Ashwini Kalsekar is an Indian actress who is very famous for doing soap operas and films. She was born on January 22, 1970 at Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. She was the daughter of a bank employee, Anil Kalsekar. She graduated her Bachelor of Arts in Bombay on the year 1991. Ashwini pursued her theatre career on year 1991 to 1994 as a backup. Then from 1992 to 1993, she is a backup to Neena Gupta. She is also a trained theatre actress by Muzammeel Vakil in 1992 to 1995. Besides acting, she is also a good and trained dancer of Kathak. Ashwini was married twice. First is with theatre actor, Nitesh Pandey from 1998 to 2002. Second is with television and film actor, Murali Sharma.

Ashwini got her fame when she acted in the Indian historical drama series, Jodha Akbar as Maham Anga. She acted in her first Marathi film, Tula Jhapar La in 1996, followed by various Marathi films where she appeared on a supporting role. In 2003, she was an intelligent officer on the movie, The Hero: Love Story of a Spy. Some of her films include Khakee and Musafir in 2004, Kisna, Aashiq Banaya Aapne and Apaharan in year 2005. She played as Mrs. Shilpa Mehta in Ankahee on 2006, Johnny Gaddar in 2007, Golmaal Returns and Phoonk in 2008, Mere Khwabon Mein Jo Aaye in 2009, All The Best: Fun Begins and Ek Tho Chance in 2009. In 2010, she did the second part of the movie, Phoonk. Then she appeared as Inspector Ashwini in Rakht Chritra and Golmaal 3 in 2010. In 2011, she did some Telugu films entitled, Badrinath and Nippu in 2012. She was last seen on the big screen from the movie, Singham Returns as a Press Reporter.

Ashwini started as a television actress. She first appeared on the serial drama, Shanti in 1995 prior to her appearance in Tula Jhapar La in 1996. Then she also did the TV series, Farz and appeared as Draupadi in the epic series of Ek Aur Mahabharat on Zee TV. She was later seen in Naya Zamana and appeared as Shalaka Black Cat in Shaktimaan. She also did few episodes of the crime detective series, C.I.D in 1998 as Asha. She was also seen in K. Street Pali Hill as Misha and on the television series, Siddhant in 2004. After two years, she made a comeback on the television as Jigyaasa on the Ekta Kapoor’s Indian soap, Kasamh Se in 2006. She was also in the television series, Achanak 37 Saal Baad, Jeete Hai Jiske Liye, Virrdh, Parrivaar, Anjaane, Kittie Party, Bairi Piya, Jhansi Ki Rani, Ganga Ki Dheej, and Afsar Bitiya and up to this time, she was still part of the historical drama series, Jodha Akbar on Zee TV where she played the role of Maham Anga. She was also the jury in the Marathi comedy show, Fu Bai Fu in 2013.

Ashwini got the Best Actress in a Negative Role in the Indian Telly Awards from 2006 to 2007 for her appearance as Jigyasaa in Kasamh Se.

Avika Gor

Avika Gor is an Indian Television Actress who was born on June 30, 1997 in Bombay, India. Her father is Sameer Gor, an insurance agent and her mother is Chetna Gor, a Homemaker. She studied at Ryan International School located in Mumbai, Maharashtra. She was first seen in the Indian drama soap, “Balika Vadhu” – Kachchi Umar Ke Pakke Rishte as Anandi Jagdish Singh when she was still studying. She earned fame and received many praises and awards for her appearance in this serial. Her real dream is to be a model and a B-town Actress. When she was a child, she attended different fashion shows and got the “Best Model Award” for Gini and Johnny in 2007. But she was happy to see her growing career and to be known as a celebrity. She also dreams of becoming a Miss Universe and she aspires to join beauty pageants. Although, she has hectic shooting schedules, she assures that her studies won’t get affected. In the future, she is planning to study a course related to her career such as Movie Making or Mass Communication. She did few serials in year 2008. Avika did a little character appearance in her first television show, “Raajkumar Aaryyan”. Then she acted in the Hindi soap, “Meri Awaaz Ko Mil Gayi Roshni” on STAR Plus, followed by “Karam Apna Apna” as Shanti Kapoor. She was also seen in “Ssshhhh…Phir Koi Hai” and “Chalti Ka Naam Gaadi”. Then, she acted in Balika Vadhu from 2008 to 2010.She played as one of the leads of the Indian Drama Soap, “Sasural Simar Ka” which airs on Colors TV. This is a story of two sisters, Roli Siddhanth Bharadwaj (played by Avika) and Simar Prem Bharadwaj (played by Deepika Samson), who happens to marry two brothers, Siddhanth (played by Manish Raisinhani) and Prem (played by Dheeraj Dhoopar) by destiny.   Aside from being an actress, Avika is also a good dancer. She participated in the season 1 of the “India’s Got Talent” in 2009. She was also a contestant in the “Kitchen Champion” in 2010 and a Wild Card Contender in the popular Reality Dance Show “Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 5” in 2012. She also took part in the Red Label “Hot Chhoriyas”. She also did some Hindi, Telugu and Kannada films like the “Morning Walk”, “Paathshala”, “Tezz”, “Uyyala Jampala”, “Care of Footpath 2”, ”Cinema Choopistha Mava” and “Lakshmi Raave Maa Intiki”. Because of her splendid performance, she received the “Best Child Artist” and “Best Actress for Drama” Awards at the 8th Indian Television Academy Awards in 2008. She also got the “Young Prodigy” and “Best Child Artist” Award at the 12th Rajiv Gandhi National Awards, “Best Child Artist” Award at the 15th Lions Gold Awards and on 9th Indian Television academy Awards in 2009. In 2010, she received the “Best Child Artist” Award at the 10th Indian Television Academy Awards.   Another version of this story... The young and highly talented Actress is one of the stars of the future. Born on June 27, 1997 to Gujarati parents she steadily made up her way to people’s hearts through her Innocent Looks and Impressive acting. She got her big break when she acted in “Balika Vadhu” as Anandi. This has made her a household name and a Teen Sensation. She also has appeared on reality show like “India’s Got Talent” (Season 1) but was not able to make a massive impact. Her acting career though has prospered, working in “Chalti Ka Naam Gaadi”, “Meri Awaaz ko Mil Gayi Roshni” and others.  Despite being a successful actress Avika is a keen student and wants to do Masters in Mass Communication. She has been offered Film roles and despite the fact that big screen has been her fantasy, she has said that she would continue working on her television career. Still a teenager with massive potential, the sky is the limit for Avika. Trivia: Star sign: Cancer Height: 5 feet 3 Inches and Weighs 48 Kg.  Relationship status: Single. Avika takes great interest in Cooking, Dancing and Photography. She plans to learn how to make films and is interested in making short films of her own.   Another Version of this story... Avika is one of the Most Famous and Popular Characters of Indian TV. “Balika Vadhu” fame Avika Gor is an Indian actress who has won multiple awards for her first TV drama series. She started her career with the drama series “Balika Vadhu” in 2008 that deals with child marriages in the Indian Rural Society. She won the Indian Television Academy Award for “Best Child Artist” for “Balika Vadhu” in 2008. She also won the ITA Award for “Best Actress – Drama” for the same series. Her acting in the role of Anandi showered more awards on her in her debut acting year. She got Indian Telly award for “Best Fresh New Face (Female)” and Indian Telly award for “Best Child Actress” in 2008. In 2010, she was again declared the best actress and won Indian Telly “Jury Award for Best Actress” in a Lead Role. Interesting fact is that Avika Gor got all these awards for her portrayal as Anandi Jagdish Singh. Avika Gor was born on June 27, 1997. She started her career from TV which is still continued and she has also stepped in the Telugu Film Industry. She played lead role in director Virinchi Varma’s Debut movie “Uyyala Jampala”. This film was not only a Commercial Hit but it grabbed the attention of critics too. She is also starring in a Kannada film “Care of Footpath 2” which is in its filming phase yet. Avika Gor recently played as Roli in the Indian Drama “Sasural Simar Ka”. She is working in Film and TV both and getting big successes.  

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