of the ‘Bold is Beautiful’ series of the popular clothing brand, Anouk. The ad is showing her while speaking to her parents and guiding them to meet her partner (played by Neha Panda) for the first time.