The Parsi girl won hearts of millions at very early age as she appeared on television with her debut ‘
Just Mohabbat’, now she is a popular name in Kannada movie industry.
Jennifer Kotwal (Jennifer Dinshaw Kotwal) is a Mumbai based model and actress who has worked for Hindi Television Industry, Bollywood and Kannada movies industries. She appeared in few Telugu movies as well. After completing her graduation in Economics from prestigious HR College in Mumbai, she began her career as a TV actress in 1996 when she appeared as Saloni in her debut TV series Just Mohabbat. She had already established herself as a successful model as she worked for Fanta, Cadbury, Close-up, Lakme and a few more brands.
In the year 2000, Jennifer appeared in the then popular TV comedy serial
Professor Pyarelal. During the same year, she also appeared in the TV thriller series
Saturday Suspense. After establishing herself as a successful model and television actress, Jennifer got some fine opportunities for working on the big screen as she was picked by
Subhash Ghai to play a role in his film Yaadein which was released in 2001. During the same year, she also appeared in
Abhishek Bachchan starrer Bollywood movie ‘Bas Itna sa Khwaab Hai’.
In 2005, she got a lead role in a Kannada movie titled ‘Jogi’ which was a huge success. It could be considered as the height of her success as this movie established her as a leading actress in Kannada movie industry.
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Jennifer Kotwal aka Jennifer Dinshaw Kotwal is an Indian actress and model. She is born and brought up in Mumbai and is Parsi by origin. She works in Kannada, Telugu, and Hindi films. She did her schooling from Villa Teresa High School and completed her degree in Economics from HR College.
Her acting career started off with ‘Just Mohabbat’. She also did small roles in Hindi films. One of which is ‘Yaadein’ directed by Subhash Ghai starring
Hrithik Roshan and Kareena Kapoor. She played a lead role in a Kannada film ‘Jogi’. The movie Jogi did a good work at the box office.
The success of this film made way for her in the South-Indian industry. She was also a part of the sequel of Jogi. She did a role in a Hindi film Bas Itna sa Khwaab Hai. She played the character of Abhishek Bachchan’s sister. Some of her Kannada films were Masti, Lava Kusha, and Prince. She made her Bollywood debut with Mudh Mudh Ke Na Dekkh Mudh Mudh Ke opposite
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Jennifer Kotwal is an Indian model and Actress. She started her career as a Parsi model and later, she moved to Mumbai to start her career as an actress. Kotwal was born on August 14, 1983. She completed her senior secondary education from Villa Theresa High School, Mumbai. After that, she went to HR College to pursue a degree in Economics.
She started her television career with the series, Just Mohabbat. She starred alongside Kashish Shah in the serial. She also appeared in many television commercials, which include advertisements for Close-Up, Lakme, Cadbury, Fanta and many more. Her acting skills were recognized by many producers and directors and thus, she was offered small roles in many Hindi movies. She appeared in Subhash Ghai’s movie, ‘Yaadein’, but she played a brief role in the movie.
After that, she switched to the South Indian film industry, and thus, landed on the lead role in the Kannada movie, ‘Jogi’. The movie was a huge hit and took Kotwal to new heights. Kotwal established herself as a successful contemporary Kannada actress. She also appeared in the sequel to the movie. After the movie Jogi, she appeared in the movie ‘Masti’ in the year 2007. Masti was a Kannada movie produced by Ramu and directed by Shiva Mani. Her performance in the movie was so good that she was offered roles in many other Kannada movies, which include
Sathyavan Savithri, Snehana Preethina, and Lava Kusha. She received honorable mention in many award shows for her performance in the movie, Lava Kusha.
Later in 2008, she starred opposite Sudeep and
Vijay Raghavendra in the movie, Mast Maja Maadi. The movie was a Kannada rom-com movie. The movie was directed by Ananth Raju. The movie was a remake of the Hindi movie ‘
Dhamaal’, and most of the scenes were copied from another Hindi movie ‘Golmaal: Fun Unlimited’. In 2009, she appeared in another Kannada movie named Eradane Maduve.
Her debut into the Hindi film industry was in the year 2009 with the movie Mudh Mudh Ke Na Dekkh. She was cast alongside Himesh Reshammiya and
Niharika Singh. Unfortunately, the movie did not receive any appreciation from the viewers and was a huge flop. Kotwal also appeared in some Telugu movies, which include ‘
Naaga’ in the year 2003 and ‘Manasunte Chalu’ in 2002.
Apart from Just Mohabbat, Kotwal starred in two other television series namely Professor Pyarelal, in which she was casted opposite
Vishal Singh, and Saturday Suspense opposite
Gautam Rode in the year 2000.