Mugdha Shah is a television actress from India who started her journey in the television industry at the age of 32. She hails from Goa but presently lives in Mumbai with her family. Her husband works with the government.She had been on a search for a job that could help them increase their household income. Believing that acting would be the best career option, she did an advertisement for a Life Insurance Company. At first, acting wasn’t easy for her since she had not taken any professional training. But luck came her way and now, she has acted in over 200 television serials, 30 movies, 20 ad films and a few stage plays as well.
Mugdha started out when Doordarshan was the only channel available. She first did the television serial, Hasratein, in the mid-1990’s on Zee TV. Later, she received many offers in the television and film industries. Recently, she has appeared on many of the modern television serials. Mugdha was seen in Piya Ka Ghar Pyara Lage and bagged the positive role of Ketki Mehta. She replaced
Falguni Dave and now she will play the mother of Sejal (played by
Sanjeeda Sheikh). She was also part of the mythological drama serial, Devon KeDev…Mahadev, on the Life OK channel. She was roped in to play the role of Queen Mainavati, the mother of Parvation the show. She also appeared in the Hindi drama serial, Baba Aiso Varr Dhoondo as the mother of Murli on NDTV Imagine.
Mugdha also did a pivotal role in an episodic in the television courtroom drama soap, Adaalat, on Sony TV. She played the role of Devyani, the wife of Thakur who has asked her lawyer to get justice for the death of her husband. She also did another episodic on STAR Plus’
Lakhon Mein Ek, together with Karan V Grover, who appeared as her son. The story portrayed the love of a mother for her son and how much she would be willing to sacrifice for his son. In 2004, Mugdha did some Marathi films including Kunku Lavte Maaherche, which was directed by Subhash Phadke and produced by Jajiraj Vaswani and the comedy films ‘HounJau De!’ in the year 2009 by Vijay Satghare and Be Dune Saade Char by Girish Mohite. She was also part of the Gujarati play, Sambandho Ni Pele Par, a story about the life of Laxmikant Bhai (played by Arvind Vakaria) and his family.
Mugdha played the role of Sneha, the daughter-in-law of Laxmikant Bhai. Her recent work is from the drama series, Masakali, on Sahara One where Mugdha plays the role of Bhua and Ek Ghar Banaunga on STAR Plus. Mugdha is a veteran actress who continues to explore the acting industry and consistently share her talent to give the viewers extraordinary entertainment.