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Madhura Naik

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Madhura Naik
Madhura SS.jpg
Naik in 2012
Born Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India
Occupation Actress, fashion model
Years active 2007–present

Madhura Hemant Naik is an Indian model and actress who has appeared in television shows such as Pyaar Kii Ye Ek Kahaani, Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon, Hum Ne Li Hai- Shapath and Tumhari Pakhi.

Career[edit]

Naik began her career as a model which led her to the music video "Umar Bhar" by Shael Oswal. She was then signed to her first show Kahani Ghar Ghar Ki. She then worked with Balaji Telefilms for over four years. She was seen in Kahe Naa Kahe on 9X channel, Bhaskar Bharti on Sony, Kis Desh Mein Hai Meraa Dil, Ek Nanad Ki Khushiyon Ki Chaabi… Meri Bhabhi, Kayamath on Star Plus, and Pyaar Kii Ye Ek Kahaani on STAR One.

Her persona was used to comic effect in Pyaar Kii Ye Ek Kahaani as "T" contrary to her dramatic performance as the lead in Hum Ne Li Hai- Shapath on Life OK during which she became an exclusive face with Star Network and appeared in many live performances and stage shows with Life OK and Star. She also played Sheetal Kapoor in the popular Star Plus series Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon.[1]

She was a co-host on UTV Bindass' show Superdude. She appeared in a cameo role as a lawyer named Jaspreet, in Star Plus's daily soap Ek Nanad Ki Khushiyon Ki Chaabi… Meri Bhabhi. She made an appearance on the television show Naagin as Mayuri. She is currently seen as Tanya Rana, on Life OK's Tumhari Pakhi.

Social and political causes[edit]

Naik, who is also an advocate for animal rights, extended her hand to PETA[2] in stop caging the birds cause. She integrated it as a promotional activity while shooting for Superdude.[3]

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2007 Good Boy, Bad Boy Raju's Sister
2010 Pyaar Impossible Alisha's Friend

Television[edit]

Year Show Role
2006 Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii Tanya (Sam) Nanda (Generation Leap)
2007 Kahe Naa Kahe Neena (Lead)
2007 Amber Dhara
2008 Sapna Babul Ka...Bidaai Sonia
2008 Sangam Lead
2008 Kis Desh Mein Hai Meraa Dil Maya Harman Juneja
2009 Bhaskar Bharti
2009 Kayamath Kamya
2010 Dill Mill Gayye Suvarna Modi
2011 Pyaar Kii Ye Ek Kahaani Tanushree Ambolkar[4]
2012 Superdude Co-Host[5]
2012 Hum Ne Li Hai... Shapath Shikha (Lead)[6]
2012 Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon? Sheetal Kapoor
2013 Tumhari Paakhi Tanya Rana[7]
2013 Ek Nanad Ki Khushiyon Ki Chaabi… Meri Bhabhi Jaspreet/Jas
2013 Uttaran Nilofer[8]
2014 Comedy Classes[9] Shubhalaxmi
2014 Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi (season 3) Contestant
2014 Tum Aise Hi Rehna Aanchal
2016 Box Cricket League Contestant
2016 Naagin Mayuri
2017 Tu Sooraj Main Saanjh, Piyaji Palomi

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nivedita, K (18 September 2010). "I love doing stunts: Madhura Naik". The Times of India. Retrieved 6 February 2012. 
  2. ^ "Ashmit Patel Madhura Naik for PETA". www.itimes.com. iTimes. 
  3. ^ "Ashmit Patel and Madhura Naik support PETA's new campaign". India Today. 23 October 2012. Retrieved 5 July 2016. 
  4. ^ "THE GHOST'S CHARACTER ATTRACTED ME TO TAKE UPTUM AISE HI REHNA : MADHURA NAIK". setindia.com. SET India. 
  5. ^ "Madhura Naik gets an engagement ring!". The Times of India. Retrieved 11 October 2012. 
  6. ^ "Dejected Madhura quits the show". The Times of India. Retrieved 9 April 2012. 
  7. ^ "Madhura Naik roped in to play Iqbal's love interest in Tumhari Paakhi?". in.lifestyle.yahoo.com. Yahoo Lifestyle India. 
  8. ^ "Madhura Naik to be a wild card entry on Bigg Boss?". Indiatimes. Times of India. 
  9. ^ "The Students Of Comedy Classes Bruna Abdullah,Madhura Naik Life Ok". Rediff. 

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