Mayuri Kango

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Not to be confused with Mayoori (actress).
Mayuri Kango
Born Aurangabad, India
Nationality Indian
Occupation Actress
Spouse(s) Aditya Dhillon (m. 2003)

Mayuri Kango is an Indian actress from Aurangabad, India. She has acted in a number of films, primarily Bollywood.

Acting career[edit]

While visiting her mother in Mumbai, she came in contact with director Saeed Akhtar Mirza. The director quickly recognized her talent and offered her the role of the female protagonist in his film Naseem (1995), a Bollywood film based on the Babri Masjid demolition. First she declined the offer as she had to appear for her HSC board exams. But later, after some discussion with the director, accepted the role.[1]

Mahesh Bhatt was impressed by her performance and offered her the lead role in his next film Papa Kehte Hai (1996). Though the film was not a critical or commercial success, her acting received generally positive reviews. She was later seen in films like Betaabi (1997), Hogi Pyaar Ki Jeet (1999) and Badal (2000). She moved to television appearing in serials Dollar Bahu (2001) and Karishma - The Miracles of Destiny (2003) where she played the daughter of Karishma Kapoor.

Personal life[edit]

Mayuri completed her schooling from Saint francies De Sale Aurangabad and has also been student of deogiri college Aurangabad. Her mother is a noted stage actress, which sparked her interest in acting.

Kango married an NRI named Aditya Dhillon on 28 December 2003, in Aurangabad.[2][3][4]

She later moved to New York with her husband and got an MBA in marketing and finance from City University of New York-Baruch College - Zicklin School of Business. At present she is working as the Chief Analog to Digital Conversion Officer at Zenith Optimedia, Gurgaon, Haryana, India.[5]

Filmography[edit]

Television[edit]

Theatre[edit]

  • Kuch Tum Kaho Kuch Hum Kahein .... Zarina Khanna[19][20]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mayuri Kango interview", YouTube
  2. ^ "Mayuri and Aditya" Featured couple
  3. ^ a b c Lalwani, Vickey, "Nache Mayuri... to wedding bells", IndianTelevision, 27 December 2003
  4. ^ Lalwani, Vickey, "Wedding of the Year", IndianTelevision, 31 December 2003
  5. ^ "Linkedin Profile"
  6. ^ John, Ali Peter,"The Power of His Pen", Screen Weekly
  7. ^ "Typical slam-bang action flick", Screen Weekly, 20 October 2000
  8. ^ Abrol, Anjali, "Jung Film Review", Planet Bollywood
  9. ^ Abrol, Anjali, "Badal Movie Review", Planet Bollywood
  10. ^ "Aamir Khan in valley for shooting", The Tribune, 10 April 1999
  11. ^ Abrol, Anjali, "Hogi Pyar Ki Jeet Review", Planet Bollywood
  12. ^ Deosthale, Deepa, "On the air with Generation Next", Indian Express, 10 January 1998
  13. ^ India today, Volume 22, Thomson Living Media India Ltd., 1997, Pg. 75
  14. ^ "Kaun Banega Celebrity Crorepati?", Screen Weekly, 10 November 2000 (The Morning Breeze) (1995)
  15. ^ Gupta, Pratim D., "Saeed Mirza ko phir gussa kyon aaya", The Telegraph, 19 February 2008
  16. ^ Lalwani, Vickey, "Dangerous flames", IndianTelevision, 28 June 2003
  17. ^ Jha, Subhash K, "Thank God for Neena Gupta", Screen Weekly
  18. ^ Khosla, Mukesh, "Small screen dreams", The Sunday Tribune, 25 March 2001
  19. ^ "The Show Kango On", Screen Weekly
  20. ^ Cine blitz, Volume 29, Issue 1, Blitz Publications, 2003

External links[edit]