Priya Arya

Other names of Priya Arya: Prriya Arya, Priyaa Arya

Priya Arya, though not many people know her name, happens to have an extensive resume. She has a degree in hotel management, is the founder of her very own company and many more. She’s had a lot of ups and downs in life but has always gotten back up to face life on her terms.

RESUME:

Born on 14th September 1988, she did her schooling in Dr. Virendra Swarup Public School, followed by a Bachelor’s course from Kanpur University. For higher studies she trained at IHM Lucknow and applied for a diploma at the National Institute of Hotel Management Catering. After graduation, she started working as a management trainee in the Taj hotel at Delhi, for seven months. After that, she worked for eight months as the senior accounts executive at the Foresight ad agency. Since then she got promoted to working as the guest relation officer for Sony television for only five months. Finally, she hit the main screens and stayed there for 10 years. After this long stint, she took a break and worked as freelance associate creative content advisor in Clapstem production.

Clearly, she kept a lot if fingers in a lot of pies. Having a tenacious nature, she never gave up or backed down in life. After this extensive work life, she continued by working as managing director at Spicey Smile India Pvt. Ltd. She followed that up as a freelance creative director at Tijori Inc., a senior associate creative head for Beyond Dreams, senior ACD for Balaji Telefilms, writer for Endemol India, creative content director for Big Shows Entertainment, creative director for Spot On Entertainment, an active member of the Loksatta party and managing director for Create-O-Dreamz. While working at Create-O-Dreamz she started parallelly working for CSIM Bangalore as NGO director and then took a counseling course at Banjara Academy. Finally, she founded her company of WOW foundation and at present is the president.

ACTING LIFE:

Starting as a self-employed actor from 1999, Priyaa’s first serial was Chingaari on Zee TV. After that, she got married and settled in the very next year and kicked away her acting career. After two years, when her husband passed away, she was in deep financial crisis and thus had to pull up her socks and get to work. She started her 2nd phase on the small screen with Yeh Meri Life Hai followed by Princess Dolly And Her Magic Bag, Left Right Left and Kasturi. She had also gotten a firsthand experience of working in theater shows. She likes theaters and believes working in one will help polish her acting skills.

INTERESTS:

She’s involved in astrology and numerology and has a passion for meditation. Also, she’s trained herself to read Tarot cards, and to follow the advice of her numerologist has changed her name to Prriyaa Ary. Her parents never supported her choice of career but still she loves her family and tries to devote as much time to them as possible.

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Priya Arya, a television actress, is a well-known figure in the industry for her roles in the popular television series Kasturi in which she played the character of Alka Chawla, Left Right Left and a cameo in series called Kasam Se.Also, popularly know for her appearance in Saas Vs Bahu Saas vs Bahu was an Indian dance and reality show. >> Read More... , Priya Arya has been found to believe in astrology to allow success her way. After being suggested to make a few changes in her name, she decided to add an ‘r’ to Priya and remove the last letter ‘a’ from Arya and so she is now to be known as Prriya Ary.

When Prriya’s parents were moving to the United States during her school days, she decided to stay home since she did not wish to leave the country. Hard working and dedicated she graduated with a management degree from Lucknow after which she started working as a management trainee in the Taj Hotel in Delhi. It was when she joined an ad agency that she found the desire to enter the field of the performing arts.

Her first stint as an actress was in her first TV series named Chingaari aired on Zee TV. But it was not long when she started to feel unsure about continuing in this field of work. Being married in 2000 and losing her husband within a few years she had to force herself to get back on track, that is when she resumed her career as an actress. She became a familiar face not just among adults but children as well. It was after her performance in Princess Dolly and Her Magic Bag aired on StarPlusthat she became a popular figure among kids.

It was after this that series by which she is more popularly known as followed i.e. Kasturi and Left Right Left. Prriya has also joined the Yatri group to hone her skills in the performing arts. She has played a character in the play based in Mumbai named “A Perfect Divorce” directed by Vandana Sajnani. Believed to practice meditation, the qualities she looks for in a man is that “he should have a sense of humour, be a responsible person and above all be romantic, caring and soft-hearted not just towards me but to all.”

Monalika Bhonsle Hindi Actress

Monalika Bhonsle

Monalika Bhonsle is a Hindi actress who appeared as Priyanka in Ekta Kapoor’s Kkusum… Ek Aam Ladki Ki Kahani on Sony Entertainment Television. Monalika was born and raised up in Maharashtra, India. She was a popular face in the small screen industry. She has enormous skills in acting which keep her away from the group of the prospering actors and actresses. She became popular for appearing negative roles. Without getting any help from the renowned personalities, Monalika had made her way in the industry all because of her hard work and outstanding talent on screen. She is the sister of Bobby Bhonsle, an actor and the writer of Kasamh Se and her sister, Sonalika, the Creative Head of Betiyaan. Monalika got the chance to appear in the television serial, Saathi Re on STAR One channel, where she received praises and appreciation. She was also noticed by the Balaji Telefilms and offered her a role in Kkusum. Later, she was roped in to play the role of Chanda in the Indian soap opera, Uttaran on Colors TV. Her character is a greedy widow, who portrays as a religious person and makes the people believe that she is a good person. But behind it is a real Chanda who wants all the amenities in life, so she lives with her brother where luxuries and wealth are present. She also acted as Neelima Thakur, the wife of Bhai Raja (played by Ayub Khan) in the Hindi serial, Rakhi – Atoot Rishtey Ki Dor on Zee TV. Her excellent performance as a housewife is the most distinct role she has ever done. Her previous works include the Balaji Telefilms’ Kesar, Kya Hadsaa Kya Haqeeqat and Sony Entertainment Television’s Kutumb. She also appeared as Avantika Sikand in the thriller show, Kaahin Kissii Roz on STAR Plus and also in Kabhii Sautan Kabhii Sahelii.Monalika is an animal lover too. She has a Lhasa Terrier dog which she named Pepper. However, she lives in an apartment in Seven Bungalows and she shoots the whole day, that’s why she couldn’t take care of her dog. Good thing is, her friend Poonam Joshi is there to help her when she’s not around. Later, she decided to give her dog to Prem, who is one of the Sphere Origins team. After that, Monalika felt bad, but she was unable to do anything, because of her acting schedules.Aside from acting, she was also a ramp model at first. She came to Mumbai from Pune for some series of ramp shows. Girish Malik offered her a show and this lead her to do the Hamare Tumhare. Monalika is a confident and optimistic type of person who aims to continue acting for the rest of her life.

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