Himarsha Venkatsamy

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Himarsha Venkatsamy
Himarsha Venkatsamy.jpg
Venkatsamy in 2014
Born (1984-02-15) 15 February 1984 (age 38)
Durban, South Africa
OccupationActress, model, television host

Himarsha Venkatsamy (born 15 February 1984) is a South African model and actress, known for winning the Kingfisher Calendar Hunt in 2010, defeating Anjali Lavania and Nidhi Sunil in the final round.[1][2]

She made a special appearance in the 2010 Bollywood romantic comedy I Hate Luv Storys,[3] but her first breakthrough came when she was roped to play Jhumpa in the thriller film Roar: Tigers of the Sundarbans.[4]

Early life[edit]

Himarsha was born to South African parents of South Indian origin in Durban, South Africa. She has been a model since the age of 13, when she began dancing in her Durban school of art and music. She is married to her long-time Kenyan boyfriend, Abdulkadir Arsenalist.

Career[edit]

Himarsha participated in the Kingfisher Calendar Girl Hunt 2009 along with her sister Terushka. She won the contest that was televised on NDTV Good Times. She studied for a physiotherapist at the University of the Witwatersrand, before leaving for India to be a full-time model. She has been a part of the Lakme Fashion Week 2009.[5]

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Role Language Notes
2010 I Hate Luv Storys uncredited role Hindi Special appearance
2015 Roar: Tigers of the Sundarbans Jhumpa Hindi Debut
2016 Veeram Unniyarcha Malayalam/Hindi/English Trilingual film
2018 Black Bud Sanya Malhotra Hindi

References[edit]

  1. ^ "A day in the life of: Sizzling hot Kingfisher model Himarsha Venkatsamy". lifestyle.in.msn.com. 30 November 2009. Archived from the original on 3 December 2009. Retrieved 12 April 2012.
  2. ^ "NDTV Good Times: Himarsha Venkatsamy". goodtimes.ndtv.com. 30 October 2009. Retrieved 12 April 2012.
  3. ^ "A swimsuit calender [sic] auditions". The Times of India. 4 September 2010. Archived from the original on 1 July 2012. Retrieved 15 April 2012.
  4. ^ "IndiaGlitz - From Kingfisher Model To Lady Of The Jungle In Roar Himarsha Venkatswamy Is Here To Stay! - Malayalam Movie News".
  5. ^ "'My folks are cool about me modelling bikinis'".

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