Maanvi Gagroo

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Maanvi Gagroo
Maanvi Gagroo (cropped) at the trailer launch of the web series "Four More Shots Please".jpg
Maanvi Gagroo in 2019
Born (1985-09-05) 5 September 1985 (age 35)
NationalityIndian
Alma materGargi College[1]
OccupationActress
Years active2007–present

Maanvi Gagroo (born 5 September 1985) is an Indian film actress who has also worked in various web series. She began her career with the Disney Channel's television show Dhoom Machaao Dhoom[2][3] in 2007. She is known for her work in web series like TVF Pitchers, TVF Tripling, Made in Heaven[4] and Four More Shots Please!. In 2019, she portrayed the character of 'Apsara',[5][6] a plus size woman in a comedy movie Ujda Chaman opposite Sunny Singh, for which she wore a fat suit.[7][8] She has worked with Ayushmann Khurrana in Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan.[8] The film deals with the subject of same-sex love and Maanvi played the role of a 'quirky bride'.[4] She was next seen in second season of Four More Shots Please!' which premiered on 17th April.[9][4][10]

Early life[edit]

Maanvi was born to Surender and Urmi Gagroo in New Delhi on 5th September.[1][11] Maanvi studied the Indian dance form Kathak until she was 12.[3] In 2011, she was also part of an ad campaign along with Abhishek Bachchan for Idea. She completed her schooling from The Mother's International School, New Delhi and has a degree in psychology from Gargi College.[1]

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 [1] Disney Channel Original Movie
2009 Aamras:The Sweet taste of Friendship[3] Rakhi Chadha
2011 No One Killed Jessica [3] Aditi
2012 ?: A Question Mark [12] Maanvi
2013 Life Reboot Nahi Hoti [13]
2014 PK Mitu, Jaggu's colleague
2016 Tu Hai Mera Sunday [1][14][15] Vinta[14]
2017 Guy in the Sky [16][17] Mehak Hotstar Original Movie
2019 Ujda Chaman Apsara Batra
377 AbNormal [18] Shalmalee Zee5 original feature film
2020 Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan Rajni "Goggle" Tripathi[19]

Web series[edit]

Year Title Role Platform Notes Ref.
2015 TVF Pitchers Shreya The Viral Fever Recurring role [20]
2016–present TVF Tripling Chanchal Sharma Main role
2016 Permanent Roommates Shivani Chhabra Season 2 Episode: The Dinner
2018 The Good Vibes Jonitha Tripathi Sony Liv and YouTube
2019–present Four More Shots Please! Siddhi Patel Amazon Prime Main role [21]
2019 Made in Heaven Tarana Ali Season 1 Episode: Pride and Bridezilla

Television series[edit]

Year Title Role Channel
2007 Dhoom Machaao Dhoom Ambika ‘Bikki’ Gill Disney Channel[1][22]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f Mamta Raut , "Maanvi Gagroo: Everything That You Need To Know About The Ujda Chaman Actor", Republic TV, Mumbai, 14 November 2019. Retrieved on 15 November 2019.
  2. ^ Hans News Service, "Maanvi Gagroo loves be a busy bee", The Hans India, Hyderabad, 24 October 2019. Retrieved on 13 November 2019.
  3. ^ a b c d Vaishnavi Navalka, "Maanvi Gagroo: The Ujda Chaman Actor's Notable Works In The Industry", Republic TV, Mumbai, 05 November 2019. Retrieved on 13 November 2019.
  4. ^ a b c Lachmi Deb Roy, "Maanvi Gagroo Becomes The Perfect Choice For Unconventional Roles On The Big Screen", Outlook, Mumbai, 01 November 2019. Retrieved on 13 November 2019.
  5. ^ Ushnota Paul, "Maanvi Gagroo’s Bollywood welcome", The Telegraph, Kolkata, 21 October 2019. Retrieved on 13 November 2019.
  6. ^ 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.
  7. ^ 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.
  8. ^ 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.
  9. ^ BingePost, Team (2020-04-10). "Four More Shots Please Season 2 When? – Release Date, Cast & Plot Revealed!". Binge Post. Retrieved 2020-04-15.
  10. ^ Letty Mariam Abraham, "Maanvi Gagroo: Want to explore subject of pay parity", Mid-Day, Mumbai, 12 November 2019. Retrieved on 13 November 2019.
  11. ^ Maanvi Gagroo, "Maanvi Gagroo's Tweet", Twitter, Mumbai, 04 August 2019. Retrieved on 13 November 2019
  12. ^ TOI, "A QUESTION MARK MOVIE REVIEW", Times of India, Mumbai, 17 February 2012. Retrieved on 15 November 2019.
  13. ^ Author, "Life Reboot Nahi Hoti", Filmibeat, Mumbai, 2013. Retrieved on 15 November 2019.
  14. ^ 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.
  15. ^ 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.
  16. ^ 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.
  17. ^ 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.
  18. ^ Stuti Shukla, "‘377 Ab Normal’ Beautifully Depicts Desi Queers’ Road to Justice", The Quint, New Delhi, 22 March 2019. Retrieved on 15 November 2019.
  19. ^ Shweta Keshri, "Maanvi Gagroo: I was constantly after TVF for Tripling Season 2", India Today, New Delhi, 04 April 2019. Retrieved on 13 November 2019.
  20. ^ Lachmi Deb Roy, "The Websters: How Web Series Are Changing Dictionary of Stardom", India Today, Mumbai, 17 October 2019. Retrieved on 13 November 2019.
  21. ^ Indo-Asian News Service, "Four More Shots Please Season 2: Samir Kochhar and Shibani Dandekar join Amazon Prime series", India Today, Mumbai, 01 November 2019. Retrieved on 13 November 2019.
  22. ^ Poorva Joshi, "All about Maanvi Gagroo: Bit roles in Bollywood to web series star", Hindustan Times, New Delhi, 07 October 2016. Retrieved on 13 November 2019.

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