Monal Gajjar never dreamt of becoming an actress. She hails from Ahmadabad. She was neither a make-up doll nor a glam doll to make an entry to glamor industry. She was just an employee in a bank who cleared the audition of fashion show by luck and chance and climbed the ladder to stardom with her positive attitude. Besides being crowned as Miss Gujarat, she even made her way to the finals of Femina Miss India contest.
Her first break in the film industry was with Telugu film, ‘
’. Later, she was signed for two Tamil films. In two Tamil films, she had two different characters that she narrated with conviction and ease. It has been an indeed easy walk for this Gujarati actress to get noticed with her two Tamil films that released on the same day in the theaters. She even had stated that working in an alien language hardly posed any problems for her.
After her three films hit the silver screens, she was signed for her next Telugu film, ‘Brother of Bommali’, opposite
. Monal Gajjar also acted in a Malayalam movie ‘Dracula 2012’ opposite Sudheer. In 2012, she also appeared in a Telugu film ‘Vennela 1 ½’ opposite
. Her first two Tamil films ‘
’ and ‘
’ released in 2014 on the same day in the theaters. While ‘Sigaram Thodu’ released with positive reviews and excellent box office collection, another film ‘Vanavarayan Vallavarayan’ was well appreciated by critics and did just an average business at the box office.
After a gap of two years, she made her entry in the Gujarati film, I Wish. After the success of the film, she was played in another Gujarati film, Thai Jashe. In 2017, she played in a couple of films, a Gujarati film, Aav Taaru Kari Naakhu and a Telugu film, Devdasi. After this, she hadn’t signed any Telugu or Tamil movie. In 2018, she played in Reva and
, Gujarati movies. In 2019, she played in a Marathi film named Man Udhaan Vara. She also signed a Hindi film, “Kaagaz,” directed by Satish Koushik and produced by
. She also has Vickida No Varghodo, a Gujarati movie for release.
In the year 2020, Monal was invited to play in “
Bigg Boss Telugu Season 4
” hosted by
. Monal had been playing well in the show with the support of the
audience. Monal had an emotional breakdown during a fight between her co-contestants, Abhijeet Duddala and
, as they dragged her name in their fight and this created a furor in the Bigg Boss house.