Neha Mahajan

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Neha Mahajan
Neha Mahajan at the premiere of Coffee Ani Barach Kahi (cropped).jpg
Neha Mahajan at the premiere of Coffee Ani Barach Kahi, 2015
Born (1990-08-18) 18 August 1990 (age 29)
OccupationActress, Musician
Years active2004–present
Parent(s)Pandit Vidur Mahajan

Neha Mahajan is an Indian film actress, and model known for her works in Marathi cinema, Marathi theatre, Malayalam cinema, and Hindi Cinema.[1][2] Mahajan made her Bollywood debut in a lead role in 2012's Midnight's Children directed by Deepa Mehta based on the book by Salman Rushdie.

In 2013, Mahajan played Ophelia in Madhav Vaze's stage production of Hamlet in Marathi.[3] She then appeared in Ajoba (2013), and Feast of Varanasi (2014).[4] In 2015, she made her Mollywood debut as Vishaya in The Painted House, directed by Santhosh Babusenan and Satheesh Babusenan.[5]

Early life[edit]

Mahajan is the daughter of Sitar artist Pandit Vidur Mahajan, and has been accompanying him on his sitar performances while also performing solo. She was born in Talegaon Dabhade, Pune in the state of Maharashtra.[6] She finished her Masters in Philosophy from the University of Pune, prior to which, she undertook training as an actor from Trimble Tech High School, Texas, USA. She has been involved in theater and cinema and has worked in Marathi, English, Hindi, Malayalam, and Odia language

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Language Role Notes
2012 Midnight's Children English Young Naseem
2014 Ajoba Marathi
2014 Feast of Varanasi Hindi Maya
2015 Coffee Ani Barach Kahi Marathi Abha
2015 Nilkanth Master Marathi Yashoda
2015 The Painted House Malayalam Vishaya
2016 Friends Marathi
2016 Youth Marathi Yutika
2016 One Way Ticket Marathi Urvashi
2017 TTMM Marathi Rajashree
2018 Gaon Hindi Sango
2018 Simmba Hindi Kavya
2019 Leila Hindi Pooja Netflix series

References[edit]

  1. ^ Praveen, S.R. (31 August 2015). "Directors out against CBFC directives". The Hindu. Retrieved 30 November 2016.
  2. ^ Ghosalkar, Ashwini (27 September 2018). "4th Jio Filmfare Awards Marathi 2018: Neha Mahajan has two Bollywood projects in her kitty!". The Times of India. Retrieved 14 February 2019.
  3. ^ Shetty, Akshata (28 February 2013). "Theatre director Madhav Vaze directs Shakespeare's Hamlet in Marathi". Times of India. Retrieved 5 March 2015.
  4. ^ "Supreme Motion Pictures launched at a star-studded event". Times of India. 24 July 2013. Retrieved 5 March 2015.
  5. ^ Kannan, Arathi (7 December 2015). "'Chaayam Poosiya Veedu': Angels and demons..." Manorama Online... Retrieved 14 February 2019.
  6. ^ "Talegaon girl Neha mahajan makes her Bollywood debut". Sakaal Times. 4 February 2013. Retrieved 5 March 2015.

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