Parikshit Sahni was born in 1944 in Murree (now part of Pakistan). He has acted in many TV serials and Films. He is the son of Balraj Sahni and nephew of Bhisham Sahni who are well known.
His father is a teacher in English and he studied in Delhi St. Stephen’s College and began his carrer as a child artist. He is a producer, Director and Actor and well known for his Doordarshan serial. Lal Koth was produced by him and he acted in it as well. He is married to Aruna Sahni. Did a course in Moscow for Film direction and he wrote Pavithra Papi for 2 years. Balraj Sahni received Padma Shri Award in 1969 and decorated with many other awards.
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Parikshit Sahni is a veteran film and television actor. He was born on January 1, 1944 in Murree, Punjab, British India. He studied at The Lawrence School, Sanawar which is near Chandigarh. Later, he attended St. Stephen’s College in Delhi and subsequently began his acting career when he was a child. Parikshit is the son of film and stage actor, Balraj Sahni and he is also the nephew of the Hindi writer and actor, Brisham Sahni. His father and mother graduated in Shanti Niketan. And because his father is an English Literature graduate, Pariskhit got his name through the poet, Rabindranath Tagore. He is also a graduate of Accounting but his passion for acting grows and made him turn to the acting industry.
He started his career as a film actor in the year 1951 through the Bollywood Hindi film, ‘Deedar’ along with Ashok Kumar and Dilip Kumar. But he was debuted in the Hindi film ‘Anokhi Raat’ by Asit Sen. He did more films like Pavitra Paapi, Aansoo Aur Muskan, Hindustan Ki Kasam, Vandana, Mili, Tapasya and more. He did supporting roles in many of his films and was unable to bag the main lead role. Some of his recent films include the Bollywood romantic drama film, Mujhse Dosti Karoge!, Lage Raho Munna Bhai, Umrao Jaan, and Eklavya: The Royal Guard, 3 Idiots, Dulha Mil Gaya, Chance Pe Dance, Mere Brother Ki Dulhan and Boss.
He was widely known for bagging the main lead role in the crime thriller show, Barrister Vinod. He was also in the main lead role in the television series, Gul Gulshan Gulfaam on Doordarshan under the direction of Ved Rahi and also in STAR Plus Gaatha. From 1991 to 1992, he also played the main lead in the television series, Kahkashan on DD National. Parikshit is also part of the fantasy series, Chandrakanta from the same channel. He also acted in the Hindi serial, Heena on Sony Entertainment Television from year 1998 to 2003. From 2004 to 2008, Parishit essayed the role of Hemraj Goenka in the Hindi drama serial, Saarrthi on STAR Plus. He also did the role of Veer Singh on Zee TV’s Saat Phere and acted as Malhar Rao Holkar in The Great Maratha on Doordarshan channel.
Besides being an actor, he is also a successful producer and a director from the banner of Balraj Sahni Productions. He directed the film, Pakda Gaya Par Kaun, a film for children which was produced by his mother. Very few people know that he finished a five-year course as a Director in Europe, but since acting is into his blood, he did not venture into directing in the first stage of his career. Slowly after making a name as an actor, he turned to directing films. He also did a television commercial together with Swara Bhaskar.
Mahru Sheikh is an Indian TV actress, with a striking resemblance with the famous Bollywood actress Katrina Kaif. She also acted as the mother of Katrina Kaif in the movie ' Mere Brother Ki Dulhan' on accodue to theirsimilarity. She has been in the profession of acting for more than 20 years and has acted in many films and TV serials. She was born in Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh and received her education from Mount Carmel in Gandhinagar, Gujarat. She started her career as a model and slowly switched over to acting in movies and TV serials. She also worked as an air hostess for some time.
She was seen in movies like Kya Super KoolHain Ham, Mere Brother Ki Dulhan, Hot Friends, Nani Detective and Gupt. She was first noticed on the television screen as Ila, the mother of ArmaanSuri (played by ApurvaAgnihotri), the male protagonist in the extremely popular TV serial of Sony TV, 'Jassi Jaissi Koi Nahin' and soon established herself as a renowned actress in supporting roles. She was again seen in the Sony TV serial,AisaDeshHaiMera in 2006 where she acted as the aunt of female protagonist Rusty Deol. Her acting again set a new benchmark in supporting roles.
She also played the role of Kamini, the mother of Rahul, the male lead in Star Plus hit serial Miilee during 2006. She also produced a show for Hungama TV. She further performed in Sahara One dance reality show Saas v/s Bahu with BarkhaBisht, her on screen bahu from the serial DoliSajake, which aired on Sahara One during 2007-09. She is married to Rajiv Vyas. Apart from acting, she is also engaged in the business of home accessories.
Sachin Khurana is a model-turned-actor. He forayed into TV serial in the year 2002. Before exploring various media like TV and model, he was also an established theater actor who did plays with veteran actors like Randeep Hooda and Ashish Nayar. Although he appeared on various TV shows, he scaled new heights of popularity through his portrayal of Dr. Vikram Saxena in Zee's Aapki Antara.
Before his success as Dr. Vikram Saxena, his first TV series ‘Avinash IPS’ on Star TV gave him the opportunity to do various kinds of stunts in the action-oriented role in the serial. Later on, he acted in many soap operas that were featured on DD, Star Plus, Sony, Zee and Star One. Later he was seen in fantasy-cum-adventure thriller Chandramukhi that was aired on DD network and had completed a run of over 400 episodes.
In this serial, he played the lead character and was a money spinner too. It took the TRP of the show to a higher level. After Ramayana and Mahabharatha, it was a number one show in Doordarshan. The actor always wants people to remember him for his performance only. Hence, he did not become an actor for want of money alone. . He has also done feature films like Pyaar Mein Twist in which he has played Dimple Kapadia‘s son.
Soha Ali Khan was his younger sister in the film He also acted as a cameo role in another Hindi film with Neha Dhupia. Inspired from his friend’s brother portfolio, the actor started modeling since 1994, straight after college. He had participated in fashion shows organized by Rohit Bal, Tarun Tahiliani, Ravi Bajaj, JJ valaya, Jattin Koacher. He has done over 350 fashion shows in India and abroad. He won the title Mr. Inidia in 1996 and was the first model to represent India to represent India in ‘Best Model of the World’ contest in Turkey in 1998.
Sonika Sahay is a renowned Indian Television actress who was on a hiatus from the TV industry for quite a long time, but she resumed her work when she started working in the Television Series Parivaar - Kartavya Ki Pariksha, portraying the role of Parminder a.k.a Pammi, which aired on Zee TV. Sahay has portrayed the role of Ginni in the TV series Saat Phere- Saloni Ka Safar that was being aired on Zee TV. She is also the wife of famous Bollywood actor Vinay Pathak who is known for the portrayal of Bharat Bhushan in the movie Bheja Fry. She has been married for seven years and has two daughters Vasudha and Sharinee. Sahay and Pathak met during the shooting of an ad film, they fell in love with each other. After knowing each other for a span of five months they got married. Her marriage is in shambles as problems developed between the two after Pathak’s movie Bheja Fry was released. In 2008 a divorce was filed by Pathak and they were given a counseling session in 2009 which did not help much. A divorce petition has been filed and she is the respondent as per rumours Pathak has not separated with his wife due to fear of alimony.
Sheeba Chaddha was born in Delhi in the year 1973 and is a graduate in English from the renowned Hans Raj College in Delhi University. While in college, she developed a liking for acting and theatre and discovered that this field interested her. Pursuing this interest, she went on to become a television, stage and movie actress. Sheeba Chaddha has been known to play characters that are impactful and pivotal in the story of the film. She made her debut in the Bollywood industry with the movie Dil Se in which is a love story set in the backdrop of an insurgent north-east India. She then appeared in Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam as Aishwarya Rai’s sister.
She went on to act in various noted films such as Parzania, Delhi-6, in which she played the role of the younger daughter in law of the family and Luck By Chance, in which she portrayed the middle-class sister trying to behave ‘rich’ of Juhi Chawla. She was seen in Talaash as well, as a sex worker. She acted in a short film, ‘Prakata Het Yad’ which was in Gibberish, which also won the Audience Choice Award for Short Film. She very recently appeared in the movie Dum Laga Ke Haisha in the year 2015 as the quirky Buaji. Apart from being a film actress, she has also acted in various Hindi television soaps. Her one of the first appearances was in Love Marriage in the year 2002 and then returned to television in 2007 with the sitcom Kasturi. She has also acted in Na Aana Iss Des Laado, Kitani Mohabbat Hai and Kuch Toh Log Kahenge. She also appeared in the very popular TV show movie actress and had acted in various lauded stage plays. She acted alongside Rajat Kapoor in C for Clown and in another noted play
The Blue Mug with Rajat Kapoor, Vinay Pathak, Ranvir Shorey and Konkona Sen Sharma. She has played the lead role of Desdemona in Othello and of Hedda in an adaptation of Henrik Ibsen’s play Hedda Gabler. She is also a part of ‘The Company Theatre’, a running theatre group in Mumbai.
The Maharani Jaiwanta Bai is well known the face of Indian Television today. Oops! We are talking about Rajshree Thakur here, who has played the role of Pratap’s mother with utmost perfection that people have forgotten her real name.
She has made the role her own and people have been mesmerized by her acting talent. Born in Mumbai in 1981 she started her career as a Marathi News reader in All India Radio. From there opportunities kept pouring and soon she featured in many electronic and print ads and became a recognizable face.
She also acted in French-Anglo Production movie named Have any Day. But the role which was watershed in her career was of ‘Saloni’ in ‘Saat Phere’. The role of ‘Saloni’ established her as a serious actress and helped her in winning the fresh face of the year award at the Sixth Indian Telly Awards in 2007.
The serial depicted the story of ‘Saloni’ who has to suffer a lot because of her dark complexion. Recently there is news about quitting the Maharana Pratap Serial, as the grueling schedule is taking its toll and her health is being affected.
The serial sets are located at Vapi, Gujarat, and she has to spend more than ten days of a month over there. The news is not confirmed yet though the makers have started looking for her replacement. We wish her all the best to this dusky damsel for her upcoming projects.
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Rajshri Thakur Vaidya is a prominent Indian television artist and is known for her thematic roles. She is most known for her portrayal of Saloni in the daily soap Saat Phere - Saloni Ka Safar that was broadcasted on Zee Tv. She is also loved in the much-appreciated television show, Bharat Ka Veer Putra – Maharana Pratap where she plays the mother of Maharana Pratap the queen Jayawanta Bai, the show has a distinct fan following and is broadcasted on Sony Entertainment. Rajshri even though had started with All India Radio as a Marathi News Reader had the acting bug in her, as she showcased her acting talents in many prominent advertisements. She got a break with the film ‘Hava Aney Dey,’ and is much loved for her acting in the movie. She was awarded as the best fresh face in the Indian Telly Awards where her award was shared with the actress Prachi Desai. Rajshri is a Mumbai girl, and she married her childhood love Sanjot Vaidya in the year 2007. However, Rajshri made quite news when she announced her decision to quit the much-loved TV show Maharana Pratap; she cited the hot weather and tiring schedule. She is much known for her intense, flamboyant image, and people have cherished the role that she has enacted.
Poonam Gulati is an Indian actress who is best known for her roles in movies such as, ‘Isi Life Mein...!’ (2010) and ‘Chalta Hai Yaar’(2005). She has also appeared in a few popular TV serials such as, ‘Saat Phere- Saloni Ka Safar’ (2005) & ‘Jabb Love Hua’ (2006). Her film career has been quite vibrant as she worked with some of the leading stars in the film industry.
Her film ‘Isi Life Mein’ is a story about youngsters who are basically confused about the choices of their career. In this film, she shared screen space with some of the leading experienced actors such as, 'Salman Khan' , 'Suhasini Mulay' and 'Gajendra Chauhan' . She was recognized for her performance and she became a known face in the entertainment industry. Her other works such as ‘Chalta Hai Yaar’, she again worked with some veteran personalities such as, 'Asrani', 'Shubha Khote', 'Viju Khote' & Shakti Kapoor.
She has done a few successful serials like ‘Saat Phere’, which was aired on Zee TV. This serial successfully completed more than 800 episodes and was liked by the audience like anything. She played the role of the younger sister of the lead heroine. Her other serial was ‘Jabb Love Hua’ was aired on Zee TV, in which she essayed the role of ‘Kangana’. She is a beautiful actress with a gracious personality.
She is all set to make a mark in the entertainment industry. She lives in Mumbai.
There is a very general belief that God rarely grants too many wishes to one person, but when you look at one model this age-old belief does not hold true. We are talking about the most known face of Indian modeling scene Niyati Joshi, who is a mixture of gorgeous looks, brain, luck and money.
It seems God has carefully crafted her, and she is enjoying every bit of it. She first came into light when she won the Face of the Year Award, 2003, organized by Bunty- Prashant Studio of Pune. After this contest, she never looked back, and her journey to a fantastic career started.
One can view the paper cutting of this event in her Facebook account, and she still feels grateful to them for giving her a chance. She played the role of ‘Kaay Raav Tumhi’, in the Marathi remake of Basu Chatterjee's Shaukeen, a 1982 movie depicting the story of three wanton old men. Her role in this movie was very much appreciated and thus began her Marathi movie journey.
She has done modeling for numerous brands some of them are Raymond, Godrej Interio, Rin Supreme, Sri Kala Wedding Mall, Inorbit Banglore, HNG Eco-friendly Mirrors, Vagh Bakri Tea, Kellogs Special K, DSP Mutual Fund, Alukkas, Roopam Saree, Portico and the list is endless.
She has acted in many serials like Kumkum – Ek Pyaara Sa Bandhan, a typical Ekta Kapoor drama, Ghar Ki Lakshmi Betiyaan, the story of a Gujarati family, Rakt Sambandh, a story of a visually impaired young woman. Niyati has achieved a lot in her short career, and her movie journey has also started with a right note. Let’s see where this young lady career will land in the future, just wait and watch.
Nivedita Bhattacharya is a television actress. She was born in Lucknow. And graduated from I.T. College; Lucknow and then started theater at Lucknow. Her first stage performance was under the direction of Surya Mohan Kulsheshtha. She has performed her one of the best roles as Jiji in Zee TV serial named 'Saat Phere - Saloni Ka Safar' from 2005 to 2009 and in ‘Sona Spa’ in 2013.
She also performed the character of Arti in serial ‘Kundali’. Her role as the Bhauji in ‘Gunahon Ka Devta’ (TV series) is also popular. Nivedita Bhattacharya is married to an actor named Kay Kay Menon. She has also played the role as Aaliya’s elder sister in Star Plus serial titled ‘Sajda Tere Pyaar Mein’.
She also acted in ‘Kya Kehna’ Movie as the sister in law of Preity Zinta in 2000. She has also performed in 'Last Train to Mahakali' with Kay Key Menon that was a story of a doctor (Kay Key Menon) on death row who claims to have discovered a permanent cure for any virus-based disease. She also appeared in ‘Darr @ the Mall’ (2014) that is a chilling tale of one night and an encounter with the past.
Mihir Mishra is an Indian television actor who shot to fame with his portrayal of the character of Dr. Rahul in the TV serial ‘Sanjeevani.’ Mihir is married to another noted television actress Manini Mishra and the couple has a daughter named Dianoor.
In the television series Sanjivani, he played the character of Dr. Rahul Mehra who was the husband of Dr. Juhi Singh, the chief protagonist. The show first aired in 2004 on Star Plus. Dr. Rahul Mehra was one of the lead characters of the movie.
He also acted in Dil Dosti Dance as the father of one of the youth Rey. The show is aired on Channel V. Mihir Mishra is also slated to appear in Cinevistaas Ltd.'s upcoming thriller Daag. The story of this television serial is supposed to be inspired from the Bollywood movie Khoon Bhari Maang. Khoon Bhari Maang was a popular movie in which the leading lady fights death to take revenge on her perpetrators. Mihir Mishra will be seen along with Vatsal Seth, Aanjeeda Saikh, Ayub Khan and Simone Singh.
Mihir Mishra is also seen in television serials like Chhoti Si Zindagi, Dil Se Diya Vachan, Jamegi Jodi.com, Kumkum-Ek Pyara Sa Bandhan and Saath Phere among others.
Aastha Chaudhary, currently playing the lead role in Sahara One’s ‘Niyati’, is a TV actress and hails from the Alwar district of Rajasthan. Before joining the show business, she finished her engineering degree from Jaipur Engineering College, Kukas.
This beautiful actress has acted in many serials and some of them are ‘Aise Karo Naa Vidaa - Reva’ (2010), ‘Babul Ka Aangann Chootey Na – Aastha’, Payal Ranawat (dual role) (2008–10), Uttaran-Madhura (2011), ‘Veera’, ‘Amrita’ (2012), and Rishton Ke Bhawar Mein Uljhi Niyati- IPS Niyati Shastri (2013-). The role of the IPS officer played by her is becoming a source of inspiration for the younger generation. Recently, it completed 800 episodes.
It was a mere coincidence that this beautiful engineer started acting, as five years back, she never would have thought that she would be in the acting profession. It just happened, when she was in her final year of college, she came to Mumbai to give auditions for ‘Saat Phere’. She got selected and her journey started, though her selection came as shocking news to her family and friends. But finally, everything was alright and she was on her way to start a new career chosen by destiny.
She is very busy in her reel life and has no time for love and relationships. Furthermore, in an interview with Times of India, she said she has not found anybody suitable for her yet, and also, she is enjoying her single status. She thinks being in a relationship will curb her independency. Such is the strong personality this lady has.
This Alwar born talented actress has a long way to go. We wish her all the best for her bright future.
Amrapali Dubey has been working as a small screen actress in Indian Television. She was seen in serials like Rehna Hai Teri Palkon Chhaon Mein where she played a very prominent role as Suman. She was also seen in Saat Phere and Maayka, which was telecasted in Zee TV. She was last seen in Haunted Nights telecasted in Sahara one and will be soon seen in Arjun sequence on Star Plus. And also, she will be seen in Zee TV’s very popular show Fear Files opposite Anuj Thakur who was seen in Ran Se Sona Ishq in the lead role. It will be based on a man who is not interested in marrying but then his family members force him to get married and one day one lady claims that she has married him. Amrapali Dubey has replaced very famous Sana Khan who is also small screen actress for a serial on Zee TV Meera Naam Karegi Roshan she will be seen sharing screen with well-established actors and she says she is very much excited to work with them it will be her return on Zee after Rehna Hai Teri Palkon Ke Charnoon Main. She will be playing a role of a widow. Right now she is also trying to launch her career on music and has also started lessons on Music to improve her skills in Music.
Amit Dolawat is an Indian actor, who has done several Serials and Music Videos. He has acted in serials like Piya Ka Ghar, Kesar Milee, Saat Phere, Zaara, Lo Ho Gayi Pooja Iss Ghar Ki, Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai, Runuzunu, Sasural Genda Phool, Shubh Vivaah.
His show Saat Phere as Sridhar was a great success and he is a happy man for the success, right now he has entered as Dev in Zee's Ghar Ki Lakshmi Betiyann, Amit says it is entirely different role, and the show will be more interesting because of his new entry, he will be playing a role of struggling actor and a dad of 4 daughters who will be struggling to get into Bollywood.
In a serial named Main Aisi Kyunn Hoon, Amit Dolawat had been appeared for only 7 episodes, he says he was not the best fit for the character named Vicky, and then he had to opt out of the show. Amit accepts offers based on the content of the story, he is very patient and waits for good opportunities.
Earlier he had played a part of a mentally challenged person in Milee. Currently, he is available in a show named Lakeeren Kismat Ki, which is telecasted in Doordarshan. He has also played smaller roles in Fear Files and Haunted nights. He says it is brilliant set up to work. He will also make a great comeback after a gap through Beetiyan.
Amita Nangia is a Bollywood character artist. She has played roles in more than 40 Bollywood movies. She made her debut in Ghabrahat in the year 1989. Some of the movies she has acted are unreleased, like Maut and Jagadambey Maa. she had acted in various A, B, C grade movies as well. She was recognized for her role in TV Serial Tara which was broadcasted on Zee T.V. Besides those, she also acted in serials like Ek Chabi Hai Pados Mein, Saath Phere and, recently, in Zee TV’s Ek Veer Stree Ki Kahaani Jhansi Ki Rani. She has spent two decades as an artist. When she started her career, she was under prepared and rarely got opportunities to work. Ekta Kapoor once saw her and offered her a role. She has done movies like Purani Haveli, Afsana Pyar Ka, Chup Chup Ke, Old is Gold, Koi Mere Dil Main Hai, Deewnpaan, Kahani Saali Jeeja Ki, Ajnabee, Censor, Raja, Bali Umar ko salam, Ghar Jamai, Hatyanri, Bhaagi, College Girl and many more. Besides, she has keen towards collection of hats, singing and acting. Soon she will be playing a lead as a mother in upcoming serial which is not named yet on Imagine Channel. She will be acting as modern mom, being very practical, who likes to dress well and show off. Amita Nangia says that the character is similar to that of her own life and she would enjoy to work as it will be easy her to act taking her own life situation.
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Amita Nangia is a talented Indian actress married to Sanjay Bansal. She is a glamorous and bold personality of small screen as well as big screen. She worked on many successful projects which were huge hits. Initially, she became famous for her role of Sheena in a TV Serial “Tara” aired on ZEE TV in 1993. She was one of the five girls in the most popular serial of that time “Hum Paanch” broadcasted on ZEE TV. She appeared as Radhika Mathur in season one of “Hum Paanch”. Her successful roles include Lachchu Bai in “Ek Veer Stree ki Kahaani Jhansi ki Rani” on ZEE TV, Pammi in “Jamuna Paar” on Imagine TV and Shyama in “Saath Phere” on ZEE TV.
Amita Nangia worked in many films since 1989. She is considered mainly as a B grade actress of film industry, but she is famous for her contributions in Purani Haveli (1989), Ajnabee (2001), and Chup Chup Ke (2006).
Aditya Redij is a very talented actor from Indian television. Besides being an actor, he is also a model, editor & graphic designer. He is basically from Kohlapur & is married to Natasha Sharma who is also a TV actor. He did his schooling from his native city & went to Symbiosis Pune for completing his higher studies. He started as an editor & graphic designer in Mumbai & later went to Dubai for modeling. He has been a very successful model before turning to acting.
He made a thumping entry to TV with very famous Na Aana Is Desh Laado. His acting in this show was so convincing that he was nominated for Best Actor at Indian Telly Awards & that too in his very first show. After this show, he acted in 5 more TV soaps & got nominated in various categories in different TV award shows.
He is not limited to just Tellywood. He has also acted in a couple of South Indian movies. He is active on TV & silver screen from last 7 years & in that duration he has done many challenging roles. Because of his dashing personality he always finds himself on the receiving end of compliments & well wishes. He is thoroughly entertaining & we wish he continues to do the same for many years to come.
Serials & Movies: He first featured in Na Aana Is Desh Laado. Its success bagged him many shows namely, Junoon-Aisi Nafrat Toh Kaisa Ishq, Yeh Hai Aashiqui & a few more. He also acted in Tollywood movies, Zabardast & Jalsa.
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Aditya Redij is an Indian actor and model. He is predominant in Indian daily soaps. His father’s name is Bipin Redij. Aditya is an alumnus of St. Xavier and later graduated from Symbiosis International University. He then joined a television channel as an editor. Redij was also a graphic designer for corporate ads (for Concept group in Dubai). He then took to modeling with “Fashion Week 2008” in Dubai.
Aditya has appeared in “Zabardast” (2007), a Marathi film and “Jalsa” (2008), a Telugu film. He did his television debut with a daily soap named “Na Aana Iss Des Laado”, which concentrated on female infanticide.
Aditya fell in love with Punjabi girl Natasha Mohan Sharma who was his co-actor in “Na Aana Iss Des Laado” and they took their relationship to the next level by getting married on 29 April 2012. He has done many other TV serials like “Saaware Sabke Sapne-Preeto” (2011-2012), “Junoon- Aisi Nafrat Toh Kaisa Ishq” (2012), “Encounter” (2014) where he played Rajbeer Singh, Prithvi and Inspector Bhagat respectively. He also appeared in Zee TV’s show “Bandhan Saari Umar Humein Sang Rehna Hai” as Mahesh Karlik. Aditya was also assigned to play the role of Karn in Siddharth Kumar Tewary’s mythological show “Surya Putra Karna” but was replaced by Gautam Rode later on. This ouster astounded him and many of his fans as well.
Aditya won many awards in 2010, some of which include New Talent Awards and Gold Awards.
Ashish Kapoor is a Delhi based TV serial actor. He was born on October 17, 1984 in New Delhi. Ashish is actually an Interior Designer; but due to his mother’s interest in television, he started his career in the industry and it makes her mom very happy when she saw Ashish acting on television.
He was one of the most handsome faces in the industry. He started doing small roles and later appeared on many TV serials. Since childhood, he became very interested on acting and joined different events and shows. Acting was become his hobby and his friends and family always advised him to enter the industry. He started his acting career on 2005, but his debut was from the horror TV series “Ssshhhh… Koi Hai,” where he appeared as Veer, in 2010. He said he has to pass many auditions to play the role. But he was lucky to be selected.
Then on the same year, he played the role of Vikram Hiten Mahiyavanshi in the longest running Indian soap, Bandini under the production of Ekta Kapoor of Balaji Telefilms on NDTV Imagine. Then in 2011, he appeared in Sony Entertainment TV India’s Dekha Ek Khwaab as Rajkumar Uday. This serial was a debut for Ashish and his girlfriend, Priyal Gor. They met in the set of Dekha Ek Khwaab and started dating with her. But eventually, the two decided to part ways. This is also the same serial where he was highly acclaimed for his acting in this show and as a result, he received many TV show offers. He played as a young prince who is selfish in nature but the truth is Prince Uday has a golden heart.
In 2012, he acted in the romantic reality show by Sphere Origins Production House telecasting in the Sony Entertainment Channel entitled, Love Marriage Ya Arrange Marriage, which naturally fits for him. He is a romantic person and enjoyed the show more. In this, he performed the role of Saahil Sisodiya. When this series went off air, Ashish has been missing from doing TV serials and wished to get back again in acting.
In 2013, he acted in the TV series, Savitri as Veer. On the same year, Ashish did a small role in Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai on Star Plus. He played as Nikhil Deora. Though he acted for a small role, he became interesting because of his skills in acting. He is currently acting in the serial, Saraswatichandra as Jaywardhan Kabir Laxminandan Vyas.
His personal life is different from his professional life where it became very controversial. There were rumors that he has been married and divorced twice. This became big news but he allegedly denied all this. But in spite of all this, his professional life was never affected we wish he finds peace in his personal life too. Ashish said, he was a fun loving person and he always spends time with his family. He was also a fitness freak and visits the gym regularly to lose weight.
This is our own Nahar Banna Sharad Kelkar of 'Saath Phere- Saloni Ka Safar'.
Personal Life: Sharad is from Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh born on 7 October, 1976 is a model turned actor. He shot to fame with his role in Saath Phere as Nahar Pratap Singh. He has completed MBA in Marketing from Prestige Institute of Management and Research, Indore and is married to Keerti Kelkar his co-star of Sindoor Tere Naam Ka, as they fell in love with each other during the show.
Career: Sharad started his career with modeling and was a Grasim Mr. India finalist. Later, he entered television industry with Saath Phere in which, he got well recognition and the serial was super hit and most loved show of that time. He was also seen in Sindoor Tere Naam ka with Keerti Kelka,r whom he married. Sharad also hosted Pati Patni Aur Who (2009) on Imagine TV which is a reality show and also Rock N Roll Family. He received critical acclaim for his role in Bairi Piya as Thakur Digvijay Singh Bhadoria. He was also a part of Marathi film 'Chinu' in which he was the lead actor. Apart from that, he is seen in hindi movies like HulChul, Evil Returns, Ram Leela.
Shaleen born on 15 November, 1982 is one of the most loved actors on small screen for both serials and in reality shows people love him.
Personal Life: Shaleen is an Indian actor from Jabalpur and he started his journey on MTV Roadies as one of the contestants and ended up winning the second season of Roadies. He is married to Daljeet Kaur who is also from television industry and recently they were gifted with a baby boy. Shaleen and Daljit has huge fan following and people love them for their simplicity as a couple.
Career: Shaleen was a Roadie in 2004 and bagged a role in Saat Phere on Zee TV in 2005, later he acted in many serials in some of which he played negative roles too best of which he is known for is Madan in Sangam show aired on Star Plus. Shaleen is also seen in Kulvaddhu, Kaajjal, Naaginn, Aahat, Dill Mill Gaye, Grahasti and many more. He has also worked in films like Pyare Mohan, Devdoot and Chal Jhootey.
He participated in Nach Baliye 4 with his better half Daljit and they won the show for a whopping price of 50lacs and also hosted the next season of Nach Baliye in 2010. He is well known for his role in Sajda Tere Pyar Mein and in Sangam.
Ali Merchant is a popular TV actor. He was born on December 13th, 1984. His birth place is Mumbai. It was during his 17th year of age, he became the winner of 'Mr. Bombay'. He made his first appearance as actor in 'Kahani Ghar Ghar Ki' of Star Plus. He became popular through his acting in 'Ssshhhh… Phir Koi Hai' of Star Plus. Another series which brought him the popularity was 'Amber Dhara', telecasted in Sony TV. Then, he was seen in 'Raja Ki Aayegi Baraat', which was a TV series that was telecasted in Star Plus from the year 2008 to 2010.
During the year 2010, he was seen in 'Do Hanson Ka Joda', a soap opera that was broadcasted in NDTV Imagine. In 'Yeh Hai Aashiqui', Ali appeared in one episode. At present, he is a part of 'Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai', a drama series which is airing in Star Plus since 2009. He is acting with the character name, 'Rituraj'.
Ali belongs to a Mumbai Islam family. His wife's name is Sara Khan. This couple got divorced during 2011. Ali Merchant once said that, he married only for publicity. Apart from acting, he worked as a business consultant. Currently, he is heading a chemical plant too. He participated in the following shows: 'Rubi', 'Ghar Ek Sapna', 'Saat Phere', 'Raja Ki Aayegi Baraat', 'Bandini', 'Aahat', 'Big Boss (season 4)', 'Looteri Dulhan', 'Hum Ne Li Hai - Shapath', 'Welcome - Baazi Mehmaan - Nawaazi Ki'. He will be appearing in 'Ek this Rajkumari', which is a prospective serial of Zee TV.
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Ali Merchant was born on 13 December 1984 in Mumbai. He started his acting career in 2006, in the popular television series Kahani Ghar Ghar Ki where he played the role of Bharat Paarth Agarwal. His next professional acting engagement was in the television serials Ssshhhh... Phir Koi Hai, and Amber Dhara, which helped him gain popularity and recognition among the audience. Next in his acting career came the serial Do Hanson Ka Jodaa where he performed the role of Rishi, and small roles in the serials Raja Ki Aayegi Baraat and Yeh Hai Aashiqui. Ali Merchat participated in the fourth season of the reality show Bigg Boss together with his girlfriend Sara Khan, and what will remain remembered is their marriage in the show. They had been dating for 3 years previously and their wedding was an Islamic Wedding Ceremony which happened on November 10, 2010. After the reality show ended, the couple got divorced, and both of them claimed that their marriage was a big mistake. Additionally, their close friends stated that the couple received US $83.000 for the marriage, which The Colors channel denied paying, saying it was a personal wish of the couple to get married. Ali Merchant is additionally working as a business consultant and manages a chemical plant. Currently he is playing in Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai in the role of Rituraj.
Pracheen Chauhan is a TV actor, who made his first appearance in television through 'Kasautii Zindagii Kay', a soap opera of Star Plus. In this series, he took up the character name, 'Subroto Basu'. Then, he worked in 'Kuchh Jhuki Palkain', a drama series of Sony Television. Then, he was seen in 'Sinndoor Tere Naam Ka', a Hindi series which was then translated in Mandarin for its telecast in China.
In Zee TV, he was seen in 'Saat Phere - Saloni Ka Safar', a serial that aired from the year 2005 - 2009. He was also seen in a series, that was based on college which is 'Kyun Hota Hai Pyarr'. He was also worked in 'Chotti Bahu', a soap opera of Zee TV. Pracheen made his last appearance in Colors TV's 'Pitaah Ke Charnon Mein Swarg', a series based on love and emotions.
In addition to Indian serials, he also worked in soap opera for a Pakistan TV. He was in a relationship with his co-actress, Arachana Taide. This pair broke up during 2012. He also said that, he had few other serious relationships before, which he says were not actually meant to be and is waiting for the right person for him.
At an early age of 14, Adita Wahi is already working as a summer intern at weekenders to gain money. And at the age of 19, she was noticed by the choreographer Rashmi Virmani at one of the Fashion events in Delhi. And since then, she was walking on the ramp with her clothes designed by Ravi Bajaj, Rohit Bal, Ashish Soni and some more other prominent designers. Adita Wahi was also a finalist at Ms. India ’98, and it was during this time that she stayed at Mumbai and started her career on TV ads and the likes.
She also got her further studies at Fashion Institute of Technology and took up the course Merchandising and Marketing. She appeared on TV serials like Saarrthi, Kahani Ghar Ghar Kii and Vaidehi.
Adita was not only into acting, but also with hosting. And because of that, she became an anchor on the Bollywood-based show aired on Zee London entitled, the Chaat Masala. It was not her first time to be a host. She was first seen hosting the New Year bash party. She is now also happily married to the director Ameet Sawant.
Aditi Pratap was raised in Bengaluru and was born on the 20th of September in Pune. She was first seen in the TV serial, Koshish Ek Asha. And from then on, she became part of the serials Mann Dil Se Dosti, Kabhie Haan Kabhie Naa, Twinkle Beauty Parlour, Hatim, Shhh Koi Hai and Yehi Toh Hai Zindagi.
Aditi was also part of the musical drama movie Banaras, where she does a cameo role of Anjali. Aside from being an actress, she became the Pantaloons’ first model to wear their products.
She was married to Amit Deshmukh, the eldest son of late Maharashtra chief minister Vilasrao Deshmukh. It was an arranged marriage as she said in one of her interviews. And she also said that after her marriage, she will stop on doing her acting career. According to her, even though she had known Amit for quite a short span of time, she was in love with him because of his intelligence and his sense of humor. She also finished her Commerce degree in Delhi before she went to Mumbai to do modeling and then later on became an actress. She has a younger brother Annirudh, who was also seen with Aditi in some TV ads like Dettol, Hero Honda and Samsung.
Amrita Prakash is Indian Model and Actress. She has done few Malayali movies and Hindi movies. She was seen on television since her childhood. Though she is not popularly known on the big screen, she has made an appeal on small screen. Amrita Prakash says she is enjoying working on the small screen as it is very interesting and the quality of stories has been up to the mark. She will also be seen as a girl falling in love with the Pakistani boy in a serial named ‘Yeh Hai Aashiqui’. She had acted in Vivah as Amrita Roa’s sister it is said to be her best role played until date. She has done seven movies so far which include Tum Bin, Koi Mere Dil Mein Hain, Manjupoloru Penkutti, Vivah, Ek Vivah Aisa Bhi, We are family, Na Jaane Kabse. Apart from movies she has also participated in 21 Serial and TV shows. She had been appeared in CID, Gumrah season 2. She was nominated for the best actress category for her outstanding performance in Manjupoloru Penkutty. She was also nominated for the stardust award for the supporting actress role in a blockbuster movie Vivah where she played a role of “Chotti”.
Aashka Goradia is a known face to viewers who watch TV shows and serials. She is currently playing the role of Dheer Bai Bhatiyani in “Maharana Pratap”. She is also a well-known model. She is an alumnus of St Louis School in Ahmadabad. Prior to joining the show business, she was a translator for the marketing company ORG-MARG, in Ahmedabad.
In the Colors TV's reality show, Bigg Boss 6, she appeared as a contestant and was very popular in the show. Her stint on Bigg Boss was also marred with controversy when some pics of her kissing Sana Khan (another participant) went viral on the net. It created a lot of controversies back then. In the serial Maharana Pratap, the role of scheming Rani is going well with her looks. People love her scheming ways and wickedness in this serial.
Goradia’s acting career started with Sony TV's Achanak 37 Saal Baad, and some sitcom acting. But people started noticing him after ‘Kusum’ (Ekta Kapoor Production), in which she played the role of Kumud. She also did a reality game show, “Jet Set Go”, on Star One. She was also seen as Kalika in Zee TV's “Saat Phere”, and Kalavati in Colors TV's “Laagi Tujhse Lagan”, which were both negative characters. She also appeared in a special episode of “Kaun Banega Crorepati 4”. Apart from this, she also appeared in some reality shows like ‘Kabhi Kabhii Pyaar Kabhi Kabhii Yaar’, “Mr. & Ms. TV”, and ‘Khatron Ke Khiladi’ Season 4.
Apart from acting, she has launched a beverage outlet in Oshiwara named Isayice, along with his boyfriend Rohit and her sister.
We wish her all the best for her upcoming projects.
Jasveer Kaur is an Indian television actress, who is a dancer in Bollywood movies. When she was a kid, she used to dub for characters for child artists. In 1997, she started her career in the Mumbai film industry. She struggled hard to get a role in the film industry and acted in small roles.
Besides that, she worked as a backup dancer in many movies. She worked with a dance troupe and performed in some less famous films like Hindustan ki Kasam and Hum to Mohabbat Karega. While playing in low scale movies, Jasveer also worked in big movies like Baadshah where she met a small section with the biggest Bollywood actor Shahrukh Khan. She was likewise part of many other films like Kuch Naa Kaho, Koi Mil Gaya, Mission Kashmir, Mohabbatein and Dil Se. Her TV serial career started when she was performing a dance number for Balaji Tele film’s “Kuch Toh Hai”. Her first serial was “Ghar ki Lakshmi Betiyann” in 2006 where she acted for nearly three years.
Jasveer got married to Aziz in 2006 but due to some conflicts they got split up after a few years.
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Jasveer Kaur is an Indian model-turned-actress, but she started her career as a dancer in the year 1997. She was seen dancing in various films including the Bollywood romantic horror film, Kucch Toh Hai where she dances to the tune of Hone Laga. She has also done a cameo in the thriller comedy film, Baadshah in 1999 which stars Shah Rukh Khan. Apart from that, she also appeared on many music videos. She joined the Hindi reality show, Ek Se Badhkar Ek opposite Raja Hasan and won Rs. 25 Lakhs. Jasveer also did ramp walk modeling for a cause, in the Gitanjali Gems show for 2013’s International Jewellery Week (IIJW).
Jasveer played as Smriti Gupta, the illegitimate daughter of Bikram Kaul (played by Vikram Kapadia) in the thriller soap, K.Street Pali Hill which was aired on Star Plus in 2004. She played the role of Kajri Bai/Pavitra in the Hindi series Ghar Ki Lakshmi Betiyann on Zee TV in the year 2006. She has done the character of Suhani, a big-time model who came from U.S. in the television series Maayka – Saath Zindagi Bhar Ka on Zee TV in year 2007. Jasveer also appeared in the Hindi reality show Mr. & Ms. TV on Sony TV in 2008 opposite to Kushal Punjabi. In 2010, she earned fame after bagging the role of Sub-Inspector Kajal, a brave and fearless cop in the crime-based series C.I.D. on Sony TV. In the same year, the actress made a cameo appearance in the comedy series Shree Adi Manav on SAB TV and the television series Sajan Ghar Jaana Hai on STAR Plus. In 2012, she portrayed the role of Savita Munna Sharma in the popular daily soap Hitler Didi on Zee TV, in which she appeared after an eight years leap. Jasveer bagged the role of Vishkanya on Life OK’s Savitri. She was also seen on Life OK’s Navvidhaan as Gayatri, the wife of Sachin Shroff in 2013. In the same year, Jasveer started doing the horror comedy show, Jay Veeru on SAB TV which is running even till today. She was recently seen as a challenger in the courtroom drama series, Adaalat on Sony TV and has done an episodic in another crime-based show Savdhaan India on Life OK.
Her very first dancing number was from the 1999 film, Hindustan Ki Kasam. The actress also bagged a small role in Shah Rukh Khan’s film in 1999 entitled Baadshah. Later, she also made a small appearance in another Shah Rukh Khan’s film, Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani in year 2000. Jasveer also danced in films like Hum Toh Mohabbat Karega, Mission Kashmir, Mohabbatein, Kucch Toh Hai, Koi …Mil Gaya and Kuch Naa Kaho. She also debuted in the Malayalam industry with the movie Katha Parayumpol with the Malayali superstar, Mamooty in 2007.
Jasveer Kaur got married to her long-time live-in partner Aziz on February 15, 2006. Her two brothers, Kuldeep and Vicky Singh are running a production house for films and televisions.
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Jasveer is an actor and a dancer. She is a famous face in the television industry. She is a Mumbaikar.
Jasveer made her debut in K Street Pali Hill as Smriti Gupta, which was aired on Star Plus from 2004-2006 followed by the serial Maayka as Suhani. She also appeared in the Zee TV show Ghar Ki Lakshmi Betiyann, where she played the role of Kajri Bai. She played the part of Munna Sharma’s wife in Hitler Didi, which was also aired on Zee TV. She worked three years for Sony TV’s hit serial C.I.D as sub-inspector Kajol. In 2013, she worked in Navvidhan opposite Sachin Shroff and Jay Veeru. She was again seen on Sony in the show Adaalat. She also played the cast in SAB TV’s Krishan Kanhaiya as Nikhil Ratnaparkhi’s wife. Her most recent venture is Ishq Ka Rang Safed as Bijli.
Jasveer has worked in Mohabbatein, which was a blockbuster, as a background dancer followed by Katha Parayumpol, Baadshah, Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani, Koi Mil Gaya, Kuch Na Kaho, Kucch Toh Hai, Mission Kashmir, Hum Toh Mohabbat Karega, Hindustan Ki Kasam, and Dil Se. She also worked as an Item dancer in the film, JD.
She is a known face of India TV and has gracefully appeared in numerous Indian Daily Soaps. She was born on 8th December and she resides in Mumbai with her family. Her father is singer and composer Ajit Singh and her mother is numerologist She is best known for her role Kirti in serial ‘Dekh Bhai Dekh’ where she played the role of a talkative, cheerful, emotional offspring of Farida Jalal and Navin Nischol. The plot of the serial is based upon the story of three generations of an Indian family. It was a popular show of Doordarshan. Apart from that she also appeared in ‘Milan’, ‘Oh Daddy!’, ‘Angaan’ and ‘Saat Phere’. ‘Angaan’ and ‘Oh Daddy!’ were telecasted in Zee TV and Milan was a Sony TV show. She took her first step towards Bollywood Industry through film ‘Mission 11 July’ that hit on the box office in the year 2010. She finely portrayed the role of the female protagonist Raavi, who in spite of having deep affection and love for her boyfriend refused to be supportive to him as he chooses the path of terrorism. This film was produced by JMJ Productions house. This movie did not turn out to be successful in the box office but the audiences were quite impressed of Nattasha. Even she herself was satisfied by the role of the movie; as it gave her the scope of do something new and not alike the roles of the serials.
Sharmilee Raj is a well-known actress in the Hindi entertainment industry who is best known for her television appearances in the serials like ‘Saat Phere- Saloni Ka Safar’ (2005), ‘Na Aana Is Des Laado’ (2009), ‘Saath Saath Banayenge Ek Aashiyaan’ (2008) & ‘Baal Veer’ (2012). She was well received for her role in the series ‘Baal Veer’ (2012). She has also appeared in much prominent television series like ‘CID’ (1998) & ‘Dont Worry Chachu' (2011).
She is a talented actress who has essayed many memorable roles in her career spanning over a decade. She has more than 20 Gujarati movies to her credit and she has been a regular theatre actress. She has acted in serials like ‘Daar’ which was aired on Zee TV & ‘Shatranj’, which was aired on EL TV.
She began her career when Television was in its nascent phase as a medium. She is a beautiful actress with a distinct & fresh look which earned her a wide reception in public discussion forums all over. She has a multifaceted personality which enables her to speak English, Hindi, Gujarati & Urdu fluently.
She is looking for more roles which could hone her acting skills and satisfy her cherished desire to act in TV serials and even movies. She seems to be going great. She is a graduate of SIES College, Mumbai. She lives & works in Mumbai.
Mohan Bhandari is an enormously talented Indian actor, who played as a loving father in the popular Hindi television serial, Saat Phere – Saloni Ka Safar on Zee TV. He played the role of Narpat Singh, father of Saloni (played by Rajshree Thakur) from which he gained the Zee Rishton Ka Utsav as Favorite Mata-Pita Rishta in 2007 along with Ambika (played by Pratichee Mishra). This is also the show where he got praises and positive responses from the viewers.
Mohan works at State Bank of India in 1996, but since he has a extreme passion into acting, he pursued his career and joined the industry. At that time, he had a brain hemorrhage so it was quite a hard time for him. When he returned to the television, he was bagged into some roles from UTV and Cinevistaas. Then he appeared in Saat Phere.
Earlier, he acted in various television serials like Karz and on Zee TV’s Parampara. He was also part of the suspense thriller serial, Jeevan Mrityu on Sony Entertainment Television. Mohan also appeared in Gumraah, Pathjhad and Mile Sur Mera Tumhara. In year 2005, he was roped in to do a role in the blockbuster and high-budget historical film, Mangal Pandey: The Rising, with Aamir Khan in the lead role. He also acted with a significant role on Zee TV’s Kittie Party.
Mohan Bhandari also did a cameo in the prime-time drama comedy series, Baa Bahoo Aur Baby on STAR Plus. He appeared as Priyawardhan Raichura, the father of Lila (played by Lubna Salim). Then, he played an important role in the Hindi series, Dehleez on NDTV Imagine in 2009. He played as Mr. Bakshi, a wealthy businessman. In 2010, he acted in the thriller show, Rakt Sambandh. Some of his works also include Party in 1984, Pratighaat in 1987, Chunauti in 1987, Falak in 1988, Yalgaar and Naseebwala in 1992, Beta Ho To Aisa in 1994, Yeh Aashiqui Meri in 1998, Bawandar in year 2000, Khel in 2003, Paheli on 2005 and 42 Kms in year 2009.
Mohan was born on July 31 and he is the father of Bollywood actor, Dhruv Bhandari, who was debuted in the film, Dil Toh Baccha Hai Ji in 2011. Aside from being an actor, Mohan is also a writer. Lucky Gupta, a Jammu actor directed and designed the play Maa Mujhe Tagore Bana Do; this play is based on the story that Mohan has written. It is a story about the struggle of a boy to pursue his studies and how he showed his determination and dedication to his dreams.