Mansi Srivastava (born 21 September 1990) is an Indian actress who primarily works in Hindi television. She is widely recognised for her portrayal of Bhavya Rathore Singh Oberoi in Ishqbaaaz and its spin-off series, Dil Boley Oberoi.[2]

Mansi Srivastava
Srivastava in 2020
Born (1990-09-21) 21 September 1990 (age 33)[1]
Years active2012–present
Known for
Kapil Tejwani
(m. 2022)

Srivastava made her acting debut in 2012 with Suvreen Guggal – Topper of The Year and had her first lead role as Shivani Rana Seharia in Do Dil Bandhe Ek Dori Se. She is also known for playing Prerna Bhardwarj in Sasural Simar Ka, Sonakshi Raichand in Kundali Bhagya and Dimpi Dalmiya in Saavi Ki Savaari. In 2020, she made her web debut with Ratri Ke Yatri and has appeared in the series, Swaanng.[3]

Early life edit

Srivastava was born on 21 September 1990, into a Hindu family, in Gurgaon, Haryana.[1]

Career edit

Debut and early roles (2012-2016) edit

Srivastava made her acting debut in 2012, playing Jasleen Guggal in Suvreen Guggal – Topper of The Year. In 2012, she also appeared as Payal Verma in an episode of Arjun.[4] In 2013, she played Heer Singh Rathore in Rab Se Sohna Isshq opposite Anuj Thakur.[5]

From 2013 to 2014, Srivastava played Shivani Rana Seharia, opposite Arhaan Behll in Do Dil Bandhe Ek Dori Se. The show became her breakthrough.[6] In 2014, she played Goddess Parvati in Neeli Chatri Waale.[7] In 2013 and 214, she also appeared in the films, Dreamz: The Movie and Man in Progress.

In 2015, Srivastava first played Shatabdi "Khushbu" Joshi in Peterson Hill and then appeared in an episode of Darr Sabko Lagta Hai. In 2016, she played Dr. Prerna Bhardwarj in Sasural Simar Ka opposite Manish Raisinghan. In the same yea, she appeared in an episode of Yeh Hai Aashiqui, Pyaar Tune Kya Kiya and MTV Big F.[8]

Success with Ishqbaaaz (2017-2021) edit

In 2017, Srivastava played ACP Bhavya in Indian television's first spin-off series, Dil Boley Oberoi opposite Leenesh Mattoo.[9] From 2017 to 2018, Srivastava played Bhavya Rathore Singh Oberoi opposite Leenesh Mattoo in Ishqbaaaz. The show proved to be a major success for her.[10] In 2018, she played episodic roles in the shows, Fear Files: Darr Ki Sacchi Tasvirein and Laal Ishq.

In 2019, she played Lavanya in Divya Drishti. Later the year, she appeared in a short film Love By Chance, playing Meera. In 2020, she first played Mehak Verma in Vidya.[11] Srivastava then made her web debut with Ratri Ke Yatri, playing Naina opposite Iqbal Khan.[12] 

From 2020 to 2021, she played Ahana in Ishq Mein Marjawan 2. In 2021, Srivastava played Sonakshi Raichand in Kundali Bhagya opposite Dheeraj Dhoopar. In the same year, she appeared in the short film Favourite Chai, playing Gayatri.[13]

Recent work (2022-present) edit

Srivastava appeared in two web series in 2022. She first played Preeti in Swaanng and then played Riya Bajpai in The Prayag Raj.[14] From 2022 to 2023, Srivastava played Dimpi Dalmiya in Saavi Ki Savaari opposite Pankaj Bhatia.[15]

Personal life edit

Srivastava and actor Mohit Abrol dated for six years and got engaged in 2016. The couple, however split-up after a few months.[16][17]

Srivastava and photographer Kapil Tejwani were in a relationship since 2019. She married Tejwani on 22 January 2022, in a traditional Hindu wedding ceremony in Mumbai.[18][19][20]

In the media edit

In Times' 20 Most Desirable Women on TV, Srivastava was placed 19th in 2018.[21]

Filmography edit

Films edit

Year Title Role Notes Ref.
2013 Dreamz: The Movie Zeena [22]
2014 Man in Progress Gus's Girl Short film
2017 French Date Promila
2019 Love By Chance Meera
2021 Favourite Chai Gayatri

Television edit

Year Title Role Notes Ref.
2012–2013 Suvreen Guggal – Topper of The Year Jasleen Guggal
2012 Arjun Payal Verma Episode 5
2013 Rab Se Sohna Isshq Heer Singh Rathore [23]
2013–2014 Do Dil Bandhe Ek Dori Se Shivani Rana Seharia [24]
2014 Neeli Chatri Waale Parvati
2015 Peterson Hill Shatabdi "Khushbu" Joshi [25]
Darr Sabko Lagta Hai Aditi Episode 16: "Nanny"
2016 Sasural Simar Ka Dr. Prerna Bhardwarj [26]
Yeh Hai Aashiqui Amrita Episode: "Hostel"
Pyaar Tune Kya Kiya Suhana Season 8; Episode 6
MTV Big F Dhaban / Ananya Episode: "Dil Ye Ziddi Hai"
2017 Dil Boley Oberoi ACP Bhavya Rathore Singh Oberoi [27]
2017–2018 Ishqbaaaz [28]
2018 Fear Files: Darr Ki Sacchi Tasvirein Anika
Laal Ishq Nitya Episode: "Soul Transformation"
2019 Divya Drishti Lavanya [29]
2020 Vidya Mehak Verma
2020–2021 Ishq Mein Marjawan 2 Ahana [30]
2021 Kundali Bhagya Sonakshi Raichand
2022–2023 Saavi Ki Savaari Dimpi Dalmiya [31]
2024–present Main Hoon Saath Tere Raina Bundela [32]

Web series edit

Year Title Role Notes Ref.
2020 Ratri Ke Yatri Naina Episode: "Aakhri Raat" [33]
2022 Swaanng Preeti [34]
The Prayag Raj Riya Bajpai [35]

Music videos edit

Year Title Singer Ref.
2019 Maula Gaurav Sharma [36]

References edit

  1. ^ a b "Surbhi Chandna, Shrenu Parikh and other Ishqbaaz girls celebrate Mansi Srivastava's birthday". The Times of India. Retrieved 21 September 2023.
  2. ^ "Ishqbaaz and Dil Bole Oberoi will be merging, both shows need each other: Producer Gul Khan". Pinkvilla. 30 June 2017. Archived from the original on 31 March 2019. Retrieved 9 July 2017.
  3. ^ "Arhaan Behll & Mansi Shrivastav in Do Dil Bandhe Ek Dori". The Times of India Retrieved 24 September 2019
  4. ^ Rao, Kshama (6 April 2012). "Suvreen Guggal, Topper of the Year". The Indian Express. Retrieved 13 October 2012.
  5. ^ "Rab Se's' Heer aka Manasi Srivastava finalised as the lead of ...Dori Se". DNA India. Retrieved 20 January 2017.
  6. ^ "MANSI Srivastav chosen as lead with Arhaan Behl in Zee TV's show Do Dil Bandhe Ek Dori Se". City Air News. Archived from the original on 4 October 2021. Retrieved 27 July 2019.
  7. ^ "Mansi Srivastava joins 'Neeli Chhatri Wale'". The Indian Express. 29 December 2015. Retrieved 2 January 2022.
  8. ^ "Mansi Srivastava turns boy for 'Yeh Hai Aashiqui'". Indian Express. 22 February 2016. Retrieved 13 January 2022.
  9. ^ "The promo of India's first spin off tv series 'Dil Bole Oberoi' is here and it looks very promising". Times of India. Retrieved 26 March 2021.
  10. ^ "Producer Gul Khan bids good-bye to the 'Super Six' of Ishqbaaz". Daily News and Analysis. Retrieved 30 September 2022.
  11. ^ "Mansi Srivastava joins the cast of Colors TV's Vidya". The Times of India. 20 February 2020. Retrieved 27 October 2021.
  12. ^ ""OTT platforms are a blessing for actors", says the cast of Hungama Play's upcoming anthology series, Ratri Ke Yatri". Bollywood Hungama. 13 July 2020.
  13. ^ "Mansi Srivastava to join the cast of Kundali Bhagya". The Times of India. 9 July 2021. Retrieved 25 November 2022.
  14. ^ "Mansi Srivastava: Wish to do a character from rural India". Hindustan Times. 21 August 2021. Retrieved 23 December 2022.
  15. ^ "Colors' show 'Saavi Ki Savaari' traces the heart-warming journey of Saavi, an optimistic young woman who breaks stereotypes". Tribune India. Retrieved 20 September 2023.
  16. ^ "Actress Mansi Srivastava reveals the reason for calling off her engagement with Mohit Abrol". ABP News Live. 21 May 2019. Retrieved 20 January 2021.
  17. ^ "Ishqbaaz actress Mansi Srivastava and fiance Mohit Abrol end six-year relationship". India Today. Retrieved 13 February 2021.
  18. ^ "Exclusive! Kundali Bhagya actress Mansi Srivastava to tie the knot in January". The Times of India. Retrieved 24 November 2021.
  19. ^ "Mansi Srivastava's all set to rock her bachelorette". Hindustan Times. Retrieved 25 December 2021.
  20. ^ "Kundali Bhagya actor Mansi Srivastava marries boyfriend Kapil Tejwani; see pics". Hindustan Times. Retrieved 22 January 2022.
  21. ^ "Meet The TV's 20 Most Desirable Actresses of 2018". Times of India. Retrieved 27 September 2019.
  22. ^ "Mansi Srivastava: I can't keep waiting to play the lead role in a TV show". The Times of India. 31 July 2019. Retrieved 10 November 2022.
  23. ^ "Rab Se's' Heer aka Manasi Srivastava finalised as the lead of ...Dori Se". DNA India. Retrieved 20 January 2017.
  24. ^ "Do Dil Bandhey Ek Dori Se: Shivani and Raghu on a date". India TV News. Retrieved 21 September 2018.
  25. ^ "My role and the show's format are quite interesting: Mansi Srivastava". The Times of India. 7 February 2016. Retrieved 2 January 2022.
  26. ^ "Mansi Srivastava aka Prerna QUITS Sasural Simar Ka". ABP News Live. 3 August 2016. Retrieved 29 January 2022.
  27. ^ "Dil Boley Oberoi: Mansi Srivastava to enter the show as Rudra's love interest". India Today. Retrieved 26 February 2022.
  28. ^ "Mansi Srivastava reunites with her Ishqbaaz gang at her bachelorette party; see fun party pictures". The Times of India. 24 December 2021. Retrieved 21 January 2023.
  29. ^ "Here's why Divya Drishti star Mansi Srivastava is offered negative roles". India Today. Retrieved 12 November 2022.
  30. ^ "Mansi Srivastava to play the new baddie in Ishq Mein Marjawan 2". The Times of India. 22 December 2020. Retrieved 28 September 2022.
  31. ^ Maheshwari, Neha (5 July 2022). "Kundali Bhagya actress Mansi Srivastava to feature in the Hindi remake of the Marathi show Jeev Majha Guntala". Times of India. Retrieved 15 September 2022.
  32. ^ "Ishqbaaz fame Mansi Srivastava to play a negative character in new show Main Hoon Saath Tere". Bollywood Hungama. Retrieved 16 April 2024.
  33. ^ "TV actor Mansi Srivastava makes her web debut with Ratri Ke Yatri". Indulg Express. Retrieved 28 January 2022.
  34. ^ "Anushka Sen, Hiten Tejwani, Mansi Srivastava, Anurag Sharma to star in Swaanng". Mid Day. Retrieved 28 December 2021.
  35. ^ "Stories on OTT ar more relatable, says Mansi Srivastava". Hindustan Times. 7 November 2020. Retrieved 11 December 2021.
  36. ^ "TV actor Mansi Srivastava shoots for her debut single". The Times of India. 31 May 2019. Retrieved 12 September 2020.

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