|Education||Bachelor of Arts, (Psychology) |
Master of Business Administration (Marketing)
|Years active||2012 - Present|
(m. 2015; div. 2017)
Shalmalee Desai (born March 17, 1989) is an Indian television writer and an actress, mostly known for the role of Sojal from Hindi soap opera Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon?...Ek Baar Phir. She was the winner of UTV Stars' reality show Lux The Chosen One in 2012.
Early life and Career
After winning "Lux The Chosen One" reality show in 2012, she became the official face of UTV Stars channel for the year 2013 In 2013, Desai secured her first television role in the soap opera Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon?...Ek Baar Phir. After completing a screenwriting course at Whistling Woods International Institute, she made her writing debut with popular television drama series Thapki Pyar Ki in 2016.
|2012||Lux The Chosen One||Participant / Winner||UTV Stars||Won|
|2013||Just Khans||Host||UTV Stars|
|2013–2015||Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon?...Ek Baar Phir||Sojal Varad Agnihotri||Star Plus||Supporting Role|
|2014||Ek Hasina Thi||Sagarika Ganguli||Star Plus||Cameo Role|
|2014||Encounter (Indian TV series)||Mrs. Dave||Sony TV||Supporting Role|
|2015||Gulmohar Grand||Avanti||Star Plus||Episodic Role|
|2016-2017||Thapki Pyar Ki||Colors TV|||
|2017||Ek Aastha Aisi bhi||Star Plus|||
- "Iss Pyaar Ko... cast reunite at Geetanjali's 'house warming' party". Tellychakkar. Retrieved 8 August 2015.
- "Palatial pleasures". The Indian Express. Retrieved 8 August 2015.
- "I idolise Cat Deeley". Mumbai Mirror. Retrieved 8 August 2015.
- Team, Tellychakkar. "Actress Shalmalee Desai turns writer". Tellychakkar.com. Retrieved 2017-01-07.
- "Celeb' Hush Hush Wedding". TIO. Retrieved 8 August 2015.
- "Avinash Sachdev and Shalmalee Desai's wedding diaries". Bollywood life. Retrieved 8 August 2015.
- "Avinash Sachdev and Shalmalee Desai are officially divorced - Shocking break-ups of TV actors, here's the list". The Times of India. Retrieved 2019-08-28.
- "Iss Pyaar Ko... cast reunite at Geetanjali's 'house warming' party". TC. Retrieved 10 August 2015.