|Known for||Meher, Saat Phere: Saloni Ka Safar|
Early life and education
She was born in Mumbai. And she completed her post graduation there before entering TV and Movies.
She is best known for her roles in films like ‘Sorry Bhai!’ (2008) and for television appearances in series such as ‘Do Saheliyaan... Kismat Ki Kathputaliyaan’ (2010), ‘Saat Phere: Saloni Ka Safar’ (2005), ‘Chand Chupa Badal Mein’ (2010). In ‘Sorry Bhai’ (2008), she played the role of ‘Sandy’. The movie got critical acclaim and she too started getting offers.
She always wanted to act in the films and movies and wanted to make a name for herself in the industry. She initially did some struggle, but soon she got some small roles in serials like ‘Saat Phere’ and ‘Do Saheliyan’.
Since then she got to play the titular role of Meher / Shabana in Meher.
She played a prominent role of ‘Chanchal’, aunt of the lead character ‘Siddharth Sood’ (played by Abhishek Tiwari), in the serial called ‘Chand Chupa Badal Mein’ (2010). She was also seen in the serial called ‘Parrivaar..Kartavya Ki Pariksha’. This was a middle class family drama, which earned her a lot of attention of the viewers. She doesn’t mind playing elderly roles and wants to explore some challenging roles which could hone her acting skills.
|2004 - 2005||Meher||Meher / Shabana||Lead Role|
|2004 - 2005||Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa||Vandana||Supporting Role|
|2005||Saat Phere: Saloni Ka Safar||Negative Role|
|2005 - 2007||Bhabhi||Manju Chatterjee (After Plastic Surgery) / Meenakshi Chatterjee / Meenakshi Tilak Chopra||Negative Role|
|2007 - 2008||Parrivaar||Ishita||Supporting Role|
|2007 - 2008||Chhoona Hai Aasmaan||Sunaina Arya Veer Pratap Singh||Supporting Role|
|2009||Sapna Babul Ka...Bidaai||Keralite Wife||Cameo Role|
|2010||Do Saheliyaan... Kismat Ki Kathputaliyaan||Supporting Role|
|2010 - 2011||Chand Chupa Badal Mein||Chanchal Jawahar Sood||Negative Role|
|2015||Phir Bhi Na Maane...Badtameez Dil||Devki Purohit||Supporting Role|
|2017||Rishton Ka Chakravyuh||Daamo||Supporting Role|
|2019||Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai||Advocate Damini Mishra||Cameo Role|
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