Esha Kansara

Esha Kansara (born August 20, 1992)[1] is an Indian model, dancer, television and film actress. She started her acting career in the Indian TV Serial Mukti Bandhan in 2011.

Esha Kansara
Esha Kansara graces ITA Awards 2013 (09) (cropped).jpg
Kansara at the Indian Television Academy Awards in 2013
Born (1992-08-20) August 20, 1992 (age 29)
NationalityIndian
Occupation
  • Dancer
  • Actress
Years active2010–present
Notable work
Parent(s)
  • Ramesh Kansara (father)

She made her film debut in 2017 in Gujarati cinema with the film Duniyadari

Early life and careerEdit

Esha was born and raised in Ahmedabad, Gujarat and wanted to be an actress since the age of 18. She studied at the Hiramani School in Ahmedabad and trained in the classical dance form Bharatnatyam for seven years.[2] In an interview, she said the limited opportunities in Gollywood (the Gujarati film industry) at the time prompted her to move to Mumbai.[3][4] In Mumbai, she studied commerce at Mithibai College.[2]

In 2009, Esha participated in the Miss Gujarat beauty pageant and was declared the second runner-up.[5]

In 2010, Esha participated in the dance reality show Dance India Dance and was one of the top 100 finalists in India.

Esha made her television debut in 2011 with Mukti Bandhan but became a household name after her portrayal of Kittu in the 2013 soap opera Ek Nanad Ki Khushiyon Ki Chaabi… Meri Bhabhi on Star Plus.[6] Esha also starred opposite Shreyas Talpade in SAB TV's My Name Ijj Lakhan[7]

Kansara has also acted in stage plays.[8][9] She was also part of web-series Ben Talk hosted on Youtube by her and fellow actress Deeksha Joshi.[10][11]

In 2018, Esha was voted Ahmedabad Times Most Desirable Woman on TV.[12] She will be seen alongside Johnny Lever and Vatsal Sheth in Hu, Mari Wife Ne Ano Husband. [1]

FilmographyEdit

TelevisionEdit

Year Serial Role Notes
2010 Dance India Dance Contestant Top 100 Finalist
2011 Mukti Bandhan Devki Shah [13]
Kitchen Champion 4 Contestant
2013–2014 Ek Nanad Ki Khushiyon Ki Chaabi… Meri Bhabhi Kritika Anand Shergill "Kittu" [14][15]
2019 My Name Ijj Lakhan Radha [16]
2020 Maddam Sir S.I. Misri Pandey Cameo for twice
2021–2022 Zindagi Mere Ghar Aana Amrita Sakhuja Lead role [17]

FilmEdit

Year Title Role Language Director(s) Notes
2017 Duniyadari Kavita Zaveri Gujarati Shital Shah
2018 Mijaaj Jahnvi Gujarati Tapan Vyas [18]
2018 Vandha Villas Shivani Gujarati Chinmay Parmar [19]
2018 Midnights with Menka Esha Gujarati Viral Shah [20][21]
2019 Untitled project Riya Gujarati Chandresh Bhatt [22]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "This is how Esha Kansara celebrated her birthday today - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 2019-08-13.
  2. ^ a b Mulch, Anil; February 18, ani; February 25, 2011UPDATED; Ist, 2011 15:05. "Shining stars". India Today. Retrieved 2019-08-13.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: numeric names: authors list (link)
  3. ^ "Fewer opportunities in Dhollywood compels Gujarati actors to work in Mumbai - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 2019-08-13.
  4. ^ "There are more opportunities in Mumbai: Esha Kansara - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 2019-08-13.
  5. ^ "Check out Esha Kansara's beautiful throwback picture - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 2019-08-13.
  6. ^ "Ahmedabad's Esha Kansara is showered with lots of love - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 2019-08-13.
  7. ^ "Esha Kansara to make a comeback on TV - The Times Of India - Ahmedabad, 1/3/2019". epaper.timesgroup.com. Retrieved 2020-01-21.
  8. ^ "Haji Ek Varta to be staged in Ahmedabad today - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 2019-08-13.
  9. ^ "Esha Kansara is prepping hard for her next play titled 'GoodNews' - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 2019-08-13.
  10. ^ "Esha Kansara and Deeksha Joshi unite for a web show - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 2019-08-13.
  11. ^ "Gujarati web show stirs up a controversy - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 2019-08-13.
  12. ^ "Esha Kansara is Ahmedabad Times Most Desirable Woman on TV for 2018 - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 2019-08-13.
  13. ^ "TV audience relate to lot of drama: Esha Kansara - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 2019-08-13.
  14. ^ "With 'Meri Bhabhi', Esha Kansara wants to break past image". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 2019-08-13.
  15. ^ "Esha Kansara on her last day of shoot for Meri Bhabhi - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 2019-08-13.
  16. ^ "Shreyas Talpade aka Lakhan, on Sony SAB's My Name Ijj Lakhan, disguises as woman | City Air News". www.cityairnews.com. Retrieved 2019-08-13.
  17. ^ "Esha Kansara opens up about her character and preparation for the upcoming show 'Zindagi Mere Ghar Aana' - Times of India". Retrieved 2021-07-25.
  18. ^ "Mijaaj Movie Review: Gujarati Action-Entertainer drama". Newsfolo. 2018-01-05. Retrieved 2019-08-13.
  19. ^ "Gujarati film Vandha Villas is finally set to release - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 2019-08-13.
  20. ^ Midnights With Menka Movie Review {3.0/5}: Critic Review of Midnights With Menka by Times of India, retrieved 2019-08-13
  21. ^ Newsd (2018-12-01). "Director Viral Shah introduces unique story line in his upcoming film 'Midnights with Menka'". News and Analysis from India. A Refreshing approach to news. (in American English). Retrieved 2020-09-16.
  22. ^ "Esha Kansara and Deeksha Joshi to share the screen for a Gujarati film - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 2019-08-13.

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