Shanvi Shrivastava, who recently turned 23 on 8th December, is an Indian actress and model. She started her career in South Indian films, and most of her works are in Tollywood. Entered film industry in just 2012, Shanvi has made her name in the industry already. She is considered as a ‘big asset’ for the movies. Even though she was just doing her graduation, she got a role in a movie in 2012 and later on continued with movies and did her studies side by side. Most of her works are in Tollywood. Personal Life: Shanvi is from Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh. Her family includes her brother and sister, and she is the youngest one. Her elder sister, Vidisha Srivastava also belongs to the film industry and is a part of The South films. She has completed her graduation (B.Com) from Thakur College of Science and Commerce in Mumbai in 2013. Even though she has a bright future in film industry, she is aware of the fact the without knowledge there’s nothing, so she did MBA too and recently completed her course. Career: Shanvi's debut film was B.Jaya's Lovely, which was released in 2012. Not to be amused by the fact but she was still a student that time.

Her second film was 'Adda'. The movie was a hit and well applauded by the audience. Later, she worked with Ram Gopal Verma in the film ' Rowdy Click to look into! >> Read More... Rowdy ', but it was just for a small role. It was her dream to work with the ace filmmaker, Ram Gopal Verma. In an interview, Shanvi said, “To work with Ram Gopal Verma is a dream come true for any actor, not just for me. He chose me in the very first meeting, and I was too nervous to ask him even why. I play a very important role, and all the chirpiness that you find in my characters usually will be absent here”. She appeared in a horror movie in 2014 which was named as Chandralekha. It was a horror movie mixed with comedy. In 2014 in Pyar Mein Padipoyane Click to look into! >> Read More... Pyar Mein Padipoyane , Shanvi was seen in the role of a singer teaming and worked with Aadi Pudipeddi for the second time. Her second movie in Kannada was in 2015 named as ‘ Masterpiece Click to look into! >> Read More... Masterpiece ’.

Shamim Bano Hindi Actress

Shamim Bano

Personal life: Shamim, formerly known as Shamim Bano Begum, was born in 1914 to a Pashtun-based Lodhi family. She spent her childhood in Punjab and later shifted to Lahore and Bombay after the First World War. Anwar Kamal Pasha, Pakistani film director, was her second husband. She died at her home in Lahore in 1984. Career: Shamim was an exceptional heroine of the 40s and 50s. She debuted in Bollywood with the movie ‘Bhaghi’ (1939). It was a Costume Hindi movie, directed by Dhirubhai Desai, under Vishnu Cinetone banner. The actress shared friendly bonds with her aunt Khursheed Bano Begum as well as Meena Kumari. Armaan (1942) was one of the most popular films of her career. She is known for her performance opposite legendary actor Dilip Kumar in Jwar Bhata (1944). Jwar Bhata is a 1944 black and white Indian drama film directed by Amiya Chakravarty. It marked the debut of Dilip Kumar. Her movie Sindoor (1947) based on Hindu widow remarriage was critically acclaimed but also faced many controversies. She was appreciated for her acting in the film, Nateeja (1947). Movies such as ‘Mehmaan’, ‘Sanyasi’ and ‘Pehle Aap’ won her praise. She also acted in few Pakistani films after she migrated to Lahore. One of her notable performance in Pakistani cinema was in the movie Shahida (1949). Her movie ‘Do Ansu’ was the first superhit Urdu movie in Pakistan. By this time Shamim had taken a place in the heart of Pakistani audience. She was a good singer and gave her melodious voice for few movies. Some of her famous songs were ‘Yeh Shadi Mubarak ho’, ’Apni ulfat’ and ‘Rauza-e-Khwaja’. Throughout her career, Shamim attracted both Indian and Pakistani audience with her mesmerizing performance. After her marriage to Anwar Pasha, she bid adieu to her film career. Shamim will always be remembered for her charm and captivating acting skills.


Shaoli Mitra

Shaoli Mitra, a very popular Indian actress, has worked in several Bengali Theatre and plays and also in Bengali films. Her parents were also the part of theatre and film industry. Tripta Mitra (mother) was a popular film and theatre actress whereas Sombhu Mitra (father) was a Theatre director. Sombhu Mitra and Tripti Mitra together co-founded pioneering theatre group, Bohurupee in 1948. Born to the famous theatre couple, Shombhu Mitra, and Tripti Mitra, to Saoli Mitra, acting perhaps came with breathing itself. Career: Shaoli was brought up in the environment of theatre and because of that during her early day, she got engaged in plays and dramas. She started with theatres when she was only four years old. When she was four, she acted in ‘Chera Taar’ and then in ‘Daschakra’ drama and later again in ‘Chera Taar’ when she was 6. That’s how her career in the theatre started, and she continued acting and doing plays. Saoli became famous for her ‘Pagla Ghora’ natok. Not only acting in theatres but after her education qualification she wrote few Bengoli Natok and ‘Nathboti Anathbath’ is one of them written by her. Bohurupee was the famous theatre that was started with Tripti and Sombhu Mitra, her parents. It was very famous but she left it in 1978. This was because she couldn't find any role of her choice or which suited her. Instead of theatre, Shaoli started with something different which included radio plays writing storied and translating other language stories or writings. Shaoli never thought about being a play writer, but it was in her blood to do so. Her family was from the theatre, and other relatives were related to it too. Having such a strong connection with theatre, she realised that she needs to be a part of it too. In 1982, her father helped her with it and introduced her to Mahabharata through Iravati Karve's Yuganta. From there it was all over to Shaoli to spread her wings and get into the creative world. Nathabati Anathabat and Katha Amrita Saman were her most pleased theatre acts on feminist. It was portrayed with love, non-violence, and anti-politics way and developed the folk theatre or set the roots for it. Films: Jukti takko aar gappo in 1974 (Bengali film)

Shaoli Mitra Hindi Actress