Shilpa Anand

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Ohanna Shivanand (Shilpa Anand)
Shilpa Anand On location shoot of film 'The Mall'.jpg
Anand at location shoot of film Ye Hai Lollipop
Born (1982-12-10) 10 December 1982 (age 35)[1]
South Africa
Nationality Indian
Other names Shona, Shilpu
Education Masters Degree in Computer Applications (MCA)
Occupation Model, actress
Years active 2002–present
Family Sakshi Shivanand

Shilpa Anand (Now Ohanna Shivanand)[2] is an Indian model, television and film actress. She is known for her two different roles as Dr. Riddhima Gupta[3] and Dr. Shilpa Malhotra[4] in Dill Mill Gayye.[5]

Personal life[edit]

Anand was born on 10 December 1982 in South Africa and did her schooling there. Her parents were from India, and later she moved there. In 2015 she changed her name to Ohanna Shivanand.[6] She is the younger sister of Sakshi Shivanand, who is an actress from Karnataka.[7]

Early career[edit]

Anand studied at Panjab University, obtaining a Masters in Computer Applications (MCA), from 2000 to 2003. She worked as a software developer for five years, with Java J2EE application development and E-Learning.

She started her acting career in South India.


Modeling career[edit]

Anand started her career as a model. She has done over 40 commercials, including for Coca-cola with Aamir Khan, Lux soap with Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, and Dabur Pudin Hara and Nerolac Paint with Amitabh Bachchan. She has also worked as a model advertising a variety of brands.

She has also done music videos, starring in ‘Kachichiyan’ (2014) with Paras Arora and Zuber, ‘Khwaishein’ (2014) with Shael Oswal and ‘Over Under’ (2016) with Tarsem Jassar. Her other music videos were 'Gol Gol Akh' (2002) and 'Kuch Der Tak' (2007)

Film career[edit]

Anand's acting debut was in the South Indian Film Bezawada Police Station (2000). She made her Bollywood debut with Ravi Shankar’s film "Iqraar by Chance" (2006) as Rashmi Mehra.[8]

Television career[edit]

Anand is also a television actress. She began her television career with the medical youth show Dill Mill Gayye on Star One, where she played the role of Dr. Riddhima Gupta. She left the show in 2008.[9]

In June 2010, Anand returned to Dill Mill Gayye as Dr. Shilpa Malhotra.[10]

In 2012, she played the role of Meera in the anthology series Teri Meri Love Stories.[11]


  • 2002 Bezawada Police Station (Telugu) as Shilpa
  • 2003 Vishnu (2003) as Vaishnavi/Vedika
  • 2004 Sarvabhouma (Kannada) as Anju
  • 2006 Iqraar by Chance as Rashmi Mehra
  • 2010 Deewane Ho Gaye as Ruchi
  • 2011 Alert 24x7 as Journalist
  • 2013 Bloody Isshq as Raadhika
  • 2016 Ye Hai Lolipop (2016) as Namita


Music videos[edit]

Year Song Singer Co-Starring
2002 Gol Gol Akh Hans Raj Hans Ashish Chaudhary
2007 Kuch der tak Hariharan Ayaz Khan
2014 Kachichiyan Savvy Sandhu Paras Arora, Zuber Kamaal Khan
2014 Khwaishein Shael Oswal Shael Oswal
2016 Over Under Tarsem Jassar Tarsem Jassar


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