A girl from Indore, Purva Parag has been trained at the prestigious National School of Drama (NSD), from where a number of popular actors have graduated like Nasirudin Shah, Sima Biswas , Nawazuddin Siddiqui and others. She is now based in Mumbai for her career.
Her debut movie was Ghafla, way back in 2006. In the movie based on the happenings of the share market, she played the role of Sonia.
Thereafter, she took a 4 year break from work. She bounced back strongly to star as Siddharth Malhotra’s bhabhi in Hasee Toh Phasee & later as the role of Suneil Shetty’s spouse in Koyelaanchal.
Purva also plays the lead role in Life OK’s TV serial Rakshak. In 2015, she played the role of Irrfan Khan’s mother in Madari.
She is also a trained Kathak dancer. She played a role in the Marathi film Mahalakshmi and also in the spiritual movie Jai Santoshi Maa.
One of Purva’s most popular roles was playing Ranbir Kapoor’s mother in the award winning movie ‘Barfi’.