From Middlesbrough, England, Preeti Desai is an Indian super model as well as an actor. She was born in Middlesborough, on 29th September, 1984 and raised and educated there as well. She graduated as a beauty therapist from the Middlesborough College. She took modeling as her career path, a wise decision from her side. In 2007, she was crowned Miss Great Britain and made history by being the first Indian woman to have won the award. While she was the ambassador of Great Britain, she used her time well in charity events and organizations. After she handed over her title of Miss Great Britain to Gemma Garrett, she moved to India and became a supermodel in 2008. She has posed for the covers of magazines such as Cosmopolitan, Grazia and G2. Preeti’s modeling career was on a rise as she posed for Kingfisher Swimsuit Special Calendar, and did TV commercials like Cadbury and Hero Honda. She has shot with Italian designer Leonardo Ferragamo for L’Officiel magazine. Her modeling career soared within two years, when she decided to take on the Indian cinema in 2011. Her debut “ Shor in the City” directed by Raj Nidimoru was a thriller drama. The movie and her performance got appreciation from the critics and the audience. The mo0vie was officially selected for the Busan International Film Festival and Dubai International Film Festival. Preeti was also nominated for Best Lead Actress for her role. Her second movie “ One by Two” alongside Abhay Deol was also acclaimed by critics as “never disappoints”.

Priya Bapat

Priya Bapat born on 18 September 1986 is an Indian actress child to Sharad and Smita Bapat. She is known mostly for her work in Marathi television serials and Marathi movies. She started her acting career as a child actor in Dr. BabasahebAmbedkar in the role of younger Ramabai. She was later seen in the Marathi filmBhet again as a child actor. EDUCATION: Born in Mumbai, she went to Balmohan Vidyamandir School, Dadar where she completed her high school education. She took part in various plays, dramas and talent competitions and it was here that she got to know her real calling and went on to debut in Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar in 2000 as a child artist. Priya did her college from Ruia College in Matunga. Even during her college, she never left her passion for acting and pursued her modeling career alongside her college. Priya made a cameo appearance in RajkumarHirani’s Munna Bhai M.B.B.S and Lage Raho Munna Bhai both of which went on to become major blockbuster movies. PERSONAL LIFE: Priya met her soul mate Umesh in 2007 during the shooting of the Marathi TV show Abhalmaya. Both of them went on to become great friends for a very long time and later got married in 2011 after Priya proposed Umesh for marriage. After marriage Priya and Umesh worked in the Marathi movie Time Please directed by Sameer Vidwans. Both of them attend each other’s movie premieres and are voted as the best onscreen and off screen couple in the Marathi film industry by the Marathi Cine goers. ACTING CARRER: Priya started as a child actor from Dr. BabasahebAmbedkar in 2000 later followed by a Marathi movie Bhet in 2002 also as a child actor. In college, she pursued her modeling career along with college and did cameo roles in Hindi movie MunnaBhai M.B.B.S and Lage Raho Munna Bhai both of them directed by Rajkumar Hirani. The first character role she got was in the movie Me ShivajirajeBhosle as the daughter of SachinKhedekar’s daughter in 2009 although she got her major break as a lead actress in Kaksparsh in 2012 with SachinKhedekar where she portrayed the life of a young widow Uma. For this role, Priya went on to receive some awards. Other movies of Priya include Time Please, which was her first film with her husband UmeshBapat, SachinKundalkar’s Happy Journey in 2014. In 2015, she was in the lead role along with PriyadarshanJadhav in Ravi Jadhav’sTimepass two which was a sequel to the hit movie Timepass. Priya has acted in various Marathi serials as well which include Shubhamkaroti, AdhuriEkKahani, Bandini, Abhalmaya and many others.

Priya Bapat Hindi Actress