Maanvi Gagroo is a Bollywood actress, a Theatre artist, and a Television artist as well. She was born in Delhi, India, on September 5, 1985. Her star sign is Virgo. She is famous for her role as ‘Mitu’ in the recent hit,Aamir Khan’s PK (2014), which is a comedy sci-fi movie that was directed by Rajkumar Hirani, and produced by Hirani and
Vidhu Vinod Chopra
. She was a student of The Mother’s International School, Sri Aurobindo Marg, and got her graduation in 2003 from that
school. Then she went to Gargi College to pursue her higher studies in Psychology. Her first TV appearance was reportedly in “DhoomMachaaoDhoom”, a school-allied subject, as Ambika“Bikki” Gill, the Punjabi girl, on Disney Channel from January 2007 to January 2008. This TV serial was about an all-girl Rock band, and it was well received among the teenage audience.
As an actress, other than PK, she has acted in “The Cheetah Girls: One World” (2008) - which is a TV Movie, “Aamras: The Sweet Taste of Friendship” (2009) - story, screenplay and direction by RupaliGuha, “ No One Killed Jessica” (2011) - as the character Aditi, “Question Mark” (2012) - the horror film in Hindi that was produced by the Trippletake Motion Pictures company, Life Reboot NahiHoti” (2013) - directed by , and “Money Devo Bhava” written and directed by Anand She has played one of the main characters, Shreya, in TVF (The Viral Fever) Pitchers, on “TVFplay”, which is a Comedy-Drama TV Series. She has also performed in Video Shorts, namely, “Wake Up” (2012) - the 4 minute Fantasy cum Comedy that was written and directed by Karl Philip Lohmann, and “Square 1” (2012) - written and directed by Anand Sivakumaran.
Her theater performances are mostly with Silly Point Productions, Mumbai area, since October 2008. She has performed in plays like, “The Class Act”, which was directed by
, and also in his direction, the play, “Like Dat Only”, as the character Shyla. Her recent one is “Miss Bindass”, which is a comedy about a ‘tensed-up’ Parsi librarian having his whole life going into disarray, as a result of a pregnant woman gate-crashing into his house one day.
As her favorites, she has reportedly mentioned names such as, “HellRaiser” - the 1987 horror film that was written and directed by Clive Barker and its franchise, “Desires Unlimited” - the entertainment house based at New Delhi, which is established in 2006, “The Confluence Festival” - which was planned at the aiding Leh in 2010 but ended up with donors asking for refunds, “Love, Life & A Beer Can!” - an E-Book written by
, “TourRadar” - the online travel agency that books international group-tours, and “Kashmiris Living Outside Kashmir (KLOK)” - a Facebook Community. The song and the band, “Hellogoodbye” was mentioned as topping that list.