Manasi Parekh Gohil

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Manasi Parekh
Born (1986-07-10) 10 July 1986 (age 33)[1][2]
Ahmedabad
NationalityIndian
EducationB. A. in English Literature
OccupationActress, model and singer
Years active2008 - present
Known forGulaal, Sumit Sambhal Lega
Spouse(s)
Parthiv Gohil (m. 2008)
Children1
RelativesMahesh Parekh (father), Manisha Parekh (mother)

Manasi Parekh is an Indian actress, singer, producer and content creator. She has acted in several popular Indian television shows, her latest being Sumit Sambhal Lega on Star Plus. Her character Maya was very popular and got her the Indian Television Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Comedy). As a singer, she has won the music reality show Star ya Rockstar on Zee TV. She also produces digital content and documentaries under her production house 'Soul Sutra'.

Early life[edit]

Manasi Parekh is a Gujarati born and brought up in Mumbai.[3] Although born in Mumbai, she is culturally inclined toward Gujarat and frequently visits Gujarat. She grew up listening to music and is a fan of Purshottam Upadhyaya Ji.[3]

Education[edit]

Manasi is the only daughter to Mahesh Parekh , a businessman and Manisha Parekh, a tuition teacher and homemaker. She completed her early education at the J. B. Vachcha High School for Parsi Girls, and then went on to graduate with a B.A in English Literature from St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai.

She was simultaneously studying Indian Classical music at the Gandharva Sangeet Vidyalaya and completed her Visharad in Hindustani music. She has also trained in the Stanislavsky method at the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film School, New York.

Career[edit]

Manasi made her debut in acting with the serial Kitni Mast Hai Zindagi in 2004 but became popular in Star One’s India Calling in 2005. She won Zee TV's singing reality show Star Ya Rockstar. Manasi appeared in Star Plus' prime time show Gulaal. She was also seen in shows like 9X’s Remote Control and Star One’s Laughter Ke Phatke. She appeared in the Tamil romance film Leelai alongside actor Shiv Panditt, which was released in April 2012.[4] Manasi made her Hindi debut with Yeh Kaisi Life which premiered at the IFFI Festival in Goa. A trained classical singer, Gohil has provided vocals for films such as Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Devdas.

Television[edit]

Year Show Role Channel Notes
2004—2005 Kitni Mast Hai Zindagi Rashmi MTV
2005 Kaisa Ye Pyar Hai Tanya Sony Entertainment Television Guest appearance
2005—2006 India Calling Chandini STAR One
2005 Kasautii Zindagii Kay Kuki Bajaj Star Plus
2008 Remote Control Bubbly 9X
2010 Sapna Babul Ka...Bidaai Gulaal Star Plus Guest appearance
2010—2011 Zindagi Ka Har Rang...Gulaal Gulaal
2011 Kuch Toh Log Kahenge Mandira Sony Entertainment Television Guest Appearance
Star Ya Rockstar Herself Zee TV Contestant (Winner)
2014 Ishq Kills Contract killer Star Plus
2015—2016 Sumit Sambhal Lega Maya Star Plus Sumit's wife
2019 Kitchen Champion 5 Contestant Colors TV Along with Juhi Parmar

Films[edit]

Year Title Role Language Notes
2012 Leelai Malar Tamil Lead
2019 Uri: The Surgical Strike Neha Kashyap Hindi

Short films[edit]

Year Title Role Director Language Notes
2019 Laddoo Mother Sameer Sadhwani
Kishor Sadhwani
Hindi [5]

Webseries[edit]

Year Title Channel Role Format Notes Platform
2017 Bin Bulaaye Mehman Shitty Ideas Trending Jahnvi Webseries Supporting Youtube
2017 The Right Time Shitty Ideas Trending Shreya Webseries Lead Youtube
2017 Truth or Dare TVF's Girlyapa Sonu Webseries Lead Youtube
2018 Supermoms With Manasi Manasi Parekh FB Page Host Webseries Chat Show Facebook
2018 Do Knot Disturb MX Player Originals Meera Webseries Bedroom based Series MX Player

Television commercials[edit]

Year Brand Actors Format
2012 ITC - Ashirvad Aata Manasi Parekh Commercial Ad
2018 Surf Excel - Po rub pu Manasi Parekh Commercial Ad
2018 Best Choice - cooking oil Manasi Parekh with Salman Khan Commercial Ad
As creative head
Year Brand Model Format
2013 Y and H - Jewellery Manjari Fadnis Commercial Ad

Theatre[edit]

Year Title Role Notes Location
2012-2014 Maro Piyu Gayo Rangoon Heli Lead Globe to Globe Festival, London

Home production[edit]

Year Title Role Format
2017 Tum Bhi Na Singer, Artist Music Video

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Manasi Parekh Height, Weight, Age, Husband, Biography & More".
  2. ^ "Thanks for birthday wishes". Instagram. 11 July 2018.
  3. ^ a b Jambhekar, Shruti (10 April 2014). "Manasi Parekh Gohil's love for Gujarati culture". The Times of India.
  4. ^ "Hindi actors learn Tamil for good performance in 'Leelai'".
  5. ^ "Laddoo - Kumud Mishra - Royal Stag Barrel Select Large Short Films". LargeShortFilms on YouTube. 30 January 2019.

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