Manasi Parekh

Manasi Parekh is an Indian actress, singer, producer and content creator. She is known for her roles as Gulaal in Star Plus's Zindagi Ka Har Rang...Gulaal and Maya in Sumit Sambhal Lega.

Manasi Parekh
Manasi Parekh in 2013.jpg
Parekh in 2013.
Born
Mumbai
EducationB. A. in English Literature
Occupation(s)Actress, model and singer
Years active2004 - present
Known forGulaal, Sumit Sambhal Lega
Spouse
(m. 2008)
Children1
RelativesMahesh Parekh (father), Manisha Parekh (mother)

Personal lifeEdit

Manasi Parekh is a Gujarati born and brought up in Mumbai.[1] Although born in Mumbai, she is culturally inclined toward Gujarat and frequently visits Gujarat. She grew up listening to music and is a fan of Purshottam Upadhyaya.[1] She is married to musician Parthiv Gohil. They have a daughter [2]

CareerEdit

Manasi made her debut in acting with the serial Kitni Mast Hai Zindagi in 2004 but became popular in Star One's India Calling in 2005. She won Zee TV's singing reality show Star Ya Rockstar. Manasi appeared in Star Plus' prime time show Gulaal. She was also seen in shows like 9X's Remote Control and Star One's Laughter Ke Phatke. She appeared in the Tamil romance film Leelai alongside actor Shiv Panditt, which was released in April 2012.[3] Manasi made her Hindi debut with Yeh Kaisi Life which premiered at the IFFI Festival in Goa.

In 2019, she made her debut as a producer through the Gujarati webseries Do Not Disturb.[4] In 2020, she debuted in Gujarati cinema with Golkeri.

TelevisionEdit

Year Show Role Notes Ref(s)
2004—2005 Kitni Mast Hai Zindagi Rashmi
2005 Kaisa Ye Pyar Hai Tanya Guest appearance
2005—2006 India Calling Chandini
2005 Kasautii Zindagii Kay Kuki Bajaj
2006 Kkavyanjali Akshara
2007 Aahat Millie Special appearance, Episode 2
Four Taranpreet
2008 Remote Control Bubbly
2009 Saat Phere: Saloni Ka Safar Kavita
2010 Sapna Babul Ka...Bidaai Guest (as Gulaal) Special appearance
Saath Nibhaana Saathiya
2010—2011 Zindagi Ka Har Rang...Gulaal Gulaal
2010 Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 4 Guest Dance performance in finale
2011 Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai Guest (as Gulaal) Special appearance
Mann Kee Awaaz Pratigya
Sasural Genda Phool
Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon?
Kuch Toh Log Kahenge Mandira Guest Appearance
Star Ya Rockstar Contestant Winner
2012 Ek Hazaaron Mein Meri Behna Hai Mahhi Cameo role
2013 Saraswatichandra Karuna
2014 Ishq Kills Contract killer
2015 Yeh Hai Mohabbatein Guest (as Maya) Special appearance to promote Sumit Sambhal Lega
2015—2016 Sumit Sambhal Lega Maya Sumit's wife [5]
2016–2017 Kasam Tere Pyaar Ki Kritika Cameo role
2017 Gangaa Guest Special appearance
Bigg Boss 11 To support Hiten Tejwani
2019 Kitchen Champion 5 Contestant Along with Juhi Parmar [6]

FilmsEdit

Year Title Role Language Notes
2012 Leelai Malar Tamil
2019 Uri: The Surgical Strike[7] Neha Kashyap Hindi
2020 Golkeri Harshita Gujarati
2022 Dear Father Alka Gujarati
2023 Kutch Express (film) Monghi Gujarati
2023 Congratulations Ragini Gujarati

Short filmsEdit

Year Title Role Director Language Notes
2019 Laddoo Mo [8]

Web seriesEdit

Year Title Channel Role Notes Platform
2017 Bin Bulaaye Mehman Shitty Ideas Trending Jahnvi Supporting YouTube
The Right Time Shitty Ideas Trending Shreya Lead
Truth or Dare TVF's Girlyapa Sonu
2018 Supermoms With Manasi[9] Manasi Parekh FB Page Host Chat Show Facebook
Do Not Disturb[10] MX Player Originals Meera Drama MX Player

TheatreEdit

Year Title Role Notes Location
2012-2014 Maro Piyu Gayo Rangoon Heli Lead Globe to Globe Festival, London

Home productionEdit

Year Title Role Format
2017 Tum Bhi Na Singer, Artist Music Video

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Jambhekar, Shruti (10 April 2014). "Manasi Parekh Gohil's love for Gujarati culture". The Times of India.
  2. ^ "Manasi Parekh Gohil: With Nirvi's birth, many things became insignificant for me". The Times of India.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  3. ^ "Hindi actors learn Tamil for good performance in 'Leelai'". Archived from the original on 23 July 2011. Retrieved 29 July 2015.
  4. ^ "Manasi Parekh Gohil turns producer; dons a dual role of actor and producer for 'Do Not Disturb'". The Times of India.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  5. ^ "'Gulal' fame Manasi Parekh Gohil back on television!". Daily Bhaskar.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  6. ^ "It's Mom Juhi Parmar Versus Mom Manasi Parekh in 'Kitchen Champions'". India West.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  7. ^ "'Friends were jealous of me', says Manasi Parekh Gohil who plays Vicky Kaushal's sister in URI". Daily News Analysis.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  8. ^ "Laddoo - Kumud Mishra - Royal Stag Barrel Select Large Short Films". LargeShortFilms on YouTube. 30 January 2019. Archived from the original on 15 December 2021.
  9. ^ "Perizaad Zorabian Is the First Guest on Manasi Parekh's Chat Show".{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  10. ^ "Sumit Sambhal Lega actress Manasi Parekh produces first Gujarati web series". India Today.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)

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