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|Parignya Pandya Shah
प्रज्ञा पांड्या शाह
9 November 1985 |
|Other names||Parignya Pandya
Parigna Pandya Shah
|Occupation||Actress, Voice actress, singer|
Parignya Pandya Shah (Hindi: प्रज्ञा पांड्या शाह Prajñā Pāṇḍyā Śāha) (born 9 November 1985), also known as Parignya Pandya and Parigna Pandya, is an Indian actress, voice-dubbing actress and trained classical singer. She speaks English, Hindi, Marathi and Gujarati.
Shah was married to Ketul Shah on 7 December 2008.
Other than a small role in the 2009 Indian film, Kabira Calling, Shah's career has been as a voice-over artist, beginning when she was 12 years old. For the third Harry Potter film she took over from Rajshree Nath, as the voice for Emma Watson. Since then, she has been the official Hindi voice-over for Watson. Shah also voiced Watson's role as Pauline Fossil in the 2007 British TV film, Ballet Shoes.
When Shah did the Hindi voice-over for Hermione in (Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban), she knew virtually nothing about the series. However, she read the complete series in order to prepare for the role, after which she became a big fan. One thing she hadn't expected was for the characters of Ron and Hermione to end up together.
She continued to be the voice Hermione for the remainder of the series, along with her colleagues: Karan Trivedi (who dubbed Harry Potter in films 2-5), Rajesh Kava (Harry Potter in the last 3 films), Nachiket Dighe (Ronald Weasley), Saumya Daan (both Fred and George Weasley), Rishabh Shukla (Voldemort), Dilip Sinha (Hagrid), Anil Datt (Dumbledore in the first two films and Arthur Weasley in all films from the second), Ali Khan (Severus Snape) and Vikrant Chaturvedi (Dumbledore in the later films). She has been the Hindi dubbing voice for Vanessa Hudgens's role as Gabriella Montez in the High School Musical film series and for Kirsten Stewart as Bella Swan in The Twilight Saga. For foreign animation, she is very well known for voicing the character: "Gwendolyn Tennyson" in Hindi for all the Ben 10 series, even dubbing over Haley Ramm's role in the Hindi dub of the Ben 10: Race Against Time film.
According to her Twitter, it's revealed that she is the Hindi singing voice for Minnie Mouse.
Live action films
|2009||Kabira Calling||Additional Role||Hindi|
|2013||Chhota Bheem and the Throne of Bali||Chhota Bheem||Hindi||Passed from Vatsal Dubey who voiced this character in the Chhota Bheem animated series.|
Live action television
|Title||Actor/Actress||Role||Dub Language||Original Language||Episodes||Original airdate||Dubbed airdate||Notes|
|Are You Afraid of the Dark?
||Various actors||Various characters||Hindi||English||91||10/31/1990-
|The show originally ran in North America from 1990–2000. It was later dubbed into Hindi on Hungama TV on 15 September 2008 and aired new episodes on the weeknights until 19 January 2009. In 2012, the Hindi dub moved to Sonic-Nickelodeon and aired re-runs until 2013.|
|Two of a Kind||Ashley Olsen||Ashley Burke||Hindi||English||22||9/25/1998-
|Mortified||Marny Kennedy||Taylor Fry||Hindi||English||26||6/30/2006-
|2007–2008||Aired on Disney Channel India.|
|Power Rangers RPM||Adelaide Kane||Tenaya 7||Hindi||English||26||7/3/2009-
|Villain character. Based on Japanese Tokusatsu, Engine Sentai Go-onger.|
|Program title||Original voice||Character||Dub Language||Original Language||Number of Episodes||Original airdate||Dubbed airdate||Notes|
|The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius||Crystal Scales||Libby Folfax||Hindi||English||119
|7/20/2002- 7/6/2007||This character appeared in 108 episodes, as Parignya dubbed for this character that she appeared in all episodes.|
|Ben 10||Meagan Smith||Gwendolyn Tennyson||Hindi||English||52||12/27/2005- 4/15/2008|
|Ben 10: Alien Force||Ashley Johnson||Gwendolyn Tennyson||Hindi||English||46||4/18/2008– 4/26/2010|
|Ben 10: Ultimate Alien||Ashley Johnson||Gwendolyn Tennyson||Hindi||English||52||4/23/2010– 4/31/2011|
|Ben 10: Omniverse||Ashley Johnson||Gwendolyn Tennyson||Hindi||English||80||8/1/2012-11/14/2014||11/26/2012-Early 2015|
|Phineas and Ferb||Alyson Stoner||Isabella Garcia-Shapiro||Hindi||English||222||8/17/2007-
|Slugterra||Shannon Chan-Kent||Beatrice "Trixie" Sting||Hindi||English||39||10/15/2012– 10/19/2013||2013-Current|
|Iron Man: Armored Adventures||Anna Cummer||Virginia "Pepper" Potts / Rescue||Hindi||English||52||4/24/2009– 8/25/2012||???|
|Kick Buttowski: Suburban Daredevil||Emily Osment||Kendall Wackerman||Hindi||English||20
|2/13/2010- 12/2/2012||5/8/2010-Early 2013|
|Program title||Original Japanese voice(s)||Character(s)||Dub Language||Episodes||Original airdate||Dubbed airdate||Notes|
|Hindi||800+||4/1/1997-Current||First dub 5/12/2003-10/2013
Second dub 5/19/2014-Current
|The First 8 seasons dubbed, were based on the 4Kids Entertainment English dub. The later seasons were also dubbed in Hindi and are also revised translations based on the English dub. A Second Hindi dub has been produced by UTV Software Communications featuring a new Hindi voice cast and translation and aired on Hungama TV on 19 May 2014. Parignya has voiced incidental characters throughout the first Hindi dub by Sound & Vision India.|
|Dragon Ball Z||Yūko Minaguchi||Videl||Hindi||291||4/26/1989-1/31/1996||2007-2010|
Live action films
|Film title||Actress||Character||Dub Language||Original Language||Original Year Release||Dub Year Release||Notes|
|Julai||Ileana D'Cruz||Madhu||Hindi||Telugu||2012||2012||The Hindi dub was re-titled: "Dangerous Khiladi".|
|Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban||Emma Watson||Hermione Granger||Hindi||English||2004||2004||First film in the series, where Parignya voiced Hermione, after it was passed from Rajshree Nath.|
|Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire||Emma Watson||Hermione Granger||Hindi||English||2005||2005|
|Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix||Emma Watson||Hermione Granger||Hindi||English||2007||2007|
|Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince||Emma Watson||Hermione Granger||Hindi||English||2009||2009|
|Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1||Emma Watson||Hermione Granger||Hindi||English||2010||2010|
|Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2||Emma Watson||Hermione Granger||Hindi||English||2011||2011||This film serves as the ending conclusion to the Harry Potter film trilogy.|
|Ballet Shoes||Emma Watson||Pauline Fossil||Hindi||English||2007||2008||TV Movie.|
|The Bling Ring||Emma Watson||Nicki Moore||Hindi||English||2014||2014|
|Ben 10: Race Against Time||Haley Ramm||Gwendolyn Tennyson||Hindi||English||2007||2007||TV Movie.|
|High School Musical||Vanessa Hudgens||Gabriella Montez||Hindi||English||2006||2007|
|High School Musical 2||Vanessa Hudgens||Gabriella Montez||Hindi||English||2007||2008||Both the second and third films premiered dubbed into Hindi in the same year of 2008.|
|High School Musical 3: Senior Year||Vanessa Hudgens||Gabriella Montez||Hindi||English||2008||2008|
|Twilight||Kirsten Stewart||Bella Swan||Hindi||English||2008||2008||Performed alongside Shanoor Mirza who voiced Robert Pattinson as Edward Cullen.|
|The Twilight Saga: New Moon||Kirsten Stewart||Bella Swan||Hindi||English||2009||2009||Performed alongside Chetanya Adib who voiced Robert Pattinson as Edward Cullen.|
|The Twilight Saga: Eclipse||Kirsten Stewart||Bella Swan||Hindi||English||2010||2010|
|The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1||Kirsten Stewart||Bella Swan||Hindi||English||2011||2011|
|The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2||Kirsten Stewart||Bella Swan||Hindi||English||2012||2012|
|The Bounty Hunter||Jennifer Aniston||Nicole Hurley||Hindi||English||2010||2010|
|Fast Five||Elsa Pataky||Elena Neves||Hindi||English||2011||2011|
|Batman Begins||Katie Holmes||Rachel Dawes||Hindi||English||2005||2005||Performed alongside Anil Dutt who voiced Liam Neeson as Henri Ducard / Ra's al Ghul, Rajesh Jolly who voiced Ken Watanabe and Colin McFarlane as Ra's al Ghul and Commissioner Loeb in Hindi.|
|Oblivion (2013)||Olga Kurylenko||Julia||Hindi||English||2013||2013||Performed alongside Mayur Vyas who voiced Morgan Freeman as Malcolm Beech, Shanoor Mirza who voiced Tom Cruise as Jack Harper in Hindi.|
|Iron Man 2||Scarlett Johansson||Natasha Romanoff / Black Widow||Hindi||English||2010||2010||Performed alongside Rajesh Khattar who voiced Robert Downey Jr. as Tony Stark / Iron Man in Hindi.|
|The Avengers (2012 film)||Scarlett Johansson||Natasha Romanoff / Black Widow||Hindi||English||2012||2012||Performed alongside Rajesh Khattar, Samay Raj Thakkar who voiced Robert Downey Jr., Mark Ruffalo as Tony Stark / Iron Man, Dr. Bruce Banner / Hulk in Hindi.|
|Avengers: Age of Ultron||Scarlett Johansson||Natasha Romanoff / Black Widow||Hindi||English||2015||2015|
|Film title||Original voice||Character||Dub Language||Original Language||Original Year Release||Dub Year Release||Notes|
|The Tale of Despereaux||Emma Watson||Princess Pea||Hindi||English||2008||2008|
|Phineas and Ferb the Movie: Across the 2nd Dimension||Alyson Stoner||Isabella Garcia-Shapiro||Hindi||English||2011||2011||Aired on Disney Channel India on 20 September 2011 and Disney XD India on 2 October 2011.|
|Ice Age: Continental Drift||Keke Palmer||Peaches||Hindi||English||2012||2012|
|Big Hero 6||Jamie Chung||Gogo Tomago||Hindi||English||2014||2017|
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- WWI Archival Database. Indianfilmtrade.com.
- Breaking the language barrier: Regional versions of Harry Potter films and translated book titles a rage in small towns – Economic Times. Articles.economictimes.indiatimes.com (16 July 2011).
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