Manasi Joshi Roy, best known as KKusum for the lead role she played in Balaji’s Kkusum.. She is believed to be a strong headed woman and a great actor due to her performances on small screen. Her father, Arvind Joshi was a Gujarati writer and a director of Gujarati theatre. Manasi’s mother too was an actress on small screen. Genes do affect one’s profession.
She began her career with Saaya that was an Indian TV serial. It was shown on Tv in 1998. Then she worked on Gubbare (1999),
Ek Din Achanak
(2011). She also participated in
season 4 along with her spouse
where they both won the hearts of too many people. She also ventured into Bollywood with a small role in the movie “Just Married Marriage was only the beginning’ in 20007. Although she came into limelight with her role in Kkusumwhich was aired on Sony Channel and gave her a lot of fans.
She also tried her cards as a producer. When she was an actor, she always dreamt of producing serials which were realistic. She produced Ek Din Achanak in 2011 followed by Fan Club. She acted in the first professional play with her father as a guiding teacher. She did graduate in psychology yet turned towards acting.
Talking about personal front she has been married to Rohit Roy for more than 15 years. She knew him through a common friend from when she was a model. She has a lovely daughter named Kiara.