Bhatnagar at the screening of Poster Boys
|Born||Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India|
Samiksha Bhatnagar is an Indian actress who was seen in various Hindi Serials on Star Plus and Zee TV until 2014 in both supporting as well as lead roles. She did a cameo in Madhur Bhandarkar's Calendar Girls, released in the year 2015, marking her Bollywood debut and in 2017 she acted in the Shreyas Talpade-directed movie Poster Boys, opposite Bobby Deol, which is her first lead role opposite a popular actor.
Samiksha Bhatnagar hails from Dehradun, Uttarakhand. She learnt classical Kathak dance and classical music since childhood. With passion for the same, she shifted to Delhi to explore opportunities in Dancing. This she considers as the learning stage of her life and also calls it the golden period owing to the experiences she had. She set up a Dance Academy as the Chief Choreographer in 2008 and it was functional until 2010.
Career In Television
After exploring opportunities in Delhi on Classical Dancing, Samiksha came to Mumbai to explore opportunities in acting. She considers to have had a dream of becoming an actor while pursuing dancing. The first break she got in acting was in some of the Hindi soap operas that were featured in Star Plus and Zee TV. Her biggest break was when she got to play the lead role in Ek Veer Ki Ardaas… Veera (Star Plus). Followed by this, she played pivotal roles in famous soap operas like Uttaran (Star Plus), 'Devon Ke Dev… Mahadev (Life Ok), Baal Veer (SAB TV), Kum Kum Bhagya (Zee TV) and a few other well-known serials.
Her interest in acting also took her to the world of Bollywood. She got the opportunity to play a cameo role in Madhur Bhandarkar's Calendar Girls in 2015. Her portrayal of a business woman in the movie was well received. Followed by this, Samiksha Bhatnagar finished shooting for the Shreyas Talpade directed Poster Boys, which features Sunny Deol and Bobby Deol as well as Shreyas Talpade himself in the lead role. In the movie, she plays the character of Surajmukhi opposite Bobby Deol. The movie is releasing on 8 September 2017.
Added to movies, Samiksha Bhatnagar also featured in Ranga Theatre's Rashomon Blues as a Journalist.
On 20th and 21 August 2017, media houses reported news, which claimed Samiksha to have slapped Bobby Deol while shooting for the movie Poster Boys. It became viral and Samiksha Bhatnagar clarified in her social media handles calling it a false statement.
|2015||Calendar Girls||Business Women|
|2018||Hey Ram Hamne Gandhi Ko Maar Diya||Sudha Singh|
|2011-12||Baal Veer||Sab TV|
|2011-13||Ek Veer Ki Ardaas… Veera||Star Plus|
|2013-14||Devon Ke Dev...Mahadev||Life OK|
|2014||Kumkum Bhagya||Zee TV|
|2014||Savdhaan India||Life OK|
|2014-15||Yam Hain Hum||Sab TV|
|2014-15||Peterson Hill||Sab TV|
|2014-15||Stree Shakti||DD National|
|2015-16||Jaane Kya Hoga Rama Re||Life OK|
|2016||Gupp Chupp||Sab TV|
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- "Samiksha Bhatnagar Poster Boys".
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- "Mandodari Mahadev Life Ok".
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