Priyanka Raina was born on 20 March 1982. She is a director who directs short films, and has directed five short films till date. She is also a film critic and has assisted and acted in movies. She is a daughter of ex-defence officer, Trilok Chand Raina, who has traveled the world, finally settling in Mumbai, India.

In 2006, after completing her Software Engineering from SIES College, she joined the theater with the Ekjute group and has done numerous plays with them. Priyanka started her acting career with Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi, where she did a cameo.

Also, she has acted in a Bhojpuri film called “Raghuveera” (2008). She made her first short film, Azaad Bharat, in 2010. After that, she made Clean and Green India, which won many awards in the film festivals. Her third and fourth short films were ‘ Dum Click to look into! >> Read More... ’ and ‘Who is Responsible’, respectively. In 2014, she made her fifth short film, Zindagi Click to look into! >> Read More... .

The movie was a tribute to her dad, and it got released on his birthday. Also, it was honored as the best-making film at the Nashik Film Festival, 2014. Amidst directing short films, she assisted in the feature films, Black Currency and Aanand Balraj in Daal Mein Kuch Kaala Hai (2012), and also acted in ad films like Apna Bazaar, and Mahindra Tractor. Priyanka is also a film critic and reviews films for Filmy Town, Bharath Cine TV Writers and Omniscient Entertainment. Apart from working, Priyanka loves cycling- she cycled in Cyclothon (2010) in BKC for 12 km, Being Human Camp.

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Priyanka Raina was born on March 20, 1982, in Panvel, Mumbai, India. She lives in Panvel, Mumbai. She is a director, film critic and actor by occupation. She has been involved with the film industry since 2010. Priyanka Raina is a thirty-three-year-old Mumbai-based actor, director and film critic. She did not have any prior connection to the movie and television industry. As a daughter of an ex-defense officer, she had the opportunity to travel to many places since her childhood.

Her father, Trilok Chand Raina, settled in Mumbai with his family after traveling the world. Even though he had an entirely different background, he always supported and inspired young Priyanka. Priyanka’s passion with the television and movie industry developed after she completed her graduation in 2006. Her first experience in acting was when she joined Ekjute theater group. She acted and directed some of the best plays of the group. Priyanka Raina started her career with a cameo role in the famous television drama, directed by Ekta Kapoor Ekta Kapoor; a legendry producer in Indian TV and >> Read More... , Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi. In the later part of her career, she became more involved with directing, which sidelined her acting career.

She directed her first short film, Azad Bharat, in 2010. The very next year, she directed her masterpiece, Clean, and Green India, which won a number of awards in many major award festivals. Her latest short film is Zindagi, which was released in the year 2014. This movie was personally very close to her as this was a tribute to her father for his support. She even released it on her father’s birthday, on 5th May, 2014. Priyanka Raina has contributed greatly towards the Indian cinema by directing some sensational and out of the box films and she has a long list of awards to testify to it. She won the award for Best Short Film Maker at KAF Awards in 2013 for Clean and Green India.

In 2014, her short film, ‘Zindagi’, was awarded the title of Best Making Film at the Nashik Film Festival. Apart from actively directing films, she also assisted in movies like Daal Mein Kuch Kaala Hai, and Black Currency. She also has to her credit ad films like Nakshatra and others. Priyanka Raina is also active as a blogger and as a film critic, and has written film reviews for popular magazines and websites. She also writes for Bharat Cine and TV Writers Association and Universal News line.

Priyanka Khandale Hindi Actress

Priyanka Khandale

Priyanka Khandale is one of the budding actresses that the Bollywood is witnessing. She is the a person who has made an entry to Bollywood with her debut movie as "Once upon a time in Mumbai Doobara" as Shaheen, a side actress. Although she was given a side role, she met the expectations and worked with all her skills and hard work finely blended. She is now observed by many directors and producers as she was much more confident and comfortable acting with great legend and glamorous divas like Akshay Kumar, Imran Khan, Sofia Choudhary, Sonakshi Sinha, Anupam Kher and many more. She not only has cute looks but also can retain things in her memory through which she can deliver long dialogues with great ease. Some of her pre hard work shooting videos are also available on YouTube, which clearly proves her invitation in Bollywood. In some of the videos of her available on YouTube, some depict events diversities in the roles which she enacts. From the role of a homely girl in simple salwar kameez, who can't speak anything against elders she is known to have shared the enthusiasm of meeting a new friend who is modern in looks. She dreams of herself getting transformed into the attires of modern girl with shorts, tees, etc. in spite of reluctant family members, she finds herself to be the roommate of a modern girl. This acting skills of her show that none could have acted the role of attached homely girl ever better than her. But then she comes to the Tom boy attitude, and she is rude, confident and swag kind of girl which Priyanka Khandale has depicted worth at most perfection. T hus, she is seemed to have been warned by a colleague or a friend of hers, where she is seen to have been rude, arrogant and a yo-yo type of a girl who doesn't seem to care what the world thinks of her. She can harm anyone who will even think of degrading her reputation. That was her versatility, whatever be her roles, ranging from a homely girl who fears even to talk to her family members or let it be a modern girl oozing confidence wherever she goes. She can handle things with a beautiful grace.