Hema Singh is an Indian television actress famous for her portrayal of Imarti Shrivastav, the lead character in Kairi – Rishta Khatta Meetha, a soap opera that was aired on Colors TV in 2012. She played the role of a dominating mother-in-law, who is a single mother and the head of the family, used an authoritarian style of holding the family together.

Born in Lucknow and brought up in Kanpur. She’s the daughter of the renowned Hindi poet Raghuvir Sahay. Her mother is a well-read musician and she has three sisters. She was very naughty as a child and loved climbing trees and eating golgappas and kachoris.

Coming from a literary background, she always wanted to be an actor. She would get neighbours together to put up plays even as a youngster and she performed for the first time when she was only 11 years old. She came first in her college while studying at the National School of Drama, New Delhi and after a few stints as a freelance actor, joined the NSD as a professor of acting and speech. She took a two-year sabbatical from her teaching to find out more about the TV industry and bagged the part of Imarti ‘ Devi’. She prepared hard for the role, took notes everyday and even drew inspiration from her own mother-in-law to prepare for the role.

She’s also a professor at the Rashtriya Natya Vidhyalaya in Mumbai. She has worked with Shyam Benegal on stage in the past and has been a part of the serial, Bhanwar. Having experienced the inner workings of acting on the small screen, she is better equipped to train her students and lead them along the path to perfection.

Sayantani Ghosh Hindi Actress

Sayantani Ghosh

Sayantani Ghosh is a popular TV/film actress, dancer, and singer, and is famous for her roles in Naaginn, Adaalat, and Mahabharat. Born on 6th September 1987, she was brought up in Calcutta, West Bengal and earned a degree in English Literature. She is in a long term relationship with Bharat Kaul and is popularly known as the Bipasha Basu of Indian television. She won the Miss Calcutta pageant which launched her career. She acted in Bengali movies like Raju Uncle, Swapnoo, Nayak - The Real Hero, and Sangharsha, before debuting on the small screen as Antara Wadhwa on Kumkum.  She won the lead roles of Kakul Choudhary in Ghar Ek Sapna, aired on Sahara One; Amrita on Zee TV’s Naaginn – Waadon Ki Agnipariksha; and Pratibha on Life OK’s Meri Maa. She also played prosecutor Pranali Gujral on Sony TV’s courtroom drama, Adaalat, and had roles in Star TV’s Sabki Laadli Beboo and Sony TV’s Crime Patrol. She proved her versatility by playing a comedy role in Comedy Circus 2, and also delighted the audience and judges alike while contesting the reality dance shows, Ek Se Badhkar Ek on Zee TV and Nach Baliye Season 6 on Star Plus. She featured as a naagin in Mrs. Kaushik Ki Paanch Bahuyein.  She was one of the contestants on Big Boss Season 6, the celebrity reality show on Colours. She had a special appearance in the film Himmatwala, and has acted in the Bengali movie, Chaap – The Pressure. This talented actress currently plays Satyavati in Star Plus’s Mythological drama, Mahabharat.

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Tina Datta

Tina Dutta is an Indian actress, who is best-known for her roles as Ichcha and Meethi in ‘Uttaran’, the soap opera that aired on Colors TV. She was born in Kolkata, West Bengal, on 27th November 1986, and began her career in acting at the young age of 5. When she was 16, she played a role in the Bengali movie, ‘Chokher Bali’, which also featured Aishwarya Rai Bachchan. She also starred in the Bollywood movie, ‘Parineeta’ (2005), where she portrayed the teenager, Lolita. She shot to fame as Ichcha, one of the lead characters of the hit serial 'Uttaran'. She currently played the role of Meethi, Ichcha's daughter. Although she was a contestant on Sony TV's Comedy Circus 3 Ka Tadka, and also played a minor role in ‘Koi Aane Ko Hai’, a horror show on Colors TV, she has focused her time and effort on Uttaran since December 2008. She loved being a part of it and wished it would go on for another five years. Tina is strong-minded and blunt at times, which she feels may be mistaken for being arrogant. She values her privacy a lot and gets easily upset with rumors about her personal life. She enjoys food cooked at home, especially sweet pulav and pethe, and also loves Chinese and Thai cuisine. One thing she would like to improve upon is, to be more patient in life. Another version of this Bio... Tina Dutta is a famous actress in Bengali as well as in Bollywood cinema. She also acted in Hindi TV serials. She was born and brought up in Kolkata, West Bengal. Her aim was to become an air hostess. But she became an actress in Bengali and Bollywood cinema. She is simple and calm going woman. She is the top actress in Hindi TV serials. When she was five years, she entered into the film industry. She acted along with Aishwarya Rai Bachchan in Bengali movie "Chokher Bali". In the year 2008, she worked in Chirodini Tumi Je Amar (Bengali Movie). When she was 16 years old, she acted in Hindi movie "Parineeta" in 2005 where she played a teenage Lolita role along with Saif Ali Khan and Vidya Balan main leads in this film. The movie was selected for so many film festivals (like Berlin Film Festival, the International Film Festival of Marrakech, Helsinki Film Festival, Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles, 24th San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival, Palm Springs International Film Festival and Minneapolis-St. Paul International Film Festival). She also attended so many film festivals for this movie. This film was such a wonderful hit in the Bollywood film industry. Tina was selected as the main lead in Hindi TV serials. Her popular tool show was Uttaran in Colors TV as Ichcha role. She also acted a double role character in ‘Aahat’ serial. She got many awards Apsara Award, Kalakar Award, 16th Lion Gold Award, Colors Golden Petal Award in 2010 and All India Achiever's Award (2011) for Uttaran Serial. Apart from all this, she was seen in other TV series such as Comedy Circus 3 Ka Tadka, Koi Aane Ko Hai. She also hosted so many Hindi Television shows. She was dating with Mahesh Kumar Jaiswal almost one and half year after that broken that relationship. She is a great artist with wonderful performances.

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Tina Datta Hindi Actress