Ever wonder which actress carries a pilot’s license? You all will be surprised it is Tanya Mallik. Tanya Mallik, a successful commercial pilot in the U.S., was seen to play a role in a Bollywood flick “
Karle Pyaar Karle,” directed by
Suneel Darshan. When Suneel Darshan wanted to make the film as a launching pad for his son
Shiv Darshan, he found Tanya as an ideal and gifted actress to be cast opposite his son. That is how this actress made her debut in Bollywood. This model-turned-actress was born in Hyderabad and brought up in Mumbai and Delhi. She always wanted to become an actor. She drew her inspiration from Hollywood actress
Angelina Jolie and fulfilled her dream in’ Karle Pyaar Karle’. She is also trained in physical fitness and yoga. Tanya also has been the author of various articles in magazines related to health, fitness and motivation. This actress is also a fitness nutritionist. This beautiful model-turned-actress had literally taken up commercial pilot training from Arizona. Later on, she also took up acting classes at the Barry John Acting Studio situated in
New Delhi. It is said that even Shah Rukh Khan’s apprenticeship with Barry was like a magnet that attracted many youngsters to come in the acting studio and learn acting courses. She has been quite confident that she would not play any erotic and intimate sequences, otherwise she could have been easily someone like
Sunny Leone. She is also a philanthropist and a social entrepreneur running Indriya Healing Center with her mother, Preeti Mallik. Through this project, she had helped Uttarakhand victims. Through this project, she helped many victims not only financially but even psychologically.
Her family has a diversified blend of north Indian and south Indian culture, and she feels proud of it. For her philanthropic activities, this actress received ‘ High Achieving Women’s” award by Maharashtra government in 2012. Actress Tanya Mallik is indeed is talented, gutsy and even fearless and enjoys every role she handles in her life.