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Swaroop Sampat

Swaroop Sampat

Spouse: Paresh Rawal

Biography: Swaroop Sampat is a Hindi film and television actress who became popular through the hit Doordarshan comedy show Yeh Jo Hai Zindagi, where she played the role of Shafi Inamdar's wife. The serial was much loved by Indian household. Before that Sampat has acted in several Hindi films such as Naram Garam. She had also won the Miss India contest in 1979 and represented India at Miss Universe 1979. Sampat modelled for Shringar, a kumkum company and was the face of the brand for many years. She is married to actor Paresh Rawal and has quit acting. Sampat has obtained a Ph.D. in Education from the University of Worcester. She has done her doctoral thesis on using drama to enhance life skills in children with learning disabilities and teaches acting to disabled children.