Birthday: 09-03-1985
Age: 34
Star sign: Aries

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Paaras Madaan is an Indian TV actor and model. He is regarded as one of the fresh faces of the Indian television. He first came into the limelight when he played the role of wicked Anwar in Zee TV’s Qubool Hain, a Karan Singh Grover Starrer serial.

Though he played the negative role, his popularity didn’t soar, and he won the hearts of many female fans. Born on 9th March 1985, Paaras hailed from Delhi and did his graduation from Ramjas College, and later he shifted to Mumbai to try his luck.

Like every newcomer, he has his share of struggles, but ultimately everything settled down, and he started getting offers. Before acting in serials, he has done advertisements for various brands like Tata Tea, Nestle, Eclairs and became a regular on advertisement circuit.

Before his role in Anwar he has acted in many serials like ‘Kis Desh Me Hain Mera Dil’, a romantic love story and Keshav Pandit, a crime based story. In all these serials he played a minor role till the Qubool Hain happened and he shot into instant stardom.

Currently, he is acting in the Star TV serial Nisha, and his Cousins, a typical Indian family drama and he essayed the character of Tarun. Paaras wants to work in Bollywood and is awaiting the right role to come in his way. We wish this handsome hunk all the best for his future projects.

Monica Khanna Hindi Actress

Monica Khanna

Monica Khanna was born on 7th August, 1985. Monica Khanna is a model-turned-television-actress and resides in Mumbai. She completed her schooling from Delhi Public School and her higher studies from Delhi University. She came to Mumbai with a dream of becoming a model and started her modeling career. At the age of 23, she got a chance to make an appearance in the television industry with famous producer and director, Yash Chopra’s serial named “Mahi Way”, playing the character of Roshini. After Mahi Way, she got a chance to appear in the dancing television show of Apoorva Agnihotri named “Aasmaan se Aage”, playing a negative lead dancer character named “Karishma Joglekar”. Monica Khanna got recognition from the character of Karishma Joglekar in Aasmaan se Aage, which was aired on Zee network television. Later in her career, she has been featured in various episodes of the suspense thriller show, based on real stories named “Crime Patrol”, playing a character of a struggling actress named Sonia. She started to accumulate fame from serials like “Aaj ki Housewife Hai... Sab janti hai”, playing the character of Neelam Uddham Chaturvedi. Currently, she is working with a television drama of Rajshree Production named “Pyar Ka Dard Hai”, playing the character of Payal Rubel Deewan. Another Version of this Bio... Monica Khanna is a model-turned-television-actress who gained popularity after playing the role of Karishma, a negative lead dancer, in the Hindi drama series, Aasman Se Aage, on Life OK. Monica was born on August 7, 1986, in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India, and was raised in Delhi. She studied and graduated from Delhi University, but returned to Mumbai to be an aspiring model. She became a successful model before shifting to acting. She was debuted in the comedy drama series, Mahi Way, where she bagged the character of the flirty and outspoken, Roshni Sen. It was a major breakthrough in her career and she started to receive many offers. She also got her fame after her appearance in two episodes of Sony TV’s, Crime Patrol. She played the parallel lead role of Payal Rubal Deewan on Rajshri Productions’ ‘Pyaar Ka Dard Hai Meetha Meetha Pyaara Pyaara’, on Star Plus channel, opposite to Rubal Anuj Deewan (played by Khushwant Walia). Monica was known for doing negative roles so when she appeared in the drama serial, ‘Aaj Ki Housewife Hai…Sab Jaanti Hai’ on Zee TV, and played the role of Neelam Uddham Chaturvedi, a simple and kindhearted housewife, everyone was surprised to see her in a very positive role. Monica was also seen as a psychic killer in the drama soap, Sabki Jodi Wohi Banaata Bhagyavidhaata, on Colors. Subsequently, she essayed the role of a simple girl, Swati, in the serial, Afsar Bitiya, on Zee TV. Monica played as Krishna Pintu Singh’s elder sister who is unable to marry due to an issue with the dowry. In real life, Monica Khanna is very outspoken and confident. She is a trained and good Salsa dancer. She learned dancing when she was in New Delhi; she was trained by Fatima Khanam. At first, it was her dream to become a choreographer, but when she came to Mumbai, she had some auditions, and eventually, she did shows like, Aasman Se Aage and more. She is also very loud and chirpy, and her parents know from the very start that she is not the type of person who would work from 9 to 6. She is more of an entertainer and that may be the reason why she bumped into acting. As of now, Monica has not done any movies yet. She was rumored to be dating the Telly executive producer, Parvez. But the two don’t want to reveal it yet, since Monica had some personal issues in her past.

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Pallavi Joshi

Pallavi Joshi is an Indian model, producer, film and television actress. She started her career as an on stage performer at her early age. She started acting in the big screen as a child actress, appearing in films like Badla and the 1977 Bollywood film, Aadmi Sadak Ka. In 1979, she played as a blind kid in the film, Dada.From 1980’s to early 90’s, Pallavi acted in various films including the Rukmavati Ki Haveli and Vanchit. She played as Iti opposite Nirvana (played by Nitish Bharadwaj in the 1988 Hindi film, Trishagni. Pallavi made a special appearance in the film, Rihaee in 1988. She also donned the 1992 Hindi film, Suraj Ka Satvan Ghoda under the direction of Shyam Benegal, where she played the role of Lily, the intellectual. The actress also bagged supporting roles as a sister or the friend of the heroine in big budget films like Tehelka, Mujrim, Panaah and Saudagar. Her role as a handicapped in the 1987 film, Andha Yudh gained her the Best Supporting Actress award at the Filmfare. In 1994, she played the role of Apsara in the film, Woh Chokri where she won the Special Jury Award at the National Film Award. Pallavi also received the Excellence in Cinema Award at the 7th Global Film Festival Noida. In the same year, she bagged the main character as Shantha in the 1994 critically acclaimed Malayalam movie, Illayum Mullum by KP Sasi. She is also part of the Indian-South African film, The Making of Mahatma in 1996 under the direction of Shyam Benegal. From year 1999 to 2001, she appeared in many episodes of Zee TV’s Rishtey. She also donned the lead role in the Marathi film, Rita under the direction of Renuka Shahane. Pallavi also worked as a producer. She produced the Marathi series, Asambhav in 2008 and Anubandh, both were aired on Zee Marathi.Besides acting, she also hosted the reality singing show, Sa Re Ga Ma Marathi L’il which was aired on Zee Marathi in 2008 and Antakshari on Zee TV. Pallavi’s television appearances include Talash, Imtihaan, Justajoo, Bharat Ek Khoj, Mr. Yogi and Aarohan on Doordarshan. She also played as Neelam Sharma in the Indian soap, Justujoo on Zee TV in 2013. This year, she made a comeback in the silver screen as she portrays the role of a potter and the wife of Anupam Kher in the film, Buddha in a Traffic Jam under the direction of Vivek Agnihotri. She was married to film director, Vivek Agnihotri and they have two children namely Mallika and Manan. Pallavi is also the sister of actor, Master Alankar Joshi.

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