Childhood sweetheart Markand Soni has started his acting career at quite a young age. He has starred in numerous television series and movies and is most prominently known for his 2010 Hindi movies Bhoot and Friends and Kichidi. He has also starred in the CID crime television series in 1998 and has also played a role in the Hindi TV serial Sunaina.
Jagjit Athwal is an Indian Model, Police officer, Bodybuilder & an Actor He was born & raised in India. Before getting into acting, he worked as a police officer in India & came to Vancouver to compete in Body Building at the World Police & Fire Games. For the past ten years, he has been competing in Body Building. He has won Mr. India & Mr. Asia Titles His dream is to become a successful actor. He has appeared in many advertisements, music videos, feature films & Tv shows, etc.
His accomplishment in fitness competition: 1st Place – 2011 Fitness Star Model Search Toronto, Muscle Model Apart from it, this Punjabi guy has achieved many accomplishments in Bodybuilding competitions. He was one of the contestants on the reality show ‘The Bachelorette India’ on Life Ok channel. He also acted as a cop named Vansh in Sony Tv’s ‘CID’ & in ‘Maharana Pratap’, he played a short cameo as Lord Hanuman.
Vikas Salgotra is a Hindi television actor. He is from Punjab. He starred in the famous Hindi serial CID. It was broadcasted on Sony TV. It was created by Sony Entertainment Television India and Sony Entertainment television Asia. He starred as Inspector Mayur in CID. He is a daring and dynamic cop. Vikas Salgotra is one of the most handsome hunks in Hindi television.
He has a lot of young female fans. He is considered to be cute and charming actor among young girls. He is an active member of Facebook. His fans have created pages for him. It has more than 900+ likes. Vikas Salgotra is also a model. Before entering the television industry, he started his career as a model. He has done theater with ‘Asthaa’ group. He also worked for ‘Three Penny Group’. Vikas Salgotra is a multi-talented person.
He is also a trained dancer and a voice artist. He is a talented dancer. He has good dancing skills. He is also a voice expert. He can imitate lots of voices of different people. Vikas Salgotra’s CID is an Indian television cop series. The series is set in Mumbai. The series premiered in January 1998. It is completing Its 19th year in 2016 making it the longest running television series in India. This show was aired on weekends on Saturday and Sunday nights.
The series completed its 1000th episode on 27th September 2013. It is created by B.P. Singh. This serial has 8 seasons. It is an investigative series. The plot is about the criminal cases that are solved by the Central Bureau of Investigation. Vikas Salgotra starred in CID in 2014. He also starred in Maharana Pratap. It was broadcasted on Sony TV. It was an Indian historical series. It is based on the story of Maharana Pratap. He is a sixteenth century Hindu Rajput ruler of Mewar. Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan narrated the first episode of the series.
Vikas Salgotra played the role as Kunwar Rai Singh. He had a romantic start on his track on Maharana Pratap. Then he started working in Kaisi Yeh Yaariyan. It was aired on MTV. He worked as a producer for a radio station. He got a good working atmosphere on the sets of kaisi yeh yaariyan. He also had a great time working in kaisi yeh yaariyan. He always thanks his fans for their blessings. Vikas Salgotra is a prominent person in Hindi television industry.
Mahesh Manjrekar is a renowned actor, director and producer in Marathi cinema. The actor has been in the film industry and theatre for over two decades now and is considered to be a powerhouse of talent. With films like Vaastav and Astitva, he made a mark for himself as a director. Afterwards, he made Virudh with Amitabh Bachchan and Sharmila Tagore.
This director wanted to re-make another Marathi movie’ Kaksparsh’ (2012) with Amitabh Bachchan but it did not materialize. Besides directing Hindi movies, he was best –known for playing over-the-top antagonists as inspector D.R. Talpade in film ‘Wanted’ with Salman Khan, and even as Gangster Javed in Oscar –winner Slumdog Millionaire. Thus, he brought to life a series of iconic real-world and fictional villains in a series of films, He surprised everyone by playing a villain role in a Telugu film ‘Okkadunnadu’ and ‘Homam’. In 2014, he also had acted in a Bengali movie ‘Ardhangini’ with Mithun Chakraborty. He also impressed the audiences with the comic role in ‘Kaante’ as a drug-dealer Bali. He reached a new audience with heroic roles as ‘Shivaji Maharaj’ in Marathi cinema with ‘Me Shivajiraje Bhosale Boltoy’.
The eminent Director - Producer also became famous for films like Rakht, ‘Viruddh… Family Comes First’, and’ Vaah! Life Ho Toh Aisi’ to name a few. In many of his Hindi films, he had cast Sanjay Dutt. The director is keen to direct Salman Khan provided that actor makes a mark in regional Marathi cinema now. Whether Mahesh Manjrekar has acted in films or directed films or even produced a film, audiences have just witnessed his astonishing talent in a variety of genres. The actor-cum-director won national award for Vaastav and won many applauds too.
Very recently, he scored the coveted role of the chief minister in Singham-2, giving him a recognition in one of the highest grossing films after ‘Wanted’. The director fully understands the kind of films that he makes and has said once that he always highlights social and economic fabric of the society. The actor-cum-director was born on August 16, 1958, and is married to Medha Manjrekar. He is a happily married person having two children and residing in Mumbai now.
Parinita Seth is well known Indian TV and movie actress. This gorgeous actress played a small role in the movie Hum Tum starring Rani Mukherjee and Saif Ali Khan. Since then, she has been the regular feature of the Indian TV scene.
Parinita was a very bright student and actively participated in theaters and drama. She wanted to go abroad for her studies, but as luck would have it, she ended up doing a role in Bollywood.
She also played the role of Sub-Inspector Kaveri in the long running crime show CID. Though as an actor there was nothing for her in this serial but it gave her instant recognition and she became a household name.
Her role of Ira in Dil Kya Chahta Hai, a serial starring Samir Soni and Kavita Kaushik was very popular. Even though she was not offered the lead role this hot looking actress was still able to leave her mark.
In the real life Parinita is very down to earth and simple girl. She loves visiting new places and spending time with her pets. She believes in destiny and feels very satisfied with her life. She wanted to do comic roles as she thinks it gives her the opportunity to bring a smile on the haggard faces.
We wish all the best to this talented actress.
Janvi Chheda is a Model and an Indian actress. She was born on 29th of February 1984 in Mumbai, where she was also brought up. She has been in the television industry since 2003 and has acted in several serials. She worked in many serials like Chhoona Hai Aasmaan, Dhoop Main Thandi Chaav…Maa and Tera Muhjse Hai PehlE ka Naata Koi. Her most hit shows on the television, which got her the fame are the serials like Balika Vadhu and C.I.D. In Balika Vadhu she plays the role of Sugna Shyam and Sub-inspector Shreya in C.I.D.
Janvi has a keen passion for fashion, accessorizing and clothing. She thinks one should discover their own fashion style and need to wear whatever they are comfortable with instead of just following hot trends. She loves black and considers denim as the best thing you can get into.
She is married to Nishant. He is not from the TV industry and belongs to Rajasthan. Nishant is a Media Planner working for the Group M Company. The couple dated for one and a half years and then decided to get married. The marriage took place in Mumbai and according to Janvi, the most expense thing she ever bought was her wedding apparel. Both got busy with their works after getting married due to which they didn’t have time to plan their honeymoon.
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Janvi Chheda is a a well-known actress. She is best known for her role in Balika Vadhu as Sugna. She was born on 20th feburary 1984 who belongs to a Punjabi Family living in Mumbai. She was born and brought up in Mumbai. She has done commercials and modeling before perusing her acting career.
Janvi Chheda made her debut into the TV Industry with the serial Chhoona Hai Aasmaan and played the lead as Sameera Singh aka Sam. In Chhoona Hai Aasmaan she played as a pilot. Later, she was seen in Dhoop Mein Thandi Chaav...Maa and bagged a lead role in Tera Mujhse Hai Pehle Ka Naata Koi. She played the role of a girl Taashi who is jolly in nature but her life took dramatic turn when he got married to her boyfriend. Janvi’s much-needed breakthrough came through the serial Balika Vadhu as Sugna where she replaced the previous actress and playing the character successfully. In between, she has done a small role in Sony TV’s CID and played as Inspector Shreya who is inspired by Inspector Daya.
Janvi Chheda has recently announced her marriage with her long term boyfriend. The couple married on November 22nd, 2014.
Manav Gohil, the name is enough. There are actors who look good and then there are few whose acting is engraved in our hearts. Manav Gohil fits the latter category. He has been in this industry for more than a decade now. He Gained popularity for his intense role in Kahani Ghar Ghar ki and participation in Nach BAliye 2. Unlike others, he has completed his education 21y doing an MBA and getting into acting was just his destiny. He tried his luck and there he went! He was born on November 9,1974 in Gujarat.
He got his first breakthrough after a lot of hard work and dedication as a compounder in C.A.T.S and then he was noticed which lead to Chudian and Janam Samjha Karo. He did various soaps like Kavita, Kahani Teri Meri, Kasauti, KKusum, Sarthi, Love you SOniye and many more. He even did appear in one of the longest running series in India – C.I.D.
He is a good actor didn’t stay away from films too long, he acted as Saptapadi in a Gujarati movie produced by Amitabh Bachchan Corporation Ltd. He got the lead role in that movie along with Swaroop Sampat and he was so dedicated that he gained 10 kgs for this movie. Manav Gohil also acted in plays like Kennedy bridge by Khalid Mohammed and Lady from the ocean by Illa Arun. He has also done endorsements for brands including Honda Amaze, Volkswagen, ICICI and Mahindra etc. Presently he is seen in channel V –The Buddy’s Project as Anirudh Jaitley.
He has been leading a happy married life with his wife Shweta Kawatra who is an actress herself. Both of them appeared in Nach Baliye 2 together and won lots of appreciation. They both are parents to their lovely daughter –Sara and are leading a peaceful life.
Nishant Shokeen is a famous television actor. He was born in Delhi. He has performed in many serial and commercials. He likes to dance so he joined the dance class of Shiamak Davar in Delhi. Shaimak recognized Nishant as a good dancer and advised him to join professionally. But he was not satisfied from this so because of his friend’s advice he acceded to the television.
Nishant started his career from the show ‘Miss India’ on Doordarshan. He got his second serial from Balaji Telefilms named ‘Kitni Mast Hai Zindagi’. He also became very famous from his role in the advertisement of Hero Honda bikes. He has played a very positive character in Star Plus serial ‘Thodi Si Zameen Thoda Sa Aasmaan’. That was a story of the mill workers, who have lost their job as the company shut down.
He has played a negative character in the serial of the NDTV Imagine ‘Dehleez’ in 2009. This serial deals with a middle-class family situation where the daughter-in-law goes out of the house to work for their living. It shows the courage of a woman. He also played the role as Aseem in Star Plus serial ‘Kesar’.
He played a role of Vijay Chautal in serial ‘Na Aana Is Des Laado’ on Colors TV. He played Dhoti clad simpleton Bhola in Sony’s ‘Durgesh Nandinii’. The story was about Durgesh Nandinii that characterizes two sides of our distinct society, which was the modern wealthy life and the rural countryside side of life.
He played a role of Vikram in ‘Kahaniya Vikram Aur Betaal Ki’. Nishant is currently famous for the role of Lord Krishna in the second season of Zee TV serial ‘Chotti Bahu’ on Zee TV.
Nimai Bali is an Indian actor who started his career in 1997. In many serial he mostly takes the role of villain. He started his career from the role of Surya in popular TV serial ‘Chandrakanta’ that was based on a novel of Devaki Nandan of the same name. Bali is married to actress Sahila Chadha who is a cousin of Bollywood star ‘Sanjay Dutt’. He played a role of detective for a long time in ‘CID Special Bureau’ as a senior inspector Pratap. He played a role of Hajaari in TV serial ‘Yug’ in 1997 to 1998.
Bali is best known for his character as Vayu Dev (Monkey Emperor) in famous Hindi serial ‘Jai Hanuman’ on Sony TV. He performed in serial ‘Om Namah Shivay’ as Jalandhar. That story was about Lord Shiva. He played as Duryodhana in Miniseries ‘Maha Kavya Mahabharat’ and also appeared in a series ‘Kumkum’ in 2002 and played a role in serials ‘Doli Sajaa Ke’ and ‘Amber Dhara’. Nimai also played a best character as Ravan in a famous serial ‘Jai Jai Jai Bajrangbali’ and as Ravan in ‘Vishnu Puran’. He played a role of Balbir sigh Bhullar in ‘Bani Ishq Da Kalma’ in 2013 on Colors TV which was a story of a girl Bani who dreams to marry NRI groom.
Nimai Bali played the role as Balbir Bhullar, who was a cruel old man. Balbir was the one who got married to Rano (Navni Parihar) and then abandoned her. Nimai Bali has also played role in Indian films. His first movie was ‘Refugee’ 2000. This story was about Indian Muslim, who helped illegal refugee from both India and Pakistan to cross the border. In this movie Nimai played a role as Jaffar Gul Hamid’s henchmen. He also performed in Hindi movie ‘Dil Ka Doctor’ in 1995. In 2012, he also performed in ‘Akkad Bakkad Bam Be Bo’ that was a story of eleven children who were in criminal activities.
Ajay Nagrath is an Indian actor. He is quite known for his fat to fit story, other than his acting skills, was born on February 16, 1986. His father is Anil Nagrath, who is an actor and assistant director, widely acknowledged for his work in the movies ‘Baadshah’ (1999), ‘Kyaa Kool Hai Hum’ (2005) and ‘Karan Arjun’ (1995) among others. Ajay attended Utpal Shanghvi School Parli, Maharashtra for his schooling. He has 3 sisters . He used to be a couch potato back then. In one of his interviews, he revealed, “After having a big meal, I would sit in front of the television with chips, snacks, and ice-cream. I was very lazy and would hardly go out or play any sports. But one day I decided that I had to lose weight. That was when I was around 16. I started going to the gym and at one point, I even managed to lose 20 kilos, but unfortunately put it back all over again! I could never lose weight consistently, which was very disheartening”.
Luck smiled on him and he got an offer for the show ‘ Biggest Loser Jeetega’. It was a show where participants would be shown losing weight, almost live. This show was aired on ‘Sahara One’ during 2007. The participants were required to do three rounds of vigorous cardio sessions and allowed to eat five adequate, lean and saltless meals. This worked for him and he left the show with sixty kg less weight and came down to 82 from earlier 140 Kgs. With the help of a weight trainer, a nutritionist and a fat loss advisor, he further reduced his weight to 65 Kgs. Now a fitness freak, he has changed his identity from a being roly-poly child artist to a six pack abs donning mature actor.
He started his acting career as a child artist and appeared in a TV serial ‘Shriman Shrimati’, telecast on DD National during 1995. The serial was re-telecast with the name of ‘Aaj ke Shriman Shrimati’ on SAB TV during 2005. He performed the role of ‘Chintu’, a very fat kid in the serial.
He has been a part of the industry for several years now and has done a number of films, TV serials and advertisements to his credit. As a child artist, his first movie was ‘Kanoon’ (1994) where he had played the role of a Judge's grandson Ravi and then he did a significant role in the movie ‘God and Gun’ (1995).
Later, he performed the role of “Dabboo” in the movie ‘Pardes’ (1997), ‘Bunty Mittal’ in ‘ Yeh Hai Jalwa’ (2002), Ram Singh’s son in ‘Ek Aur Ek Gyarah’ (2003).
Currently, Ajay is performing the role of inspector "Pankaj" in the TV serial ‘CID’, which is being telecast on Sony TV. He has also acted in advertisements of Nestle Eclairs, Parle Candy, Vatania Ointment, Britania Khao World Cup Jao, Coca Cola and some others.
He is an Indian actor who has acted in both Hindi series and movies. He was brought up in a small town in Southern Mumbai called Girgaon. He graduated from his school, DGT high school with the class of 1979. After that, he proceeded to look for his landmark in the B-town. Mandrekar made his first acting debut in a movie called Ziddi. The movie was a huge commercial success and had an ensemble cast of actors consisting of Sunny Deol, Raveena Tondon, Anupam Kher and Farida Jalal.
Though it was a minor role in the movie, it certainly did open doors for Mandrekar to other acting ventures in the film industry. It was not until a year later when he bagged his breakout role for a critically acclaimed series called C.I.D. He was given a supporting role of Sub-Inspector Sudhakar, where the storyline would usually revolve around a crime-investigation. C.I.D became highly popular among the Indian audience and it was well received by most of the critics. It now ranks as the longest running series in a television history spanning duration of almost nineteen years. Because of the success and its vast reach among the audience, the series was dubbed into many different languages. Some of the notable ones are Tamil, Telugu, and Malayalam where Mandrekar is mentioned in every one of their end credits.
They also had lots of spin-offs, in which Mandrekar was also cast in one special spin-off episode of CID- Special Bureau. In late 1999, he bagged a role in another movie called Vaastav: The Reality. The film was a huge commercial success and was the second highest grossing film of 1999. The film was well-received by both audiences and critics and it is usually credited for putting the then-newbie actor, Sanjay Dutt on the map.
Ashutosh Gowariker was born 15 February 1964 in Kolhapur, Maharashtra. He graduated from Mithibai College with B.Sc. in chemistry. During his school days he participated in theatre performances, folk dances and music plays, which helped him acknowledge and improve his talent and led him to attempt to build his career in the film industry. Ashutosh Gowariker began his film career modeling in commercials by GovindNihalani and Jenny Pinto.
His debut was in 1984 in the film Holi where he played the role of RanjeetPrakash.In the next years he acted in several films, such as Naam, Chamatkar, West Is West, Salim Langde Pe Mat Ro, Goonj, Gawahi, Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa, Vazir and Sarkarnama. Ashutosh Gowariker acted in TV serials as well, such as Kachchi Dhoop, C.I.D. and Circus. Soon after this he started his directing career, and the first film he directed was PehlaNasha in 1993. Even though this film didn't get enormous success, as well as his next movie Baazi from 1995, Ashutosh didn't give up his ambition and in 2001 he released the film which is considered as his biggest success - Lagaan. This film was internationally recognized and nominated an Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, won a number of awards at international film festivals and in India it won the Film fare award best film and also won the best director.
In the following years he directed several other films as well: Swades in 2004, Jodhaa Akbar in 2008, What's Your Raashee? in 2009 and Khelein Hum JeeJaanSey in 2010. Ashutosh directed ad campaigns as well, and his most significant success in this area was in 2003, when he directed a serial of 5 commercials for Coca Cola, which brought him the Campaign of the year award. Currently he is working on directing the film Mohenjo Daro which is supposed to be released in 2015.
Abhay Shukla is an Indian personality. He is mainly recognised for his work in ' CID' series. He was born on 22nd September 1984 in the house of the Police Inspector of Jaipur, Rajasthan, India. His father's name is Vijay Shukla, who is known for his strictness as a Police Inspector. He wanted his son to do something for his country as a civil officer, but Abhay Shukla aspired to become an actor. His father forced him to go for coaching, as an aspirant for Civil Service Exam but Abhay was against it.
Despite all this struggle, Abhay got the chance to host the most famous crime series,'Adalaat' which started in the year 2010. Now he is mainly known for his role in CID as Sub Inspector. He is playing his role at CID, 2013 onwards and all of India knows him as Abhay Shukla CID. He also played a small role in the super hit movie 'Holiday' which was released in the year 2014. His father is proud and happy for him, as he is playing the role of Sub-Inspector in 'CID', fulfilling his father’s dream by doing a Civil Service.
'CID' is an investigative series in which criminal cases are solved by the Crime Investigating Department, abbreviated as CID. This show motivates the young people to work hard and to never commit any crime or otherwise they may even have to loose their life. Abhay is happy with his work as an Actor in the blockbuster crime show CID.
Ansha Sayed is an Indian TV actress who was born on July 16, 1988 in Mumbai. She graduated B.com and was captivated in Mass Media and Accounts. However, she landed into being an actress.
Ansha Sayed loves wearing saree. She is also inclined to Indian culture. She is adventurous, loves to spend time in the gym and a quality time with her family. She captured the hearts of fans with her captivating performances and stunts in the crime detective TV series, C.I.D. as Inspector Purvi. She is very enthusiastic and she loves driving cars. She also loves to read novels and admitted that she is a very spiritual person.
Ansha was a part of 2009’s Indian TV series, Laagi Tujhse Lagan as Leelavati in 2009 to 2011. On 2010 to 2011, she played the character of Sonakshi in DD National’s Aye Dil-E-Nadaan and as Rinni Sharma and Jenny on STAR One’s soap opera, Rang Badalti Odhani.
Her Inspiration is the women or people who have done something excellent and have done works beyond the expectations of other people.
Shivaji Satam is a famous Hindi and Marathi film and television actor, renowned for his role as A.C.P. Pradyuman in Sony TV’s hit crime drama, C.I.D.
Shivaji was born on 21st April 1950. After graduating in Chemistry and earning a diploma in Business Administration, he worked as a bank official in Mumbai. He would have become a cricketer, if it were not for a happy co-incidence that led him to pursue theatre when he was in college. He had is stage debut as Hambirao in the Marathi play, Raigadala Jenvha Jaag Yete and went on to perform in many plays like Swapna Eka Valyache and Mansala Dankh Maticha. He made his film debut in Kaiwari and his television debut in Rishte-Naate. On the small screen, he featured in Famous Trials of India and Ek Shunya Shunya, but his popularity as the A.C.P. Pradyuman, the no-nonsense criminal investigator in C.I.D., is unsurpassed.
His list of films include Hindi films like Pestonjee, Yeshwant, Ghulam-E-Mustafa, Vinashak, Yugpurush, China Gate, Wajood, Hu Tu Tu, Daag, Sooryavansham, Vaastav, Pukar, Baaghi, Nidaan, Jis Desh Mein Ganga Rehta Hain, Kurukshetra, Jodi No. 1, Nayak, Pitaah, Hathyar, Filhaal, Pran Jaye Par Shaan Na Jaye, Bardaasht, Garv, Viruddh, and Taxi No. 9211. He also appeared in English films like English August, and Split Wide Open, and Marathi films like De Dhakka, Ek Hoti Vadi, and Haapus.
He’s the recipient of two Maharashtra State Film Awards and a Gold Award for his role as A.C.P. Pradyuman. He loves to watch and play cricket in his free time. He also enjoys lazing around, visiting friends, dusting at home, and reading.
Karan is known for his work in Saarrthi and Yahan Main Ghar Ghar Kheli.
Personal Life: Karan V Grover, born on 22 June, 1982 in Bangalore, India. He was born and bought up in Bangalore, then moved to Mumbai for his studies, where he did Chemical Engineering from the Institute of Technology, Mumbai and Event Management course from NIEM (National Institute of Event Management). He has a younger brother and used to stay in Bangalore with his father, mother and younger brother. Karan dated Kavita for 3 years and later they parted ways and now they are not even in talks in fact, they ignore each other. Their relationship went so sour that Kavita said “She did not even remember Karan’s face now” in an interview. Karan is dating model Poppy Jabbal. Its two years now, but he never confessed this to media.
Career: He worked in Omang Kumar’s Event management company and while doing he felt, that he should come in front of camera. Then he participated in Gladrag’s Manhunt Contest in 2004 and was amongst the top 5 contestants. He has been in television industry for quite a longtime now and worked in the serials Saarrthi, Yaha Main Ghar Ghar Kheli, Wo Rehne Wali Mehlo Ki, Meri Awaazko Milgayi Roshni, Hum Aapke Hain In Laws, Punar Vivah 2 and many more. All of his roles were in lead only. He also anchored various shows on Zee Music and participated in Nach Baliye 3 with Kavita Kaushik as his partner.
Known for playing the part of Inspector Abhijeet, on the longest running TV serial CID, Aditya Srivastava (born 21st July, 1968) is one of the most recognized faces on Indian television. His debut into the industry was through a supporting role in 'Bandit Queen' in 1995. He completed his studies from Allahabad University, before moving to Delhi. He later relocated to Mumbai from Delhi, and became a part of numerous promos and advertisement projects, for which he mostly gave voice overs. His other famous roles were in Dil Se and Black Friday.
Although he keeps a very low profile, it is known that he has two daughters. His first film with a lead role was in the movie “Dil Se Poonch Kidhar Jaana Hai” in 2009. Aditya Srivastava is known for his ability to play strict roles that often demand much conviction. As a result, he stars in mostly serious projects playing the role of police officers, advocates etc. His strong sincere voice is another characteristic that has given him an edge over others, allowing him to become a very prominent voiceover artist.
He was last seen on the big screen in the Hindi movie Kaalo, a horror film in which he played the role of Sameer; a heart touching character where he stands up for and protects Shona from being murdered. He will next be seen in the movie Raakh, which is still under development and also stars Mithun Chakraborty.
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Here we are about to talk about a man who needs no introduction. His awards, his records, his roles & moreover, his acting speaks loud for him. Born and brought up in Allahabad, Aditya Srivastava is a famous Television and Indian film actor. He is a theatre artist & a successful voice over artist. He has done voiceovers for many advertisements.
He is active in Indian cinema from many years but his role of Abhijit in CID has proved to be a milestone in his career. He is one of the few actors who hold a place in Guinness Book of World Records and Limca Book of Records for shooting the longest sequence in a TV show. He has worked in many TV shows after that & his acting skills have made every character memorable for the audience.
He has been equally active in Indian films too. Working as a theatre artist way back in 90s he got his first break in the movie Bandit Queen. It was a very challenging role for him & it changed the complexion of his career. From then, he is known for serious roles. He also did important roles in movies namely, Lakshya, Gulaal, Kaalo & a few more. He is a guy who is very passionate about acting. He had proved that good acting is far more acceptable & ‘asardaar’ than just good looks.
Serials & Movies: Besides working in CID, he has also worked in Raat Hone Ko Hai, Rishtey, Paheli, Naya Daur & many more. He has also acted in super hit films like Bandit Queen, Satya, Gulaal, Dil Se, Deewar & many more.
DOB: 21 July 1968
Dayanand Chandrashekhar Shetty is an Indian model, TV and film on-screen character furthermore representative. He is otherwise called Daya Shetty. Dayanand Shetty was conceived in December 11, 1969 in Katapadi, Karnataka India. He has been seen first time in Tulu dialect, one show play and got the best performing craftsman reward. His famous television serial is C.I.D in which his role is of a senior inspector Daya. In 2002, he was announced as best looking guy by Indian Television. He sang a song with his fellows Shivaji Satam and Aditya Shrivastava for C.I.D episode aired in 2012.
Dayanand Shetty acted in 14 TV serials, numerous TV plugs and even in 3 motion pictures. His most celebrated TV serial is C.I.D. He began his career on TV in 1998. He acted in his first TV serial C.I.D and then in Jassi Jaissi Koi Nahi, Kkusum, Deal Ya No Deal, Jeena Isi Ka Naam Hai, Gutur Gu, and also appeared as a contestant in the dance reality show Jhalak Dikhla Jaa, X-factor, Entertainment Ke Liye Kuch Bhi Karega (Season 4), Surya the Super Cop, Kahani Comedy Circus Ki, Aapka Sapna Hamara Apna, Gutur Gu 2 and Khatron Ke Khiladi.
He has started his filmography career in 2007 and acted in Johnny Gaddaar as Shiva and in Runway and Singham Return as Inspector. Salman Khan makes a grand entry by kicking open doors. Salman was attempting to seem Senior Inspector Daya (Dayanand Shetty) in light of the fact that it is Daya's signature action in C.I.D to kick entryways open.
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.
Mandira Bedi is a well know Indian television presenter, actress, model and fashion designer. Mandira shot to fame with her title role in the television series Shanti, widely considered as Indian television's first ever daily soap.
Mandira Bedi was born in Kolkata to Verinder Singh Bedi and Gita Bedi. She completed her school from Cathedral and John Connon School and completed her graduation in Economics from St. Xavier's College. She is also holds a post-graduate degree in Media.
After Shanti, Mandira Bedia appeared in supporting role in the 1995 Bollywood blockbuster Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge. She played in yet another popular television series Kyunki Saas Bhi Khabhi Bahu Thi. She has also starred in Tamil thriller movie Manmadhan.
She was the contestant and the winner of the first installment of Fear Factor India. She is the only female winner of the show till date. Her movie appearances include Meerabai Not Out and 42 Kms.
Her popularity soared as she gained fame as cricket show anchor. She was named the brand ambassador of the women's cricket team in India. She was also declared the brand ambassador for Satya Paul's cricket signature line of sarees. She also was the brand ambassador for Sony Max from 2004 to 2007.
Megha Gupta is a television actress and model born on May 13th, 1985. She is also a trained dancer. Megha is married to Aditya Shroff, who is an investment banker and also owns Fame Cinemas. The couple has been married for four years now. It is rumored that their married life is on the edge now, and separation is most likely to take place. Aditya Shroff is the former boyfriend of the Bollywood actress Sonakshi Sinha. The duo separated when Sonakshi made her debut in Bollywood. Then Aditya met Megha, fell in love and got married.
Talking about her career in acting, one can say that Megha is one of the successful actresses in the television industry. Like many other successful actresses, she also started her career with Bajaj telefilms. It is widely known that Ekta Kapoor gives an opportunity for young and newcomers to showcase their talents. This is how she bagged the role in serial “Kavyanjali”. She used to work at an event management company when she received an offer to act in the most popular serial of those days, “KumKum Ek Pyaara Sa Bandhan” that aired on Star Plus during prime time for almost five years. Later she got the role of a crime branch investigating officer in the long-running show CID.
Megha till then played supporting roles in three serials, but that jinx broke when she was offered the main lead role in “Main Teri Pehchaan Hoon” that aired on NDTV Imagine. Next, she appeared in “Mein Teri...” serial where she portrayed a rather different character. Her role was quite mature and responsible which was quite different from her other roles. She essayed negative characters in the serial Mamta. Her other serials were “Kusum”, “Perfect Bride”, “Ssshhhh Phir Koi Hai”. Megha acted in “Aahat” which is a horror thriller series which gained immense popularity. The show went on for five seasons and was a huge success.
Megha participated in a dance show with her alleged former boyfriend “Naman Shaw” and came as runner-up.
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Megha Gupta or Megha Aditya Shroff, born on May 13, 1985, is a successful actress, dancer, and television presenter. She was brought up in Muscat, Oman, where her parents were earlier based. Megha completed her studies from Wilson College and started her acting career in Mumbai.
She has worked in many popular TV soaps; however she got recognition from the success of the Hindi TV soap ‘Main Teri Parchhain Hoon’. In 2008, she participated in dance reality show, ‘Nach Baliye 4’, and was declared runner up. During the show, it was rumored that Megha entered a relationship with the owner of Fame Cinema, Aditya Shroff to participate in dance reality show. Although Megha didn’t respond to the rumors, in 2010, she secretly got married to Aditya. Aditya is said to be the ex-boyfriend of Sonakshi Sinha, daughter of eminent Bollywood personality Shatrughan Sinha. However, their wedding ended as secretly as they tied knots. In 2014, friends of the couple leaked information about their troubled marriage life. Megha and Aditya decided to bid adieu in 2014, without making the reason of their separation public.
Megha has worked in various Hindi television soaps including the popular ones such as ‘Kkusum’ (2001-2005), ‘Kkavyanjali’ (2005-2006), ‘Aahat’, ‘Sssshhhh… Phir Koi Hai’, ‘Yahan Main Ghar Ghar Khali’, Kumkum’ (2002-2009) and crime fiction ‘C.I.D’ (1998-present).
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The charming Megha Gupta, a Television actress and also a model. She was born on 13th May 1985, and acted in many serials of Hindi and made her debut in soap named Kkavyanjali. It was aired on Star Plus in 2005 which was very successful romantic drama and won many awards. After successful completion of 345 episodes, it was stopped because of some conflict with Ekta Kapoor and Star Plus regarding changing of the time slot.
Other than that she acted in soaps like Kumkum, Mamta, C.I.D, Maat Pitaah Ke Charnon Mein Swarg, Main Teri Parchhain Hoon, to name a few. Among them, Kumkum- Ek Pyaar Sa Bandhan is one of the longest running serial on Indian television which has1449 episodes over seven years and was also ranked 10th among most-watched daily serials of India.
They were in a relationship for some time but later got separated. After that, she met Aditya Shroff, who owns the Fame cinemas through a mutual friend and fell in love with him. She became Megha Aditya Shroff by tying a knot with Aditya Shroff in 2010. He was also the ex-boyfriend of famous Bollywood actress Sonakshi Sinha. But the sources say that the pair split in the year 2014. She was paired opposite Sammer Soni In the show Khauff- Begins- Ringa Ringa Roses. She acted in many shows of Star Plus, ZeeTV, Colors HD, etc. At present, this beautiful actress is 30 years old.
Hrishikesh Pandey is the name of a reserved, quiet actor whom most of the Indian audience will identify as macho cop Sachin from crime drama ‘C.I.D.’ on Sony Entertainment Television India. He was born on the 11th of December, 1974 and has been a model featuring both in the fashion industry and TV advertisements. Hrishikesh started out as an actor playing Vishal in Kohi Apna Sa, Anurag in the Zee TV series Piya Ka Ghar which aired in 2003 and as Shakti in the series Hamari Betiyoon Ka Vivaa. Other serials he has acted in include Shaadi Street, a short appearance on Kahani Ghar Ghar Ki, ‘Achanak’, Raat Hone Ko Hai, Kahani Teri Merii, ‘Sati’, Kamini Damini and ‘Saakshi’.
As of late, he has stuck to C.I.D. also playing the role of Sachin in one episode of popular crime series ‘Adaalat’. He is continuously offered roles in many other series but he declines them because he is currently content with C.I.D. Outside of the entertainment world, Hrishikesh is an exemplary son as well - when he had just started out his career, his father had become a patient of cancer despite having lived a very healthy life without smoking cigarettes or drinking alcohol. Both of them fought till the ordeal ended even though Hrishikesh was alone at that time what with his brother being posted in the army.
Like his father, Hrishikesh is also a health-conscious person, eating healthy food and exercising regularly, allowing himself to binge-eat only once a week. He likes watching education channels such as Animal Planet and National Geographic and also listening to music such as ghazals, reading poetry and writing; he wishes that he could sing as well. Hrishikesh is married to his long-time girlfriend Trisha whom he loves and cares for very much; together, they have a son named Dakshay.
Manini De Mishra is an Indian TV and film actress known for her comic roles and superfine acting. Her first appearance in Indian TV was in the mid-1990s in the serial Amma and Family, which was not a great success. Then in 2003 came the super hit serial 'Jassi Jaissi Koi Nahin' on Sony TV, which turned the tables in favor of Manini. She played the role of Pari Kapadia, the best friend of Mallika, the villain. He viewers highly appreciated the role, and she became an instant hit. She also revived Indian Telly Award for the best actress in a comic role in 2004 for this serial.
After this serial, there was no looking back for Manini, and she acted in many serials. Some of them were Sarabhai and Sarabhai on Star One, Sarkar-Rishton Ki Ankahi Kahani on Zee TV, Twinkle Beauty Parlour Lajpat Nagar on Sab TV, Ghar Ki Lakshmi Betiyaan on Zee TV, Kesariya Balam Aavo Mhare Des on Sahara One, Rang Badalti Odhani on Star One, Devon Ke Dev Mahadev on Life OK and many others. The audiences much appreciated her role of Dr. Sonali Burwe in C.I. D. and Advocate Devyani Bose. She also participated in Nach Baliye, the popular Dance Reality Programme in the season I as a participant with her husband Mihir Mishra and hosted the season II also.
She also acted in some films like Krrish, Fashion and Student of the Year out of which role of Priyanka Chopra's friend in Krrish was the most remembered one.
She is married to Mihir Mishra, who is also an actor. She also has a daughter from her earlier marriage named Dianoor.
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Manini De or Manini De Mishra is a renowned anchor and also a film and television actress who rose to fame after doing the role of Pari Kapadia in the popular series, Jassi Jaissi Koi Nahin, where she also won the Best Female Comic Actor in the Indian Telly Awards in the year 2004.
Manini was a vibrant single parent of Dianoor when she got married to actor, Mihir Mishra in the year 2004. The couple had known each other for 15 days only before they tied the knot. She stated that things just happened, and it’s a product of destiny. Manini’s father is an Oriya while her mother hailed from Uttar Pradesh. She got her name De from her first husband.
The actress first appeared in Home TV’s Amman and Family in the year 1995 before she was noticed on Jassi Jaissi Koi Nahin. Later, she bagged the role of Avanti Oberoi in Sahara One’s Saathiya – Pyar Ka Naya Ehsaas. She also joined the 1st season of the dance reality show, Nach Baliye on STAR Plus together with her husband. In 2005, she did an episodic in Sarabhai vs. Sarabhai as Dinky Chakraborty on STAR One. She also acted as Chi Chi, the event planner in the Rose Audio Visuals television series, Remix which is also aired on STAR One. She played as Pooja in the Hindi series, The Great Indian Comedy Show in the year 2005. She was also part of the series, Sarkar – Risshton Ki Ankahi Kahani on Zee TV and Twinkle Beauty Parlour Lajpat Nagar on SAB TV. From 2006 to 2009, she played as Aunt Chanchal in Creative Eye Limited’s Ghar Ki Lakshmi Betiyann on Zee TV. Besides acting, Manini also hosted the Season 2 of the dance reality show, Nach Baliye in 2006 together with Mihir Mishra. In the year 2007, she worked as Jeete Hain Iske Liye on Sony TV. Manini also did an environmental series which was done for the Ministry of Environment and Forests in Delhi entitled, Bhoomi (The Earth). The weekly series was aired on DD1 where she plays as the anchor of the show. In 2008, she did a cameo role as Poornima in Jamegi Jodi.Com on 9X channel. Subsequently, Manini acted in Kesariya Balam Aavo Hamare Des and Kya Mast Hai Life and Dhak Dhak in Dubai. Manini also hosted the show, Rock and Roll Family Hungama, who give insights about the show. She also played the role of Dr. Sonali Barwe in the crime detective series, C.I.D in 2010. Manini was also part of Rang Badalti Odhani and Ek Nayi Chhoti Si Zindagi. She was also seen as Ms. Devyani Bose on Sony TV’s Adaalat. In 2012, Manini played as Princess Vijaya, Sati’s elder sister who will bring trouble to Sati’s life in the popular mythological series, ‘Devon Ke Dev… Mahadev’. She also played a part in Madhubala – Ek Ishq Ek Junoon, The Buddy Project and Suvreen Guggal – Topper of the Year. She gained more popularity when she acted as Agrima Singh, a training officer in the top rated series, Diya Aur Baati Hum on Star Plus. Recently, she did an episodic in Life OK’s Savdhaan India. She was also a co-host in the EurAsia Cricket Series which was aired on Sahara One.
She also did few films like Waisa Bhi Hota Hai Part II, Rules: Pyaar Ka Superhit Formula, 7 ½ Sphere: More Than A Wedding, Krrish, Fashion, Ashok Chakra: Tribute to Real Heroes, Student of the Year and she recently did the Marathi film, Sata Lota Pan Sagla Khota.
Rajshri Rani Pandey is a Hindi television actress, who is best known for her role in the series ‘Suhani Si Ek Ladki’, which is being aired on Star Plus. The earlier name of the serial was kept ‘Ek Ladki Suhani si’, which was later changed to ‘Suhani Si Ek Ladki’.
The show is all about a female protagonist ‘Suhani’, whose character is central to the narration. While struggling as an actress, she initially appeared in some short roles in TV programs like ‘Savdhaan India’, ‘CID’ & ‘Haunted Nights’ etc. She performed in a few episodes of these serials which got her instant notice of the television industry.
She appeared for the auditions for ‘Suhani Si Ek Ladki’ and instantly chosen for the role. She plays an Amitabh Bachchan fan in the serial & in the real life; she too is a diehard follower of his every acting performance. She is a well known face all over since her appearance in the television series. She is being liked by the regular serial watchers and expecting some good roles in future.
As an acting freak she always liked this profession and right now seems to be in the middle of her long cherished dream. She belongs to a very modest non-acting background and lives with her brother in Mumbai. She was recently in the news because of her mother’s demise in her home town Fatehpur, Uttar Pradesh. She is definitely on a low due to this incidence but she is firm to support her father and brother after the premature demise of her mother.
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Rajshri Rani Pandey is an actress of Indian origin who works in the Hindi television serials. She was born in Fatehpur district in Uttar Pradesh, India. She has graduated with the degree of Bachelor in Tourism. Her family consists of her parents and a brother. But unfortunately, her mother died in the year 2014. Her mom was a diabetic and in 2014, she suffered a heart attack, hence she died.
It was a very difficult time for her and her family. Being the only lady in the house after her mother, she had to stay strong to take care of the entire family. Not only this, she could not even delay her shoot. It is rightly said, a strong woman is the one who manages to smile in the morning like she wasn’t crying last night. Thoughts of her mother used to run across her mind every single moment but still she managed to give a good shot in front of the camera.
This gesture shows the strength of her real life personality. The team of her show is very supportive especially the production team. They all stood by her like strong pillars and helped her in every way possible. Her acting career began in the year 2014.
She came as a supporting actoress in various shows like Savdhaan India, CID, and Haunted Nights. In the month of June, 2014 she was portrayed in the lead role in the Hindi television serial “Suhani Si Ek Ladki” which airs on STAR PLUS recently (created by Suzana Ghai, the show revolves around love and family ethics). In the serial, she is portrayed as the character Suhani who is an average looking girl but jolly and good by nature.
She is a free spirited girl and loves everyone around her. She has a best friend Soumya. And the other protagonist of the show is the handsome man, Yuvraaj Birla ( Sahil Mehta). The story revolves around the love triangle of Suhani, Soumya and Yuvraaj. In a short span of time, she has managed to gain place in the hearts of the audience. In the year 2015, she won the Star Parivaar Award for favourite Bahu.
In the year 2008, she got married to casting director Vineet Pandey. But now they have broken up mutually, and have started living separately. In real life, Rani is a fun-loving girl. She adores Aamir Khan, 'Amitabh Bachchan' , and Kajol Devgan. She loves to watch the movie Andaz Apna Apna and loves to travel. Her favourite hill station is Darjeeling. Though she is an actress, she is foodie and doesn’t care much about looking slim. But she cares about her fitness and drinks a lot of water every day. She is 28 years old at present but has gained immense popularity through her acting and hard work.
Ravindra Laxman Mankani is an actor who first made a name for himself on the TV series ‘Trikaal ‘and has since become a successful film actor. Born on May 21, 1956, Ravindra made his television debut in a smaller role and then acted both on TV and film, in shows such as ‘Shanti’, and in ‘Jhale Mokale Akash’ and films such as ‘Astitva’ and ‘Not only Mrs Raut’.
But it was the success of two movies Varsa Lakshmicha and Limited Manuski that took Ravindra Laxman career to the next level, with subsequent roles in Nagin, Smritichitre, Nivdung and several other films. Being a theatre actor meant for him taking on taking on more challenging, supporting roles in a wide array of films.
He has received two state Maratha awards for his work in Limited Manuski and Varsa Lakshmicha. With his good looks and perfect acting timing, he had become a film star on the rise. He acted even in several Bollywood films with directors like Vijaya Mehta, Raj Kumar Santoshi, Mahesh Manjrekar.
He developed a passion on acting when he was young. And now he prided himself on taking him to film and TV screen. Astitva enjoyed some box-office success co-starring Tabu. His Marathi projects fared much better at the box office. He followed up then with a mix of popular TV series in Marathi language and gained recognition. Few of his Hindi TV series that enjoyed huge popularity and TRP ratings include CID Special Bureau, Khaki, Trikaal and Terah Panne.
But not afraid to take the risk, he appeared in smaller roles in Bollywood films too. The actor even appeared in many notable plays Aparsh Amrutacha, Buland, Aakrosh, Reshim Dhage. Though Ravindra Laxman’s good looks could have placed him squarely in the actor category, he shunned a conventional film career. Though he did not get leading man roles, that is ultimately how Ravindra Laxman Mankani saw the growth of real actor in him and even today he performs with the same energy and enthusiasm.
Ravindra Laxman Mankani was born on 21st of May in the year 1956. He is an actor from India. He is well-known for working in plays, films and soap operas. Having tested waters in civil engineering first he later became an actor. Currently, he is 60 years of age. Ravindra Mankani is popular for the movies like Khakee which was released in the year 2004, Astitva released in the year 2000, M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story released in the year 2016, and much more. Ravindra Mankani has a son whose name is Rohan Mankani. Ravindra Laxman Mankani has completed his schooling in Pune, and during his school days he has participated in many competitions like Elocution, acting, debating, etc. he has also won many awards for these competitions. In the year 1978 and 1979, Ravindra has won the prize for best acting. In the year 1979, he has won Purushottam Karandak for his college. He has done Civil Engineering, and also have a diploma in Management.
Ravindra Mankani has also worked in Marathi TV serials like Zale Mokale Aakash, Ashwamedha, Pankhanchi Savali, Soudamini, Swami, Athiti, Kamala, Avantika, Sonpavale, etc. along with this, Ravindra Mankani has also worked in many Hindi TV serials like CID: Special Bureau, Terah Panne, Tiger, Shanti, Shrikant, Trikaal, etc. Apart from this, he has also worked in many dramas including Aakrosh, Band Zarokhe, and much more.
Ravindra Laxman Mankani has won Maharashtra State Award two times in the category of Best acting in Limited Manuski and Varsa Lakshmicha. He became popular for his roles in Swami as Shrimant Madhavrao Peshwa, in Shanti as Siddharth Singhania, in Trikaal as Thakur Hari Singh, in Jhale Mokale Akash as Shrirang Deshmukh, etc. He has won awards for the films like Limited Manuski and 22 June 1897, both of which are Marathi films, and directed by Jayoo Patwardhan and Nachiket respectively. His recent works include a serial named “Peshwa Bajirao” which is telecasted on the channel named Sony TV. In this serial, Ravindra Mankani played the role of Brahmendra Swami. Ravindra Mankani has also played a role in a serial named “Jhansi Ki Rani” which was telecasted on the channel named “Zee TV,” and was a big hit. Before the serial named “Peshwa Bajirao,” Ravindra Laxman Mankani has worked in a serial named “Khamoshiyaan” which was telecast on Star Plus. Along with Ravindra, Sanjay Batra, Pallavi Joshi, Manish Wadhwa, Nawab Shah, Anuja Sathe, and much more are there in the show named “Peshwa Bajirao.”
In his long career, Ravindra Mankani has won many awards for his acting skills both in Marathi films and dramas. Ravindra Laxman Mankani has done around 12 Hindi serial along with many Hindi and Marathi films. Even in a short scene and in a small role, he effectively marks his presence and grabs the attention of the audience with his perfect body language and sharp looks.
Sheela Sharma is an Indian television and film actress who is best known for her roles in the movies such as ‘Nadiya Ke Paar’ (1982) ‘Hum Saath Saath Hain’ (1999), ‘Ajnabee’ (2001) & ‘Chori Chori Chupke Chupke’ (2001). She is an experienced actress, who has a vast experience in the world of entertainment. She has been equally active in the Hindi and Gujarati media of entertainment. In her 3 decade long association with the world of acting, she has worked with some reputed production houses such as Rajshri Productions & Taurani brothers.
She is remembered as the ‘Badi Bahu’ of the family, which has been portrayed in the movie ‘Nadiya Ke Paar’. She dies soon in the plot and this incidence becomes the main reason for all the emotional sequences that follow the plot. In her television works, the most noted programs in which she has acted are ‘Mahabharat’ (1988), ‘Zee Horror Show’ (1995) and most recently ‘Madhubala - Ek Ishq Ek Junoon’ (2013). She has a long, spanning career, which is spread across more than 30 years. She has been a part of some noted projects with some of the most prominent stars of her time. She was seen as ‘Devaki’ in the mythological classic ‘Mahabharat’, like its previous mythological series ‘Ramayan’ (1987), it was widely acclaimed by the viewers and critics both. All of the actors & actresses associated with the series got a huge boost up in their careers.
Sheela too grabbed her share of fame and she was then frequently cast for a wide category of supporting roles in films and television programs. Although, she has a few accomplishments, if her television career is considered, but it needs to be kept in mind that she has some immensely popular top rated tags in her TV portfolio. A Gujarati by birth, it remained a natural bent to act in films, television & theater in the Gujarati medium. She continued her Gujarati acting career along with other assignments, she was getting. She is married and has a well established family working in different domains of the world of entertainment.
Tushar Dalvi is an experienced Indian actor who is best known for his appearance in the contemporary Maharashtrian movies & mainstream Hindi Cinema. Tushar carries a vast experience in acting through his engagement with all most all types of popular media of expression.
He is an artist who has a number of stage shows, drama & playwrights & theatre performances associated with his name. He was an active stage actor during his college years. After completing his post graduation in Management, Tushar opted for acting as a full- time career.
He was seen in many films, whether Marathi or Hindi, doing some small supporting roles initially. He got his break with the movie called ‘Jivalaga’ (1992). After that he never looked back as one of his movies called ‘Mrugjal’ (2000) won him an award for the best actor category. As years rolled by, He won several awards by some of the most esteemed entities such as Natya darpan, Screen Videocon, Maharashtra Times awards. Some of his popular Marathi movies include the names such as ‘Devrai’, ‘Aai Shappath..!’, ‘Kadachit’, and ‘Shyamche Vadil - Ek Nave Parva’.
His other noted Marathi film appearances include 'Anolkhi Hey Ghar majhe' and 'Rita'. He has played a variety of roles in his movies as the shades vary from positive to gray. In one of his Hindi movie called ‘Bandh Jharokein’ (1997) he played the role of a husband who physically abuses his wife (played by Sonali Kulkarni).
His television appearances were also liked by his fans in almost all series he has appeared so far. He was praised for his roles in the series such as ‘Khamoshiyan’ (2013), ‘Yeh Pyaar Na Hoga Kam’ (2009), ‘Lakhon Mein Ek’ (2012), ‘Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon - Ek Baar Phir’ (2013).
He is playing the role of the father of the lead character ‘Astha’ (played by Shrenu Parikh). He plays a supporting father who stands with her daughter all the time she faces testing times in her life. He is among a few actors who have witnessed the change in the prospective scope of the different media of expression.
Tushar has spent years in the entertainment industry and he feels that the change that he witnessed were for a good reason. He has also worked as an anchor in a number of shows. He is married and lives in Mumbai.
Vivek Mashru is a television serial actor, who started his acting career with the television serial “Akkad Bakkad Bambe Bo”. Vivek Mashru is famous for his character in the serial “CID” and is known as stunt king for his role in this serial and the character name is inspector Vivek. Vivek Mashru was selected for the role through a nationwide search and “CID” is the longest running detective serial in any Hindi television channel.
Vivek Mashru is 31 years old. He was born in Bangalore, Karnataka on 27th September 1983.
Vivek Mashru has also acted in serials such as “Aankhen”. Apart from acting in serials, Vivek has acted in a movie in the year 2004 called “Morning Raga” in which, he did the role of Munna. Further, he also acted in a short film called “Hakol”, which was directed by Paras Chaurasia. Vivek Mashru has also acted in a serial in the year 2006 called “Fight Club: Members Only”. Vivek quit his famous role in the serial “CID” due to some personal reasons. Vivek is called the stunt king for his heroics in the serial “CID”, which has given him the much-needed name and fame.
Vivek Mashru was good at studies and has a Degree in Commerce from Bangalore. Vivek is known for his sincerity and hard work. He is as sincere in his acting career as he was in his studies. His mother informed him about the auditions when a nationwide hunt was launched on 7th July 2006 for the role in “CID”. The auditions went on until 1st September 2006 for the selection of a new face to appear as a police officer for this serial and again, it is his mother who persuaded him to attend the auditions. He accordingly attended, got selected and ultimately he was offered the role in the very famous serial “CID”.
Ashwini Kalsekar is an Indian actress who is very famous for doing soap operas and films. She was born on January 22, 1970 at Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. She was the daughter of a bank employee, Anil Kalsekar. She graduated her Bachelor of Arts in Bombay on the year 1991. Ashwini pursued her theatre career on year 1991 to 1994 as a backup. Then from 1992 to 1993, she is a backup to Neena Gupta. She is also a trained theatre actress by Muzammeel Vakil in 1992 to 1995. Besides acting, she is also a good and trained dancer of Kathak. Ashwini was married twice. First is with theatre actor, Nitesh Pandey from 1998 to 2002. Second is with television and film actor, Murali Sharma.
Ashwini got her fame when she acted in the Indian historical drama series, Jodha Akbar as Maham Anga. She acted in her first Marathi film, Tula Jhapar La in 1996, followed by various Marathi films where she appeared on a supporting role. In 2003, she was an intelligent officer on the movie, The Hero: Love Story of a Spy. Some of her films include Khakee and Musafir in 2004, Kisna, Aashiq Banaya Aapne and Apaharan in year 2005. She played as Mrs. Shilpa Mehta in Ankahee on 2006, Johnny Gaddar in 2007, Golmaal Returns and Phoonk in 2008, Mere Khwabon Mein Jo Aaye in 2009, All The Best: Fun Begins and Ek Tho Chance in 2009. In 2010, she did the second part of the movie, Phoonk. Then she appeared as Inspector Ashwini in Rakht Chritra and Golmaal 3 in 2010. In 2011, she did some Telugu films entitled, Badrinath and Nippu in 2012. She was last seen on the big screen from the movie, Singham Returns as a Press Reporter.
Ashwini started as a television actress. She first appeared on the serial drama, Shanti in 1995 prior to her appearance in Tula Jhapar La in 1996. Then she also did the TV series, Farz and appeared as Draupadi in the epic series of Ek Aur Mahabharat on Zee TV. She was later seen in Naya Zamana and appeared as Shalaka Black Cat in Shaktimaan. She also did few episodes of the crime detective series, C.I.D in 1998 as Asha. She was also seen in K. Street Pali Hill as Misha and on the television series, Siddhant in 2004. After two years, she made a comeback on the television as Jigyaasa on the Ekta Kapoor’s Indian soap, Kasamh Se in 2006. She was also in the television series, Achanak 37 Saal Baad, Jeete Hai Jiske Liye, Virrdh, Parrivaar, Anjaane, Kittie Party, Bairi Piya, Jhansi Ki Rani, Ganga Ki Dheej, and Afsar Bitiya and up to this time, she was still part of the historical drama series, Jodha Akbar on Zee TV where she played the role of Maham Anga. She was also the jury in the Marathi comedy show, Fu Bai Fu in 2013.
Ashwini got the Best Actress in a Negative Role in the Indian Telly Awards from 2006 to 2007 for her appearance as Jigyasaa in Kasamh Se.