Deepal Shaw

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Deepal Shaw (born 22 February 1988) is an Indian actress, singer, model who works in Bollywood movies. Early life Shaw was born and brought up in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Her maternal and paternal roots originate from Basti near Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh.She has a younger brother.

As a child, her parents encouraged her to sing, first giving her lessons when she was only seven years old.

She attended St. Xavier's College, where she pursued a BA in Psychology.[1]

Career[edit]

Music career[edit]

Shaw began her career as a model, taking part in the 2004 Miss India beauty pageant, advancing to the final round before being cut.[2] After this setback, she rededicated herself to striving for success in the Indian entertainment industry as model.She has never sung professionally till now.

She released her first album (entitled Baby Doll, after her adopted stage name) as a model in 2004 at the young age of 16.She followed up her strong debut with Baby Doll Chapter 2, featuring many hit remixes such as "Kabhi Aar Kabhi Paar" and "Rangeela Re."

Her music consists mainly of modernized remixes of old Hindi songs, entailing a very bass-heavy sound with some hip hop elements. She is currently on Saregama India Records. MTV India has largely been responsible for promoting her music, by playing her sexy and extremely popular music videos.

Film career[edit]

Riding the waves of her burgeoning music career, Shaw decided to parlay her success into a career in Bollywood. She signed on to act in Hriday Shetty's Daag – The Shades of Love. However, the project was shelved shortly thereafter.

She made her acting debut in Mahesh Bhatt's controversial Kalyug, opposite Emraan Hashmi and fellow-newcomer Kunal Khemu. Portraying a porn star.

In December 2005, she finished filming on her second venture, Karma, Confessions and Holi, directed by Manish Gupta. The international, English-language film stars Sushmita Sen, Randeep Hooda, and Naomi Campbell, and released in 2009.[3]

She played a news reporter in A Wednesday.

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Role Other notes
2011 Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster Suman [4]
2010 Vikalp Post Production [5]
2010 Right Yaa Wrong March [6]
2009 Karma, Confessions and Holi Preeti Post-production[7]
2009 Runway Melvyna
2008 Dhoondte Reh Jaaoge Lulu [8]
2008 A Wednesday Naina Roy [9]
2008 Chamku
2006 Tumse Various[10] Announced[11]
2005 Kalyug Anita 'Annie'

Music and Music Videos[edit]

Year Album Song Singer
2002 Baby Doll Chapter 2 Rangeela Re Remix DJ Doll
2003 Baby Doll Chapter 2 Kabhi Aar Kabhi Paar Remix DJ Doll
2003 Baby Doll Chapter 2 Leke Pehla Pehla Pyaar Remix DJ Doll
2004 Baby Doll Hot Ones Rangeela Re Remix DJ Doll

CD & VCD's[edit]

Year Name Type of CD Label
2002 Baby Doll CD Saregama HMV
2003 Baby Doll Chapter 2 CD Saregama HMV
2003 Baby Doll Chapter 2 VCD Saregama HMV
2003 Baby Doll Fully Loaded CD Saregama HMV
2004 Baby Doll Fully Loaded VCD Saregama HMV
2004 Baby Doll Come Fall In Love CD Saregama HMV
2004 Baby Doll Come Fall In Love VCD Saregama HMV
2004 Baby Doll Hot Ones CD Saregama HMV
2004 Baby Doll Hot Ones VCD Saregama HMV
2004 Baby Doll - 27 Hot Videos VCD Saregama HMV
2005 Baby Mega Mixes CD Saregama HMV

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Meet the Kabhi Aar Kabhi Paar girl". rediff.com. Retrieved 19 July 2006. 
  2. ^ "Deepal Shaw's take on Pornography". rediff.com. Retrieved 19 July 2006. 
  3. ^ Karma, Confessions and Holi (2009) - IMDb
  4. ^ "Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster (2011)". imdb.com. Retrieved 12 September 2008. 
  5. ^ "movietalkies.com". Archived from the original on 30 December 2010. Retrieved 4 March 2010. 
  6. ^ "Right Yaaa Wrong (2010)". imdb.com. Retrieved 12 September 2008. 
  7. ^ "Karma, Confessions and Holi (2009)". imdb.com. Retrieved 12 September 2008. 
  8. ^ "Dhoondte Reh Jaoge (2009)". imdb.com. Retrieved 4 March 2010. 
  9. ^ "A Wednesday (2008)". imdb.com. Retrieved 12 September 2008. 
  10. ^ "Shooting with Sushmita Sen and Naomi Campbell". rediff.com. 6 July 2006. Retrieved 19 July 2006. 
  11. ^ "Irrfan Khan and Deepal Shaw pair up for Tumse". indiaglitz.com. 17 June 2006. Retrieved 19 July 2006. 

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