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Richa Panai ready for Traffic screening
24 February 1993 Lucknow, India
|Parent(s)||Surendra Pal Singh, Shakuntla Panai|
|Relatives||Ravi Panai (brother)|
Richa Panai (born 24 February) is an air hostess for Kingfisher Airlines, and an actress who appears in Bollywood, Tollywood, Mollywood and various ads. Richa Panai came to prominence as a model in advertisements for the Indian jewellery company Bhima Jewellery.
Richa was born and brought up in Lucknow belongs to Uttarakhand. Since her school days when she was studying at Hindustan Aeronautics Limited School, Lucknow, she wanted to be an actress. After completing her 12th Standard she won the Miss Lucknow title after which she decided to get into modelling. However, her journey to the modelling world was a struggle because of her conservative background and her family's reservations on the showbiz industry.
After she did a correspondence course and graduated from Delhi University, she became an air hostess with Kingfisher and was simultaneously looking out for modelling assignments. Jabbar Kalarakkal gave her first ad film. She starred in a few Malayalam ads and soon, she made her film debut too.
She made her debut in the 2011 Malayalam film Vaadamalli. In the same year, she starred in two other Malayalam films, Bangkok Summer and Sandwich opposite Unni Mukundan and Kunchako Boban respectively. Richa won the Asianet Film Awards for Best New Face of the Year '12 (Female).
|2011||Vaadamalli||Vrindha||Malayalam||Asianet Film Award for Best New Face of the Year - Female|
|2013||Manasunu Maaya Seyake||Mythili||Telugu||Guest Role|
|2016||Eedu Gold Ehe||Telugu|
- "I'm in love with this industry". The Hindu. Retrieved 23 April 2013.
- "New girl Richa Panai in T-town". Times of India. Retrieved 28 December 2012.