Archana Puran Singh was born and brought in an upper middle class Punjabi family of Dehradun. She came to Bombay to make it big in the glamour industry when she was just 18. She started with an advertisement for which she got Rs.100 just for standing in the sidelines. She continued with many more advertisements, until she became popular for her ad film of Band Aid. Meanwhile, she continued modelling.
Archana Puran Singh’s first major role was in Pankaj Parashar’s Jalwa (1986). Although the film was a big hit, Archana Puran Singh didn’t get many big offers. She did some small parts in Agneepath (1990), Saudagar (1991), Shola aur Shabnam (1992), Aashiq Awara etc. (1993).
Archana’s first major role was in Raja Hindustani (1996). She played Karisma’s vampish step-mother ...» read full biography