Priya Bapat

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Priya Bapat Kamat
Priya Bapat
Born (1986-09-18) 18 September 1986 (age 34)
NationalityIndian
OccupationActor, Model
Years active2000–present
Spouse(s)
(m. 2011)
[1]

Priya Bapat (born 18 September 1986)[2] is an Indian actress who works in Hindi and Marathi films. She is best known for her roles in the movies Kaksparsh and Aamhi Doghi, for which she won the Best Actress award at the Screen Awards in 2013, and Happy Journey, for which she won the Best Actress Maharashtra State Award and was nominated in the Best Actress category at the Marathi Filmfare Awards in 2014.[3] The actress has also collaborated with her elder sister Shweta Bapat, a costume designer, to help the Indian weaver community through their clothing venture "Sawenchi".[4]

Biography[edit]

Priya was born on 18 September 1986 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.[2] She completed her Bachelor's degree in Mass Communication.[5] She married fellow actor Umesh Kamat in 2011.[6]

Career[edit]

She made her debut with Dr.Babasaheb Ambedkar movie in 2000. She is also remembered for her roles in Munnabhai MBBS and Lage Raho Munnabhai. Bapat's role in Kaksparsh and Timepass 2 acclaimed good reviews from critics.[7][8] She was also seen in many serials such as Shubham Karoti, Vicky Ki Taxi, Abhalmaya etc. She also appeared in the 2009 movie Me Shivajiraje Bhosale Boltoy where she played the role of Shashikala Bhosale. She has done many roles in movie Andhali Koshimbir, Happy Journey, Vazandar, Time Please.[9] She also played a role in Mayanagari- City of dreams as pournima Amre.[10]

Filmography[edit]

Films[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2018 Aamhi Doghi Saavi
2017 Gachchi
2016 Vazandar Pooja
2015 Timepass 2 Prajakta Lele
2015 Lokmanya: Ek Yug Purush Sameera
2014 Happy Journey Janaki Best Actress Maharashtra State Award, Best Actress Marathi Filmfare Nomination
2014 Aandhali Koshimbir Manju
2014 Time Please Amruta Sane Based on Nava Gadi Nava Rajya
2013 Kaksparsh Uma Best Actress Screen Awards, Best Actress Zee Gaurav, Best Actress Maharashtra State Awards
2010 Anandi Anand Anandi
2008 Mi Shivajiraje Bhosale Boltoy Shashikala Bhosale
2006 Lage Raho Munna Bhai Cameo Coffee Shop Caller Priya
2003 Munna Bhai M.B.B.S Cameo A Medical Student
2002 Bhet Child Artist
2000 Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Ramabai Ambedkar Child Artiste

Theater[edit]

Year Title Language Notes
2011 Nava Gadi Nava Raajya Marathi Based on life of a couple after marriage
Vatevaratee Kaachaa Ga Marathi /Hindi Based on child sexual exploitation

Television[edit]

Year Title Language Channel Role
2010 Shubham Karoti Marathi Zee Marathi Kimaya
2007 Adhuri Ek Kahani Marathi Zee Marathi Arpita
Bandini Marathi Mi Marathi
Damini Marathi ETV Marathi
2001 De Dhamal Marathi Alpha TV Marathi
2002 Abhalmaya Marathi Alpha TV Marathi
Shaque Hindi Sony TV Specials @ 10
Vicky Ki Taxi Hindi Real Channel Episodic Show
2014 Aamhi Travelkar Marathi Zee Marathi Anchor for 1st Marathi International Travel Reality Show
2011 Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Marathi Zee Marathi Anchored Season 10
2009 Goodmorning Maharashtra Marathi Zee Marathi Anchor
2002 Alpha Features Marathi Alpha TV Marathi Anchor
Dadasaheb Phalke Marathi ETV Marathi Documentary
2001 Kids World Marathi Alpha TV Marathi Anchor

Web Series[edit]

Year Title Language Channel References
2019 Mayanagari-City of Dreams Hindi Hotstar Poornima Amre (née Rao Gaikwad)
2019 Aani Kay Hava Marathi MX Player [11]
2020 Aani Kay Hava Season 2 Marathi MX Player [12]

Award[edit]

In the year 2014,[13] won the colors screen award due to her good performance.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Priya and I have each other's back: Umesh Kamat". Hindustan Times. 2 June 2018. Retrieved 10 May 2019.
  2. ^ a b "Priya Bapat : Biography". www.justmarathi.com. Retrieved 9 January 2017.
  3. ^ "Priya Bapat Bio". Marathi.TV. 24 November 2015. Retrieved 9 January 2017.
  4. ^ "Priya Bapat plans to help the Indian weaver community through her new venture - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 8 December 2020.
  5. ^ World, Republic. "Did you know Priya Bapat completed her graduation in Mass Communication?". Republic World. Retrieved 8 December 2020.
  6. ^ Priya Bapat and Umesh Kamat's unseen wedding pictures | Entertainment - Times of India Videos, retrieved 9 January 2017
  7. ^ Timepass 2 Movie Review {3/5}: Critic Review of Timepass 2 by Times of India, retrieved 1 February 2021
  8. ^ Kaksparsh Movie Review {4/5}: Critic Review of Kaksparsh by Times of India, retrieved 1 February 2021
  9. ^ "Atul Kulkarni teams up with Priya Bapat for 'Happy Journey' - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 1 February 2021.
  10. ^ "प्रिया बापट नव्या चित्रपटात बनली राजकारणी, 'मायानगरी' चित्रपटात अशी आहे स्टारकास्ट". Divya Marathi (in Marathi). 28 May 2018. Retrieved 1 February 2021.
  11. ^ India-West, R. M. VIJAYAKAR/Special to. "'Aani Kay Hava' Review: Don't Miss This Slice of Life Marathi Comedy Series". India West. Retrieved 17 December 2020.
  12. ^ Aani Kay Hava Season 2 Review: A heart-warming tale of love that has you smiling throughout, retrieved 17 December 2020
  13. ^ Priya Bapat

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