Amanda Rosario

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Amanda Rosario
Amanda Rosario at Mehboob Studio, Mumbai.jpg
Born Amanda Pegrum
1989 (age 28–29)
Ilford, London, United Kingdom
Residence Mumbai, India
Occupation Actress
Years active 2009-present

Amanda Rosario is a British-Indian actress, who has appeared in Hindi and Tamil films. After appearing in small roles in Hindi films, Amanda made her debut as a lead actress with the Tamil film, Saagasam (2016), starring alongside Prashanth.[1]

Career[edit]

Born in Ilford, London to an English father and an Indian mother, Amanda Rosario enrolled at The Centre Performing Arts College in 2006 after becoming interest in dance and acting. Rosario began a career in performing arts by working as a dance teacher at Arts Educational Schools, London in 2008, before moving on to work as a model in commercial assignments. She subsequently represented brands including Perfect Asian and Pizza Hut, while also working on television commercials for Heart FM and ITV's Magic Numbers. Rosario made her acting debut by portraying a supporting role as Deepika Padukone's friend in Love Aaj Kal (2009), before working as a choreographer for the BBC Asian Network and as a freelance dancer for shows.[2][3]

In 2013, Amanda appeared in an item number alongside Akshay Kumar in the Hindi gangster film, Once Upon ay Time in Mumbai Dobaara! (2013). In 2015, she worked as the lead actress in the Tamil film Saagasam (2016) and shot for the film in India, Malaysia and Japan. The team had initially kept her identity secret, before introducing her at a press conference during April 2015.[4][5] Featuring alongside actor Prashanth, Saagasam opened to mixed reviews in February 2016.[6]

In 2017, Amanda appeared in an item number alongside Rajneesh Duggal and Prem Chopra in the Hindi comedy film, Udanchhoo (2018).[7]

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Language Notes
2009 Love Aaj Kal Amanda Hindi
2013 Once Upon ay Time in Mumbai Dobaara! Dancer Hindi Special appearance
2013 Grand Masti Cameo Hindi
2016 Saagasam Madhu Tamil
2017 Udanchhoo Item Girl Hindi Special appearance
2017 Bhikari Dancer Marathi Special appearance
2018 Kaalakaandi Selina Hindi

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Australian actress Amanda in Prashanth's 'Saahasam'".
  2. ^ "Amanda Rosario".
  3. ^ "Fab New Faces :: Professional Models, Actors and Actresses".
  4. ^ "Amanda is Prashanth's heroine". 13 April 2015 – via The Hindu.
  5. ^ "Australian model Amanda to romance Prashanth - Times of India".
  6. ^ "Saagasam (aka) Saahasam Movie Review & Rating". 5 February 2016.
  7. ^ R-Vision India (2017-12-13), Sarkar | Udanchhoo | Amanda Rosario | Rani Hazarika | Latest Bollywood Item Hindi Song, retrieved 2017-12-14

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