Maanvi Gagroo

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Maanvi Gagroo
Maanvi Gagroo at the trailer launch of the web series "Four More Shots Please".jpg
Gagroo at the trailer launch of the web series "Four More Shots Please"
Born (1985-09-05) 5 September 1985 (age 36)
New Delhi, India
OccupationActress
Years active2007–present

Maanvi Gagroo (born 5 September 1985) is an Indian actress who appears in Hindi films and television,[1][2] She has worked in various web series like TVF Pitchers, TVF Tripling and Four More Shots Please!.[3]

Early life and background[edit]

Maanvi Gagroo was born to Surender and Urmil Gagroo in New Delhi on 5 September 1985.

Career[edit]

Gagroo began her career with the Disney Channel's television show Dhoom Machaao Dhoom[4] in 2007. She is known for her work in web series like TVF Pitchers, TVF Tripling, Made in Heaven[5] and Four More Shots Please!. In 2019, she portrayed the character of 'Apsara',[6][7] a plus size woman in a comedy movie Ujda Chaman opposite Sunny Singh, for which she wore a fat suit.[8][9] She has worked with Ayushmann Khurrana in Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan.[9] The film deals with the subject of same-sex love and Maanvi played the role of a 'quirky bride'.[5]

Filmography[edit]

Films[edit]

Films that have not yet been released Denotes films that have not yet been released
Year Title Role Notes
2008 The Cheetah Girls: One World Disney Channel Original Movie
2009 Aamras:The Sweet taste of Friendship[citation needed] Rakhi Chadha Lead role
2011 No One Killed Jessica Aditi Supporting role
2012 ?: A Question Mark [10] Maanvi Lead role
2013 Life Reboot Nahi Hoti [11]
2014 Kill Dil Jenny, Disha's friend Minor role
2014 PK Mitu, Jaggu's colleague Supporting role
2016 Tu Hai Mera Sunday[12][13] Vinta[12] Supporting role
2017 Guy in the Sky [14][15] Mehak Hotstar Original Movie - Lead role
2019 Ujda Chaman Apsara Batra Lead role
377 AbNormal [16] Shalmalee Zee5 original feature film - Lead role
2020 Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan Rajni "Goggle" Tripathi[17] Cast ensemble

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Network Notes Ref.
2007 Dhoom Machaao Dhoom Ambika ‘Bikki’ Gill Disney Channel [18]
2015 TVF Pitchers Shreya The Viral Fever Female lead [19]
2016–2019 TVF Tripling Chanchal Sharma Lead role
2016 Permanent Roommates Shivani Chhabra Season 2 Episode: The Dinner
2018 The Good Vibes Jonitha Tripathi Sony Liv and YouTube Lead role
2019–2020 Four More Shots Please! Siddhi Patel Amazon Prime Lead role [20]
2019 Made in Heaven Tarana Ali Season 1 Episode: Pride and Bridezilla
2019 Tamashree Tamashree ZEE5 Lead role

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sriti Jha and Maanvi Gagroo holiday in Kerala, slay it in beachwear". India Today.
  2. ^ "Maanvi Gagroo is redefining fashion for all curvy women". Times Of India.
  3. ^ "Maanvi Gagroo: I hope star culture does not come to OTT, as they'll come with their own baggage". Hindustan Times.
  4. ^ Hans News Service, "Maanvi Gagroo loves be a busy bee", The Hans India, Hyderabad, 24 October 2019. Retrieved on 13 November 2019.
  5. ^ a b Lachmi Deb Roy, "Maanvi Gagroo Becomes The Perfect Choice For Unconventional Roles On The Big Screen", Outlook, Mumbai, 1 November 2019. Retrieved on 13 November 2019.
  6. ^ Ushnota Paul, "Maanvi Gagroo’s Bollywood welcome", The Telegraph, Kolkata, 21 October 2019. Retrieved on 13 November 2019.
  7. ^ Mumbai Mirror, "Maanvi Gagroo on Ujda Chaman-Bala row: Ayushmann Khurrana and I are mature enough to not let it affect our equation", Mumbai Mirror, Mumbai, 26 October 2019. Retrieved on 13 November 2019.
  8. ^ Vickey Lalwani, "Ujda Chaman Girl Maanvi Gagroo REVEALS 'Ran Out Of An Audition Which Required Me To Do An Attempt-To-Rape Scene In A Sleazy Office'- EXCLUSIVE", Spotboye, Mumbai, 12 November 2019. Retrieved on 13 November 2019.
  9. ^ a b HT Correspondent, "Ujda Chaman actor Maanvi Gagroo says 'ran out of audition that required me to do attempt-to-rape scene in a sleazy office'", Hindustan Times, New Delhi, 13 November 2019. Retrieved on 13 November 2019.
  10. ^ TOI, "A QUESTION MARK MOVIE REVIEW", Times of India, Mumbai, 17 February 2012. Retrieved on 15 November 2019.
  11. ^ Author, "Life Reboot Nahi Hoti", Filmibeat, Mumbai, 2013. Retrieved on 15 November 2019.
  12. ^ a b The Sunday Guardian, "I don’t want to do anything that is regressive: Maanvi", The Sunday Guardian, New Delhi, 21 October 2017. Retrieved on 27 November 2019.
  13. ^ Deborah Young, "‘You Are My Sunday’ (‘Tu Hai Mera Sunday’): Film Review | Mumbai 2016", The Hollywood Reporter, Hollywood, 26 October 2015. Retrieved on 15 November 2019.
  14. ^ Murtaza Ali Khan, "'Guy in the Sky': A Timely Satire On India's Current Political Climate", Huffington Post, New Delhi, 17 June 2017. Retrieved on 15 November 2019.
  15. ^ Stutee Ghosh, "Guy in the Sky Review: A Subtle Satire That Sparks a Dialogue", The Quint, New Delhi, 13 June 2017. Retrieved on 15 November 2019.
  16. ^ Stuti Shukla, "‘377 Ab Normal’ Beautifully Depicts Desi Queers’ Road to Justice", The Quint, New Delhi, 22 March 2019. Retrieved on 15 November 2019.
  17. ^ Shweta Keshri, "Maanvi Gagroo: I was constantly after TVF for Tripling Season 2", India Today, New Delhi, 4 April 2019. Retrieved on 13 November 2019.
  18. ^ Poorva Joshi, "All about Maanvi Gagroo: Bit roles in Bollywood to web series star", Hindustan Times, New Delhi, 7 October 2016. Retrieved on 13 November 2019.
  19. ^ Lachmi Deb Roy, "The Websters: How Web Series Are Changing Dictionary of Stardom", India Today, Mumbai, 17 October 2019. Retrieved on 13 November 2019.
  20. ^ Indo-Asian News Service, "Four More Shots Please Season 2: Samir Kochhar and Shibani Dandekar join Amazon Prime series", India Today, Mumbai, 1 November 2019. Retrieved on 13 November 2019.

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