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.
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 . 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.
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
. 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
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.