Ami Trivedi

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Ami Trivedi
On the sets of Bajega Band Baaja.jpg
Ami Trivedi (left) on the sets of Bajega Band Baaja, 2009
Born (1982-07-15) 15 July 1982 (age 36)
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Occupation Television actress, voice actress & theatre artist
Spouse(s) Neeraj Sanghai
Relatives Karan Trivedi (brother)

Ami Trivedi is an Indian television and theatre artist.[1] She is most known for her roles of "Kittu" in Kituu Sab Janti Hai (2005–06) and "Kokila" in popular comedy sitcom Papad Pol (2010–11).[2]

Trivedi has done Gujarati theatre for many years and has appeared in number of Hindi serials also. Her father is a well-known theatre actor, Tushar Trivedi who has been involved in Gujarati plays for over 20 years. Her younger brother, Karan Trivedi, is also a theatre actor and voice-over artist.

Early life[edit]

Ami was born to Tushar Trivedi and Jaya Trivedi in a Gujarati family in Mumbai. Her father was a theatre person so, she literally grew up in the theatre. Both Trivedi and her brother have been child artists. She did her schooling from Manav Mandir High School, Mumbai, and excelled in her academics. She graduated in science from Jai Hind College, Mumbai. She was keen to study medicine and wanted to be a doctor but that didn't happen.



Trivedi started acting since childhood. As a child artist, she acted in Hindi serials like Hamrahi and Zee Horror Show in small cameo roles. In 1994, she acted in Prakash Jha's telefilm Didi which focused on education of female children in rural areas. After taking a gap for studies in class 10th and 12th, Trivedi returned to acting as a teenager and did Gujarati theatre for some years. She received appreciation for her acting skills from the Gujarati audiences.

Her major theatre background helped her in getting many acting offers from television channels. She got her first break for a small role in a daily soap Babul Ki Duwayen Leti Jaa which aired on Zee TV. Thereafter, she did cameos & supporting roles in few shows like Dil Chaahta Hai and Kumkum- Ek Pyra Sa Bandhan. She also acted in the popular comedy sitcom Khichdi which was the first show produced by Hats Off Productions. Despite the popularity of the show, Trivedi would not appear in its second season Instant Khichdi because she would be committed to other projects.

Later in 2005, Trivedi auditioned for Kituu Sab Janti Hai on the insistence of a coordinator. She didn't even have her photographs taken for self-promotion but she impressed them and managed to get a call back in two days. She won the lead role of Kittu in the show. She was chosen among 40–45 girls based on her talent. It was the breakthrough point of her career. She played the role of a young extrovert 20-something girl Kituu who takes the plunge to face the professional world. The show ran for two years and finally ended in March 2007.[3]

After that, she worked in various other Hindi serials like Zaara- Pyaar Ki Saugat, Jaane Kya Baat Hui and Bajega Band Baaja.[4]

In 2010, Trivedi acted in SAB TV's comedy sitcom Papad Pol opposite Swapnil Joshi. She became popular for her role of Kokila in the show[5] for which she was nominated at the Indian Telly Awards in the category for Best Actress in a Comic Role. Papad Pol ended on 13, September 2011.[6]

Trivedi also portrayed the role of "Tulika" in SAB TV's another comedy serial Sajan Re Jhoot Mat Bolo.[7] The show ended on 6 January 2012 after successfully running for 2 years. Trivedi also appeared as a guest in famous dance class show Nachle Ve with Saroj Khan hosted by Saroj Khan, on 21 December 2011.[6]

Since 2012, Trivedi kept a distance from television as she got busy with her marriage and pregnancy until she made a comeback in July 2013 with Zee TV's horror show Fear Files: Darr Ki Sacchi Tasvirein.[8] She did an episodic role in the show. She later entered in Sony TV's popular court room drama Adaalat where she played the role of a public prosecutor.[9] She acted as mother in "Tedhi medhi family" a wonderful tv series on Big magic channel. Presently she is working with sab tv as Rupal(chakudi) in their new tv show "saat pheron ki hera pheri ".


In 2001, Trivedi gave her voice to Daniel Radcliffe's role as "Harry Potter" in the Hindi-dubbed version of the first film of the Harry Potter Series. Since the second film of the series, her brother, Karan Trivedi took over as the second Hindi dubbing voice for Harry Potter, until it was passed to Rajesh Kava after the fifth film. Since then, she has lent voices in various animated and live-action films like The Incredibles and Barbie Mariposa. She has dubbed for some Gujarati films also.

She's also said that to be the official current Hindi voice for Disney character, Hiro Hamada.

Personal life[edit]

Ami's father, Tushaar Trivedi is now directing plays as a drama director at the Bhartiya Vidya Bhavan in London. Ami's mother, Jaya Trivedi is a housewife. Jaya is the greatest inspiration in her life. Jaya commutes between Mumbai and London. Whenever she's in Mumbai, she frequently visits her daughter on the sets with homemade food and also helps her to select the right kind of work. Ami's brother, Karan Trivedi is also a theatre artist.

She got married to her boyfriend, Niraj Sanghai in 2009. Niraj Sanghai works at Prime Focus Ltd, which is one of the largest end-to-end post production services companies in the world. They both met through a common friend on the sets of Kituu Sab Janti Hai. There were many problems in their marriage as they belong to different castes. But finally after 4 years of dating, they were happily married to each other on 10 December 2009. At present, she is living with her husband in one of the most sought-after areas of Mumbai, Lokhandwala, Andheri(W). The couple have a son who was born on 15 December 2012.[10]

Gujarati plays[edit]

Ami has worked in many Gujarati plays. Some of her famous commercial Gujarati plays are listed below.[11]

S.No Play Role Genre
1. Hawe Vasant Thainai Aavo Drama
2. Ek Aakarshan Tejaabi Isha Chinoy Drama
3. Dikri Vahal No Dariyo Urja Majumdar Drama
4. Shodh-Pratishodh Priya Drama / Comedy
5. Carry On Lalu Sonal Paropkari Comedy
6. Resham Dankh Foram Soumil Drama
7. Pappa Padhravo Savdhaan Comedy
8. Avtaran Priya Drama / Serious
9. Life Partner Sonaki Drama
10. Aankh Micholi Sumi Bharucha Comedy
11. Ajab Karamat Shiela Drama / Comedy
12. Mahapurush Drama
13. Hoonj Taro Eeshwar Drama
14. Olkhan Tanvi Patel Drama
15. Gujjubhai E Gaam Gajavyu Comedy
16. Kaatil Vebha Suspense


Year Title Role Notes
1992 Humraahi Child artist
1995 The Zee Horror Show Pooja / Nazia Child artist
2000–01 Babul Ki Duwayen Leti Jaa
2001 Dil Chahta Hai
2002–04 Khichdi Mira Parekh
2004 Kumkum- Ek Pyra Sa Bandhan Virinda Cameo
2005–06 Kituu Sab Janti Hai Katyayini Purohit aka Kittu Female protagonist
2006–08 Zaara- Pyaar Ki Saugat Khushi
2007 Aahat Episodic role
2007 Daayan Bani Dulhan Husna Episodic role
2007 Mano Ya Na Mano Episodic role
2007 Saas Bahu Aur Saazish Herself Host (1 Episode)
2007–09 Raakhi- Atoot Rishtey Ki Dor Mukti Antagonist
2008–09 Indiadhanush Herself Co-host with Siddharth Kak
2008–09 Jaane Kya Baat Hui Sanjana Sareen
2009–10 Bajega Band Baaja Nisha Female protagonist
2009–12 Sajan Re Jhoot Mat Bolo Tulika Shah
2010–11 Papad Pol - Shahabuddin Rathod Ki Rangeen Duniya Kokila Parikh Female protagonist,
Nominated– Indian Telly Award for Best Actress in a Comic Role (2010)
2011 Nachle Ve with Saroj Khan Herself Guest appearance along with Jasveer Kaur
2013 Fear Files: Darr Ki Sacchi Tasvirein Juhi Episodic role as a ghost[12]
2014 Adaalat Ms. Dixit As Prosecution Lawyer
2014 Pritam Pyare Aur Woh Jamuna Ghost
2014 Tu Mere Agal Bagal Hai Khandvi
2015 Chidiya Ghar Leelavati Ghost
2015 Tedi Medi Family Anjali Khurana Mother of three
2018 Saat Phero Ki Hera Pherie Rupal Desai Wife of Parimal Desai

Dubbing roles[edit]

Live Action Films[edit]

Film title Actor Character Dub Language Original Language Original Year Release Dub Year Release Notes
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone Daniel Radcliffe Harry Potter Hindi English 2001 2002 The Hindi dub released as "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone"
Released in India on 12 April 2002.
Inception Marion Cotillard Mal Cobb
(First Dub)
Hindi English 2010 2010 In Early 2013, UTV Software Communications produced a second Hindi dub for UTV Action due to a policy implemented, even though Main Frame Software Communications is owned by the same company that made the original Hindi dub that Ami participated in.
The Dark Knight Rises[13] Marion Cotillard Miranda Tate/Talia al Ghul Hindi English 2012 2012 Performed alongside Samay Raj Thakkar who voiced Christian Bale as Bruce Wayne / Batman, Uday Sabnis who voiced Morgan Freeman as Lucius Fox, Mohan Kapoor who voiced Tom Hardy as Bane in Hindi version.
Hercules Rebecca Ferguson Ergenia Hindi English 2014 2014 Performed alongside Shailendra Pandey who voiced Dwayne Johnson as Hercules, Anil Dutt who voiced Ian McShane as Amphiaraus in Hindi version.

Animated films[edit]

Film title Original voice(s) Character(s) Dub Language Original Language Original Year Release Dub Year Release Notes
Barbie of Swan Lake Kathleen Barr

Venus Terzo

Hindi English 2003 2004 The Hindi dub released on VCD/DVD. Released on 5 July 2004.[14]
The Incredibles Sarah Vowell Violet Parr
Hindi English 2004 2004 The Hindi dub released as
"Hum Hain Lajawab".
Chicken Little Joan Cusack Abbagail Ducktail Mallard Hindi English 2005
Barbie Mariposa Chiara Zanni Mariposa Hindi English 2008


  • Winner, New Promising Actress Award by Indo-American Society for Kituu Sab Janti Hai in December 2005.
  • Winner, Gujarati Actress Award in 2008.
  • Nominated, at Indian Telly Awards in the category Best Actor in a Comic Role (Female) in 2010 for Papad Pol.
  • Winner, Kala Ratna Award for achieving excellence in her field at Hira Manik Awards Ceremony in 2011.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Profile: Ami Trivedi". The Indian Express. 19 December 2005. Retrieved 4 December 2010. [dead link]
  2. ^ Elina Priyadarshini Nayak (14 January 2011). "I regret taking breaks: Ami Trivedi". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 2 February 2014. Retrieved 2 February 2014. 
  3. ^ ""It's a big blow" – Ami Trivedi". 
  4. ^ "Ami Trivedi cries foul". Retrieved 2 February 2014. 
  5. ^ "My long choti in Papad Pol is already the talk of the town : Ami Trivedi". 
  6. ^ a b "IPL made Papad Pol go off air, opines Ami Trivedi". Retrieved 2 February 2014. 
  7. ^ "New comedy show on the way". The Times of India. 2 December 2009. Archived from the original on 2 February 2014. Retrieved 2 February 2014. 
  8. ^ Tejashree Bhopatkar (15 July 2013). "Ami Trivedi returns with Fear Files!". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 2 February 2014. Retrieved 2 February 2014. 
  9. ^ Vijaya Tiwari (16 November 2013). "Ami Trivedi makes a comeback with Adaalat". Archived from the original on 2 February 2014. Retrieved 2 February 2014. 
  10. ^ Neha Maheshwri (21 December 2012). "Ami delivers a baby boy". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 2 February 2014. Retrieved 2 February 2014. 
  11. ^ "Ami Trivedi Ji's Career in Gujarati Theater!". 30 May 2011. Retrieved 26 July 2011. 
  12. ^ "Fear Files : Fear Files Episode 110". YouTube. 21 July 2013. Retrieved 2 February 2014. 
  13. ^ Neha Maheshwri (14 July 2012). "Ami Trivedi dubs for a Hollywood role". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 3 January 2013. Retrieved 2 February 2014. 
  14. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 29 October 2013. Retrieved 2014-07-12.