Mouni Roy

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Mouni Roy
Mouni Roy at TSA.jpg
Mouni Roy at an event for TSA in 2016
Born (1985-09-28) 28 September 1985 (age 31)[1]
Cooch Behar, West Bengal, India[2]
Nationality Indian
Education Miranda House, Delhi University
Occupation Model ,Actress
Years active 2007—Present

Mouni Roy is an Indian television actress and Model. One of the most popular actresses of India, she is primarily known for her roles as Krishnatulsi in Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi, and Sati in Devon Ke Dev...Mahadev and for playing Shivanya and Shivangi in Naagin.[3][4] She also played Meera in Junoon – Aisi Nafrat Toh Kaisa Ishq.[5] She was a contestant and finalist on Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa in 2014. She is a trained Kathak dancer.[6]

Career[edit]

Mouni Roy 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. 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 seventh season along with Punit Pathak. She survived for 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. Currently, Roy is playing a double role in Season 2 on Naagin.

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes Ref(s)
2007–08 Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi Krishnatulsi/ Genuine Chatree (Umbrella) [3]
2008 Zara Nachke Dikha Contestant
2008 Kasturi Shivani Sabbarwal
2009 Pati Patni Aur Woh Contestant
2010 Do Saheliyaan Roop
2010 Shhh... Phir koi hai (Season 3) Koena
2011–14 Devon Ke Dev...Mahadev Sati
2012–13 Junoon – Aisi Nafrat Toh Kaisa Ishq Meera
2014 Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 7 Contestant [7]
2014 Bigg Boss 8 Herself Special appearance
2015-16 Naagin Shivanya (Naagin)
2015 Meri Aashiqui Tum Se Hi Herself Cameo appearance
2015 Kumkum Bhagya Shivanya Special appearance
2015–16 Bigg Boss 9 Herself Special appearance
2016 Tashan-e-Ishq Herself Special appearance
2016 Ek Tha Raja Ek Thi Rani Herself Special appearance
2016 Comedy Nights Live Herself Guest
2016 Comedy Nights Bachao Herself Guest
2016 So You Think You Can Dance Host [8]
2016 Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 9 Herself Dance partner of Arjun Bijlani (Guest)
2016–present Naagin (season 2) Shivanya[9] / Shivangi Raheja (Naagin) [10][11]
2016 Bigg Boss 10 Herself Special Appearance

Films[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
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"

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 Mohit Raina approached for Nach Baliye 6". Times of India. Retrieved 13 November 2013. 
  3. ^ 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. 
  4. ^ Naithani, Priyanka (7 March 2013). "Mohit Raina dating Mouni Roy?". Times of India. Retrieved 27 May 2014. 
  5. ^ Maheshwri, Neha (8 June 2013). "Mouni Roy bereaved". Times of India. Retrieved 13 November 2013. 
  6. ^ Hegde, Rajul (12 June 2014). "'I hope Jhalak Dhikhhla Jaa increases my fan base'". Rediff. Retrieved 2016-07-21. 
  7. ^ 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. 
  8. ^ "Rithvik Dhanjani, Mouni Roy to host Indian 'So You Think You Can Dance'". The Indian Express. 5 April 2016. Retrieved 9 April 2016. 
  9. ^ "Mouni Roy s Double role comes to an end". www.missmalini.com. Retrieved 21 October 2016. 
  10. ^ "Naagin season 2 to be back in less than 100 days". The Times of India. 1 June 2016. Retrieved 25 June 2016. 
  11. ^ "Mouni Roy in a double role in Naagin 2". The Times of India. 8 September 2016. Retrieved 8 September 2016. 

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