Shreya Narayan

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Shreya Narayan
ShreyaNarayan ta a Short Film Festival.jpg
Narayan at I Am National Award bash
Born (1985-02-22) 22 February 1985 (age 35)
Other namesShreya Narayan
OccupationActress, writer, social worker,
Years active2009–present

Shreya Narayan (born 22 February 1985) is an Indian film and television actress, model, writer and social worker.[1]

Early life and education[edit]

Shreya Narayan was born in Muzaffarpur, Bihar.[2] She is a great grand niece of Dr Rajendra Prasad, the first president of India.[3]

Film career[edit]

In 2011, Shreya won critical acclaim for her portrayal of Mahua in the Tigmanshu Dhulia hit movie Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster.

She has acted in many Hindi movies like Knockout, Rockstar, Sukhwinder Singh's acting debut Kuch Kariye and Sudhanshu Shekhar Jha's Premmayee.

She is playing a pivotal role in Inder Kumar's Super Nani, in which the role of Nani is being portrayed by the legendary Hindi film actress Rekha. She also played the character of a mentally disturbed girl called Divya in Rajshri's Samrat & co.

She has written the lyrics of the song "Sharm Laaj" for the Soumik Sen-directed, Anubhav Sinha-produced Gulaab Gang, which was picturised on Madhuri Dixit.

She debuted in Yashraj Film's mini series called Powder, playing one of the leading characters, Julie, a high class escort and police informer. It was directed by Atul Sabharwal and played on Sony TV.

She also did another Yashraj Miniseries called Kismet, playing the character of Vasudha, an obsessive girl with a vengeful streak. It was directed by Naresh Malhotra YRF's Yeh Dillagi and played on Sony TV.

In 2015, Shreya co-produced her first film namely Wedding Anniversary. It stars Nana Patekar and Mahie Gill. She also completed work on two films, Tigmanshu Dhulia's Yaraa opposite Amit Sadh, and Syed Afzal Ahmed's Ye Lal Rang, opposite Randeep Hooda.

In Sept 2015, her prolific portrayal of Sharmila in the story Dui Bon in Anurag Basu's Rabindranath Tagore Stories for Epic Channel was highly appreciated.

She has appeared in various ad films for brands such as Pepsodent, Vodafone, Amul, Castrol, Axis Bank, etc. Her Bharatmatrimony Kaisa Tha TVC was a hit.

She worked on the Bihar Flood Relief Mission with Prakash Jha during the Kosi river floods.

Shreya also wrote a 3 part article on the "An Economic Model of Bollywood" for the Indian Economist.[4][5][6]


Year Film Character Played
2009 Eik Dastak
2009 Knock Out
2010 Kuch Kariye Ankita Sharma
2010 Raajneeti Cameo as Journalist
2011 Tanu Weds Manu Guest appearance
2011 Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster Mahua
2011 Rockstar Jordan's sister-in-law
2012 Prem Mayee Payal
2014 Samrat & Co. Divya Singh
2014 Super Nani Astha
2016 Laal Rang Neelam


  1. ^ "Newbie Shreya Narayan rocks Sahib Biwi aur Gangster : EYECATCHERS – India Today". Retrieved 9 February 2014.
  2. ^ "In Bollywood, you are exploited till you become somebody: Shreya Narayan". The Times of India. 7 February 2014. Retrieved 9 February 2014.
  3. ^ Dipannita Ghosh Biswas (13 October 2011). "Debutant Shreya Narayan wants to keep soaring higher | Latest News & Updates at". Retrieved 9 February 2014.
  4. ^ "Films-----Shelf Life 3 Days, Status Flop, Corporate Returns 100 Crores". The Indian Economist. Retrieved 25 January 2016.
  5. ^ "An economic model of Bollywood – Part 2 – The Indian Economist". The Indian Economist. Retrieved 25 January 2016.
  6. ^ "Films-----Shelf Life 3 Days, Status Flop, Corporate Returns 100 Crores". The Indian Economist. Retrieved 25 January 2016.

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