|Born||1987/1988 (age 31)|
Benaf Dadachanji is an Indian actress, working in Hindi television. She received three Star Parivaar Awards for portraying the role of Radhika "Baby" Thakkar, a physically handicapped young girl, in the popular TV series Baa Bahoo Aur Baby. Born in Mumbai, she did her schooling from St. Anne's High School.
Benaf started her career with various advertisements. In 1995, she appeared in Santosh Sivan directed Hindi film Halo as Shasha and then in the 1998 film China Gate as Lali. For her performance in Halo, she received Special Jury Award at the 43rd National Film Awards. The jury presented the certificate award for "her charming and natural performance". She later started her career in Hindi television industry playing various roles in soaps like Baa Bahu aur Baby,"Yeh Moh Moh ke Dhaage", Jhansi Ki Rani and Choti Bahu 2. Since May 2012 she appears as Paulomi in Byah Hamari Bahu Ka.
|1997||Nazarana||Ishita||DD National||Television film|
|2004–2005||Princess Dollie Aur Uska Magic Bag||Lopa||Star Plus|
|2005||Remix TV Series||Yamini||Star One|
|2005–2010||Baa Bahoo Aur Baby||Radhika "Baby" Thakkar||Lead Role|
|2009–2011||Jhansi Ki Rani||Ganga||Zee TV|
|2011–2012||Choti Bahu 2||Barkha||Negative Role|
|2012||Byaah Hamari Bahoo Ka||Paulomi||Sony Entertainment Television|
|2015-2016||Sumit Sambhal Lega||Simran||Star Plus|
|2017||Yeh Moh Moh Ke Dhaagey||Saanvi||Sony Entertainment Television||Episode 24-109|
Dadachanji has won following awards:
- 1995 : International Children Film Festival, Hyderabad in Best Child Artist category
- 1996 : 43rd National Film Awards in Special Jury Award category for Halo
- 1997 : Children's Filmfest, New York in Best Artist category for Halo
- Vetticad, Anna M.M. (22 May 2000). "Look at me now". India Today. Retrieved 22 May 2016.
Benaf - six during the shooting, now 12
- "43rd National Film Awards". International Film Festival of India. Archived from the original on 15 December 2013. Retrieved 2 June 2012.
- "43rd National Film Awards (PDF)" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 2 June 2012.
- Narayanan, Ramya; Shah, Sonali (12 December 2008). "Children no more". Mumbai Mirror. Archived from the original on 29 January 2013. Retrieved 2 June 2012.
- "Gaurav Khanna in Byaah Hamari Bahoo Ka". Times of India. 4 May 2012. Retrieved 2 June 2012.
- "Halo". Children's Film Society, India. Retrieved 2 June 2012.
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