|Ohanna Shivanand (Shilpa Anand)|
Anand at location shoot of film Ye Hai Lollipop
10 December 1982 |
|Other names||Shona, Shilpu|
|Education||Masters Degree in Computer Applications (MCA)|
Shilpa Anand (Now Ohanna Shivanand) is an Indian model, television and film actress. She is known for her two different roles as Dr. Riddhima Gupta and Dr. Shilpa Malhotra in Dill Mill Gayye.
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. She is the younger sister of Sakshi Shivanand, who is an actress from Karnataka.
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.
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)
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.
In June 2010, Anand returned to Dill Mill Gayye as Dr. Shilpa Malhotra.
- 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
- 2007–2008 Dill Mill Gayye as Dr. Riddhima Gupta
- 2010 Dill Mill Gayye as Dr. Shilpa Malhotra
- 2012 Teri Meri Love Stories as Meera
- 2015 Mahisagar as herself (cameo)
|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|
- "Happy Birthday Shilpa Anand". PINKVILLA.
- "Shilpa Anand changes her name to Ohanna Shivanand!".
- "Remember Dr. Riddhima from Dill Mill Gayye? This is what she looks like now-". The Times Of India.
- "Small screen's heartthrobs who return on fans' demands". The Times of India.
- "Dill Mill Gayye completes 9 years: Where is the cast now". The Times of India.
- "Shilpa Anand is Ohanna Shivanand now! Read on to know why!". PINKVILLA.
- "Southern starlet Sakshi Shivanand twin sister prank blows out of proportion 19032001". The Times Of India.
- "Techie-turned-model Shilpa Anand takes Bollywood route to stardom". Indiatoday.com. July 17, 2006.
- "The most heartbroken replacements for fans on Indian Television". PINKVILLA.
- "Shilpa Anand Back In DMG!". Thaindian News. 5 June 2010.
- "Shilpa Anand to romance Viraf Phiroz in Star Plus' telefilm". Times of India. 5 July 2012. Retrieved 19 February 2014.
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