Manasi Parekh

Manasi Parekh is an Indian actress, singer, producer and content creator. She has acted in several popular Indian television shows including Sumit Sambhal Lega on Star Plus. Her character Maya was very popular and got her the Indian Television Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Comedy). As a singer, she has won the music reality show Star ya Rockstar on Zee TV. She also produces digital content and documentaries under her production house 'Soul Sutra'.

Manasi Parekh
Manasi Parekh in 2013.jpg
Parekh in 2013.
EducationB. A. in English Literature
OccupationActress, model and singer
Years active2004 - present
Known forGulaal, Sumit Sambhal Lega
(m. 2008)
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 had a daughter in 2016.[2]


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. A trained classical singer, Gohil has provided vocals for films such as Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Devdas.

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.


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
2018 Bhabiji Ghar Par Hain! Special appearance
2019 Kitchen Champion 5 Contestant Along with Juhi Parmar [6]


Year Title Role Language Notes
2012 Leelai Malar Tamil Lead
2019 Uri: The Surgical Strike[7] Neha Kashyap Hindi
2020 Golkeri Harshita Gujarati Lead

Short filmsEdit

Year Title Role Director Language Notes
2019 Laddoo Mother Sameer Sadhwani
Kishor Sadhwani
Hindi [8]


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


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


  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.
  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.
  5. ^ "'Gulal' fame Manasi Parekh Gohil back on television!". Daily Bhaskar.
  6. ^ "It's Mom Juhi Parmar Versus Mom Manasi Parekh in 'Kitchen Champions'". India West.
  7. ^ "'Friends were jealous of me', says Manasi Parekh Gohil who plays Vicky Kaushal's sister in URI". Daily News Analysis.
  8. ^ "Laddoo - Kumud Mishra - Royal Stag Barrel Select Large Short Films". LargeShortFilms on YouTube. 30 January 2019.
  9. ^ "Perizaad Zorabian Is the First Guest on Manasi Parekh's Chat Show".
  10. ^ "Sumit Sambhal Lega actress Manasi Parekh produces first Gujarati web series". India Today.

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