Model-turned-actress Himarsha Venkatsamy was born on 15th February 1984. This Kingfisher girl might not have any scope to dazzle in '
' directed latest flick "
", but she has been signed opposite YouTube sensation '
Natalie Di Luccio
' for a TV serial ” Life Mein Ek Baar” (a fox Life’s favorite show). She can proudly claim that she is the ultimate Calendar girl who had made a foray into films even before Madhur had discovered them for his film. She is a hot, bold, sexy and sensational actress who can beat any sexy calendar girls of Bollywood.
This stunning model won the Kingfisher Calendar Girl Hunt in 2009, and there's been no looking back for her since then. The leggy beauty has been born and brought up in South Africa and after winning the calendar hunt, decided to make Mumbai her home. One wonder why Madhur Bhandarkar did not select her for Calendar Girls film. If there continue to be any beautiful leggie blonde models in existence still, Himarsha Venkatsamy can be the real choice of all. She always wanted to get something in life but had never prepared or even had set a plan to get into films either. While she was studying, she was modeling just out of passion. She studied drama and learnt theatre too as she felt that training in a theatre would leave a scope for her to do some good work in films. So after successful modeling career, she stepped into Bollywood with films like “
I Hate Luv Storys
" and “Roar: Tigers of the Sundarbans”.
She played the role of 'Jhumpa' in Roar: Tigers Of The Sundarbans’. In this movie, her costumes resembled like Tarzan-girl which was like actress '
'. This film was shot in a jungle. As she is from South Africa, she had connections with wildlife. In this film, she played the role of a Bengali girl who is a tiger tracker. She learnt Hindi well to speak her dialogues in this movie and even learnt how to handle weapons. Born in Durban, she did not have any scope to act. She only concentrated on her studies and training and did a bit of modeling to earn extra income. She matriculated at Westville Girls High School and studied for a BSc in Physiotherapy at the University of the Witwatersrand. This bold actress will be seen in TV Show” Life Mein Ek Baar”.
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Himarsha Venkatsamy is a well-known name in the modeling industry. She was born on February 15, 1984 in Durban, South Africa. Himarsha’s parents are of South Indian descent. She has two siblings-an elder sister and a brother. Her sister, Terushka Venkataswamy, is also a model and has established herself as a stylist in the South Indian film industry. Himarsha was born and bred up in South Africa but settled in Mumbai a few years back. Himarsha didn’t get along with her sister during their childhood days. They developed a close bond after the age of 21 when they both were recovering from a breakup. Himarsha doesn’t come from a family of actors/models. She did her schooling from Westville Girls’ High School, Westville, South Africa. Himarsha always had the modeling bug and was interested in modeling since childhood. She began her modeling career when she was merely thirteen years old. She is 5 feet 8 inches tall.
To earn a living and get a proper education, Himarsha started working as a part-time model and soon became interested in this profession. She is a graduate of the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa, where she held the degree in Physiotherapy. After completing her graduation, she became a full-time model and gained a lot of experience of walking the ramp in South Africa. Himarsha also auditioned to be a part of the Lakme Fashion Week in the year 2009 and eventually got selected to walk the ramp for popular designers including ‘
’ and ‘
’. Himarsha came to limelight when she emerged as the winner of the Kingfisher Calender Girls Hunt in the year 2009. She entered this contest through her sister Terushka with the help of a modeling agency. This contest went air on the TV channel NDTV Good Times also. Himarsha defeated the other contests including ‘
’, ‘Anjani Lavania’ and even her sister Terushka.
Himarsha loves to travel and traveled many Indian cities including Jaipur, Goa, Agra, Delhi and Kashmir while working as a model in India. Her beauty and her sensuous figure helped her bag a small role in the Bollywood film, “I Hate Luv Storys” (2010). Though it was a brief role it was enough to make her even more popular. Himarsha then played the lead character Jhumpa in the movie, “Roar: Tigers of the Sunderbans” (2014). According to her, it was an enthralling experience for her working in this movie and she thoroughly enjoyed her character. She was also seen in a travel program, “Life Mein Ek Baar”, and earned an opportunity to work with famous celebrities like ‘
’ and ‘