Chaitra Navratri 2021: 5 TV actresses who played Goddess Durga on screen

Chaitra Navratri 2021: From Mouni Roy to Daljeet Kaur, a list of TV actresses who played Goddess Durga on screen

Chaitra Navratri 2021 is here and we all are hoping for better days ahead. Maa Durga is worshipped for 9 days. Maa Durga is beautiful, strong and fierce. Over the years, we have seen TV shows trying their hands on mythological shows. Talking about Mythological shows, the Indian audience loves them. Mythological shows are immensely loved and respected by the fans. They continue to enjoy a huge fandom.  Here is a list of 5 TV actresses who played Goddess Durga onscreen.

1. Pooja Sharma

Pooja Sharma is one of the most beautiful and talented TV actresses. When it comes to mythological shows, she has made a name for herself. After a powerful performance as Draupadi, she left everyone awestruck in the popular Colors TV show Mahakali. She played goddess Durga onscreen and just nailed the performance.

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2. Mouni Roy

Mouni is one of the most successful TV actors. After gaining massive popularity on TV, she tried her luck in Bollywood. Guess what? Her Bollywood Debut was also loved by all. Notably, she played Sati in poplar daily soap Devo Ke Dev Mahadev. She was paired opposite Mohit Raina. Her performance was loved all. She took an avatar of Maa Durga for killing Mahishasur.

3. Puja Banerjee


The Bengali beauty, Puja Banerjee replaced Sonarika Bhadoria as Goddess Parvati in the popular show Mahadev in the year 2013. She was loved by her fans. During the show, she portrayed various feminine power such as Parvati, Adi Shakti and Maa Durga in the show.

4. Daljeet Kaur

After an ugly divorce with her partner, Daljeet made a rocking comeback. We salute her spirit of not giving up. She played Maa Durga in the popular show Maa Shakti. While she was playing the part, she said the show was beautifully written. She further added she learnt a lot while essaying Maa Durga’s character. Her performance was admired and applauded by her fans.

5. Indrani Haldar

The National Award-winning TV actress Indrani Haldar beautifully essayed the character of Maa Durga in Doordarshan’s  Mahalaya special show. The Bengali beauty was praised for her damdaar performance. She made the character of Maa Durga iconic, it is still considered the benchmark. It is one of the most remembered characters played by her. Nobody could have Maa Durga better than her. She had set a benchmark for this bold and beautiful character. Her expressions, dialogue delivery all were at point.

Chaitra Navratri 2021 began on 13 April. Interestingly, it was one of the most blessed days of the year. April 13, 2021, also marked the beginning of Hindu New Year, Ramadan & Vaishaki. Navratri is celebrated with a lot of zeal all across North India. Maa Durga is worshipped for 9 nine long days. Every day different form of Maa Durga is worshipped. People seek her blessings to start a new business, close an important deal or even entering into a new relationship. Indian Television has always been fascinated with mythological shows. Be it Ramayan, Mahabharat or Santoshi Mata. People love to watch these shows. Over the years, the graphics have improved and love for these shows is constant.

These Divas have played the role nonchalantly & have beautifully depicted the power of Maa Durga, a woman who inspires us in many ways. Be it, Mouni Roy, Daljeet Kaur or Pooja Sharma, these divas brought life to the character of Maa Durga. Let us know in the comment section who is the best among all five?

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