Mouni Roy

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Mouni Roy
Mouni Roy grace the 10th Gold Awards 2017 (02).jpg
Roy at 10th boroplus gold awards
Born (1984-09-28) 28 September 1984 (age 33)[1]
Kolkata , West bengal, India[2]
Nationality Indian
Other names Mon
Education

kendriya vidyalaya

Miranda House, University of Delhi
Occupation Actress, Model
Years active 2017 – present

Mouni Roy (born 28 September 1984)[3] is an Indian film and television actress and model. She is best known for playing Sati in the mythological series Devon Ke Dev...Mahadev and Shivanya Ritik Singh and Shivangi Rocky Pratap Singh in Naagin.[4][5] She also played Meera in Junoon – Aisi Nafrat Toh Kaisa Ishq.[6] She was a contestant and finalist on Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa in 2014. She is a trained Kathak dancer. Her Bollywood debut is Gold.[7]

Life and career[edit]

Early life and television debut (2007–2010)[edit]

Mouni Roy was born on 28 September 1984 in Cooch Behar’s Gandhi colony, West Bengal in a Bengali family. Her grandfather, Shekhar Chandra Roy was a well-known Jatra theatre artist. While her mother Mukti is a theatre artist, her father Anil Roy is an office superintendent of the Cooch Behar Zilla Parishad. She did her schooling till class 12th from Kendriya Vidyalaya in Baburhat, Cooch Behar and then went to Delhi. She took up mass communication at Jamia Milia Islamia at her parents' insistence, but left the course midway and went to Mumbai to try her luck in films. She finished her part 1 exams and did not return to Delhi after that.[8] She appeared as a background dancer in the song Nahi Hona in 2004 film Run.

Mouni started her career in 2007 with the Ekta Kapoor drama Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi playing the role of Krishnatulsi opposite Pulkit Samrat. She then participated and won the first season of Zara Nachke Dikha along with Karishma Tanna and Jennifer Winget. Mouni then appeared as Shivani in the series Kasturi. In 2009, Roy participated in Pati Patni Aur Woh along with Gaurav Chopra then after in 2010, she was seen playing the role of Roop in Do Saheliyaan

Breakthrough and success in television (2011–2017)[edit]

In 2011, Mouni starred in the Punjabi movie Hero Hitler In Love. Mouni made fame after playing the role as Sati in Life OK's mythological series Devon Ke Dev...Mahadev from 2011 to 2014. During that time she played the lead as Meera opposite Aditya Redij in Life OK's Junoon – Aisi Nafrat Toh Kaisa Ishq in 2013. In 2014, Mouni participated in the dance reality show on Colors Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa in its seventh season along with Punit Pathak. She survived for the full 14 weeks and finished off as a finalist.

In 2015, Mouni returned to television with Ekta Kapoor's supernatural series Naagin playing the role of Shivanya opposite Arjun Bijlani and Adaa Khan. She became one of the players of Arjun's team Mumbai Tigers in Box Cricket League. She also hosted the dance show So You Think You Can Dance along with Rithvik Dhanjani on &TV. Mouni also played a double role in Season 2 of Naagin. In 2016, Mouni voiced for the role of Sita in the animated film Mahayodha Rama. In the same year she also appeared in an item song in Tum Bin 2. Earlier she confirmed that she will portray the main lead in Naagin's third season. However, because of her busy schedule dates for Bollywood films, she is no more part of the franchise.[9] Later , Surbhi Jyoti and Anita Hassnandani were selected for role . As usual , Naagin 3 is also topping TRP Charts .


Career in Bollywood (2018-present)[edit]

In 2018,Mouni is set to make her grand Bollywood debut alongside Akshay Kumar in Gold directed by Reema Kagti. She would also make her entry into the digital world through ALT Balaji's web-series Mehrunissa

She has also confirmed of playing a role in the indian superhero trilogy Brahmastra directed by Ayan Mukherjee and produced by Karan Johar and co-starring Ranbir Kapoor, Alia Bhatt and Amitabh Bachchan set to release in 2019. In the same year she would be seen in RAW - Romeo Akbar Walter opposite John Abraham and in Made in China alongside Rajkumar Rao.

Television[edit]

Roy attends Manish Malhotra’s show in 2018
Year Title Role TV Channel Refs
2007–2008 Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi Krishna Tulsi/Krishni Tulsi Eklavya Virani Star Plus [4]
2008 Zara Nachke Dikha Contestant Star Plus [10]
Kasturi Shivani Sabbarwal Star Plus [11]
2009 Pati Patni Aur Woh Contestant Imagine TV [12]
2010 Do Saheliyaan Roop Zee TV [13]
Sshhh... Phir koi hai- Trittya Koena Star One
2011–2014 Devon Ke Dev...Mahadev Sati Life OK [14]
2012–2013 Junoon – Aisi Nafrat Toh Kaisa Ishq Meera Life Ok [15]
2014 Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 7 Contestant Colors TV [16]
2015–2017 Naagin and Naagin 2 Shivanya Ritik Singh, Shivaangi Rocky Pratap Singh, Goddess Kali, Goddess Durga, female half of Ardhanarishvara Colors TV [17][18][19]
2015 Meri Aashiqui Tum Se Hi Shivanya Colors TV [20]
Kumkum Bhagya Herself Zee TV [21]
2016 Tashan-e-Ishq Herself Zee TV
Ek Tha Raja Ek Thi Rani Herself Zee TV
Comedy Nights Live Herself Zee TV
Comedy Nights Bachao Herself Colors TV
So You Think You Can Dance Host &TV [22]
Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 9 Herself Colors TV
2017 Bigg Boss 11 Herself (Guest Appearance) Colors TV [23]
Lip Sing Battle Contestant Star Plus [24]
India's Next Top Model 3 Guest MTV India
Entertainment Ki Raat Guest Colors TV
2018 Naagin 3 Shivaangi (died) in first episode (Cameo Role) Colors TV
Krishna Chali London Sundari (Cameo Role) Star Plus
2018 Dance Deewane Herself (for promoting her Film Gold) Colors TV

Web series[edit]

Films[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2004 Run Special Appearance in Nahi Hona Nahi Hona Song Hindi Film
2011 Hero Hitler in Love Sahiban Punjabi Film
2016 Mahayodha Rama Sita (Voice Role) Animated Film
Tum Bin II Herself Special appearance in song "Nachna Aaonda Nahin"
2018 Gold Monobina Das
2019 Romeo Akbar Walter TBA Completed[25]
Brahmastra TBA Filming
Made In China Rukmini Filming[26]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mouni Roy's birthday celebration". Lehren. Times of India. 29 September 2015. Retrieved 3 March 2016. 
  2. ^ Agarwal, Stuti (3 September 2013). "Mouni Roy and approached for Nach Baliye 6". Times of India. Retrieved 13 November 2013. 
  3. ^ "WATCH: Mouni Roy celebrates birthday with boyfriend Mohit Raina and Naagin co-actors". Times Of India. 28 September 2016. Retrieved 2 July 2017. 
  4. ^ a b Tejashree Bhopatkar (5 September 2014). "Teacher's Day: Smriti Irani was Mouni Roy's teacher!". The Times of India. Retrieved 3 March 2016. 
  5. ^ Naithani, Priyanka (7 March 2013). "Mohit Raina dating Mouni Roy?". Times of India. Retrieved 27 May 2014. 
  6. ^ Maheshwri, Neha (8 June 2013). "Mouni Roy bereaved". Times of India. Retrieved 13 November 2013. 
  7. ^ Hegde, Rajul (12 June 2014). "'I hope Jhalak Dhikhhla Jaa increases my fan base'". Rediff. Retrieved 2016-07-21. 
  8. ^ "10 secrets you didn't know about Naagin's Mouni Roy". Bollywoodlife. 8 October 2016. Retrieved 2 July 2017. 
  9. ^ Desk, India.com Entertainment (2017-11-07). "Mouni Roy Not A Part Of Ekta Kapoor's Naagin 3". India.com. Retrieved 2017-11-10. 
  10. ^ "Girls' team wins 'Zara Nach ke Dikha' dance show". 29 September 2008. 
  11. ^ "Kasturi (TV Series 2007–2009) - Full Cast & Crew - IMDb". 
  12. ^ "All is not well between Mouni and Debina". 29 September 2009. 
  13. ^ "Talkiang point with Mouni Roy". 8 March 2010. 
  14. ^ "Mouni Roy returns as Sati on 'Devon Ke Dev Mahadev' after a two-year hiatus". 10 February 2014. 
  15. ^ "Cast and Producer of Life OKs Junoon - Aisi Nafrat Toh Kaisa Ishq talk their hearts out". Tellychakkar. 4 September 2013. Retrieved 13 November 2013. 
  16. ^ Vijaya Tiwari (24 June 2014). "Purab Kohli: Mouni Roy is someone to look out for in Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa". The Times of India. Retrieved 3 March 2016. 
  17. ^ "Mouni Roy s Double role comes to an end". www.missmalini.com. Retrieved 21 October 2016. 
  18. ^ "Naagin season 2 to be back in less than 100 days". The Times of India. 1 June 2016. Retrieved 25 June 2016. 
  19. ^ "Mouni Roy in a double role in Naagin 2". The Times of India. 8 September 2016. Retrieved 8 September 2016. 
  20. ^ "Colors' Meri Aashiqui... to have an integration episode with Naagin". tellychakkar. Retrieved 23 October 2015. 
  21. ^ "Mouni Roy dedicates performance to Sriti Jha in Kumkum Bhagya – Deva Shree Ganesha PICS". 12 September 2016. 
  22. ^ "Rithvik Dhanjani, Mouni Roy to host Indian 'So You Think You Can Dance'". The Indian Express. 5 April 2016. Retrieved 9 April 2016. 
  23. ^ "Salman Khan And Mouni Roy Announce Bigg Boss 11's Premiere Show". 9 September 2017. 
  24. ^ "Mouni Roy to battle with Raftaar on Lip Sing Battle". 19 September 2017. 
  25. ^ "Mouni Roy on bagging Brahmastra and Romeo Akbar Walter: Grateful that good opportunities are coming my way". Firstpost. 
  26. ^ "Photo features fresh on screen pairs to look Rajkummar Rao and Mouni Roy don a desi avatar for a polaroid picture". The Times of India. 

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