17 August 1987 |
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Benaf Dadachanji (born August 17, 1987) 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 and is a graduate of Mithibai College in Mumbai.
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, Jhansi Ki Rani and Choti Bahu 2. Since May 2012 she appears as Paulomi in Byah Hamari Bahu Ka.
|2004–2005||Princess Dollie Aur Uska Magic Bag||Lopa||TV serial
|2005–2010||Baa Bahoo Aur Baby||Radhika "Baby" Thakkar||TV serial
|2009–2011||Jhansi Ki Rani||Ganga||TV serial
|2011–2012||Choti Bahu 2||Barkha||TV serial
|2012||Byaah Hamari Bahoo Ka||Paulomi||TV serial
|2015-Present||Sumit Sambhal Lega||Simran||TV serial
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
- 2007 : Star Parivaar Awards in Favourite Beti category for Baa Bahoo Aur Baby
- 2007 : Star Parivaar Awards in Favourite Behen category for Baa Bahoo Aur Baby
- 2008 : Star Parivaar Awards in Favourite Beti category for Baa Bahoo Aur Baby
- 2011 : Zee Rishtey Awards in Favourite Khalnayak category for Choti Bahu 2
- "43rd National Film Awards". International Film Festival of India. Retrieved 2 Jun 2012.
- "43rd National Film Awards (PDF)" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 2 Jun 2012.
- Narayanan, Ramya; Shah, Sonali (12 Dec 2008). "Children no more". Mumbai Mirror. Retrieved 2 June 2012.
- "Gaurav Khanna in Byaah Hamari Bahoo Ka". Times of India. 4 May 2012. Retrieved 2 Jun 2012.
- "Halo". Children's Film Society, India. Retrieved 2 Jun 2012.
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