Achint Kaur

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Achint Kaur
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Born Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, India
Years active 1995–present

Achint Kaur is an Indian television actress who comes from a Sikh and Punjabi background and is best known for playing the antagonist, Mandira, & Pallavi in Ekta Kapoor's Indian soap opera's Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi & Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii, respectively, on Star Plus.

Personal life and education[edit]

Kaur was born and raised in Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, in a Sikh family[1][2] where she studied at Sophia Girls' School.[3]

Career[edit]

She started her career with Zee TV's popular show Banegi Apni Baat in 1994, and worked in Swabhimaan in 1995 in which she played the role of 'Soha'.[4]

Besides working in some of the popular drama series, she has also played many roles in Bollywood movies, such as Om Jai Jagadish, Corporate, & Julie. She has also won numerous awards for her strong character driven roles. These include the ITA Award for "Best Actress in Supporting Role" for her series Virrudh.[5] As of 2008 she is working in Zee TV's Punjabi/Gujurati theme serial Jamai Raja (TV series).[6]

She is a theatre actress and recently appeared in the play "Two to Tango, Three to Jive". Kaur has also acted in a few Pakistani television serials.[7][8]

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
2002 Om Jai Jagadish Tanya Malhotra
2002 Sur-The Melody of Life
2004 Julie
2006 Corporate Wife of Viney Sehgal
2008 Anamika
2010 Guzaarish
2011 Haunted - 3D Margaret Malini
2011 Jo Hum Chahein Amrita Singhania
2012 Heroine
2014 2 States Shipra Mehra
2014 Roar: Tigers of the Sundarbans Forest Warden

Television[edit]

Year Show Role Network Notes
1994
Banegi Apni Baat Zee TV Debut
1995–1997 Swabhimaan Soha DD National
1998
Saaya Kamiya Sony TV Protagonist
1999
Kaala Sona Zee TV
2000
Maan Metro Gold
2002
Parchhaiyan Archana Sahara TV Protagonist
2002
Dhadkan Mallika Sareen Sony TV
2002–2003 Kittie Party Pixie Zee TV
2004–2005 Piya Ka Ghar Amba Zee TV
2004–2008 Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi Mandira Kapadia/Virani Star Plus Female Antagonist
2004–2008 Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii Pallavi Aggrawal Star Plus Female Antagonist
2006–2009 Karam Apnaa Apnaa Nikhila Kapoor Star Plus Negative Lead
2007–2008 Virrudh Vedika Sony TV Supporting Role
Winner:ITA Award for Best Supporting Actress
2008–2009 Ranbir Rano Preet behenji Zee TV
2010'
Tere Mere Sapne Star Plus
2011
Jhansi Ki Rani Ladai Sarkar/Queen of Orccha Zee TV
2014-2015
Jamai Raja DD (Durga Devi) Patel Zee TV Female Antagonist turned Protagonist
2014
MTV Fanaah MTV India

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Playing historical character is not easy: Achint Kaur". Mumbai: Indo-Asian News Service. 31 December 2010. Retrieved 15 March 2012. 
  2. ^ "I want to go back to TV: Achint Kaur". The Times of India. February 9, 2014. Retrieved 2014-04-24. 
  3. ^ "Achint Kaur biography". Faltooclub.com. Retrieved 15 March 2012. 
  4. ^ "Swabhimaan". IMDb.com. 1995. 
  5. ^ "ITA Awards Winners List". IndiaGlitz. 2007-12-10. 
  6. ^ "Achint steps into Ranbir Rano". Tellychakkar.com. 2008-10-30. 
  7. ^ "Indian TV actors are treated like Gods in Pakistan: Achint Kaur - The Times of India". Timesofindia.indiatimes.com. 2014-07-21. Retrieved 2015-03-30. 
  8. ^ "Indian & Pakistani shows are similar yet different: Achint Kaur". Adgully.com. 2014-08-19. Retrieved 2015-03-30. 

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