Bhavana Balsavar

Bhavana Balsavar (born 21 October 1975) is an Indian film, stage and television actress.[1] She is the part of silent comedy series, Gutur Gu (2010).[2][3]

Bhavana Balsavar
Bhavana Balsaver,Shobha Khote at The Aap Ki Awaz Award 2012 (4).jpg
Balsavar with her mother Shubha Khote
Born (1975-10-21) 21 October 1975 (age 47)
EducationSNDT Women's University
Years active1993–present
Karan Shah
(m. 2002)
ParentShubha Khote (mother)
FamilyViju Khote (uncle)

Personal lifeEdit

Bhavana is the daughter of Hindi cinema actress Shubha Khote and her husband, Mr. D.M.Balsavar. She has two siblings, including Ashwin Balsavar, a sound recordist.[4] Bhavana's mother comes from a family with strong film connections. Bhavana's maternal uncle (Shubha's brother) is the noted actor Viju Khote and her maternal grandfather was the stage and silent-era actor Nandu Khote. Also, Nandu Khote's older brother was the husband of Durga Khote, famous actress of yesteryears. Thus, Bhavana is a grand-niece of Durga Khote..[5]

Bhavana studied at Arya Vidya Mandir High School in Bandra, Mumbai and was an outstanding student. In fact, she was an ICSE topper in standard 10.[6] She is a graduate in dress designing and fashion coordination from the SNDT Women's University, Juhu, Mumbai.

In 2002, after dating him for thirteen years, Bhavana married the actor Karan Shah.[7][8] Karan Shah is the nephew of actress and socialite Tina Ambani, who is his mother's younger sister. This is Karan's second marriage and he is the father of two children with his first wife.




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  1. ^ "Bhavana Balsavar". Gomolo. Retrieved 10 March 2011.
  2. ^ "Fans love Gutur Gu cast". The Times of India. 12 March 2011. Archived from the original on 11 April 2013.
  3. ^ "Hush: Gutur Gu, India's first silent comedy show, goes on air from March 5". The Indian Express. 7 March 2010.
  4. ^ "Shubha Khote – Memories". Retrieved 12 August 2016.
  5. ^ The Forgotten Bollywood bhai-behan Brigade[permanent dead link] Bollywood Hungama, 9 August 2006.
  6. ^ "'Comedy is about timing, not buffoonery' : with Bhavana Balsaver". Indian Television Dot Com. 2 August 2005. Retrieved 12 August 2016.
  7. ^ Shobha Khote with daughter Bhavna Balsaver during 'SAB Ke Anokhe Awards' The Times of India, 26 June 2012.
  8. ^ "An Interview with Bhavana Balsaver". 2 August 2005. Retrieved 10 March 2013.
  9. ^ "Bhavna Balsavar,Rahul Vohra & Rajesh Jais in Lakhon Mein Ek". The Times of India. 11 September 2012. Archived from the original on 23 October 2012.

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