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9 Things To Know About Former Actor Richa Langella

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On Saturday, former actor, Richa Langella and her husband, Joe Langella, welcomed their baby boy into the world.

“Our little bundle of joy, Luca Shaan Langella, made his perfect entrance into the world on May 27th, 2021! Mommy and Daddy are doing great and are so madly in love with our sweet little bean burrito. Can’t get enough of his little gurgles, cuddles and animated facial expressions! He is a happy, healthy boy and looks just like his dad, but with his mom’s nose and hair,” wrote actor Richa Langella, while sharing some pictures of her newborn on Instagram.

Here’s what we know about former actor Richa Langella:

  1. Richa Langella is an Indian-origin former American actor and model.
  2. She was born Antara Gangopadhyay in New Delhi, on 20 March, 1986. She moved to the United States, with her parents, when she was three years old.
  3. She completed her Bachelor of Science in Communications with a minor in Theatre Arts, and completed her MBA.
  4. In 2007, she won the Miss India Michigan pageant, and then was crowned Miss India USA 2007.
  5. She then left the US in 2008, and came to Mumbai. She then graduated with a diploma in acting from Anupam Kher’s acting school, Actor Prepares.
  6. She made her debut with the 2010 Telugu film Leader. She then went on to star in numerous films such as Nagavalli, Chandramukhi, Mirapakaay, Bikram Singha : The Lion Is Back, Vikramarkudu, Mirchi, Bhai, etc.
  7. In October 2013, actor Richa Langella announced that she will be leaving the Indian film industry, and move back to the United States. She did this in order to pursue MBA.
  8. Langella got married to her college classmate Joe Langella.
  9. She has won numerous awards such as the Norway Tamil Film Festival Award for Best Actress, Edison Award for Best Actress, etc.